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8-Year-Old Boy Found Dead In Church Elevator

Updated: 06/15/2009 - The body of an 8-year-old boy was found with his head pinned in a church elevator as his family was cleaning up after his grandmother's wedding reception, authorities said Monday.

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H1N1 Turns Up in 18th Kansas County

Updated: 06/15/2009 - A child in Cowley County has become the 101st confirmed case of H1N1 virus in Kansas. The illness is now confirmed in 18 Kansas counties.

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Lawrence Police Search For Late-Night Robbers

Updated: 06/15/2009 - The university's public safety office says shortly before two Saturday morning, two men approached the victim outside the apartments on alumni place. The victim was struck in the face and placed in a headlock.

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Workers Reject New Contract With Bell Helicopter

Updated: 06/15/2009 - Manufacturing workers at Bell Helicopter plants in the Fort Worth area went on strike early Monday for the first time in more than two decades in part to protect 44 janitors whose work the company wants to outsource.

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Review: `Bataan Death March' detailed, chilling

Updated: 06/15/2009 - "Tears in the Darkness: The Story of the Bataan Death March and Its Aftermath" (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 480 pages, $30), by Michael Norman and Elizabeth Norman: A new account of the Bataan Death March, in which more than 70,000 American and Filipino prisoners of war were victims of appalling barbarism - a particularly grim episode of World War II following Japan's invasion of the Philippines.

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Boeing strikes positive tone amid Air Show gloom

Updated: 06/15/2009 - Boeing Co. sought Monday to strike a positive tone in face of the ambient gloom surrounding the Paris Air Show, saying key programs such as its 787 commercial airliner remain on track and that the industry may grow again next year.

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Project Would Use Manure, Tires For Energy

Updated: 06/15/2009 - Oregon company is seeking permits for a facility on the Columbia River that would harness methane gas for energy by collecting it from decomposing old tires and cow manure.

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Grizzly Bear Victim, Savior To Meet In Montana

Updated: 06/15/2009 - Joseph Williams was a 20-year-old Midwesterner hungry for adventure in 1959 when a hike through Glacier National Park turned into a vicious encounter with a grizzly

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Sheriff's Office Holds Youth Academy

Updated: 06/15/2009 - Instilling confidence and building self esteem in kids are just two parts of a summer camp held by the Shawnee County Sheriff's Office.

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Obama Pleads For Support Of Health System Overhaul

Updated: 06/15/2009 - President Barack Obama pushed hard Monday for a health care overhaul, saying the system is "a ticking bomb" for the budget that could force America to "go the way of GM" without a legislative fix.

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1 Dead As Militia Fire On Tehran Rally: AP Photographer

Updated: 06/15/2009 - An Associated Press photographer saw one person shot and killed and several others who appeared to be seriously wounded in the square. The gunfire came from a compound for volunteer militia linked to Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard.

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Thornburgh Drops Out Of Governor's Race

Updated: 06/15/2009 - Thornburgh announced Monday that he was pulling out of the race. In issuing his statement, Thornburgh said ``a run for governor is not meant to be.''

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Clay Center Man Shot By Police

Updated: 06/15/2009 - A Clay Center man was shot to death by law enforcement officers who were called to a home about a domestic dispute.

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Tire Recycling Grants Equal $500,000

Updated: 06/15/2009 - The Kansas Department of Health and Environment has awarded nearly $500,000 in waste tire recycling grants to municipalities and school districts across the state.

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Prairie Band Golf Course Planned

Updated: 06/15/2009 - The Prairie Band Casino and Resort says it's going to build a golf course as part of its operations.

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