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Kansas State Pursues Wind Project

Posted: 07/26/2009 - Kansas State University plans to seek a federal grant to build several wind turbines to be used for research.

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Roeder Faces Hearing

Posted: 07/26/2009 - The man accused of killing one of the nation's few late-term abortion providers will get his first look this week at the evidence against him.

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Pigs Beat Potter At Box Office

Posted: 07/26/2009 - An elite squad of guinea pigs has worked its own brand of magic at the box office, taking the No. 1 spot from boy wizard Harry Potter.

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Europe Fast-Tracks H1N1 Vaccine

Posted: 07/26/2009 - In a drive to inoculate people against swine flu before winter, many European governments say they will fast-track the testing of a new flu vaccine, arousing concern among some experts about safety issues and proper vaccine doses.

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Dems: GOP Needed For Health Reform

Posted: 07/26/2009 - Senate Democrats alone cannot pass President Barack Obama's ambitious overhaul of how Americans receive health care, a top lawmaker acknowledged on Sunday. Republicans said they will continue their opposition to a plan they say is simply a government takeover of private decisions.

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Terror Fight May Change Direction After Case

Posted: 07/26/2009 - When the American-born al-Qaida recruit Bryant Neal Vinas was captured in Pakistan late last year, he wasn't whisked off to a military prison or a secret CIA facility in another country to be interrogated.

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Palin's Future In Doubt On Resignation Day

Posted: 07/26/2009 - Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin steps down Sunday giving few clues about her political future, which has been clouded by ethics probes, mounting legal bills and dwindling popularity.

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Topekan With Permit Stops Robbery By Firing Shots

Updated: 07/26/2009 - An employee at a business being robbed at 21st & Clay Saturday night used his concealed carry license, firing shots at would-be robbers. They fled, and no one was injured.

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Police Respond To Shooting

Posted: 07/26/2009 - Topeka Police responded to a shooting late Saturday night in the 1900 block of SE Illinois. Police believe a homeowner interrupted a car burglary attempt when a suspect or multiple suspects shot the victim several times.

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Exiled Honduran Leader Makes 2nd Trip To Border

Posted: 07/25/2009 - sed President Manuel Zelaya returned to the Honduran border on Saturday and announced he would set up camp there, despite foreign leaders urging him not to force a confrontation with the government that ousted him in last month's coup.

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Ala. Senator Mum On His Decision About Sotomayor

Posted: 07/25/2009 - The senior Republican on the Senate Judiciary Committee says he has made up his mind on Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor, but he's not ready to make his decision public.

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Sunday Liquor Sales Issue Surfaces In Manhattan

Posted: 07/25/2009 - Manhattan doesn't permit Sunday liquor sales. But that's something some stores want to change, saying they suffer because the nearby communities of Wamego and Ogden permit alcohol to be sold on Sundays.

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Author E. Lynn Harris Dies At Age 54

Posted: 07/25/2009 - Long before the secret world of closeted black gay men came to light in America, bestselling author E. Lynn Harris introduced a generation of black women to the phenomenon known as the "down low."

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NJ Mayor's Arrest Puts Spotlight On Historic City

Posted: 07/25/2009 - Even in the state of "The Sopranos" and "On the Waterfront," where corruption seems institutionalized, the arrest of a neophyte mayor in office a mere three weeks stands out.

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Obama: Health Care Reform Good For Small Businesses

Posted: 07/25/2009 - President Barack Obama, citing a new White House study suggesting that small businesses pay far more per employee for health insurance than big companies, said Saturday the disparity is "unsustainable — it's unacceptable."

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Jackson Advisor Says He Turned Over $5.5 Million

Posted: 07/25/2009 - A former financial advisor to Michael Jackson said Friday that he was the person who recently turned over to executors $5.5 million, which had been "a secret between Michael and me."

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Last UK Veteran Of WWI Trench Battles Dies At 111

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Posted: 07/25/2009 - Harry Patch, Britain's last survivor of the trenches of World War I, was a reluctant soldier who became a powerful eyewitness to the horror of war, and a symbol of a lost generation.

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