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Israel rejects truce call, pursues bombing Gaza

Updated: 12/31/2008 - Israel resisted mounting international pressure Wednesday to suspend its devastating air offensive against militants in Hamas-ruled Gaza, sending more troops and tanks to the border as signs of an impending ground invasion multiplied. A long column of tanks and other army vehicles, two and three abreast, was strung out along an access road to Gaza.

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Kennedy's 'You Knows' Become Political Fodder

Updated: 12/31/2008 - If Caroline Kennedy had, you know, only known. Tracking the would-be New York senator's verbal tics has become a political parlor game in the days since she gave her first round of in-depth interviews, even spawning a hip-hop-style mash-up online blending her "you knows" with President-elect Barack Obama's "uhs."

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China Dairy Boss Delayed Reporting Quality Issues

Updated: 12/31/2008 - A former dairy boss who could face the death penalty in China's tainted milk scandal testified Wednesday that she began investigating product quality issues in May but did not notify authorities until August, a state news agency said.

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Israel Rejects Truce Call, Attacks Gaza

Updated: 12/31/2008 - Israel rejected international pressure to suspend its air offensive against Palestinian militants whose rocket barrages are striking close to the Israeli heartland, sending warplanes Wednesday to demolish smuggling tunnels that are the lifeline of Gaza's Islamic Hamas rulers.

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World Bids A Relieved Adieu To A Rocky Year

Updated: 12/31/2008 - Amid the jubilation and celebration of New Year's Eve, another feeling is present for many as a decidedly rocky 2008 comes to a close: relief.

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Indonesian Court Acquits Spy of Murdering Activist

Updated: 12/30/2008 - A panel of judges on Wednesday cleared retired Maj. Gen. Muchdi Purwoprandjono of all charges. He was accused of ordering the murder of a prominent rights campaigner.

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Kansas Man Charged in Leavenworth Killing

Updated: 12/30/2008 - Thirty-one-year-old Matthew Astorga of rural Lansing is scheduled to make his first court appearance Wednesday in Leavenworth County District Court on charges of first-degree murder, criminal possession of a firearm and fleeing. or attempting to elude police.

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China Dairy Manager on Trial for Milk Scandal

Updated: 12/30/2008 - The former chairwoman of the dairy company at the heart of China's tainted milk scandal went on trial Wednesday on charges of selling fake or substandard products, the official Xinhua News Agency reported.

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Defiant Ill. Governor Fills Obama's Senate Seat

Updated: 12/30/2008 - A defiant Gov. Rod Blagojevich on Tuesday named a black political trailblazer to Barack Obama's Senate seat, a surprise move that put the governor's opponents in the uncomfortable position of trying to block his choice from becoming the Senate's only black member.

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Wind Damage Forces Moves for S. Coffey Co. Students

Updated: 12/30/2008 - High winds early Saturday morning did major damage to South Coffey County Middle School's roofs. Students likely won't return to their building this school year. The entire district will have Monday off while items are moved to new locations.

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Water Rights Discussed at Meeting Tuesday

Updated: 12/30/2008 - Making sure a precious resource isn't misused was the focus at the Statehouse Tuesday. The Special Committee on Eminent Domain for Water Rights discussed recommendations for possible changes in the current water laws.

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Coffey County Students Off Monday for Storm Damage

Updated: 12/30/2008 - Students at South Coffey County Middle School likely won't return to their building this school year. Leroy Gridley Superintendent Mike Kastle tells 13 news the decision came at a special board meeting Tuesday night.

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Ex-utility CEO to Head Search for New KU Leader

Updated: 12/30/2008 - A utility's former chief executive officer will lead the search for a new chancellor at the University of Kansas. The state Board of Regents said Tuesday that it appointed Drue Jennings, of Prairie Village, as chairman of a search committee.

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Stretch of Kansas Avenue Back Open in Topeka

Updated: 12/30/2008 - 13 News is on your side with a road construction update. Kansas avenue between 29th and 37th is now open to traffic. Also, all eastbound and westbound lanes of traffic on 37th are open.

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Governor Spells Out Plans For 2009

Updated: 12/30/2008 - As 2008 winds down, there's no time to waste planning for 2009. That's just what Governor Kathleen Sebelius has been doing. She discussed her plans. Plus she'll answer rumors she's headed to Washington.

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