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Benazir Bhutto Remembered

Updated: 12/28/2008 - Wailing and beating their chests, tens of thousands of people paid homage to Benazir Bhutto Saturday on the one-year anniversary of her assassination — an event that dashed U.S. hopes the moderate Muslim politician would regain power and galvanize the campaign against al-Qaida.

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Immigrants Mourn After Deadly House Fire

Updated: 12/28/2008 - Dozens of Liberian immigrants mourned Saturday at a house where seven members of their community died in a fire that a survivor said started when a kerosene heater spilled fuel and exploded as it was being moved outdoors.

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Obama Vacation Loses Power

Updated: 12/28/2008 - President-elect Barack Obama spent 11 hours in Hawaii without power when a power outage enveloped the island of Oahu Friday night and Saturday morning.

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Obama, Rice Discuss Gaza

Updated: 12/28/2008 - President-elect Barack Obama spoke with Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice on Saturday about the violence in Gaza, which has left as many as 225 people dead, two transition aides told CNN.

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KDOT Considers Guard Cables on State's Highways

Updated: 12/27/2008 - Kansas transportation officials are debating whether to install guard cables in highway medians. They must decide if they would be worth the cost or actually make it safer to drive in the state.

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Shawnee Heights Band Travels to Bowl

Updated: 12/27/2008 - The Shawnee Heights Band loads up at 6 a.m. Sunday for Florida. The band will be participating in two parades.

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Community Continues to Rally Around Sick Girl

Updated: 12/27/2008 - Jessica Seidel is still at Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City. Her dad, David, says she's not doing well today. Jessica had a fever Friday night of 104 and doctors are upping her pain medications. Meantime, the community continues to rally to help the Seidels.

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Volunteers spend a week on horse rescue in Canada

Updated: 12/27/2008 - Two frostbitten, emaciated horses were recovering inside a warm barn on Saturday thanks to volunteers who spent the week before Christmas digging the animals out of snow in the mountains of northeastern British Columbia.

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Writer recalls truth, fiction of `Usual Suspects'

Updated: 12/27/2008 - The jaw-dropping ending of "The Usual Suspects" is firmly lodged in movie lore, but on Singer and McQuarrie's recent collaboration, the ending couldn't be more predictable.

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Author of 'Man of La Mancha,' dies at 94

Updated: 12/27/2008 - Dale Wasserman, author of the book for the Tony-winning musical "Man of La Mancha" as well as the stage adaptation of Ken Kesey's novel "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest," has died. He was 94.

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Publication of disputed Holocaust memoir canceled

Updated: 12/27/2008 - The publisher of a disputed Holocaust memoir is canceling publication of the book. Berkley Books issued a statement Saturday saying it is canceling publication of "Angel at the Fence" after receiving new information from the agent of author Herman Rosenblat.

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Commission Considers Cable at County Jail

Updated: 12/27/2008 - Inmates at Shawnee County jail and the juvenile detention center could be without television starting Feb. 17 because the TVs at those facilities receive only analog signals that won't be around after that date.

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Corruption crisis creates confusion in Illinois

Updated: 12/27/2008 - Embattled Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich has made a point of regularly going to work at his office in Chicago. He has signed legislation and issued pardons. He has sent out press releases about predatory lending and fighting poverty.

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Hawaii's Oahu island regains power after blackout

Updated: 12/27/2008 - Crews gradually restored electrical service across parts of Oahu on Saturday after a power failure blacked out the island's population of about 900,000 and thousands of visitors including President-elect Barack Obama.

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3 kids, 4 adults killed by Philadelphia house fire

Updated: 12/27/2008 - A duplex fire apparently caused by fuel spilling from an overfilled kerosene heater killed seven people in a basement that had only one exit, a survivor and firefighters said.

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Warmer weather, floods could follow Midwest snow

Updated: 12/27/2008 - Rain and rapidly rising temperatures accompanied by thick fog threatened to cause flooding Saturday in the Midwest after days of Arctic cold, heavy snow and ice.

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