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Obama honors King, prods nation to service

Updated: 01/19/2009 - At the dawn of a new era in race and politics, President-elect Barack Obama practiced the age-old virtue of service on Monday and summoned memories of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. "Everyone's got to be involved," said the man in line to become the first black chief executive.

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Nebraska Cities Plan to Keep Concealed-Weapons Bans

Updated: 01/19/2009 - Most of the Nebraska cities with local bans on concealed weapons have no plans to repeal them after the attorney general said state law allowing such weapons should override any local ban.

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Rescue Efforts Show Difficulty of Fixing Bank Woes

Updated: 01/19/2009 - The British government swooped in to boost its stake in troubled Royal Bank of Scotland to almost 70 percent. It's the second major British bank bailout in three months.

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GOP Insists Schools Can Take Budget Cuts

Updated: 01/19/2009 - Debate is brewing in the Legislature about whether public schools can withstand a budget cut without hurting classroom instruction.

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Euro Falls Slightly on Dollar to $1.3287

Updated: 01/19/2009 - The euro fell slightly against the dollar on Monday as investors looked forward to the inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama and hoped a massive stimulus package will kick-start the U.S. economy.

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Obama builds collegial relationship with Congress

Updated: 01/19/2009 - President-elect Barack Obama has gone out of his way to consult Congress on his economic stimulus package that could total $1 trillion, a strategy that's aimed at building a collegial relationship with lawmakers from the outset of his presidency.

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China Catches 1,000 Cheaters during State Exams

Updated: 01/19/2009 - Nearly 1,000 people have been caught cheating on China's notoriously competitive civil service entrance exams, some with high-tech listening devices in their ears, state media reported Monday.

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Pickup Rollover Kills Kansas Teen, Injures Two Others

Updated: 01/19/2009 - The Kansas Highway Patrol says a Saturday afternoon crash killed Trenton Hoft of Phillipsburg. Joshua Crain of Phillipsburg and Jillie Lynn Ganoung of Plainville, both 16, were hospitalized.

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Kansas Man Sues Dairy group over prices

Updated: 01/19/2009 - Phil Ochs is seeking class-action status for a lawsuit alleging the "Dairy Farmers of America" co-op bought large quantities of cheese from the Chicago Mercantile Exchange in an attempt to manipulate the market.

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GOP Insists Schools Can Take Budget Cuts

Updated: 01/19/2009 - House Speaker Mike O'Neal and other Republicans argue that schools can make budget cuts on the noninstructional side. But Kansas Association of School Boards lobbyist Mark Tallman said what constitutes noninstructional funding often is up for debate.

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Hutchinson Man Shoots Film about Polio Survivors

Updated: 01/19/2009 - Nathan Guy of Hutchinson is working on a film about survivors of polio. He's raising $30,000 to finish it in time for the Post-Polio Health Conference in Georgia in April.

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Kansas City St. Pat's Day Parade Route Changed

Updated: 01/19/2009 - The Kansas City St. Patrick's Day parade will travel a 1.3-mile route beginning at Our Lady of Perpetual Help, a landmark church built with stones cut by Irish masons, and continue to the Westport entertainment district.

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Economic Crisis Hurts Kansas' Affordable Housing

Updated: 01/19/2009 - Topeka-based Kansas Statewide Homeless Coalition says on any given night, there are 18,000 homeless people in Kansas. The national homeless count fell 11 percent last year, but advocates say the mortgage crisis is causing a turnaround.

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Reports: Billionaire Could Boost Stake in NY Times

Updated: 01/19/2009 - The New York Times Co. is in talks with billionaire Carlos Slim Helu about a possible investment of hundreds of millions of dollars that could help the newspaper publisher to meet debt payments, according to published reports.

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Montana Group Says Bid to Classify Walleye a Native Species is No Fish Tale

Updated: 01/19/2009 - Walleye enthusiasts want the Montana Legislature to fully embrace the fish, but some find their proposal hard to swallow. A bill up for a state Senate hearing this week calls on legislators to declare walleye, with big eyeballs and meat that is easily separated from bone, a native of Montana even though scientists widely say the fish was transplanted to the state.

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