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98 Skulls Found in Dry Pond in Northern India

Posted: 05/25/2009 - Nearly 100 human skulls and other skeletal remains were discovered in a dried-up pond in northern India, officials said Monday. The remains likely belonged to people whom police could not identify and were dumped there to avoid having to organize cremations.

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Great Overland Station Recognizes Some of State's Most Honored

Updated: 05/25/2009 - The forty men recognized at Monday's service defended their nation throughout its history from the Civil War to the Indian Wars and Philippine Insurrection to the more recent World Wars, the Korean War and Viet Nam.

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Rare Audrey Hepburn stamp goes to auction

Posted: 05/25/2009 - A collector stands to make a tidy profit after discovering a rare stamp portraying movie star Audrey Hepburn smoking - one of a series that should have been incinerated by the German government.

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Ex-NBA star Jayson Williams arrested after fight

Posted: 05/25/2009 - Former NBA star Jayson Williams was arrested early Monday after authorities say he punched someone in the face outside a Raleigh nightclub, the latest legal tribulation for the All-Star who has spent years in the courtroom since an injury ended his basketball career.

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Company Looks to Bring Air-Powered Cars to US

Posted: 05/25/2009 - Most car companies are racing to bring electric vehicles to the market. But one startup is skipping the high-tech electronics, making cars whose energy source is pulled literally out of thin air.

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Memorial Service in Manhattan

Updated: 05/25/2009 - This morning in Manhattan, the Sunset Cemetery was the location for Manhattan's Memorial Service.

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National Guard Brig. General Honors Veterans

Updated: 05/25/2009 - Patriot Guard riders lined the path to Penwell-Gabel's Veterans Memorial where Brig. Gen. John Davoren stood to accept a wreath laid in honor of those who served during the cemetery's Memorial Day service.

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Mt. Hope Service Draws Dignitaries

Posted: 05/25/2009 - Sen. Sam Brownback and U.S. Rep. Lynn Jenkins were among speakers at Mt. Hope's Memorial Day Ceremony.

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KDOT Closing Lane of US24 for Week

Posted: 05/25/2009 - Starting Tuesday, May 26, KDOT will close one lane of U.S. 24 eastbound from Kansas Ave. to K-4 for repaving from 8:30 until 3 o'clock.

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Train Hits Stalled Van

Posted: 05/25/2009 - A freight train smashed into a minivan stalled on the tracks Monday as a police officer scrambled to help a man pull his wife and two children to safety. An infant still inside when the train hit escaped harm, but the two men suffered injuries.

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Wichita Police Want Young Boy's Name, Whereabouts

Updated: 05/25/2009 - A young boy, about four or five years old, walked alone into a convenience store about 9-15-pm Saturday night. Employees asked him if he was lost and he would only say “Mom.”

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Post 400 Marks Memorial Day at Rochester

Posted: 05/25/2009 - A ceremony at Rochester Cemetery is a Memorial Day tradition for American Legion Post 400. More than 100 people gathered Monday at the North Topeka location to take part.

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Explosion Rocks New York Starbucks

Updated: 05/25/2009 - NYPD Lt. Mike Wyosokowski says police are trying to determine what caused the blast early Monday morning at the intersection of 92nd Street and Third Avenue on Manhattan's Upper East Side.

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Pelosi Dodges Human Rights in China

Posted: 05/25/2009 - U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, long a fierce critic of Beijing, toured China's financial capital on Monday but stayed clear of human rights issues, though her presence emboldened protesters.

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Obama Heads to Arlington for Mem. Day

Posted: 05/25/2009 - Obama, the nation's first black president, planned to continue tradition and have aides leave a wreath at the Confederate Memorial in Arlington National Cemetery, the 600-acre site that once was Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee's estate.

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North Korea Declares Claims Successful Nuclear Test

Updated: 05/25/2009 - The regime "successfully conducted one more underground nuclear test on May 25 as part of measures to bolster its nuclear deterrent for self-defense," the country's official Korean Central News Agency said.

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WWII Soldier Remains Returning to Kansas

Posted: 05/25/2009 - Army Pvt. Henry "Rickey'' E. Marquez of Kansas City, Kan., was killed in November 1944 while fighting with the 112th Infantry of the 28th Division in the Heurtgen Forest.

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Threat of Lightning Often Not Realized

Posted: 05/25/2009 - Chance Hayes, a meteorologist for the National Weather Service in Wichita, says it's difficult for people to perceive the threat of lightning because they don't see how it can be a harm to them.

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State Bans Alcohol at Some Lakes

Posted: 05/25/2009 - The ban was put in place because litterbugs and partiers are leaving trash behind and starting large bonfires. And the state says it wants the lakes to be used for their original purpose, which is fishing.

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Midnight Mugging Has Police Seeking Suspects

Posted: 05/25/2009 - The incident occurred just before midnight when two teens allegedly approached the men in front of the home, 3321 Pennsylvania, and demanded money.

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