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Elder Svaty Takes Over For Son In Kansas House

Posted: 08/03/2009 - The 108th District Democratic precinct chose the elder Svaty during a meeting on Sunday. Josh Svaty's term in the Legislature ends in January 2011.

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Construction Spending Rises Unexpectedly

Posted: 08/03/2009 - Construction spending rose for the second time in three months in June as residential building increased, fresh evidence that the housing sector may be recovering.

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Manufacturing, Banking Reports Lift Stocks

Posted: 08/03/2009 - Fresh signs of healing in the manufacturing and banking industries are giving investors reason to extend a powerful July rally into a second month.

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Lengthy To-do List For Jackson Hearing

Posted: 08/03/2009 - The handlers of Michael Jackson's probate and guardianship cases have a full slate at a hearing meant to tackle a number of estate and family issues.

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AP Analysis: Foreclosures Stabilize In Key States

Posted: 08/03/2009 - Even as Americans suffer rising unemployment, foreclosure rates in three states hit hardest by the housing bust — California, Arizona and Florida — stabilized in June, offering hope that the worst of the real estate crisis is over.

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Scare at Highland Park High School

Updated: 08/02/2009 - Topeka Police said someone called in saying someone had broken into Highland Park High School. Several fire personnel and police officers responded but found nothing.

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Bit Players Pulled Into Gates Race Controversy

Posted: 08/02/2009 - They weren't invited to the Rose Garden to hoist beers with President Barack Obama, yet their lives have been turned upside-down by the encounter between a black Harvard scholar and a white Cambridge, Mass., police officer.

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Franken Enjoying New Role

Posted: 08/02/2009 - Just weeks into his Senate term, Al Franken's portfolio compares favorably to any of the Senate's freshman members. He loves policy. He has signed on as co-sponsor to a half dozen bills, asked thoughtful questions of Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor, and immersed himself in a thorny debate over health care reform.

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Congress Curious About Medal Of Honor Math

Posted: 08/02/2009 - Nearly eight years of war in Afghanistan and Iraq have left 4,000 soldiers killed in action, more than 34,000 wounded — and only six considered worthy of the nation's highest military award for battlefield valor.

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False Alarm Delays LaGuardia Passengers

Posted: 08/02/2009 - Air travelers at New York's LaGuardia Airport found themselves in a mess of delays and missed connections Saturday after a homeless man carried a fake bomb into its central terminal, authorities said.

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British Army Worried About Fat Soldiers

Posted: 08/02/2009 - British soldiers are getting so fat it's putting lives at risk, according to a leaked memo from the army's physical training corps published in a Sunday newspaper.

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New Mozart Pieces Discovered

Posted: 08/02/2009 - Mozart's momentous legacy grew still larger Sunday as researchers unveiled two piano pieces recently identified as childhood creations by the revered composer.

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Fact Check: Distortions On Health Care Plan

Posted: 08/02/2009 - Confusing claims and outright distortions have animated the national debate over changes in the health care system. Opponents of proposals by President Barack Obama and congressional Democrats falsely claim that government agents will force elderly people to discuss end-of-life wishes. Obama has played down the possibility that a health care overhaul would cause large numbers of people to change doctors and insurers.

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Geithner Says U.S. Needs To Cut Deficit

Posted: 08/02/2009 - Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner says the U.S. must cut the annual federal budget deficit, now more than $1 trillion, for the economy to have a sustained recovery and he's not ruling out new taxes.

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Body Of First American Lost In Gulf War Found

Updated: 08/02/2009 - The remains of the first American lost in the Gulf War have been found in Iraq, the military said Sunday, a sorrowful resolution of a nearly two-decade old question about the fate of Navy pilot Capt. Michael "Scott" Speicher.

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Praying For Peace

Posted: 08/01/2009 - Church Members Walked The Streets Of A Topeka Neighborhood Praying For Peace.

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Slice Of Central US Safe From Recession Shrinking

Posted: 08/01/2009 - The contiguous counties in the safe zone start in Montana and North Dakota, and cascade into Wyoming, South Dakota, Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas and Oklahoma, and end in northern Texas and eastern New Mexico. Those in the safe zone had an AP Economic Stress score under 5 in June, making them the economically healthiest in the United States.

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