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Obama Seeks To Halve Budget Deficit

Posted: 02/22/2009 - Barack Obama wants to cut the federal deficit in half by the end of his first term, mostly by scaling back Iraq war spending, raising taxes on the wealthiest and streamlining government, an administration official said Saturday as the president worked to finalize his first budget request.

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74 Dead, 114 Injured In China Mine Blast

Posted: 02/22/2009 - A gas explosion ripped through a coal mine in northern China on Sunday, killing 74 miners and trapping dozens in the still-burning shaft, an official said. It was the country's deadliest coal mine accident in more than a year.

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Oscar Race Now Down To The Wire

Posted: 02/22/2009 - The young stars of "Slumdog Millionaire" were greeted with cheers and blew kisses in return as they walked the red carpet into Sunday's Academy Awards, where the rags-to-riches story was a surefire favorite.

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ATF, State Fire Marshal Investigating Explosives Incidents

Posted: 02/22/2009 - A reward up to $5000 is offered for information on four incidents involving molotov cocktails and a pipe bomb in neighborhoods near Lake Shawnee. The State Fire Marshal and ATF are investigating.

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Kansas Transportation Gives Citizens the Wheel

Updated: 02/22/2009 - If you want to become a state official, here's your chance. Kansans can make decisions about running the transportation department through an online interactive game called the T-Link Calculator.

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Restricted Books Cause Controversy

Posted: 02/22/2009 - The Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library Board recently voted to restrict access to four books with sexual themes. That has sparked controversy and brought national attention to Topeka.

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Man Shot, Killed at Topeka Bar

Updated: 02/22/2009 - A man is dead after a shooting at a bar early Sunday morning. Police dispatch told 13 News that a 25-year-old male was shot and killed just after midnight at 2018 Southeast Swygart.

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Police Investigate Early Morning Shooting

Posted: 02/22/2009 - A male shooting victim was taken to a local hospital in a private vehicle after being shot early Sunday morning. No word on his condition.

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Dental Services Top $1 Million at Free Clinic

Posted: 02/21/2009 - This year's free dental clinic is a story of numbers: about 1000 volunteers, 1700 patients, 2000 cavities and 3000 teeth were pulled. The 5 a.m. to 5 p.m. dental work topped off more than $1,000,000 in services. The Kansas Dental Charitable Foundation sponsored the 2009 Mission of Mercy project at the U.S. National Guard Armory on Friday and Saturday.

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Heavy economic focus for Obama's Tuesday speech

Posted: 02/21/2009 - For President Barack Obama, it's a chance to take a deep breath and paint a big picture after a first month of gargantuan economic proposals, legislative accomplishments and Cabinet missteps.

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Obama administration tries to kill e-mail case

Posted: 02/21/2009 - The Obama administration, siding with former President George W. Bush, is trying to kill a lawsuit that seeks to recover what could be millions of missing White House e-mails.

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US Sen. Kerry hopeful after Syria talks

Posted: 02/21/2009 - U.S. Sen. John Kerry said after talks with Syria's president Saturday that there are possibilities for "real cooperation" between the two nations, which have been at odds for years.

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Conan Says Goodbye To Late Time Slot

Posted: 02/21/2009 - Conan O'Brien said goodbye to New York and NBC's "Late Night" by passing out shards of his stage, enjoying one last rub from Will Ferrell and promising fans he wouldn't grow up for an earlier time slot.

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Brutal Murder Challeges American Muslims

Posted: 02/21/2009 - The harsh reality of what happened in an affluent suburb of Buffalo, N.Y. — the beheading of 37-year-old Aasiya Hassan and arrest of her estranged husband in the killing — is another crucible for American Muslims.

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U.S.: Civilians Died In Afghan Airstrike

Posted: 02/21/2009 - U.S. military airstrikes in western Afghanistan killed 13 Afghan civilians and only three militants, the U.S. said Saturday, three days after an American general traveled to the site to investigate.

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Amid Drought, Feds Cut Off Water To Farms

Posted: 02/21/2009 - Federal water managers said Friday that they plan to cut off water, at least temporarily, to thousands of California farms as a result of the deepening drought gripping the state.

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Iran Blocks Web Sites Promoting Reformist

Posted: 02/21/2009 - Iranian authorities have blocked two Web sites promoting the presidential bid of Mohammed Khatami, reformists said Saturday, in a first sign that powerful hard-liners might seek to thwart his challenge to Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in the June 12 election.

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Abu Ghraib Reopens: New Name, Fake Flowers

Posted: 02/21/2009 - Iraq's infamous Abu Ghraib prison reopened, with a new name and official promises Saturday of humane treatment in a lockup notorious as a center for abuse - both under Saddam Hussein and the U.S. military.

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Michigan Police Taser Nude Man Outside Church

Posted: 02/21/2009 - Going to church brought no peace to a man Tasered by police as he stood in the nude in 27-degree weather. A funeral Mass was being held inside St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church when police received 911 calls about a naked man Friday morning. Sgt. Gordon Cameron said the man told officers he was having problems with his parents and wanted to go to church.

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Obama Backs Bush Policy On Detainee Rights

Posted: 02/21/2009 - President Barack Obama's Justice Department sided with the former Bush administration on Friday, saying detainees in Afghanistan have no constitutional rights.

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