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Laid-off Workers Become Symbol of Mounting Anger

Posted: 12/08/2008 - The nation's grim economy now has a rallying point: Employees at a window-and-door factory that went out of business have taken over the building in a siege that has come to symbolize the woes of the ordinary worker.

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Japan Fell into Deeper Recession in Third Quarter

Posted: 12/08/2008 - Japan fell into a deeper recession in the third quarter than first thought, the government said Tuesday, as exports weakened, domestic demand fell and companies bracing for a prolonged downturn pared inventories.

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Anheuser-Busch InBev to Cut 1,400 US Jobs

Posted: 12/08/2008 - Anheuser-Busch InBev announced Monday it would cut some 1,400 U.S. jobs — or another 6 percent of its U.S. work force — to help save the world's largest brewer at least $1.5 billion a year.

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Dow Chemical to Slash 5,000 Jobs, Shut 20 Plants

Posted: 12/08/2008 - Dow Chemical Co. said Monday it will slash 5,000 full-time jobs — about 11 percent of its total work force — close 20 plants and sell several businesses to rein in costs amid the economic recession.

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Wall Street Extends Big Rally to 2nd Session

Posted: 12/08/2008 - The stock market showed renewed confidence Monday, extending its rally and lifting the Dow Jones industrials to their highest level in a month following President-elect Barack Obama's promise to increase infrastructure spending to lift the economy.

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Study: Gender Gap Remains for Heart Attack Care

Posted: 12/08/2008 - Women hospitalized with heart attacks still don't get the treatment they need and are more likely to die than men if they suffer a massive heart attack, a new study of U.S. hospitals shows.

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Malaria Vaccine Shows Promise in Africa Tests

Posted: 12/08/2008 - A vaccine that may become the world's first to prevent malaria shows promise in protecting African children, researchers said Monday, calling the results a "major milestone."

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Half-dose Flu Shots Work in Adults, Study Finds

Posted: 12/08/2008 - Half-dose flu shots are effective in adults, especially in women and those younger than 50, and offer a viable way to stretch supplies during vaccine shortages, a government study found.

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Scientists Find Nutty Risk Reducer: Eat More Nuts

Posted: 12/08/2008 - Here's a health tip in a nutshell: Eating a handful of nuts a day for a year — along with a Mediterranean diet rich in fruit, vegetables and fish — may help undo a collection of risk factors for heart disease.

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Studies Show Dogs Have Sense of Fairness

Posted: 12/08/2008 - No fair! What parent hasn't heard that from a child who thinks another youngster got more of something? Well, it turns out dogs can react the same way.

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Congress Sends White House $15B Auto Aid Proposal

Posted: 12/08/2008 - Congressional Democrats and the White House worked to resolve their last disputes Monday over terms of a $15 billion bailout for U.S. auto makers — complete with a "car czar" to oversee the industry's reinvention of itself — that's expected to come to a vote as early as Wednesday.

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Chef Alli's Maple Pecan Glazed Ham!

Updated: 01/16/2009 - As featured on "13 News at 4," Ralph helps HyVee's Chef Alli prepare this delicious glazed ham. Here's how they baked it.

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Accused 9/11 Plotters Want To Confess

Posted: 12/08/2008 - Five men charged in the 9/11 attacks have reversed their legal course, and tell the judge they want to plead guilty, together.

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Hwy. 75 Wreck Injures One

Updated: 12/08/2008 - The Kansas Highway Patrol says a vehicle driven by 18-year old Alyssa Kanicki of Topeka sideswiped a minivan on northbound Hwy. 75 driven by 42-year Teresa Vleck of Holton, causing Vleck's vehicle to overturn.

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Topeka Tech Company Closes

Posted: 12/08/2008 - QuVis founder, Kenbe Goertzen, told the company is struggling under $40 million debt. He told them the company laid off its 29 employees Dec. 1st.

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Climate Envoys Battle over Forests, Emissions

Posted: 12/08/2008 - Negotiators at a U.N. climate conference worked Monday to resolve differences over a deal to protect the world's forests and pressed industrial countries to drastically reduce their carbon emissions.

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Date Set for Sumner School Auction

Posted: 12/08/2008 - The auction of the former Sumner School building will be conducted at 6 pm, January 22nd in the first floor conference room of the Holliday Building. It's one of the buildings linked to the historic Brown versus Board of Education desegregation case.

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Three Dead in F-18 Crash

Posted: 12/08/2008 - Three people died with a fighter jet crashed in a San Diego neighborhood Monday. A fourth person is missng. The pilot managed to eject safely and is in stable condition.

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Amtrak Train Hits Semi Rig in Illinois; 10 Treated

Posted: 12/08/2008 - Amtrak spokesman Marc Magliari says nine passengers and one crew member went to hospitals for evaluation after a train slammed into a big rig on the tracks in Southern Illinois. All were treated and released by Monday evening.

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Report: Leno to Stay at NBC, Moving to Prime Time

Posted: 12/08/2008 - The New York Times is reporting that NBC has signed its late-night star Jay Leno to a contract that would have him in a new show airing 10 p.m. Eastern every weeknight. The deal is to be announced Tuesday.

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Level 3 to Lay Off 450 Workers in North America

Posted: 12/08/2008 - Internet network provider Level 3 Communications Inc. says it is laying off about 450 North America employees, or about 8 percent of its total work force.

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