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Brown v. Board Celebrates 55 Years

Posted: 05/17/2009 - It has been 55 years since the historic Brown v. Board Supreme Court decision. People with ties to all of the five cases that comprised the Brown case gathered at the historic Monroe building to look back, and look forward.

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Kansas State scraps being turned into compost

Posted: 05/17/2009 - It's the circle of life.Kansas State University in Manhattan has been involved in a pilot project that takes food waste from two dining halls, turns it into compost and uses it on a garden, with some of the vegetables that are grown turning up on students' plates.

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WHO Looking At H1N1 Spread In Other Nations

Posted: 05/17/2009 - Health experts are looking very closely at the spread of swine flu among people in Spain, Britain and Japan, a WHO official said Sunday, as Japan confirmed dozens of new cases among teenagers and shut down affected schools.

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Sri Lanka Rebels Offer to Lay Down Arms

Posted: 05/17/2009 - The Tamil Tiger rebels admitted defeat in their 25-year-old war with the Sri Lankan government Sunday, offering to lay down their guns as government forces swept across their last strongholds in the northeast.

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Responders Stage Ground Zero Drill

Posted: 05/17/2009 - More than 800 first responders have staged a disaster drill at the World Trade Center PATH station.

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Notre Dame Protestors Await President Obama

Posted: 05/17/2009 - President Barack Obama ventures to America's foremost Roman Catholic university, where the country's deep divisions over abortion and stem-cell research have moved to the forefront in a time of war and recession.

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DeGeneres, Connick salute Tulane Graduates

Posted: 05/16/2009 - NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Talk show host Ellen DeGeneres and actor-musician Harry Connick Jr. returned Saturday to their hometown of New Orleans to cheer on Tulane University's graduating "Katrina Class" - the students displaced by Hurricane Katrina nearly four years ago.

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Longoria, Clinton Attend Austrian AIDS Gala

Posted: 05/16/2009 - VIENNA (AP) -- "Desperate Housewives" star Eva Longoria Parker, former U.S. President Bill Clinton and singer Katy Perry attended a flamboyant Austrian charity gala Saturday dedicated to raising money for people with HIV and AIDS.

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Maine's Rare Seabird

Posted: 05/16/2009 - PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- Bald eagles, bouncing back after years of decline, are swaggering forth with an appetite for great cormorant chicks that threatens to wipe out that bird population in the United States.

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Spacewalkers pull off toughest Hubble Repairs yet

Posted: 05/16/2009 - CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- Spacewalking astronauts gave the Hubble Space Telescope a more commanding view of the cosmos by installing a new high-tech instrument Saturday, then pulled off their toughest job yet: fixing a broken camera.

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Regional Airlines' Pilot Pay, Conditions at Issue

Posted: 05/16/2009 - WASHINGTON (AP) -- The investigation into the commuter plane crash in upstate New York that killed 50 people in February has exposed the long hours and low pay of some regional airline pilots. Lawmakers now are wondering if such working conditions are more widespread and pose safety risks.

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Pending Obama visit sparks protests at Notre Dame

Posted: 05/16/2009 - SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) -- Graduation festivities got under way at the University of Notre Dame on Saturday - as well as another day of demonstrations over President Barack Obama's appearance Sunday.

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India's Ruling Party Wins Resounding Victory

Posted: 05/16/2009 - NEW DELHI (AP) -- The ruling Congress party swept to a resounding victory Saturday in India's mammoth national elections, defying expectations as it brushed aside the Hindu nationalist opposition and a legion of ambitious smaller parties.

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Obama Taps Potential Rival for China Envoy

Posted: 05/16/2009 - WASHINGTON (AP) -- With a reach across the political divide for Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman as ambassador to China, President Barack Obama may have sidelined for now a potentially formidable Republican moderate and possible White House challenger in 2012.

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Girl Power: Filly Rachel Alexandra wins Preakness

Posted: 05/16/2009 - BALTIMORE (AP) -- Girls rule! The best 3-year-old in the land just happens to be a filly named Rachel Alexandra. Jockey Calvin Borel all but guaranteed victory in the Preakness Stakes and, boy, did she deliver, becoming the first filly in 85 years to win the second leg of the Triple Crown.

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Salina Children Send Shoes to Iraq

Updated: 05/17/2009 - The Army says two gradeschool-aged sisters and their classmates from Salina have made a significant contribution in the war in Iraq.

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Kindergarten Class at Nursing Home Graduating

Updated: 05/17/2009 - The first kindergartners to have their classes in a southeast Kansas nursing home are preparing to move on to first grade. But another kindergarten class will take their place in the fall.

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