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Jury Selection To Begin In Violent Crime

Updated: 05/10/2009 - Jury selection begins Monday in north-central Kansas in what is considered one of the most violent crimes in Osborne County in recent memory.

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Kansas Farmers Ramping Up H1N1 Efforts

Updated: 05/10/2009 - Yet, so far, no hogs have the virus in the United States. But industry officials say that doesn't mean a potential outbreak couldn't occur.

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Family Reflects on Heavyweight's Battle

Updated: 05/10/2009 - Boxer Greg Page died in the early hours of April 27, eight years after a brutal brain injury robbed the former heavyweight champion of his mobility and parts of his memory. That it couldn't steal his dignity is a testament to his wife's love and strength.

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Hubble Ready For Final Repair

Updated: 05/10/2009 - In Hubble's photos, believers witness the hand of God, nonbelievers see astronomy in action, and artists discover galaxies worthy of galleries.

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Human Rights Group Investigates White Phosphorus Claim

Updated: 05/10/2009 - Afghanistan's leading human rights organization said Sunday it was investigating the possibility that white phosphorus was used in a U.S.-Taliban battle that killed scores of Afghans. The U.S. military rejected speculation it had used the weapon but left open the possibility Taliban militants did.

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Cheney Backs Limbaugh over Powell

Updated: 05/10/2009 - Dick Cheney made clear Sunday he'd rather follow firebrand broadcaster Rush Limbaugh than former Joint Chiefs chairman Colin Powell into political battle over the future of the Republican Party.

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Star Trek Beams In Big Bucks

Updated: 05/10/2009 - "Star Trek" beamed itself up to the top of the box office, earning $76.5 million in its opening weekend. Paramount Pictures had estimated that the movie would make about $50 million for the weekend, but figured that strong reviews helped carry it to the bigger opening.

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Obama Riffs on Media, Democrats, GOP

Updated: 05/10/2009 - As the star attraction of Saturday night's star-studded annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner, Obama enjoyed poking fun at his critics and the Republican Party. But his own administration, in power for just over 100 days, was also a target of the president's playful digs and one-liners.

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Experts: GM Bankruptcy Filing Inevitable

Updated: 05/10/2009 - For General Motors Corp., the task at hand is so difficult that experts say a Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing is all but inevitable.

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Leno Hopes To Boose Ohio Morale

Updated: 05/10/2009 - "Tonight Show" host Jay Leno is going to tour southwest Ohio and put on two free shows in an area badly hurting because of the economy.

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Wichita State Gets $6.6 Million Grant

Updated: 05/10/2009 - A scientist at Wichita State University has been awarded a $6.6 million research grant from the National Institutes of Health.

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Miss Calif. Pageant to Address Contract Violations

Updated: 05/09/2009 - The Miss California USA pageant says its co-directors plan to address whether current title holder Carrie Prejean will hold onto her crown amid allegations of contract violations.

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Hugh Jackman to Launch `Wolverine' in Mexico

Updated: 05/09/2009 - Film distributor 20th Century Fox says the actor will help launch "X-Men Origins: Wolverine" in Mexico City on May 26. Last week, Jackman's scheduled appearance there was canceled due to swine flu concerns.

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Hollywood Writer John Furia Jr. Dies at Age 79

Updated: 05/09/2009 - LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Prolific screen and television writer John Furia Jr., who penned popular series including "Bonanza," "The Waltons" and "Hawaii Five-O" among many others, has died. He was 79.

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Prof Wanted in killings found dead in Ga. Woods

Updated: 05/09/2009 - ATHENS, Ga. (AP) -- Cadaver dogs found the body of a wanted professor "beneath the earth" in the north Georgia woods Saturday, two weeks after police say he shot his wife and two other people to death outside a community theater, then vanished.

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Desperation in Pakistani Hospitals, Refugee Camps

Updated: 05/09/2009 - Civilians cowered in hospital beds and trapped residents struggled to feed their children Saturday, as Pakistani warplanes pounded a Taliban-held valley in what the prime minister called a "war of the country's survival."

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Most Santa Barbara Fire Evacuations Being Lifted

Updated: 05/09/2009 - SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) -- Thousands of residents were back home Saturday as a blanket of cool, moist air flowing in from the Pacific Ocean tamed a wind-driven wildfire that burned 80 homes along the outskirts of town during the week.

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1st Swine Flu Death in Costa Rica; US Man Dies

Updated: 05/09/2009 - SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) -- Costa Rica reported the first swine flu death outside North America on Saturday and the U.S. announced its third death from the virus, while Mexico delayed the reopening of primary schools in some states.

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Japan, Australia, Norway Confirm H1N1

Updated: 05/09/2009 - Japanese authorities scrambled Saturday to track travelers who arrived on the same flight as three people diagnosed with the country's first confirmed cases of swine flu.

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