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2009 Fiesta Mexicana

Posted: 07/11/2009 - The 2009 Fiesta King and Queen were crowned at Ag Hall Saturday night.

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Recognition For Some Army Reservists

Updated: 07/11/2009 - Reserve Soldiers are known for their commitment to the armed forces as civilians and a group of 15 were awarded an award.

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Man Arrested in Ottawa Shooting

Posted: 07/11/2009 - A 24-year-old man has been arrested after an Ottawa woman died in an apparent shooting.

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Disney Monorail Workers Placed on Leave After Crash

Posted: 07/11/2009 - Three Disney monorail workers have been placed on paid leave just days after two monorail trains crashed at the Orlando, Florida, theme park, killing one of the train's operators, according to a Disney spokeswoman.

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Couple Who Adopted 12 Children Slain

Posted: 07/11/2009 - Eight children were found in the Florida home of their slain parents, who apparently were the victims of a home invasion, police confirmed to CNN Friday.

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5 KCK Firefighters Injured Fighting Blaze

Posted: 07/11/2009 - Five Kansas City, Kan., firefighters have sustained non-life-threatening injuries while battling a blaze at a vacant two-story house.

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Police, Ultra-Orthodox Jews Scuffle in Jerusalem

Posted: 07/11/2009 - Ultra-Orthodox Jews threw themselves under the wheels of an idling bus and in front of waiting cars to protest the opening of a parking lot on the Jewish Sabbath - an act they consider an abomination.

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Iraq Bombings Kill 8 in Capital, Northern Village

Posted: 07/11/2009 - A car bomb exploded in an alley Saturday in a village in northern Iraq, killing at least four people, wounding others and destroying eight homes, police said. Another four people died in a bombing in Baghdad.

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British Prime Minister Defends Afghan Mission

Posted: 07/11/2009 - The deaths of eight British soldiers in Afghanistan within 24 hours triggered a debate in Britain on Saturday that could undercut public support for the war just as the U.S. is ramping up its own participation in the conflict.

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Uighurs Dispute China's Breakdown of Riot Dead

Posted: 07/11/2009 - China released a breakdown Saturday of the death toll from communal rioting, saying most of the 184 killed were from the Han Chinese majority - an announcement that only fueled suspicion among Muslim Uighurs that many more of their people died.

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No Easy End in Sight for Honduras Coup Crisis

Posted: 07/11/2009 - Delegates representing the ousted and interim governments of Honduras failed to forge an agreement during a second day of talks and no fixed date was set for future negotiations.

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In Personal Terms, Obama Hails Africa's Promise

Posted: 07/11/2009 - America's president and Africa's son, Barack Obama dashed with pride onto the continent of his ancestors Saturday, challenging its people to shed corruption and conflict in favor of peace. Campaigning to all of Africa, he said "Yes you can."

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Exhumation at Ill. Cemetery Finds 1 Body In Grave

Posted: 07/11/2009 - Only one body, and nothing abnormal, was found Saturday in an exhumed grave at a historic black cemetery in suburban Chicago after authorities had been told they would discover two bodies stacked on top of each other.

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Jackson's Hometown Holds Memorial for Pop Icon

Posted: 07/11/2009 - This gritty steel-making city where Michael Jackson got his start playing on street corners with his brothers and competing in talent shows said goodbye to the King of Pop with a show that featured experienced homegrown talent, as well as youngsters who hope to follow in his footsteps.

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Hundreds Evacuated From 747 at Phoenix Airport

Posted: 07/11/2009 - Hundreds of passengers aboard a British Airways Boeing 747 preparing to depart for London from the Phoenix airport were forced to use slides to evacuate the jet on Friday night after fumes filled the cabin.

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Ex-Convicts Working to Prevent Future Convicts

Posted: 07/11/2009 - An argument earlier in the day between teens from rival neighborhoods had Jason Broom worried as he stood in a pothole-riddled parking lot pondering his next move. Broom was released from prison last year after serving time in two killings and is now a conflict mediator on Kansas City's gang-infested east side.

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Talks Resume In Addressing Calif.'s $26B Deficit

Posted: 07/11/2009 - Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and legislative leaders resumed work Saturday on bridging California's $26 billion budget shortfall, with one lawmaker saying a deal was possible within the week.

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