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Pope Issues Call for Palestinian Homeland

Updated: 05/13/2009 - Pope Benedict XVI, standing in the cradle of Christianity, told Palestinians Wednesday that he supports their quest for a sovereign homeland, offering his strongest public support yet for an independent Palestinian state.

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Space Junk Raises Risks for Hubble Repair Mission

Updated: 05/13/2009 - Space shuttle Atlantis is now in a rough orbital neighborhood - a place littered with thousands of pieces of space junk zipping around the Earth at nearly 20,000 mph.

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School Year Winds Down for "Good Kids"

Updated: 05/12/2009 - Meet a budding artist from Ozawkie, who's eventual destination is New York City.. and the amazing story of the Hayden High Good Kids who spent their spring break in Greensburg. We're even including more on the story from their advisor's diary!

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Brownback Heading to Gitmo

Updated: 05/12/2009 - Kansas Sen. Sam Brownback is heading to Guantanamo Bay to review detainee operations at the U.S. base in Cuba.

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Pilot's License Revoked After Sky Sex

Updated: 05/12/2009 - A helicopter pilot who was videotaped receiving oral sex from a woman as he flew her around San Diego acted so recklessly that his license must be revoked, the National Transportation Safety Board said.

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Wrestler Benoit's Doctor Sentenced to 10 Years

Updated: 05/12/2009 - The personal doctor to a professional wrestler who killed himself, his wife and their 7-year-old son was sentenced to 10 years in prison Tuesday for illegally prescribing painkillers and other drugs to patients.

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Eminem Taking Autoworkers to Talk Show

Updated: 05/12/2009 - Eminem says he and Jimmy Kimmel will fly about 200 laid-off autoworkers to Los Angeles for Friday's taping of his appearance on Kimmel's show.

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Steele Backtracks on Romney

Updated: 05/12/2009 - The head of the Republican Party said Tuesday he regrets the public interpretation of comments in which he said the GOP voted against Mitt Romney last year in part because he was a Mormon.

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Pat Tillman's Family Concerned About General

Updated: 05/12/2009 - The parents of slain Army Ranger and NFL star Pat Tillman voiced concerns Tuesday that the general who played a role in mischaracterizing his death could be put in charge of military operations in Afghanistan.

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Social Security and Medicare Finances Worsen

Updated: 05/12/2009 - Social Security and Medicare are fading even faster under the weight of the recession, heading for insolvency years sooner than previously expected, the government warned Tuesday.

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Emergency Preparedness

Updated: 05/12/2009 - The Kansas Commission on Disability Concerns held a work shop stressing how important it is to have a plan during a time of disaster.

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Artifacts Found In Kansas Dig

Updated: 05/12/2009 - Artifacts dating back 1,000 years were uncovered in western Kansas during an archaeological dig that was required before work on a dam could begin.

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Transit Authority Gets Mill Cap Increase for 2010

Updated: 05/13/2009 - The Topeka Transit Authority will see a mill cap increase to five mills for 2010, but will have to wait until the Topeka City Council looks at the budget to see if their new, higher budget is approved.

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Fabian Doing Well

Updated: 05/12/2009 - One-year old Fabian Hackett is said to be doing well as he heals from third degree burns over 70-percent of his body.

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Memorial Day Road Expected to Be Busy

Updated: 05/12/2009 - AAA is estimating that 32 point four million americans will travel during the holiday weekend, that's up 1.5% from last year.

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Parkinson Says He'll Address Judiciary Budget Problems

Updated: 05/12/2009 - Gov. Mark Parkinson says he's asked the state's Chief Justice not to furlough any judiciary employees until lawmakers have a chance to rectify what might have been a mistake in the budget process.

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'Big Red One' Deputy Commander Named

Updated: 05/12/2009 - The Army Chief of Staff Tuesday announced the assignment of Col. (promotable) Paul. J. LaCamera as deputy commanding general, 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley.

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Senators weigh tax increase to pay for health care

Updated: 05/12/2009 - WASHINGTON (AP) -- Senators are considering limiting - but not eliminating - the tax-free status of employer-provided health benefits to help pay for President Barack Obama's plan to provide coverage to 50 million uninsured Americans.

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Soldier charged in comrades' deaths showed stress

Updated: 05/12/2009 - BAGHDAD (AP) -- The U.S. military command launched an investigation Tuesday into whether it offers adequate mental health care to its soldiers, a day after a sergeant finishing up his third tour of Iraq allegedly shot and killed five comrades at a clinic on a U.S. base.

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