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Clinton Urges N. Korea To Not Take Provocative Actions

Posted: 02/15/2009 - Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, making her first major policy speech, urged North Korea Friday not to take any "provocative" actions that could undermine peace efforts.

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GOP Leaders May Probe Burris

Posted: 02/15/2009 - Leading Republicans in the Illinois Legislature are expected to call for an outside investigation of whether U.S. Sen. Roland Burris testified truthfully at the impeachment of former Gov. Rod Blagojevich.

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Remains of 15 Victims Recovered From Flight 3407

Posted: 02/15/2009 - The remains of 15 people have been recovered from the wreckage of Flight 3407, authorities said Sunday as crews raced to finish their work before a snowstorm arrives later in the week.

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Obama Focusing on Stimulus, Homes

Posted: 02/15/2009 - President Barack Obama promotes his economic agenda this week with trips outside Washington to sign the $787 billion stimulus package and to tackle the home mortgage foreclosure crisis.

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Gunshots Hit Two Vechicles

Posted: 02/14/2009 - Topeka police say they responded to a call of gunshots heard on the 1100 block of Woodward. They found two SUV's, one Cadillac Escalade and the other a Lincoln Navigator which had sustained damage from three gunshot rounds being fired.

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Scheduled Fight Turns Into Robbery

Posted: 02/14/2009 - Topeka Police say two groups met at 3101 southwest MacVicar just before 1:30 a.m. to fight. Just before the fight began one of the spectators pulled out a handgun.

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Ariz. district cuts school week to save cash

Posted: 02/14/2009 - A school district has decided to shrink the school week from five days to four in an effort to save cash because of the deepening recession and falling enrollment.

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Recession, fires: double trouble for the Red Cross

Posted: 02/14/2009 - The worsening recession, coupled with a seasonal surge of house fires, has depleted the resources of many American Red Cross chapters as they struggle to meet rising demands at a time of dwindling donations.

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Wreckage, remains being gathered at NY crash site

Posted: 02/14/2009 - Investigators began gathering pieces of the incinerated wreckage of a commuter airliner early Saturday in search of clues to the cause of the fiery crash that killed 50 people.

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Savoring win, Obama celebrates `major milestone'

Posted: 02/14/2009 - Savoring his first big victory in Congress, President Barack Obama on Saturday celebrated the newly passed $787 billion economic stimulus bill as a "major milestone on our road to recovery."

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Democrats Muscle Stimulus Package Through the Senate

Posted: 02/13/2009 - In the late Friday night roll call, the Senate passes the $787 billion recovery bill, 60-38, including three crucial Republican votes. The President plans to sign it on President's Day.

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KDOT Expects $380 Million From Stimulus

Posted: 02/13/2009 - State transportation officials now expect Kansas to receive about $380 million for transportation projects from the federal stimulus plan that passed the House and Senate today.

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Deadly Kansas Blaze Ruled Accidental

Posted: 02/13/2009 - Authorities say an Abilene fire that killed three children was sparked by combustible materials left too close to the furnace.

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Democrats Muscle Huge Stimulus Through Congress

Posted: 02/13/2009 - In a major victory for President Barack Obama, Democrats muscled a huge, $787 billion stimulus bill through Congress late Friday night in hopes of combating the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression. Republican opposition was nearly unanimous.

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Wanted US Marine Commits Suicide in Canada

Posted: 02/13/2009 - A Marine wanted by the U.S. military for abandoning his unit sneaked across the border into Canada and fatally shot himself outside his mother's farmhouse, police said Friday.

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Kidnappers Threaten American Abducted in Pakistan

Posted: 02/13/2009 - Kidnappers threatened on Friday to kill an American employee of the United Nations within 72 hours and issued a grainy video of the blindfolded captive saying he was "sick and in trouble." A letter accompanying the video delivered to a Pakistani news agency said the hostage, John Solecki, would be killed unless authorities released 141 women it said were being held in Pakistan.

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Injury Accident in Topeka Friday Night

Posted: 02/13/2009 - One person was taken to the hospital Friday night an SUV nearly flips over. Police say it happened around 7:45 p.m. at 26th and Indiana in Topeka.

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NASA Delays Space Shuttle Launch Again

Posted: 02/13/2009 - NASA has again delayed the launch of space shuttle Discovery so it can review tests of hydrogen gas valves. Shuttle managers decided Friday night to postpone liftoff until at least Feb. 27 to give engineers more time to pore over test data. The launch was originally planned for Thursday but has been pushed back twice already.

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Obama to Outline Plan to Stem Home Foreclosures

Posted: 02/13/2009 - The biggest players in the mortgage industry are halting home foreclosures while the Obama administration develops its plan to help struggling homeowners.

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Auto Suppliers Seeking Federal Aid

Posted: 02/13/2009 - Auto suppliers asked the Obama administration Friday for up to $25.5 billion in loans and government guarantees to stabilize the battered U.S. auto industry.

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