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Lee And Obama To Discuss North Korean Threats

Updated: 06/16/2009 - As North Korea threatens nuclear war, President Barack Obama and South Korean President Lee Myung-bak will be eager to show the North the unity of their alliance and a determination not to back down.

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Storms Leave People In The Dark

Updated: 06/16/2009 - Severe weather knocked out power to more than 23,000 Westar Energy customers across the state Monday night.

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PE Requirement Isn't Enough To Right Obesity

Updated: 06/15/2009 - In the fight against childhood obesity, getting kids moving is one of the most effective ways to combat the problem. But only Illinois and Massachusetts require P.E. classes for all kids in kindergarten through 12th grade. And, as Eberhart's example shows, even those requirements sometimes are not enough.

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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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