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Pilot's life had prepared him for 'miracle' flight

Updated: 01/16/2009 - NEW YORK (AP) -- Chesley Sullenberger spent practically his whole life preparing for the five-minute crucible that was US Airways Flight 1549. He got his pilot's license at 14, was named best aviator in his class at the Air Force Academy, flew fighter jets, investigated air disasters, mastered glider flying and even studied the psychology of how cockpit crews behave in a crisis.

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Snow Friday Makes for Slick Roads

Updated: 01/16/2009 - Light snow Friday morning made for slick roads across Topeka, forcing Topeka law enforcement into phase three.

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White House Moves Not Always Smooth

Updated: 01/17/2009 - White House moves have not always gone smoothly. Here are a few of the mix-ups between comings and goings of former presidents, adapted from "America's First Families," by National First Ladies Library historian Carl Sferrazza Anthony.

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NY driver, passenger switch places; both drunk

Updated: 01/16/2009 - MOUNT SINAI, N.Y. (AP) -- A drunken Long Island driver switched places with his passenger - but the new driver also was intoxicated. Suffolk County police said an officer spotted the driver and passenger stopped on the road and switching places early Thursday in Mount Sinai.

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I triple-dog dare you: Boy's tongue stuck on pole

Updated: 01/16/2009 - HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) -- In a scene straight out of the movie "A Christmas Story," a 10-year-old boy got his tongue stuck to a metal light pole. Police said the unidentified fourth-grader was able to tell them that a friend dared him to lick the pole Wednesday night. Temperatures in Hammond were around 10 degrees at the time.

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Police seek gumball and candy machine thieves

Updated: 01/16/2009 - LACEY, Wash. (AP) -- Police are looking for two men who have stolen gumball and candy machines in a string of seven thefts in the past month at restaurants and businesses. The burglars usually break in by throwing a rock through a window.

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Kansas AG Raises $203,000 for 2010 Campaign

Updated: 01/16/2009 - Attorney General Steve Six raises more than $203,000 last year for a campaign to hold onto his office in 2010. More than half of his cash contributions, about $112,000, came from attorneys, law firms or companies that provide specialized services.

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Neb. mother, daughter accused of forging checks

Updated: 01/16/2009 - LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- A mother and daughter have been arrested in Lincoln on suspicion of working together to forge checks. Police said officers arrested a 42-year-old woman earlier this month after identifying her as the person who passed eight of 20 bad checks - totaling nearly $8,000 - at area grocery stores.

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Apple's disclosures about Jobs might draw lawsuits

Updated: 01/16/2009 - After watching billions of dollars evaporate on news that Steve Jobs will take a medical leave of absence - just a week after the cancer survivor advised people to relax because his health problems were easily treated - some Apple Inc. shareholders likely are thinking about lawsuits.

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NY Man Accused of Stealing Shark from Pet Store

Updated: 01/16/2009 - FRANKLIN SQUARE, N.Y. (AP) -- A New York man is accused of going fishing in a pet store aquarium where he caught a $350 shark and smuggled it out of the shop under his jacket. Police said the Freeport man released the contraband shark into his home aquarium, where they say he also kept a green moray eel he had purchased with a stolen credit card.

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Sequels to iconic CEOs rarely as good as original

Updated: 01/16/2009 - Legendary CEOs like Apple Inc.'s Steve Jobs are almost impossible acts to follow. Most of the sequels have disappointed the stock market, with some flopping so badly that they were scrapped to make room for the return of the star attraction.

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Hungary gorilla recovering after rare surgery

Updated: 01/16/2009 - BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) -- The Budapest Zoo says a 32-year-old female gorilla has undergone gynecological surgery, the first such operation in Hungary and rare even worldwide.

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Woman allegedly wallops hockey player with stick

Updated: 01/16/2009 - KETCHUM, Idaho (AP) -- Police said a 52-year-old Ketchum woman is facing misdemeanor battery charges for whacking an opposing player with a hockey stick during a no-contact hockey game. Sun Valley police said they issued a misdemeanor battery citation to the woman earlier this week.

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Cold feet? Couple marry outside on frigid night

Updated: 01/16/2009 - LEWISTON, Maine (AP) -- Somebody probably got cold feet at this wedding, but the ceremony went on as planned. Stacy Ramsey and Matt McCorkle kept their vow to be married on the second anniversary of when they got together, and were married Thursday night in Lewiston.

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British writer John Mortimer dead at 85

Updated: 01/16/2009 - British lawyer and writer John Mortimer, creator of the curmudgeonly criminal lawyer Rumpole of the Bailey, died Friday. He was 85.

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KSU Preps for Second Pres. Candidate

Updated: 01/16/2009 - Kansas State University has announced the second of the candidates to replace outgoing President Jon Wefald.

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