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STIMULUS WATCH: Early Road Aid Leaves Out Neediest

Updated: 05/11/2009 - Counties with high jobless rates stand to receive less help from President Obama's stimulus plan for roads and bridges. For example, Riley County, Kan. - with a 3.4 percent unemployment rate - will get $56 million. Elk County, Pa. - 14 percent unemployment - will get nothing.

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Suspect in Aurora Slaying Arrested in Hays

Updated: 05/11/2009 - Aurora police say 21-year-old Corey Ray Albat was being held without bond on suspicion of first-degree murder, after being captured in Hays, Kan.

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Governor Lists Highlights of Legislature's Recently Ended Session

Updated: 05/11/2009 - Governor Mark Parkinson (D-Kan.) said among the highlights of the legislative session were balancing the budget without increasing taxes, changing the state's unemployment insurance law, and passing a comprehensive energy package.

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Shuttle fueled, readies for launch to Hubble

Updated: 05/11/2009 - CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- Space shuttle Atlantis was fueled Monday for one last flight to the Hubble Space Telescope, an extraordinarily ambitious repair mission that NASA hopes will lift the celebrated observatory to new scientific heights.

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Park Owner's Past Keeps Him Behind Bars

Updated: 05/11/2009 - A judge in Wichita says past legal issues are behind his decision to lower bond for the former owner of a defunct amusement park, Thomas Etheredge.

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Mexican students return to class

Updated: 05/11/2009 - MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Millions of children, many wearing surgical masks, returned to scrubbed and disinfected classrooms Monday after a nationwide shutdown to curb the spread of swine flu in Mexico. The worldwide toll of deaths linked to the illness rose to 61.

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Pope in Israel calls for Palestinian homeland

Updated: 05/11/2009 - JERUSALEM (AP) -- Pope Benedict XVI called for the establishment of an independent Palestinian homeland immediately after he arrived in Israel Monday, a stance that could put him at odds with his hosts on a trip aimed at improving ties between the Vatican and Jews.

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Pentagon: U.S. Soldier Kills 5 Comrades, 3 Hurt

Updated: 05/11/2009 - A Pentagon official says a U.S. soldier killed five fellow troops at American base in Baghdad. The five were killed in a shooting Monday afternoon, Baghdad time, at Camp Liberty near Baghdad International.

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Obama has meeting today to discuss health care

Updated: 05/11/2009 - WASHINGTON (AP) -- Hospitals, insurance companies, drug makers and doctors are planning to tell President Barack Obama today that they'll voluntarily slow their rate increases in coming years in a move that government economists say would create breathing room to help provide health insurance to an estimated 50 million Americans who now go without it.

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Peel 'em and Weep: First-class Stamps Rise 2 Cents

Updated: 05/11/2009 - The price of a first-class stamp for mailing a letter - or paying a bill - climbed to 44 cents Monday, though folks who planned ahead and stocked up on Forever stamps will still be paying the lower rate.

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Dish Network 1Q Profit Rises on Equipment Sales

Updated: 05/11/2009 - Dish Network Corp., the nation's second-largest satellite TV provider, said Monday that its first-quarter profit rose 21 percent as revenue climbed partly on equipment sales.

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Suspected Nazi guard Demjanjuk faces deportation

Updated: 05/11/2009 - Suspected Nazi guard John Demjanjuk, who has been ordered to surrender to U.S. immigration authorities in Ohio, is expected to be deported to Germany by Tuesday, a German Justice Ministry spokesman said Monday.

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World Markets Down as Rally Runs Out of Steam

Updated: 05/11/2009 - Global stock markets retreated Monday, breaking several days of gains, as positive news of fewer job losses in the U.S. was blunted by investors moving to book recent profits.

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Police: High-Ranking Iraqi Traffic Official KIlled

Updated: 05/11/2009 - Iraqi police say a high-ranking traffic police officer has been fatally shot in central Baghdad. Police say Brig. Gen. Abdul-Hussein al-Kadhoumi was driving a civilian car through al-Andalus square early Monday when he was cut off by two cars and sprayed with bullets.

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Floods Ease In Brazil, But 300,000-plus Homeless

Updated: 05/11/2009 - Floodwaters receded some in inundated towns across northern Brazil on Sunday, but the number of homeless rose above 300,000 and two people were missing after an overloaded canoe overturned in swift waters.

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Stimulus Watch: Early Road Aid Leaves Out Neediest

Updated: 05/11/2009 - Counties suffering the most from job losses stand to receive the least help from President Barack Obama's plan to spend billions of stimulus dollars on roads and bridges, an Associated Press analysis has found.

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Doctor Says Up To 1,000 Dead In Sri Lanka Shelling

Updated: 05/11/2009 - Two days of shelling across Sri Lanka's northern war zone killed at least 430 ethnic Tamil civilians — and likely as many as 1,000 — a government doctor in the area said Monday. The United Nations branded the attacks a "bloodbath."

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