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TiVo reports profit in fiscal 3Q

Updated: 11/30/2008 - TiVo Inc. recorded a profit for its latest quarter because of a $105 million payment it received in a patent suit, but revenue declined, the maker of digital video recorders said Tuesday.

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Blockbuster to rent through new on-demand device

Updated: 11/30/2008 - Blockbuster Inc. will start renting movies and television shows through a new gadget that may give consumers another reason to bypass the struggling video chain's 7,500 stores.

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Sling.com like video site Hulu with a twist

Updated: 11/30/2008 - Since its launch in March, video-streaming site Hulu has become a popular place to catch TV shows, video clips and movies for free on the Web.

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Black Friday traffic takes down Sears.com

Updated: 11/30/2008 - Sears.com was inaccessible to U.S. shoppers for two hours on Friday in what was the most notable Web hiccup of the holiday gift-buying season's official start.

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Online retailers ramp up deals to capture dollars

Updated: 11/30/2008 - Online retailers are ramping up heavy-duty deals to turn skittish shoppers into buyers during the crucial Thanksgiving weekend and "Cyber Monday" - but even so, online sales are expected to be fairly flat after years of strong growth.

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Shoppers cautious with gadget buys on Black Friday

Updated: 11/30/2008 - Consumer electronics have long been among the most popular holiday gifts, with fierce competition among shoppers for day-after-Thanksgiving deals on flat-screen TVs and laptop computers.

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51 protesters wounded in Thailand explosions

Updated: 11/30/2008 - Attackers set off explosions at anti-government protest sites Sunday, wounding 51 people and raising fears of widening confrontations in Thailand's worst political crisis that has strangled its economy and shut down its main airports.

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Giants receiver Burress shoots self in right thigh

Updated: 11/30/2008 - Super Bowl hero Plaxico Burress accidentally shot himself in the right thigh and spent the night in the hospital, another dramatic turn in a tumultuous season in which the star New York Giants receiver has been fined and suspended.

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US training Iraqis to defeat deadly roadside bombs

Updated: 11/30/2008 - Two Iraqi soldiers acting as insurgents hook up a cellular phone detonator to a 155mm artillery shell with a coiled red wire, bury the mock bomb in a pile of dirt next to a rusty electricity pole and then disappear down the street.

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China pledges to fight AIDS discrimination

Updated: 11/30/2008 - Chinese health authorities and the U.N. AIDS agency pledged to fight discrimination against people with the disease in China with the unveiling Sunday of a massive red ribbon, the symbol of AIDS awareness, at the Olympic Bird's Nest stadium in Beijing.

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51 protesters wounded in Thailand explosions

Updated: 11/30/2008 - Attackers set off explosions at anti-government protest sites Sunday, wounding 51 people and raising fears of widening confrontations in Thailand's worst political crisis that has strangled its economy and shut down its main airports.

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Plea deal offered to 8-year-old murder suspect

Updated: 11/30/2008 - Prosecutors have offered a plea deal to an 8-year-old boy charged with murder in the shooting deaths of his father and another man in their eastern Arizona home, court records show.

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Early data shows strong Black Friday shopping

Updated: 11/30/2008 - The holiday shopping season got off to a surprisingly solid start, according to data released Saturday by a research firm. But the sales boost during the post-Thanksgiving shopathon came at the expense of profits as the nation's retailers had to slash prices to attract the crowds in a season that is expected to be the weakest in decades.

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Deal on donors paves way for Clinton Cabinet post

Updated: 11/30/2008 - President-elect Barack Obama planned to nominate Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton as his secretary of state on Monday, transforming a once-bitter political rivalry into a high-level strategic and diplomatic partnership.

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India security chief resigns after Mumbai attacks

Updated: 11/30/2008 - With corpses still being pulled from a once-besieged hotel, India's top security official resigned Sunday as the government struggled under growing accusations of security failures following terror attacks that killed 174 people.

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Fatal Accident Near Quenemo

Updated: 11/30/2008 - Osage County Sheriff's Office said they responded to a one vehicle accident near Quenemo around 6:30 Saturday morning.

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Extended Tax Credits Aimed at Kansas Railroads

Updated: 11/30/2008 - While big railroads like Burlington Northern and Sante Fe and Union Pacific serve most of Eastern Kansas, the rest of the state relies on short-line railroads.

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Tree Lighting Kicks off Holidays in Downtown Topeka

Updated: 11/30/2008 - The tree lighting ceremony hosted by Topeka Mayor Bill Bunten always signals the start of the holidays for downtown. This year's tree was found at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Friedrich Maisberger. Their son was present for the lighting.

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Rescue Run Helps Those in Need

Updated: 11/30/2008 - Several people tied the laces on their running shoes and crossed the finish line at the third annual Rescue Run in downtown Topeka Saturday!

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