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Planned Parenthood Supporters Seek Continued Funds

Posted: 05/19/2009 - About two dozen supporters delivered petitions to the governor's office Tuesday, urging him to allow Planned Parenthood to receive some $250,000 in the next budget year by vetoing part of the budget bill that eliminates the funding.

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Advanced Army Education Matures over 25 Years

Posted: 05/19/2009 - Fort Leavenworth's School for Advanced Military Studies has trained staff officers to be more analytical when approaching war and to look toward the next conflict since the end of the Vietnam War.

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Bioscience Group Awards $11 million in Kansas

Updated: 05/19/2009 - About $4 million of more than $11 million in new investments by the KS Bioscience Authorities will initially go to establish a center to create medical instruments, medical devices and composite implants. The program will get $21.7 million over five years.

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Kansas Casino Efforts Making Progress

Posted: 05/19/2009 - Two applicants for state-owned casinos in Wyandotte County have cleared a major hurdle. And a bidder in Sumner County offered to add a hotel to gain the required county approval.

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3 New Kansas Flu Cases Confirmed

Posted: 05/19/2009 - The Kansas Department of Health and Environment said Tuesday that new confirmed cases of H1N1 virus include a child in Saline County, and a child and an adult in Riley County.

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WIBW Personality Reads to Kids

Posted: 05/19/2009 - WIBW anchors/reporters are spending some time at the Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library as guest readers for "Out of this World Preschool Storytime." The 19th, Amanda Lanum read, danced and made funny faces with the kids!

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Crude prices top $60, then dip on housing data

Posted: 05/19/2009 - Energy prices gave up early gains Tuesday with new data suggesting that any economic rebound that might spark demand for gas or other fuels may take some time.

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Housing Construction, Permits Hit Record Lows

Posted: 05/19/2009 - Housing construction plunged to a record low in April as a steep drop in apartment building offset a rebound in single-family construction. Permits for new projects also hit a new low.

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Blind Drivers Take the Wheel

Updated: 05/19/2009 - For many people, the ability to drive a car isn’t that big of a deal, but for a group of drivers in Englewood, Colorado getting some wheel time is something they couldn’t imagine would ever happen.

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Human-caused wildfires increase in Calif.

Updated: 05/19/2009 - Government statistics show that people were faulted for 5,208 wildfires in Southern California in 2008, the highest number since at least 2001.

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WHO: Swine flu vaccine to take months to produce

Updated: 05/19/2009 - Drug manufacturers won't be able to start making a swine flu vaccine until mid-July at the earliest, months later than previous predictions, the World Health Organization said Tuesday.

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Astronauts ready to say goodbye to Hubble for good

Updated: 05/19/2009 - Astronauts on the space shuttle Atlantis Tuesday morning will gently toss the 19-year-old observatory back into orbit. That's after five successful spacewalks to install two new scientific instruments, fix two broken ones, and do general maintenance.

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Home Depot 1Q Profit Rises on Fewer Charges

Posted: 05/19/2009 - Home Depot says fiscal first-quarter profit climbed 44 percent on fewer charges and the nation's largest home improvement retailer beat Wall Street's expectations despite lower sales.

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