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JPMorgan Posts Profit, but 'Disappointing' One

Updated: 01/15/2009 - JPMorgan Chase managed to avoid a loss in the fourth quarter, indicating that it is weathering the financial crisis better than some of the other big banks.

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Apple CEO Jobs Backtracks on Health, Takes Leave

Updated: 01/14/2009 - Apple Inc. co-founder and Chief Executive Steve Jobs said Wednesday he is taking a medical leave until June, even though just a week ago the cancer survivor tried to assure investors and employees his recent weight loss was caused by an easily treatable hormone deficiency.

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Doctors Call for Halt to Gaza Assault

Updated: 01/14/2009 - International doctors called for an end to the violence in Gaza, saying hospitals were scenes of "nightmarish havoc" in articles published Wednesday in The Lancet medical journal.

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Kellogg Pulls Crackers After Recall by Supplier

Updated: 01/14/2009 - A peanut butter maker that sells bulk supplies to institutions issued a nationwide recall as officials on Wednesday reported two more deaths associated with a salmonella outbreak. Its client Kellogg Co. later asked stores to stop selling a variety of peanut butter crackers.

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Study Finds Heart Risk in Anti-psychotic Drugs

Updated: 01/14/2009 - Newer anti-psychotic drugs are no safer than older ones for the risk of suddenly dying from a heart problem, says a study that finds they roughly double that hazard.

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Fewer Clogged Arteries May Need Stent Treatment

Updated: 01/14/2009 - A new study gives fresh evidence that many people with clogged heart arteries are being overtreated with stents, and that a simple blood-flow test might help prevent unnecessary care.

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"Roadrunners" Read to Kids

Updated: 01/14/2009 - Students at Lowman Hill Elementary School got special story time with some local hockey players Wednesday.

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Study: Basic Checklist Cut Surgical Deaths in Half

Updated: 01/14/2009 - Scrawl on the patient with a permanent marker to show where the surgeon should cut. Ask the person's name to make sure you have the right patient. Count sponges to make sure you didn't leave any inside the body.

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Kids Present Poetry at Library

Updated: 01/14/2009 - Kids were at the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library for a poetry contest Wednesday night.

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Obama Would Spend Bailout Funds on Housing Crisis

Updated: 01/14/2009 - President-elect Barack Obama would spend the remaining $350 billion of a financial bailout fund on expanded lending and reduced foreclosures and would not use the money to help other industries, lawmakers said Wednesday after discussions with Obama emissaries.

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Subway's Jared Fogle Visits '13 News at 4'

Updated: 01/14/2009 - If you heard Jared's speech at St. Francis Thursday, or even if you missed our program segment with him Wednesday afternoon, listen to the amazing story of Jared losing 245 pounds with diet and exercise.

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House votes health insurance for 4M more children

Updated: 01/14/2009 - Making a down payment on President-elect Barack Obama's promise of universal health coverage, the House voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to expand government-sponsored insurance to 4 million more children in working families with income too high to qualify for Medicaid.

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Some baseball owners call for salary cap

Updated: 01/14/2009 - Some baseball owners say it may be time to reconsider a salary cap after the New York Yankees spent nearly a half-billion dollars on free agents during a recession that may cause some teams to retrench.

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Obama: "Capture Or Kill" Bin Laden

Updated: 01/14/2009 - CBS Evening News Exclusive: Katie Couric interviews Barack Obama on terrorism, Israel and his economic stimulus plan.

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White House: Audiotape shows bin Laden is isolated

Updated: 01/14/2009 - The White House said Wednesday that the recent audiotape believed to carry a message from Osama bin Laden reflects the "isolation" of the al-Qaida leader whose influence over the terrorist network has waned.

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Biden tells Obama Afghanistan war will get worse

Updated: 01/14/2009 - A confidant of the man Barack Obama defeated in November said Wednesday that the president-elect has earned enormous global good will and "a moment in time" to re-engage other nations with the United States.

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Rapes of Kansas College Students Investigated

Updated: 01/14/2009 - Authorities in both Lawrence and Manhattan are investigating series of rapes of college students. They aren't saying if it was the work of one person.

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Obama stimulus bill price tag now $850 billion

Updated: 01/14/2009 - Barack Obama's economic recovery bill has grown to $850 billion after negotiations with his Democratic allies in Congress, who have rewritten some of the president-elect's tax proposals and may drive the price tag even higher.

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Texas Ponders Suing over Biothreat Lab Decision

Updated: 01/14/2009 - Texas is considering suing over Homeland Security's decision to build a National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility in Kansas. Texas says it couldn't respond to certain requests because its lawmakers weren't in session.

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5 people shot outside Chicago high school

Updated: 01/14/2009 - Five people were shot as spectators left a crowded high school basketball game Friday in what police called a possibly gang-related drive-by attack that sent panicked students running into a snowy street on the city's South Side.

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House votes health insurance for 4M more children

Updated: 01/14/2009 - Making a down payment on President-elect Barack Obama's promise of universal health coverage, the House voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to expand government-sponsored insurance to 4 million more children in working families with income too high to qualify for Medicaid.

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