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Netanyahu Shows Pragmatic Side As He Takes Power

Updated: 03/31/2009 - JERUSALEM -- During the election campaign, Benjamin Netanyahu dismissed peace talks with the Palestinians, supported expanding West Bank settlements and warned that concessions only embolden Israel's enemies.

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Potwin Pottery Gives Topekans Creative Outlet

Updated: 04/02/2009 - One look at the shelves of Potwin Pottery, and its easy to imagine endless possibilities. Christa Murphy opened this store eight years ago to give the community an outlet to express themselves, and business has been good! They've moved from their potwin location to a bigger space.

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New Plan To Reduce Planes' C02 Emissions

Updated: 03/31/2009 - Aviation groups in Europe announced a plan Tuesday to change the way commercial planes land in order to reduce their global-warming emissions of carbon dioxide.

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A Busy Agenda Fuels Obama's First Trip To Europe

Updated: 03/31/2009 - In his first presidential trip across the Atlantic, Barack Obama hopes to convince European allies that his young administration can improve the global economy and the United States' image.

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FDA Says To Avoid Pistachios Amid Salmonella Scare

Updated: 03/31/2009 - In another food scare sure to rattle consumers who watched the national salmonella outbreak in peanuts unfold, federal food officials are now warning people not to eat any food containing pistachios, which could carry contamination from the same bacteria.

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Vermont Gay Marriage Bill Veto Threat Draws Mail

Updated: 03/30/2009 - In the first two days after he pledged to veto a same-sex marriage bill, Vermont Gov. Jim Douglas' mailbag and e-mail inbox runneth over, with about 1,500 letters and messages pouring in.

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12 Die in Bloody Siege at Pakistan Police Academy

Updated: 03/30/2009 - Black-clad Pakistani commandos overpowered a group of militants who had seized a police academy, took cadets hostage and killed at least six of them Monday in a dramatic challenge to the civilian government that faces U.S. pressure to defeat Islamic extremists.

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Israel Army: No Charges in Gaza Probe

Updated: 03/30/2009 - The Israeli army on Monday closed an investigation into alleged killings of civilians during its offensive in the Gaza Strip, saying soldiers' testimonies were based on hearsay, "purposely exaggerated" and not supported by facts.

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N. Korea: U.S. Journalists Will Stand Trial

Updated: 03/30/2009 - Two American journalists detained at North Korea's border with China two weeks ago will be indicted and tried, "their suspected hostile acts" already confirmed, Pyongyang's state-run news agency said Tuesday

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Speedway Back in Casino Game

Updated: 03/30/2009 - The speedway was on the verge of being approved to build the Wyandotte County casino when it withdrew in December because of the economy. It said then it planned to reapply.

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Kansas Sheriff's Son Bound over for Trial

Updated: 03/30/2009 - The Kansas City Star is reporting that a judge found enough evidence Monday to try Leroy Green III on charges of rape and aggravated indecent liberties with two children.

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Sheriff's Son Bound Over for Trial

Updated: 03/30/2009 - The Kansas City Star is reporting that a judge found enough evidence Monday to try Leroy Green III on charges of rape and aggravated indecent liberties with two children.

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Globetrotters Trot into Kansas

Updated: 03/30/2009 - It was showtime at the Kansas Expocentre as the Harlem Globetrotters rolled into town Monday night.

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Shawnee Co. Waits on Asphalt Decision

Updated: 03/30/2009 - The Shawnee County Commission voted to delay making a decision on whether to allow an asphalt and concrete plant in the eastern part of the county.

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Official: Space Junk Likely Caused Unusual Sky

Updated: 03/30/2009 - A federal official says space junk from a Russian rocket most likely caused residents across the Southeast to report "great balls of fire" in the night sky.

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Brother's Knife Attack on Sisters Rattles Suburb

Updated: 03/30/2009 - With her long hair and model's poise, 17-year-old Samantha Revelus exuded confidence when she recited an original poem Saturday afternoon about a strong woman who stood up to "ignorant souls." An hour after she finished rehearsal for an upcoming poetry reading, Samantha was dead on the floor of her family's home. She had been stabbed, police say, by her 23-year-old brother.

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Google, music labels launch China download service

Updated: 03/30/2009 - Google Inc. and major music companies launched a free Internet music download service for China on Monday in a bid to help turn a field dominated by pirates into a profitable, legitimate business.

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IRA dissidents burn cars, block Belfast roads

Updated: 03/30/2009 - Suspected IRA dissidents and their supporters hijacked cars Monday in working-class Catholic areas of Northern Ireland in a coordinated effort to block roads and threaten police stations, police said.

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Man Accused of Urinating on Casino Worker

Updated: 03/30/2009 - Police said a New Hampshire man was arrested early Monday after allegedly urinating on an employee at the MGM Grand Casino at Foxwoods.

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