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Topeka Lutheran Choir Performs

Updated: 12/15/2008 - Students from Topeka Lutheran School spent Monday morning singing at retirement homes.

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Another Florida Man Accused Of Sandwich Assault

Updated: 12/15/2008 - Police said a Port St. Lucie man was arrested for throwing a sandwich at his girlfriend, the second food attack that sent a man to jail in about a month. According to a police report released Monday, the 20-year-old man threw the sandwich at his girlfriend's face during an argument about auto insurance and then hit her head with his fist.

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Boy, 4, Breaks Into Texas Store, Plays With Toys

Updated: 12/15/2008 - Police called to a variety store by a burglar alarm overnight found a toddler inside, playing with the toys. Police said store surveillance video showed the unidentified boy trying to open one of the front doors to a Family Dollar store about 3 a.m. Monday, only to find it locked. But the second door was unlocked and the child went inside.

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More Bones Found Near Caylee's Home

Updated: 12/15/2008 - Today marks the fifth day of searching a wooded area for clues in the case of missing toddler Caylee Anthony, after a child's skull was found by a utility worker on Thursday.

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Arabs Hail Man Who Threw Shoes At Bush

Updated: 12/15/2008 - Thousands of Iraqis took to the streets Monday to demand the release of a reporter who threw his shoes at President George W. Bush, as Arabs across many parts of the Middle East hailed the journalist as a hero and praised his insult as a proper send-off to the unpopular U.S. president.

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Wall Street Investment Scam Victims Emerge

Updated: 12/15/2008 - From a Jewish youth charity in Boston to major banks as far afield as Zurich, the list of investors who say they were duped in one of Wall Street's biggest Ponzi schemes is growing.

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'Survivor:' Bob At Head of the Class

Updated: 12/15/2008 - High-school physics teacher Bob Crowley won the $1 milllion “Survivor: Gabon” prize on Sunday's season finale and snagged another $100,000 as the season’s fan favorite.

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DOJ Lawyer Dropped Dime On Bush Wiretaps

Updated: 12/15/2008 - A former Justice Department lawyer says he tipped off the news media about the Bush administration's warrantless eavesdropping program because it "didn't smell right," Newsweek magazine reported Sunday.

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400,000 Still In The Dark After Ice Storm

Updated: 12/15/2008 - Utility crews worked around the clock to restore electricity Monday to more than 400,000 homes and businesses in six states still without power three days after the region's devastating ice storm.

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Madonna Settles Divorce For $76M

Updated: 12/15/2008 - Madonna's spokeswoman says the singer has settled with ex-husband Guy Ritchie for at least $76 million.

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Suit Against "Light" Cigarettes Burns On

Updated: 12/15/2008 - The Supreme Court ruled Monday that lawsuits may proceed against tobacco companies for allegedly deceptive marketing of "light" cigarettes.

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China Bans Lye, Boric Acid From Food

Updated: 12/15/2008 - Substances commonly used as industrial dyes, insecticides and drain cleaners were included on a list of illegal food additives China released Monday as part of a months-long government crackdown aimed at improving the country's shoddy food safety record.

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November video game sales near $3 billion

Updated: 12/15/2008 - Americans may be cutting back on holiday shopping, but they are still buying video games - to the tune of nearly $3 billion in November, according to data from market researcher NPD Group.

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Ill. House speaker launches impeachment panel

Updated: 12/15/2008 - The speaker of the Illinois House took the first step Monday toward impeaching scandal-plagued Gov. Rod Blagojevich, appointing a committee to recommend whether he should be ousted after his arrest on federal corruption charges.

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Serious flaw in Internet Explorer not fixed yet

Updated: 12/15/2008 - Users of all current versions of Microsoft Corp.'s Internet Explorer browser might be vulnerable to having their computers hijacked because of a serious security hole in the software that had yet to be fixed Monday.

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Obama team: review shows no inappropriate contact

Updated: 12/15/2008 - An internal review shows aides to President-elect Barack Obama had no "inappropriate discussions" with Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich or his staff concerning the search for a Senate replacement from Illinois, a spokesman for the presidential transition office said Monday.

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Google says it still stands by Net neutrality

Updated: 12/15/2008 - Google Inc. denied that it had reversed its stance on the issue of "Net neutrality" and dismissed a story in Monday's edition of The Wall Street Journal on the subject as "confused."

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Scientist says he has found oldest spider web

Updated: 12/15/2008 - The tiny tangled threads of the world's oldest spider web have been found encased in a prehistoric piece of amber, a British scientist said Monday. Oxford University paleobiologist Martin Brasier said the 140-million-year-old webbing provides evidence that arachnids had been ensnaring their prey in silky nets since the dinosaur age. He also said the strands were linked to each other in the roughly circular pattern familiar to gardeners the world over.

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Three-month decline in gas prices stalls briefly

Updated: 12/15/2008 - Crude prices sank again Monday ahead of an OPEC meeting where huge production cuts are expected, though retail gasoline prices rose over the weekend for the first time in nearly three months.

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Court allows lawsuits over 'light' cigarettes

Updated: 12/15/2008 - The Supreme Court on Monday handed a surprising defeat to tobacco companies counting on it to put an end to lawsuits alleging deceptive marketing of "light" cigarettes.

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Thai opposition leader becomes prime minister

Updated: 12/15/2008 - Thailand's parliament chose the country's Oxford-educated opposition leader as prime minister Monday, capping six months of violent anti-government protests that included a weeklong takeover of Bangkok's two airports.

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Bitterly cold air hits much of nation

Updated: 12/15/2008 - Temperatures crashed to record lows well below zero Monday as a huge mass of arctic air blustered southward across the Midwest and West, keeping people indoors and leading some cities to open shelters.

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ATF: accelerant poured around Palin's church

Updated: 12/15/2008 - Federal investigators in Alaska say an accelerant was poured around the exterior of Gov. Sarah Palin's home church before it was heavily damaged by a fire.

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