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New York Yankees Cut Some Premium Ticket Prices

Updated: 04/28/2009 - Turns out a few more fans might be able to buy those empty front-row seats at Yankee Stadium. The New York Yankees slashed prices on more than 40 percent of their front-row seats by up to 50 percent Tuesday and announced many of those who bought tickets closest to the field for $325-$2,500 will be eligible for additional free seats.

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New Owners Approved for RoadRunners

Updated: 04/28/2009 - Hockey will stay in Topeka. New owners for the Topeka RoadRunners have been conditionally approved by the North American Hockey League.

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Glowing Dogs: SKorean Scientists Say Cloned Beagles Turn Red Under UV Rays

Updated: 04/28/2009 - South Korean scientists say they have engineered four beagles that glow red using cloning techniques that could help develop cures for human diseases. The four dogs, all named "Ruppy" - a combination of the words "ruby" and "puppy" - look like typical beagles by daylight.

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Kansas Governor Wins Confirmation

Updated: 04/28/2009 - Governor Kathleen Sebelius has won confirmation as the nation's new Health and Human Services Secretary, 65-31 in Washington late today.

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Senator Arlen Specter to Switch to Demos

Updated: 04/28/2009 - The Pennsylvania Senator who hails from Russell, Kansas will switch parties to avoid competition in a contested primary next year.

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Teen who Punched Mexican Immigrant Cuts Deal

Posted: 04/28/2009 - A teenager who punched an illegal Mexican immigrant who later died has cut a deal with federal prosecutors that could get him out of prison in four years.

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Gov't Wants to Change Virus' Name from 'Swine Flu'

Updated: 04/28/2009 - American agriculture officials want to change the name for the virus that's broken out in Mexico and the U.S. from "swine flu'' to something else. The problem, they say, is that the name "swine flu'' suggests a problem with pork products.

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Official: Some U.S. Deaths Likely from Flu

Updated: 04/28/2009 - Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano is warning that more severe illnesses and some deaths are likely in the United States from the current swine flu outbreak.

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Court: FCC 'Fleeting Expletive' rule OK for now

Updated: 04/28/2009 - The Supreme Court ruled narrowly Tuesday in favor of a government policy that threatens broadcasters with fines over the use of even a single curse word on live television, yet stopped short of deciding whether the policy violates the Constitution.

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Obama Orders Review of New York City Flyover

Updated: 04/28/2009 - President Barack Obama has ordered an internal review to determine how the decision was made to send of one of his official airplanes on a low-flying photo op past the New York City skyline.

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Miss California Gets Warm Reception At Church

Updated: 04/28/2009 - Miss California Carrie Prejean, who became the bombshell of the Miss USA pageant by saying gay couples should not be allowed to marry, said Sunday that her state sponsors urged her to apologize afterward but she rejected the advice.

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Alderman objects to crime-themed hot dog stand

Updated: 04/28/2009 - A Chicago alderman said he doesn't mind that a businessman plans to open a hot dog stand in his ward and hire former convicts to work there, but he does object to the stand's crime-linked theme. Alderman Bob Fioretti said Friday his Second Ward on the city's West Side has major crime problems, so he thinks the stand's name, Felony Franks, is simply not in good taste.

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Game taken offline after Islamic group complains

Updated: 04/28/2009 - An influential Islamic group branded an online video game depicting religious figures fighting each other as offensive to Muslims and Christians and successfully demanded Tuesday that it be taken offline.

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