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US Takes Steps To Deport Alleged Nazi To Germany

Updated: 03/25/2009 - The U.S. government said Tuesday it is asking German officials for travel documents needed to deport accused World War II Nazi guard John Demjanjuk, who is charged in Europe with 29,000 counts of accessory to murder.

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Obama To Critics: I'll Bend, But Not Break

Updated: 03/25/2009 - With Congress pushing back against his proposals for energy, taxes and other matters, President Barack Obama is taking a bend-but-don't-break posture.

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Narco Wars Loom Over Clinton Agenda In Mexico

Updated: 03/25/2009 - Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is heading to Mexico on Wednesday to pursue a broad diplomatic agenda that will be overshadowed by spiraling drug violence and fears of greater cross-border spillover.

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Military Can't Be Sued For Malpractice

Updated: 03/24/2009 - About a year ago, CBS News reported on the story of a Marine, Carmelo Rodriguez, who died of skin cancer that military doctors noticed but left untreated.

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Man Hit By NFL Player Wasn't In Crosswalk

Updated: 03/24/2009 - A pedestrian wasn't in a crosswalk when Cleveland Browns wide receiver Donte Stallworth hit and killed him with his Bentley, according to a report released Tuesday by police in Miami Beach.

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Guard Fired After Locking New Hire In With Inmate

Updated: 03/24/2009 - A western Pennsylvania county prison guard has been fired over a prank in which a new guard was locked in a cell with an inmate involved in a police shootout. Blair County officials didn't release the guards' names, but confirmed the incident after The Altoona Mirror received an anonymous report.

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Report: 1 In 5 U.S. Workers Uninsured

Updated: 03/24/2009 - American workers - whose taxes pay for massive government health programs - are getting squeezed like no other group by the nation's health insurance woes.

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Treasury Head Seeks More Regulatory Muscle

Updated: 03/24/2009 - Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner asked Congress on Tuesday for broad new powers to regulate nonbank financial companies like troubled insurer American International Group whose collapse could jeopardize the economy.

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Ex-Sheriff Sentenced In Sex Abuse Scandal

Updated: 03/24/2009 - A former western Oklahoma sheriff was sentenced to 79 years in prison Tuesday for using his power over female drug court defendants to force them to have sex with him.

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Insurers May Nix Charging Sick People More

Updated: 03/24/2009 - The health insurance industry offered Tuesday for the first time to curb its controversial practice of charging higher premiums to people with a history of medical problems.

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White House Steps Up Drug Cartel Fight

Updated: 03/24/2009 - The Obama administration says it is sending more agents and equipment to the southwestern U.S. border to combat Mexican drug cartels.

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Obama Seeks To Tamp Down On AIG Outrage

Updated: 03/24/2009 - President Obama tells the nation Tuesday night he's "angry as anybody" about AIG bonuses, but calls it a "mistake" to demonize investors.

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Kansas Doctor Denies Illegal Ties with Tiller

Updated: 03/24/2009 - Attorney for Wichita abortion provider George Tiller are trying to distance their client from the consulting physician who provided the second opinion required for late-term procedures.

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Holton's City Manager Resigns

Updated: 03/26/2009 - Holton's city manager has announced his resignation. The Holton Recorder reported Tuesday that Glenn Rodden resigned March 23.

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City Manager Still Waiting For Performance Review

Updated: 03/24/2009 - City Manager Norton Bonaparte's performance review is complete, but the city council has still not shared the results with him. Bonaparte is waiting to comment until he finds out what is in the report.

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Charges Dropped Against Cop in Shooting

Updated: 03/24/2009 - Charges against a Topeka police officer stemming from a March 2008 shooting of two brothers in Southwest Topeka are being dropped.

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KU Student Maps US 50 Sinkholes

Updated: 03/24/2009 - A University of Kansas researcher is mapping sinkholes along U.S. 50 near Hutchinson that are caused by huge underground salt beds being dissolved by groundwater.

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Kansas Gun Amendment Advances

Updated: 03/25/2009 - Voters may get to decide next November whether Kansas should amend its constitution to clarify that the right to bear arms is an individual right, not a collective right.

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Kan. House Advances Bill on Drug Tests For Aid

Updated: 03/24/2009 - The Kansas House has given first-round approval to a bill requiring random drug tests for some participants in the state's social service programs.

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