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Fort Worth is 4th Episcopal diocese to break away

Updated: 11/18/2008 - The theologically conservative Diocese of Fort Worth voted Saturday to split from the liberal-leaning Episcopal Church, the fourth traditional diocese to do so in a long-running debate over the Bible, gay relationships and other issues.

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Absent Obama still a presence in the capital

Updated: 11/18/2008 - President-elect Barack Obama is an invisible force as foreign leaders and Congress convene separately in Washington, the economy at center stage.

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Trade group: US ag exports to Cuba hit record

Updated: 11/18/2008 - A U.S.-Cuba trade group says the island has spent a record $536 million for American agriculture goods through the third quarter, already surpassing all annual amounts since 2001.

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Bush says summit leaders agree to cooperate better

Updated: 11/18/2008 - President George W. Bush, closing an emergency economic summit, said Saturday that decisive action had been required in recent weeks to save the United States from possibly falling into "a depression greater than the Great Depression."

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Gay rights rallies nationwide over Calif. ban

Updated: 11/18/2008 - Gay rights supporters in the first state to allow same-sex couples to exchange wedding vows gathered Saturday to protest the California vote that banned gay marriage there and to urge supporters not to quit the fight for the right to wed.

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Man Pleads Guilty in KCK Slayings

Updated: 11/18/2008 - Wyandotte County prosecutors are now seeking a life sentence against a man who killed his pregnant ex-wife, her unborn child and the woman's 8-month-old daughter.

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UAW leader says no more concessions from workers

Updated: 11/18/2008 - Even as Detroit's Big Three teeter on collapse, United Auto Workers President Ron Gettelfinger said Saturday that workers will not make any more concessions and that getting the automakers back on their feet means figuring out a way to turn around the slumping economy.

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Thousands evacuate as fires destroy Calif. homes

Updated: 11/18/2008 - A wind-blasted wildfire tore through the city's northern foothills Saturday, devastating a large mobile home park, forcing a hospital to evacuate some patients and sending thousands of residents fleeing for safety.

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Obama Makes Plans To Close Guantanamo

Updated: 11/18/2008 - The President-Elect is looking to fulfill one of his major campaign promises.. but what would the Obama Administration do with the prisoners?

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Wreck at Delia Injures 5

Updated: 11/18/2008 - The Jackson County Sheriff's Office says a vehicle rolled at 106th and E Rd. near Delia around 4:30 pm Friday. Five people were in the vehicle. One victim had to be life-flighted to KU Medical Center.

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Lone Gunman Robs Cloud Co. Bank

Updated: 11/18/2008 - A lone gunman robbed a bank in Cloud County Friday morning. The Concordia Blade-Empire reports the Jamestown State Bank in Jamestown Kansas was robbed at about 9:30 a.m. The KBI and FBI were investigating.

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Fallen WWII POW's Honored at Fort Riley

Updated: 11/18/2008 - German and Italian military officers were at Fort Riley Friday honoring fallen prisoners of war from World War II. The officers laid a wreath in memory of their country's soldiers who passed away while held captive in our country.

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Papa Johns Helps Topeka Rescue Mission

Updated: 11/18/2008 - Papa Johns is helping the Topeka Rescue Mission raise money this weekend and you can help. Just bring an unopened toy or $5 donation to the Papa Johns on 17th and Washburn or 21st and Wanamaker Saturday between 10 a.m. and noon.

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Topeka High Teacher Named Teacher of the Year

Updated: 11/18/2008 - "Gunner" Kelley from Topeka High School was selected by the north Topeka Wal-Mart to receive this year's Teacher of the Year award. He is the senior marine instructor for Topeka High's Marine Corps Junior ROTC program.

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Kan. Lottery Says Harrah's Still in Running

Updated: 11/18/2008 - The head of the Kansas Lottery says that despite rumors to the contrary, Harrah's Entertainment Inc. hasn't said whether it plans to withdraw as the operator of a state-owned casino in Sumner County.

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Accident at 29th & Lincoln in Topeka

Updated: 11/18/2008 - Topeka Police say a westbound car was stopped at 29th & Lincoln to make a left turn. Two other cars had stopped behind when a third car hit the car in front of it, causing a chain reaction.

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Affordable Housing Project Announced for Wamego

Updated: 11/18/2008 - Homestead Affordable Housing announced a $5.2 million affordable housing project for Wamego. Construction will begin in spring, with a grand opening planned for March 2010.

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Audit: Sharpton campaign owes US nearly $500,000

Updated: 11/18/2008 - Federal auditors have concluded the Rev. Al Sharpton's 2004 campaign owes the government nearly $500,000 for illegal donations and other financial improprieties.

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