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Death Toll Climbs To 37 in China Mine Explosion

Updated: 09/09/2009 - Rescue operations unfolded at a mine in eastern China on Wednesday, following a gas explosion a day earlier that killed at least 37 people and left dozens missing, state-run media reported.

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Jump In Stray Dogs As Financial Crisis Bites

Updated: 09/09/2009 - The number of stray and abandoned dogs in the United Kingdom jumped by 11 percent in the past year — the biggest surge in a decade — possibly because of the financial crisis, a British dog charity said Wednesday.

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9 Ways To Celebrate When Nines Align

Posted: 09/09/2009 - And though the date lacks the pizzaz of the lucky sevens (07/07/07), that isn’t stopping marketers, mathematicians and the marriage-minded from dressing it to the nines.

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Police Investigate Emporia Shooting

Updated: 09/09/2009 - Police are investigating the motive behind a shooting that happened Tuesday night in Emporia. A 25-year-old man was shot multiple times at the Rodeway Inn & Suites.

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Meet the Beatles, Again

Posted: 09/08/2009 - 09/09/09 could start a Beatles "perfect storm." Beatlemania strikes again today with the releases of 14 re-mastered CDs and the Rock Band video game, too!

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New Fire Chief Sworn In

Posted: 09/08/2009 - The new chief of the Topeka Fire Department was sworn in at the beginning of Tuesday's City Council meeting. Chief Allen Bradshaw said he is happy to have the support of the Local 83 union and he's already working hard.

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KU Mourns Loss Of Engineering Professor

Posted: 09/08/2009 - 65-year old Jim Roberts died Saturday. He was a long-time engineering professor at KU and previously served as vice chancellor for research and vice provost.

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ESU Confirms Case Of H1N1

Posted: 09/08/2009 - Another Kansas university has confirmed that one of it students has the H1N1 virus.

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Trial Ordered In Fatal Stabbing

Posted: 09/08/2009 - A judge bound over 38-year old Tonya Sullivan for trial on a charge of second degree murder for a stabbing at the Whiplash Bar which claimed the life of Wendy Goles.

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Jackson Tribute Concert Set

Updated: 09/08/2009 - A September 26th tribute concert for Michael Jackson is set to take place in Vienna, Austria.

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Two Brothers, No Fears And $1 billion Empire

Posted: 09/08/2009 - Michael and Steven Roberts didn't have two quarters to rub together a couple of decades ago. Now, the two African-American business leaders estimate their holdings -- from hotels to TV stations -- are worth $1 billion. One St. Louis hotel they own once barred black people.

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Layoffs May Become Good Things For Young Entrepreneurs

Posted: 09/08/2009 - The unemployment rate for people between the ages of 30 and 34 has nearly doubled in the past 12 months, from 5.1 percent in August 2008 to 9.1 percent last month. During the same period, the total U.S. unemployment rate went from 6.2 percent to 9.7 percent, a 26-year high.

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McCain Told Schilling To Run For Kennedy Seat

Posted: 09/08/2009 - When former Boston Red Sox ace Curt Schilling started making noise last week about pursuing Ted Kennedy’s Senate seat, he said he had been contacted by several people about running — but he declined to say by whom. It turns out one of those people was John McCain.

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