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Shawnee Country Club Strikes Deal With Maximus, Wood Valley

Posted: 09/01/2009 - Shawnee Country Club has opened its doors, and greens, to a limited number of members of the Maximus and Wood Valley Fitness Centers. Up to 200 hundred members can pay a $79 monthly introductory rate to golf at the exclusive club.

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Collective Brands Spreads Into Russia

Posted: 09/01/2009 - The Topeka-based shoe retailer strikes a deal with M.H. Alshaya to start franchising Payless stores in Russia beginning next year.

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PETA Makes New Offer To Topeka

Posted: 09/01/2009 - People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals has another idea for the $6,000 it previously offered to donate to the City of Topeka, in exchange for placing ads on the city's potholes.

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Student Tased During School

Posted: 09/01/2009 - A Topeka Police Officer tased a student who attacked a school police officer at Capital City School Monday.

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No Love For Harry Reid On The Tea Party Express

Posted: 09/01/2009 - As the Tea Party Express rolls out of Las Vegas, there is at least one person who may be glad to see it go: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. "There's been kind of an underground gathering of opponents of Harry Reid," said Mark Williams, one of the organizers of the cross country conservative caravan that is making its way towards Washington.

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State Shuts Down Emporia Bridal Shop

Updated: 09/02/2009 - The state says Madelynn's, 511 Commercial St., owes nearly $100,000 in sales and withholding tax dating back to 2005.

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Guantanamo Detainee Loses Latest Legal Challenge

Posted: 09/01/2009 - An accused terrorist who was at the center of two previous Supreme Court decisions over his years-long detention by the U.S. military has lost his latest legal challenge.

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Petition Seeks apology for Enigma code-breaker

Posted: 09/01/2009 - -- An online petition demanding a formal apology from the British government for its treatment of World War II code-breaker Alan Turing is gaining momentum.

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Body Magic: Get Rich, Get Thin -- Or Get Real?

Posted: 09/01/2009 - Few issues pique public interest more than opportunities to make money and achieve beauty. The estimated 3,000 people from around the country who streamed into the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta in early August were a testament to that. They came to rally around Ardyss International, a Las Vegas, Nevada-based direct sales company that makes a fortune off undergarments.

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Iran Prisoner Beaten To Death, Coroner Says

Posted: 09/01/2009 - A coroner's report says that a man arrested in the violent aftermath of Iran's presidential elections died from beatings, Iranian media reported Monday in what appeared to be the first official confirmation of a detainee's death from mistreatment.

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Leaders Mark 70th Anniversary Of World War II

Posted: 09/01/2009 - At least 20 world leaders gathered Tuesday in Poland to commemorate the start of World War II 70 years ago -- a conflict in which 6 million Poles died.

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'Angry Fire' Roars Across 100,000 California Acres

Posted: 09/01/2009 - Bone-dry conditions in an area that has not seen a major fire in more than 60 years pushed a Southern California wildfire from 45,000 acres to more than 100,000 acres in a matter of hours Monday, fire officials said.

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Former Miss California USA Sues Pageant Officials

Posted: 09/01/2009 - Carrie Prejean has filed a lawsuit against Miss California USA officials who stripped her of her title, accusing them of libel and religious discrimination for her views on same-sex marriage.

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Calls For Bipartisanship Rise As Health Care Debate Nears

Posted: 09/01/2009 - As Congress prepares to come back from its August recess and tackle health care reform, the question arises whether lawmakers will do something in honor of the "Lion of the Senate" -- or should Congress simply start over?

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Leaders Mark 70th Anniversary Of World War II

Posted: 09/01/2009 - At least 20 world leaders gathered Tuesday in Poland to commemorate the start of World War II 70 years ago -- a conflict in which 6 million Poles died.

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'Angry Fire' Roars Across 100,000 California Acres

Posted: 09/01/2009 - Bone-dry conditions in an area that has not seen a major fire in more than 60 years pushed a Southern California wildfire from 45,000 acres to more than 100,000 acres in a matter of hours Monday, fire officials said.

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