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Obama To Seek $83 Billion For Wars

Updated: 04/09/2009 - The President plans to ask Congress for the billions, assisting the troops in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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Bond Set for Passenger Charged in Motorcycle Wreck

Updated: 04/09/2009 - Patrick Scott is being held on $50,000 bond on an aggravated battery charge. He was the passenger in a car that collided with a motorcycle on N. Kansas Ave. in Topeka Tuesday night.

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Prosecutor says Case is Closed on Eskridge Incident

Updated: 04/09/2009 - The Wabaunsee County Attorney says reports from the KBI indicateJ ames Stephenson, Sr. shot and killed his wife, Tina, then shot himself. The couple was found dead in their Eskridge home March 30th.

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On the Net: College too expensive? Try YouTube

Updated: 04/09/2009 - More than 100 schools have partnered with YouTube to make an official channel, including Stanford, MIT, Harvard, Yale and the first university to join YouTube: UC Berkeley.

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FACT CHECK: Do smokers cost society money?

Updated: 04/09/2009 - Smoking takes years off your life and adds dollars to the cost of health care. Yet nonsmokers cost society money, too - by living longer.

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Joaquin Phoenix II? Billy Bob gives odd interview

Updated: 04/09/2009 - Joaquin, you have competition. In a radio appearance reminiscent of David's Letterman's recent interview with actor-turned-rapper Joaquin Phoenix, Billy Bob Thornton gave a puzzling and difficult interview Wednesday.

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Fast-growing Facebook's user base hits 200 million

Updated: 04/09/2009 - In less than eight months, Facebook has doubled its user base by signing up 100 million people from around the world, officially hitting 200 million on Wednesday.

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FCC gets going on national broadband plan

Updated: 04/09/2009 - The Federal Communications Commission took the first step Wednesday in developing a comprehensive plan to give all Americans high-speed Internet access.

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In Baghdad, a big craze for new cars

Updated: 04/09/2009 - Business, not bombs, is booming at Baghdad car dealerships, as well-heeled Iraqis are indulging in a passion long out of reach - spiffy, new cars.

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Judge orders US to pay $600K for taping defense

Updated: 04/09/2009 - A federal judge reprimanded prosecutors and ordered the U.S. government Thursday to pay a defendant more than $600,000, saying members of the man's defense team had been secretly recorded in a questionable witness-tampering investigation.

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Facing hard times, Shriners may close 6 hospitals

Updated: 04/09/2009 - Shriners Hospitals, which has provided free care to children since before the Great Depression, is considering closing a quarter of its facilities as donations stagnate, costs increase and the charity's endowment shrivels.

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Sacramento mayor to pay $73K to settle with feds

Updated: 04/09/2009 - Federal prosecutors on Thursday announced a settlement with Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson over allegations that a nonprofit founded by the former NBA star used federal money to pay volunteers for jobs including political activities, running personal errands and washing Johnson's car.

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Marine acquitted of murder in Iraq slaying

Updated: 04/09/2009 - A military jury on Thursday acquitted a Marine sergeant on charges of murdering an unarmed detainee during battle in Fallujah, Iraq.

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FBI Joins Effort in Hostage Standoff with Pirates

Updated: 04/09/2009 - FBI hostage negotiators joined U.S. Navy efforts Thursday to free an American cargo ship captain held captive on a lifeboat by Somali pirates. A U.S. destroyer and a spy plane kept a close watch in the high-seas standoff near the Horn of Africa.

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Oil Prices Rise Sharply on New Corporate Data

Updated: 04/09/2009 - Oil prices rose sharply Thursday despite recent indications that energy use is way down, with traders focusing instead on a rising stock market and upbeat earnings reports that suggest Americans may begin spending more.

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Stocks Surge as Profits at Wells Fargo Jump

Updated: 04/09/2009 - Stocks bounded higher early Thursday after banking giant Wells Fargo & Co. issued a surprise profit announcement that was far above analysts' estimates.

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