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Obama Takes Presidential Oath, Again

Updated: 01/21/2009 - After he flubbed the oath a bit on Tuesday, Chief Justice John Roberts administered the presidential oath of office to Barack Obama for a second time Wednesday night. The error caused Obama to repeat wording differently than the Constitution prescribes.

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Clinton Sworn in as Secretary of State

Updated: 01/21/2009 - The former New York Senator takes the reins of Foggy Bottom tomorrow, after debate centered on questions about donations to her husband's global foundation.

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Nokia Discontinues WiMax Tablet Computer

Updated: 01/21/2009 - Just as Clearwire Corp. has fired up its long-awaited WiMax wireless data network in two cities, Nokia Corp. has stopped selling the only portable gadget that can use the network without accessories.

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Holton Approves Bonds for Rebuilding Utilities

Updated: 01/21/2009 - Holton residents voted 459-89 in a special election Wednesday in favor of issuing $3.6 million in bonds to rebuild the city's utility system. It was crippled in a December 2007 ice storm.

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Caroline Kennedy Bowing Out in New York?

Updated: 01/21/2009 - There are conflicting reports tonight on whether JFK's daughter is withdrawing her name as a Senate choice from the State of New York.

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Labrador Deemed Most Popular Pooch, Again

Updated: 01/21/2009 - If there was any doubt, the Labrador retriever is the people's choice among purebred pooches for the 18th straight year. That's the word today from the American Kennel Club, which keeps its nose to the ground on such matters.

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Bunten Announces Re-Election Bid

Updated: 01/21/2009 - Topeka Mayor Bill Bunten tells the audience at his "State of the City" address that he plans to run for mayor again this spring.

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Anti-Porn Online Law Dies Quietly in Supreme Court

Updated: 01/21/2009 - A federal law intended to restrict children's access to Internet pornography died quietly Wednesday at the Supreme Court, more than 10 years after Congress overwhelmingly approved it.

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Raul Castro says Obama 'Seems Like a Good Man'

Updated: 01/21/2009 - Raul Castro said Wednesday that Barack Obama "seems like a good man" and wished him luck, striking a conciliatory tone at odds with protests tossed at the new U.S. president by Cuba's socialist ally Venezuela.

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Rescue Charity Saves Neglected Horses

Updated: 01/21/2009 - What started with saving one horse has turned into a full-time mission for Kristin Chambers. The equine manager has saved almost one hundred horses from abuse, neglect and death since she opened Winding Road Equine Rescue & Retirement four years ago.

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Teens Face Charges in Nursing Home Abuse

Updated: 01/21/2009 - Two young women have appeared in a Minnesota court to face charges of assault and other counts alleging they abused 15 nursing home residents.

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Hy-Vee Simplifies Nutrition in Its Stores

Updated: 01/21/2009 - Hy-Vee introduced a new way for consumers to determine a food's nutritional value. The Nu-Val scoring system ranks foods on a scale of 1 to100.

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Topeka West Sophomore Sees Inauguration

Updated: 01/21/2009 - Stephanie Schmidt is back in class after witnessing history.. the Barack Obama Inauguration. She shares some of her experiences with Ralph in this interview from Washington.

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Topeka Mayor: State of the City 'Real Good'

Updated: 01/21/2009 - Topeka Mayor Bill Bunten highlighted the positives in Topeka, including ending the year on a good financial note, then outlined three main things he'd like to see changed. Bunten announced he'll run for another term as Mayor because he'd like to be a part of those changes.

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3 Oil Firms Compete for Iraq Oil Field

Updated: 01/21/2009 - The Iraqi Oil Ministry is studying offers submitted by three international oil companies to develop a prized oil field in southern Iraq, an official said Wednesday.

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North Korea Could Give Up Nukes for US Ties

Updated: 01/21/2009 - North Korea is willing to give up its nuclear weapons if President Barack Obama agrees to conditions imposed by the communist regime, including establishing formal diplomatic relations, a pro-Pyongyang newspaper said.

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Japanese teen accepts Palmer's Bay Hill invitation

Updated: 01/21/2009 - Ryo Ishikawa might have been more nervous reading a personal invitation from Arnold Palmer than when he won on the Japan Golf Tour at age 15 to become the youngest champion on any recognized tour.

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Ericsson rRports Profit Drop, to Cut 5,000 Jobs

Updated: 01/21/2009 - Wireless equipment maker LM Ericsson on Wednesday reported profits dropped 31 percent in the fourth quarter, citing restructuring charges and weaker handset sales, and said it would slash 5,000 jobs.

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Police Departments Look for More Fuel-Cutting Cars

Updated: 01/21/2009 - Police Chief Richard Watson admits his department's newest patrol car is a curious departure from its big-horsepower Ford Crown Victorias. But the four-cylinder Pontiac Vibe GT has plenty of pep for policing, he said, and gets twice the gas mileage.

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Enthusiastic Crowds Welcome Bush Back to Texas

Updated: 01/21/2009 - After an enthusiastic welcome from thousands of cheering Texans in two cities, George W. Bush spent his first night out of office at his Crawford ranch.

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Nashville may make English government language

Updated: 01/21/2009 - Nashville could become the largest U.S. city to make English the mandatory language for all government business under a measure up being put before voters Thursday, but critics say it might invite lawsuits and even cost the city millions in federal funding.

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