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Kate Gosselin: 'My Main Concern Is My Kids'

Posted: 08/26/2009 - Kate Gosselin last appeared on Larry King Live on May 10. A little more than a month later, on June 22, she and her husband Jon filed for divorce and announced their split that same day in a special edition of their show.

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Meth Ring Used Comic Books To Launder Cash, Authorities Say

Posted: 08/26/2009 - Investigators in Colorado say they have broken up a massive methamphetamine ring in the Denver area that distributed pounds of the dangerous drug every week and laundered the profits using collectible comic books.

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Ruh-Roh! 'Shaggy Bandit' Strikes Again

Posted: 08/26/2009 - The FBI in Denver is on the lookout for a serial bank robber dubbed the "Shaggy Bandit" for his resemblance to cartoon canine Scooby-Doo's human sidekick.

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Kidnapping Victim Made Chilling 911 Call

Posted: 08/26/2009 - The trial of Michael King, a man accused of kidnapping, raping and killing a 21-year-old Florida mother continues today with testimony from a crime scene technician.

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"The Bonfire" sheds new light on Civil War Atlanta

Portion of The Bonfire cover

Posted: 08/26/2009 - A new book called "The Bonfire" puts the spotlight on a terrible time in American history. A time when Americans fought each other, killed each other by the thousands and left the South in ruins.

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PETA Ads On Topeka Streets?

Updated: 08/26/2009 - People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals wants to double the payment by Kentucky Fried Chicken to fix potholes in Topeka in exchange for stenciling advertisements on some of them.

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Obama Calls Kennedy "Our Greatest Senator"

Posted: 08/26/2009 - U.S. President Barack Obama: For five decades, virtually every major piece of legislation to advance the civil rights, health and economic well being of the American people bore his name and resulted from his efforts.

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Tropical Storm Danny Forms

Posted: 08/26/2009 - Tropical Storm Danny formed Wednesday in the Atlantic Ocean, with maximum sustained winds of 45 mph, the National Hurricane Center said.

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Stocks Rebound On New Home Sales

Posted: 08/26/2009 - Stocks erased losses, turning higher Wednesday morning, after better-than-expected reports on new home sales and durable goods orders added to signs that the recession is ending.

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Michigan Court Allows More Control Over Courtroom Attire

Posted: 08/26/2009 - Michigan’s Supreme Court issued an order Tuesday allowing lower state courts to “exercise reasonable control” over the appearance of witnesses and parties — a rule change that had been proposed after a Muslim woman refused to remove an Islamic garment in a small claims court.

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Pilots Call For Ban On Air Shipments Of Lithium Batteries

Posted: 08/26/2009 - The nation’s largest pilots’ union is asking the government to ban shipments of lithium batteries on all passenger and cargo planes, saying the batteries appeared to have erupted in smoke or flames on three planes in the last two months.

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Venezuela Prepares To Sever Ties With Colombia

Posted: 08/26/2009 - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said Tuesday that he is preparing to break off diplomatic relations with Colombia over the neighboring country’s plan to allow American troops access to its military bases.

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Feds: Banker Charged In $74 Million Loan Scheme

Updated: 08/26/2009 - A banker — who claims to have been nominated for a U.S. ambassadorship in the 1990s — was arrested Tuesday on bank fraud charges in an attempt to scam $74 million from Citibank, prosecutors said.

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Kansas National Guard Hosts Race Car Driver Tina Stull

Posted: 08/26/2009 - Race car driver Tina Stull will be signing autographs and handing out a limited number of racing tickets to members of the military during these appearances. Stull will be racing in the Lucas Oil NHRA Division Five at Heartland Park Topeka on Aug. 28-29. All military personal with valid ID will receive one free admission to the races.

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Topeka Fire Department Gets 6 New Vehicles

Posted: 08/26/2009 - The Topeka Fire Department has added six vehicles to the department’s fleet of light-duty apparatus. The department introduced the additions on Tuesday, August 25, 2009 at a 9:30 a.m. press conference, where five of the vehicles were on display.

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Funeral Arrangements Set For Sen Edward Kennedy

Updated: 08/26/2009 - Sen. Edward Kennedy, the patriarch of the first family of Democratic politics, died Tuesday night at his home in Hyannis Port, Massachusetts, after a lengthy battle with brain cancer. He was 77.

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Police Investigate Possible Shooting

Posted: 08/25/2009 - Topeka Police were investigating a possible shooting late Tuesday. The victim showed up at a local hospital with a gunshot wound.

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