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2 Black Boxes From Iran's Crashed Plane Recovered

Posted: 07/16/2009 - Investigators have recovered two black boxes belonging to a Russian-made jetliner that crashed shortly after taking off from Tehran, Iran's state radio reported Thursday.

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5 NJ Cops Shot In Gunbattle; 2 Suspects Dead

Posted: 07/16/2009 - Five Jersey City police officers were shot, and two of them are in critical condition, after a gunbattle that broke out when they approached a car connected to a robbery. Officials say two suspects were killed in the "terrible gunfight."

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Jobless Claims Drop, But Clouded By Auto Shutdowns

Posted: 07/16/2009 - The number of newly laid-off Americans signing up for unemployment benefits last week, and those using this safety net over a longer period, both plunged. But the government figures released Thursday were clouded by difficulties adjusting for temporary shutdowns at auto plants.

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Turn Back The Clock: Tom Watson Second At Open

Updated: 07/16/2009 - Last year, Greg Norman. This time, Tom Watson. Thirty-two years after his epic "Duel in the Sun" with Jack Nicklaus, Watson took advantage of pristine conditions at the British Open to shoot a stunning 5-under 65 on Thursday.

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Exchange Student Neglect Leads To Calls For Reform

Posted: 07/16/2009 - Carlos Villarreal, a Colombian, had signed up for a pricey study-abroad program that promised an "unforgettable year" in America. What he and many other exchange students in northeastern Pennsylvania got instead was a year filled with shabby treatment bordering on abuse.

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Fiesta Ride Belonged To Michael Jackson

Updated: 07/16/2009 - A carnival ride that is thrilling riders at this year's Fiesta Mexicana in Topeka was once part of Michael Jackson's Neverland Valley Ranch.

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Sumner Owners Say They Need More Time

Posted: 07/16/2009 - The new owner of the Sumner Elementary School in Topeka says he needs more time to repair some damage at the historic school.

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Rain Helps Corn Crops

Posted: 07/16/2009 - Heavy rain that drenched southeast Kansas earlier this week did some good for the region's corn crop.

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House Democrats Set to Vote On Health Care Bill

Posted: 07/16/2009 - House Democrats on Thursday pushed ahead with legislation that would deliver on President Barack Obama's promise to remake the health care system and cover some 50 million uninsured, despite concerns from their own party's moderate and conservative lawmakers that the $1.5 trillion plan costs too much.

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Man Shoots Robber

Posted: 07/16/2009 - A man shot another man who was trying to rob him early Thursday morning. Police are investigating the situtation.

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Police Shoot And Kill Man Near Capitol

Posted: 07/15/2009 - Police say a routine stop near the U.S. Capitol turned deadly Wednesday after a driver produced a weapon. Eyewitnesses say they heard multiple gunshots.

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Mike Huckabee to Visit Kansas Next Week

Posted: 07/15/2009 - The former Arkansas governor and Fox News commentator will visit Kansas next Wednesday, boosting the hopes of Tim Huelskamp.

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McCartney Rocks Ed Sullivan Theater

Posted: 07/15/2009 - Thousands packed the street outside the Ed Sullivan Theater to see Paul McCartney on the Late Show with David Letterman.

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Jail To Host 'Bed And Breakfast' Event

Posted: 07/15/2009 - Want to spend a night in jail? And how about paying for the privilege? The Jefferson County Sheriff's Department in eastern Missouri has come up with a novel way to pay for mattresses at a new jail addition.

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Trash Turned Energy

Updated: 07/15/2009 - A new project in north Shawnee County turns trash into energy.

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Oldest Woman To Give Birth Dies, Leaving Twins

Posted: 07/15/2009 - She devoted years to caring for her mother, who died at age 101. Then Maria del Carmen Bousada embarked on a quest to become a mom herself. She lied to a California fertility clinic to skirt its age limit, and later pointed to her mother's longevity as a reason to expect she'd be around to care for her kids.

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Perfect Score

Updated: 07/15/2009 - It's safe to say Sam Ho is superior at standardized tests.

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