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Crimestoppers Revisits 12 Year-Old Murder

Updated: 02/05/2009 - Michelle L. Hutchinson was found in a pool of blood at her home on December 1, 1996. The Shawnee County Coroner ruled the 42 year-old died from multiple stab wounds.

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Bombardier Cuts 1,360 Jobs as Plane Sales Drop

Updated: 02/05/2009 - Wichita has been hit hard by the sagging aircraft industry. Last week, Boeing Co. announced it plans to cut 10,000 jobs. Earlier, Wichita-based Cessna Aircraft said it plans to lay off another 2,000 workers.

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Obama Seeks Action as Parties Try to Pare Stimulus

Updated: 02/05/2009 - Senate moderates worked to cut tens of billions of dollars from the economic stimulus bill in hopes of clearing the way for passage Thursday as the government spit out grim new jobless figures and President Barack Obama warned of more bad news to come.

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Justice Ginsburg Has Pancreatic Cancer Surgery

Updated: 02/05/2009 - Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had surgery Thursday for pancreatic cancer, raising the possibility that one of the ideologically divided court's leading liberals - and its only woman - might have to curtail her work or even step down before she had planned.

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Manhattan Mailbox Maker Lays Off 86

Updated: 02/05/2009 - Economic times are affecting yet another Kansas business, with 86 workers being laid off from Florence Manufacturing in Manhattan.

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Kansas Law Would Match Federal ADA Statute

Updated: 02/05/2009 - A Senate committee is told that more people would be covered under a Kansas law banning discrimination against the disabled if it was changed to mirror federal statutes.

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Kan. Judiciary Wants to Raise Docket Fees

Updated: 02/05/2009 - The Senate Judiciary Committee is urged to let the Kansas Supreme Court temporarily increase docket fees to offset anticipated budget cuts this year.

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Law Enforcement Bust 103 Unsafe Drivers

Updated: 02/05/2009 - A patrol of K-18 between Fort Riley and Manhattan resulted in law enfocement issuing 103 warnings and citations for unsafe driving. The extra patrol was conducted because the Riley County Police Department received a large number of complaints about traffic there.

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Ancient Fossil FInd: This Snake Could Eat A Cow!

Updated: 02/05/2009 - Never mind the 40-foot snake that menaced Jennifer Lopez in the 1997 movie "Anaconda." Not even Hollywood could match a new discovery from the ancient world. Fossils from northeastern Colombia reveal the biggest snake ever discovered: a behemoth that stretched 42 to 45 feet long, reaching more than 2,500 pounds.

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CIA Nominee Panetta Faces Questioning By Senators

Updated: 02/05/2009 - The Senate Intelligence Committee is taking up the last of President Barack Obama's nominee for a high-profile national security post, the surprising pick of Leon Panetta to head the CIA.

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Somali Pirates: We're Freeing Ukraine Arms Ship

Updated: 02/05/2009 - Somali pirates said Thursday that they were freeing a Ukrainian ship carrying tanks and other heavy weapons after receiving a $3.2 million ransom. The U.S. Navy said it was watching the pirates leaving the ship.

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Auto Suppliers In Discussions WIth Treasury

Updated: 02/05/2009 - U.S. auto parts suppliers are in discussions with the Treasury Department about ways to address their financial troubles, industry trade groups said Wednesday.

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Obama Losing The Stimulus Message

Updated: 02/05/2009 - At this crucial juncture in the push to pass an economic recovery package, President Obama finds himself in the most unlikely of places: He is losing the message war.

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Ky. Amish Help Non-Amish Weather Ice Storm

Updated: 02/05/2009 - When the wind died down and the ice storm had passed, Joe Stutzman gathered his spare lanterns and stepped out of his Amish farmhouse to lend them to his modern-living neighbors.

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Teen Accused Of Sex Assaults In Facebook Scam

Updated: 02/05/2009 - An 18-year-old male student is accused of posing as a girl on Facebook, tricking at least 31 male classmates into sending him naked photos of themselves and then blackmailing some for sex acts.

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Study: 9/11 Lung Problems Persist Years Later

Updated: 02/05/2009 - Researchers tracking Sept. 11 responders who became ill after working at the World Trade Center site found many had lung problems years later in a study the authors said proves persistent illness in people exposed to toxic dust caused by the twin towers' collapse.

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Prank Video For 'World's Best Job' Stars Bin Laden

Updated: 02/05/2009 - More than 10,000 people have jumped at the chance to become the caretaker of a tropical Australian island - including a prankster identifying himself as terror mastermind Osama bin Laden.

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FDA Defends Its Handling Of Salmonella Outbreak

Updated: 02/05/2009 - Federal health officials are defending their handling of the nationwide salmonella outbreak, telling Congress they had been hot on the trail of a Georgia processor even before they were certain that peanuts were to blame for hundreds of illnesses.

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