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Top Mexico Cops Charged With Favoring Drug Cartel

Updated: 01/24/2009 - President Felipe Calderon's war on drug trafficking has led to his own doorstep, with the arrest of a dozen high-ranking officials with alleged ties to Mexico's most powerful drug gang, the Sinaloa Cartel.

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Plumber Finds Woman's Diamond In The Roughage

Updated: 01/24/2009 - Just a case of plumb luck. It took a plumber to retrieve a woman's 7-carat diamond ring after city workers failed in efforts to flush the gem out of the pipes of a restaurant toilet.

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Some Officials Question Aviation Training Center

Updated: 01/24/2009 - A couple of Sedgwick County commissioners are wondering if there's still a need to build a $54 million aviation training center at a time when so many workers in the industry are being laid off.

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Oops! Palin Fan Mistakenly Bids On Effigy

Updated: 01/24/2009 - A Sarah Palin supporter won an eBay auction to own his very own mannequin of the Alaska governor and former vice presidential nominee.

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Hometown Saluting Hero Pilot

Updated: 01/24/2009 - US Airways Capt. Chesley Sullenberger saved 155 lives when he landed Flight 1549 in New York's Hudson River safely.

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Neb. Woman Claims She Found Needle In Pork Roast

Updated: 01/24/2009 - A York woman is suing a grocer alleging she was injured after biting into a pork roast that she said contained part of a hypodermic needle. Birdie Farr said she bought the roast from a Bag 'N Save store in York in April 2007. She sued the grocer in York County District Court, filing in October. She seeks $11,500 for medical expenses plus legal costs.

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Pink Locks Get Michigan Girl Locked Out Of School

Updated: 01/24/2009 - Eleven-year-old Natasha Rzanca has been out of Sawyer Elementary School for more than a week. The fifth-grader from the school in the Upper Peninsula community of Gwinn isn't sick and says she hasn't been suspended. The cause of her absence? She has pink hair.

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Pentagon Seeks Air Force One Replacement

Updated: 01/24/2009 - The Pentagon has begun a search for a replacement for Air Force One, but it will probably be some future president who first uses the new presidential airplane.

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Man Charged With Driving With Worker On Car Hood

Updated: 01/24/2009 - A man is facing assault charges after deputies said he hit a state transportation worker and continued driving several miles while the man clung to the hood of the car. Marin County prosecutors charged 73-year-old Peter Buchanan with assault with a deadly weapon, reckless driving and hit-and-run driving Wednesday.

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Judges Refuse Minn. Ballot Inspection

Updated: 01/24/2009 - A trio of judges rejected Republican Norm Coleman's request to investigate alleged vote-counting irregularities in precincts around the state over the weekend, just days before they begin hearing Coleman's lawsuit over the Minnesota Senate recount.

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"Hoops" Obama Takes Game To White House

Updated: 01/24/2009 - It may have been just an impression, but Barack Obama seemed to spend as much time dribbling up the hardwood during the presidential campaign as he did prepping for debates.

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Major Data Breach Puts Millions At Risk

Updated: 01/24/2009 - If the market meltdown, housing and bank crises weren't enough, U.S. consumers can now add the potential of massive credit and debit card fraud to the list financial concerns. A major processor of credit card transactions just disclosed its system had been hacked, putting millions of consumers at risk, reports CBS News chief investigative correspondent Armen Keteyian reports.

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Sports Center Collapse In Spain Kills Four

Updated: 01/24/2009 - Part of a sports center collapsed in high winds Saturday near Barcelona, killing four children and injuring 16 other people, officials and witnesses said.

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Obama Pushes Plan To Stop Economic Slide

Updated: 01/24/2009 - President Barack Obama took to the airwaves Saturday to promote his economic aid plan in what's-it-mean-to-me terms: thousands of better schools, lower electricity bills, health coverage for millions who lose insurance.

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Chanute Man Charged in Infant's Death

Updated: 01/23/2009 - A Chunute man has been charged with felony murder after the death of a 3-month-old who had been hospitalized with a head injury.

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Tower Fondation Donates $75,000

Updated: 01/23/2009 - The Tower Mental Health Foundation has donated $75,000 to the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center for Crisis Intervention Team training. The Tower Foundation was created in 2007 following a settlement between the AG's office and the Menninger Foundation.

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Chanute Man Charged in Infant's Death

Updated: 01/23/2009 - The Neosho County Attorney's Office charged 23-year-old Adam Marrs on Friday with the death of Denton J. Marrs. The boy was taken Wednesday to Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center with a head injury.

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