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Lawmakers Take First Whack At Obama Budget Plan

Updated: 03/03/2009 - President Barack Obama is sending his Treasury secretary and budget director to Capitol Hill on Tuesday to defend his proposed tax increases, which are being met with misgivings by both Republicans and Democrats in Congress.

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Legislators React to Lt. Gov. Parkinson

Updated: 03/02/2009 - When Lt. Governor Mark Parkinson enters the Governor's Office he will have more on his plate than just choosing an Lt. Governor. The budget, coal fight, and several other issues are sure to keep him on his toes. Legislators are already talking about how well he will work with them.

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Madoff Seeks to Keep NYC Penthouse, $62M in Assets

Updated: 03/02/2009 - Bernard Madoff is seeking to keep a $7 million Manhattan penthouse and an additional $62 million in assets, saying they are unrelated to the fraud that authorities say cost victims more than $50 billion. In court papers filed Monday in U.S. District Court in Manhattan, Madoff and his lawyer claim the apartment, $45 million in municipal bonds and $17 million more in a separate account all belong to Madoff's wife, Ruth.

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Salvation Army Announces "Faith Stimulus Package"

Updated: 03/02/2009 - The organization announced Monday its new "Faith Stimulus Package", it will directly deposit desperately needed funds to local people and families who have recently lost their jobs.

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Shred-A-Thon to be Held This Week

Updated: 03/02/2009 - With National Consumer Protection week among us, there is no better time to protect yourself from identity theft.

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Tuesday Construction on Hwy 75

Updated: 03/02/2009 - 13 News is on your side with some road construction details you might want to know about before heading out the door Tuesday.

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Report: Tibetan Monks Protest New Year Prayer Ban

Updated: 03/02/2009 - Defiant Buddhist monks banned from marking a key Tibetan New Year prayer festival marched in protest in China's southwest, rights groups and officials said. It was the latest resistance to Chinese rule ahead of sensitive anniversaries in Tibet.

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Kansas Provost Named U of Oregon Finalist

Updated: 03/02/2009 - University of Kansas Provost Richard Lariviere has been named the finalist to replace retiring University of Oregon President Dave Frohnmayer.

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Mom Recalled to Army Duty will be Discharged

Updated: 03/02/2009 - The North Carolina mother who reported for Army duty with her two young children will be discharged from the military, her attorney said Monday. Attorney Mark Waple of Fayetteville said it wasn't yet clear if Lisa Pagan would receive an honorable discharge or a general discharge under honorable conditions. It also wasn't certain when she would be discharged.

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Bone Marrow Donor Found for Middle School Student

Updated: 03/02/2009 - The mother of 12-year old Jessica Seidel said Monday a bone marrow match has been found for the Washburn Rural Middle School student and the person has agreed to donate. The transplant is scheduled for April 6th.

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Spending, Manufacturing Data Point to More Pain

Updated: 03/02/2009 - Consumer spending and incomes rose more than expected at the start of the year, but the gains were seen as fleeting in light of the recession and the waves of layoffs battering Americans.

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Washburn Student Serving Congressional Internship

Updated: 03/02/2009 - Danielle Coffman is serving as a Congressional intern for Kansas Congressman Jerry Moran. Coffman is a senior business administration major at Washburn University and 2005 Washburn Rural grad.

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Lobbyist Denies Affair With McCain

Updated: 03/02/2009 - On Monday's "Early Show," Vicki Iseman denies the implications from a year-old story on her in the New York Times.

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