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Clinton Calls For Action To Forge Mideast Peace

Updated: 03/02/2009 - U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, on her first foray into Middle East diplomacy, declared the Obama administration committed to pushing intensively to find a way for Israelis and Palestinians to exist peacefully in separate states.

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Kansan Soldiers To Use Farming Skills in Afghan Fields

Updated: 03/11/2009 - Kansan soldiers are helping Afghans in a grassroots way that hits close to home - on the farm. A team of 64 soldiers will be planting seeds of good will in the fields of Afghanistan this spring. The special military mission is the state's first Agricultural Development Team (ADF) and will work with the Afghan Ministry of Agriculture.

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Capitol power plant dims clean energy hopes

Updated: 03/01/2009 - As Congress tries to clean up the nation's energy sources and cut gases blamed for global warming, it is struggling to do so in its own backyard.

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13,000-year-old tools unearthed at Colorado home

Updated: 03/01/2009 - Landscapers were digging a hole for a fish pond in the front yard of a Boulder home last May when they heard a "chink" that didn't sound right. Just some lost tools. Some 13,000-year-old lost tools. They had stumbled onto a cache of more than 83 ancient tools buried by the Clovis people — ice age hunter-gatherers who remain a puzzle to anthropologists.

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'World's Best Job' Web Site Flooded in Final Hours

Updated: 03/01/2009 - A lucky 200 people have been shortlisted for the chance to become the caretaker of a tropical Australian island, dubbed by promoters as the "Best Job in the World."

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Man Allegedly Steals Ambulance That Came to Crash

Updated: 03/01/2009 - A man was arrested for allegedly stealing an ambulance that arrived to help him after a car crash. The California Highway Patrol said a 20-year-old man drove his Honda Accord off State Route 299 and over an embankment into several trees Thursday night.

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Source: AIG to Get up to $30B More in Fed Aid

Updated: 03/01/2009 - Struggling insurer American International Group Inc. will receive up to $30 billion in additional federal assistance in the fourth government rescue of the company, a person familiar with the matter told The Associated Press on Sunday.

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'Madea' Locks Up Top Spot at Weekend Box Office

Updated: 03/01/2009 - "Tyler Perry's Madea Goes to Jail" locked up $16.5 million in ticket sales to claim the top spot at the box office for a second straight weekend, beating out "Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience."

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Two NFL Players On Boat Missing Off Florida

Updated: 03/01/2009 - Detroit Lions defensive end Corey Smith and Oakland Raiders linebacker Marquis Cooper were among four boaters missing Sunday off Florida's Gulf Coast, the Coast Guard and Smith's agent said.

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Kansas' Dem Gov-in-Waiting is Former GOP Chairman

Posted: 03/01/2009 - Lt. Gov. Mark Parkinson enjoys the respect of legislative leaders as he waits to become Kansas' next governor. But how did the former Republican end up as the Democratic Governor-in-waiting?

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Historic Osage City Building Damaged in Fire

Updated: 03/02/2009 - One building is completely destroyed and several others have severe smoke damage after a fire raged for several hours sunday in downtown Osage City. PICTURES INCLUDED

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Jayhawks Blast Tigers 90-65

Posted: 03/01/2009 - Sherron Collins scored 25 points and dished out key assists during an early 18-1 run, and No. 15 Kansas stretched its nation-leading home court streak to 40 in a row Sunday with a 90-65 victory over No. 11 Missouri.

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$#$%##! LA County Tries For Cuss-Free Week

Updated: 03/01/2009 - Pay no attention to that eerie silence in the nation's most populous county this week; it will simply be the sound of 10 million people not cussing.

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Sebelius Wins Praise as Next Health Chief

Updated: 03/01/2009 - Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius is winning praise as she expects to be nominated as President Barack Obama's health secretary Monday.

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Uncertainty over new health safety net for jobless

Updated: 03/01/2009 - The Obama administration rushed to include a health care safety net for laid-off workers in the recently signed stimulus bill, but has not told employers exactly how to make it work.

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Students Showcase Variety of Talents at 4-H

Updated: 02/28/2009 - Hundreds of children danced, acted and presented their talents at 4-H Club Days today. The county competition was held at Shawnee Heights Middle School from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

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Hoyt Health Clinic Offers Free Screenings

Updated: 02/28/2009 - Local high school students volunteered more than their time today at the Royal Valley Health Fair. They gave their community the key to a healthy future.

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Capitol Hosts Youth Art From Across the State

Updated: 02/28/2009 - The Capitol received an unusual group of guests on Saturday. Young artists from all over the state showcased their work at the statehouse today.

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