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Krause Resigning as K-State AD

Updated: 01/27/2009 - Kansas State Athletics Director Bob Krause announced his resignation Tuesday to accept the position of Director of Development for the K-State Olathe Innovation Campus, effective March 31, 2009.

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5 Pardoned After Wrongful Conviction In Neb.Crime

Updated: 01/27/2009 - Five people imprisoned for the 1985 rape and murder of a 68-year-old woman were pardoned Monday, two months after investigators said DNA evidence proved they were innocent.

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Corning Cuts 3,500 Jobs as 4Q Profit Slumps

Updated: 01/27/2009 - Corning Inc. said Tuesday it is cutting 3,500 jobs, or 13 percent of its payroll, as demand slumps for glass used in flat-screen televisions and computers.

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Verizon 4Q Earnings Up 15%

Updated: 01/27/2009 - Verizon says its earnings increased 15 percent in the fourth quarter, as it kept adding wireless and broadband subscribers.

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Stocks Signal Mostly Higher Open Amid Earnings

Updated: 01/27/2009 - Wall Street showed some relief Tuesday that big companies like American Express Co. and Texas Instruments Inc. managed to post profits in a difficult recession.

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Obama Chooses Arab Network For First TV Interview

Updated: 01/27/2009 - President Barack Obama on Tuesday chose an Arabic satellite TV network for his first formal television interview as president, delivering a message to the Muslim world that "Americans are not your enemy."

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Delta Reports $1.4B 4Q Loss

Updated: 01/27/2009 - Delta Air Lines Inc., the world's biggest carrier, said Tuesday it lost $1.4 billion in the final three months of last year as it recorded a massive charge related to employee stock awards and wasn't able to fully benefit from the decline in oil prices because of bad bets on fuel hedges.

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DuPont Swings to 4Q Loss, Lowers 2009 Forecast

Updated: 01/27/2009 - DuPont Co. reported a $629 million loss for the fourth-quarter, reflecting a hefty restructuring charge, and lowered its earnings forecast for the full year due to weak industrial demand for its chemicals.

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NATO: 3,000 US Troops Deploy Near Afghan Capital

Updated: 01/27/2009 - Thousands of U.S. troops originally destined for Iraq have deployed south of Afghanistan's capital in the first illustration of a new military focus on the increasingly difficult fight in the South Asian nation, NATO said Tuesday.

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Ill. Governor's Own Words To Haunt Him At Trial

Updated: 01/27/2009 - A day after Gov. Rod Blagojevich's loudly proclaimed his innocence during a media blitz, the governor's more private words are to take center stage at his impeachment trial.

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Deadly Roadside Bombing Threatens Gaza Truce

Updated: 01/27/2009 - Palestinian militants detonated a bomb next to an Israeli army patrol along the border with Gaza on Tuesday, killing one soldier and wounding three others in the first serious clash since a cease-fire went into effect more than a week ago.

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Gene Roddenberry, Wife To Spend Eternity In Space

Updated: 01/27/2009 - The creator of "Star Trek" and his wife will spend eternity together in space. Celestis Inc., a company that specializes in "memorial spaceflights," said Monday that it will ship the remains of Gene Roddenberry and Majel Barrett Roddenberry into space next year.

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Senate Votes to Delay Digital TV Conversion

Updated: 01/26/2009 - The federally mandated conversion date has now been moved back four months, from February 17th to June 12th. The switch is called a victory for the Obama Administration, whose transition team was pushing the delay.

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Obama Orders Push to Cleaner, More Efficient Cars

Updated: 01/26/2009 - President Barack Obama opened an ambitious, double-barreled assault on global warming and U.S. energy woes Monday, moving quickly toward rules requiring cleaner-running cars that guzzle less gas — a must, he said, for "our security, our economy and our planet."

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David Beckham Sued Over Bodyguard's Pap Smack

Updated: 01/26/2009 - David Beckham has been sued by a disgruntled photographer who was roughed up last month by one of the soccer star's bodyguards after Beckham confronted the shutterbug in an attempt to get him off his famous back.

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Gene Roddenberry, Wife to Spend Eternity in Space

Updated: 01/26/2009 - The creator of "Star Trek" and his wife will spend eternity together in space. Celestis Inc., a company that specializes in "memorial spaceflights," said Monday that it will ship the remains of Gene Roddenberry and Majel Barrett Roddenberry into space next year.

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Jury to Visit Spector's Home in 2nd Murder Trial

Updated: 01/26/2009 - The jury in Phil Spector's second murder trial will visit the music producer's home where actress Lana Clarkson died, but the judge set strict rules Monday on the presence of Spector's wife and the operation of an outdoor fountain.

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Report: Some Climate Samage Already Irreversible

Updated: 01/26/2009 - Many damaging effects of climate change are already basically irreversible, researchers declared Monday, warning that even if carbon emissions can somehow be halted temperatures around the globe will remain high until at least the year 3000.

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World's Highest Drug Levels Entering India Stream

Updated: 01/26/2009 - When researchers analyzed vials of treated wastewater taken from a plant where about 90 Indian drug factories dump their residues, they were shocked. Enough of a single, powerful antibiotic was being spewed into one stream each day to treat every person in a city of 90,000.

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FDA Reviews Benefits of Plavix in Certain Patients

Updated: 01/26/2009 - Federal health officials are investigating whether the blood thinner Plavix — the world's second-best-selling drug and used by millions to reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke — may be less effective in some patients.

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Study Adds to Evidence of Vaccine Safety

Updated: 01/26/2009 - A new study from Italy adds to a mountain of evidence that a mercury-based preservative once used in many vaccines doesn't hurt children, offering more reassurance to parents.

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