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Jeb Bush Will Not Run For Senate

Updated: 01/06/2009 - Former Gov. Jeb Bush says he won't run for the U.S. Senate in 2010 to replace the retiring Mel Martinez. Bush made the announcement Tuesday, saying "now is not the right time to return to elected office."

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Feds plan to charge Seattle man for Iraq death

Updated: 01/06/2009 - Federal prosecutors intend to charge a former security contractor for Blackwater USA in the killing of an Iraqi guard in 2006, his lawyer said Tuesday.

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"Late Late Show" Host Marries

Updated: 01/06/2009 - You couldn't miss the wedding band on Craig Ferguson's ring finger when he returned to CBS' "The Late Late Show" from his holiday break. Ferguson held his left hand up to the camera and announced that he'd gotten married. The 46-year-old talk-show host said he'd tied the knot with art dealer Megan Wallace Cunningham.

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Cross-Dressing Murder Found Hanged

Updated: 01/06/2009 - A cross-dressing, millionaire Harvard dermatologist serving life in prison for shooting his estranged wife to death has been found hanged in his cell, a prison spokeswoman said Tuesday.

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Social Security Taking Online Applications

Updated: 01/06/2009 - The Social Security Administration, bracing for the coming eligibility of 80 million baby boomers, is introducing an online application that will allow people to apply for retirement benefits in as little as 15 minutes.

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LA water cops hunt wasteful faucets, sprinklers

Updated: 01/06/2009 - The green thumbs who keep lawns lush and flora flourishing in the city have found a new foe among the aphids, white flies and other yard pests - the water police.

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Obama Says Nation To Face Long-Term Deficits

Updated: 01/06/2009 - President-elect Barack Obama says the nation probably faces huge deficits for years to come, but heavy spending is needed now to spur the economy.

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New Congress Faces Obama Plan, Financial Crisis

Updated: 01/06/2009 - The new Congress opened for business at the stroke of noon on Tuesday, eager to join President-elect Barack Obama in tackling the worst economic crisis in generations. Democrats celebrated last fall's election gains in the House and Senate.

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Stocks Up After Federal Reserve Minutes

Updated: 01/06/2009 - Wall Street advanced moderately Tuesday, as fresh details from the Federal Reserve on its efforts to combat the recession helped offset disappointing economic reports.

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Obama Apologizes to Feinstein for his CIA Surprise

Updated: 01/06/2009 - Sen. Dianne Feinstein says President-elect Barack Obama apologized to her for not notifying her ahead of time that Leon Panetta was his pick for CIA director. She is incoming chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee.

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Child Solicitation Suspect Dies

Updated: 01/06/2009 - A 73-year-old man suspected of soliciting sex from a 10-year-old Hutchinson girl has died in a Pennsylvania prison.

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Cross-dressing doctor who killed wife found hanged

Updated: 01/06/2009 - A cross-dressing, millionaire Harvard dermatologist serving life in prison for shooting his estranged wife to death has been found hanged in his cell, a prison spokeswoman said Tuesday. Richard Sharpe was found by his cellmate at MCI-Norfolk on Monday evening and was declared dead at a hospital, said Department of Correction spokeswoman Diane Wiffin.

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Richardson, Obama Teams Trade Blame

Updated: 01/06/2009 - Washington Post: President-Elect's vetting team underestimated grand jury investigation into New Mexico Governor

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Missouri Traffic Fatalities Reach 25-year Low

Updated: 01/06/2009 - The Missouri State Highway Patrol said Tuesday that 941 people died in traffic crashes in 2008. The total is the lowest since 1983, when 921 people were killed in traffic accidents.

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Judge: Government Hiding Evidence in Gitmo Case

Updated: 01/06/2009 - At a hearing Tuesday, U.S. District Judge Emmet G. Sullivan rapped Justice Department lawyers for only recently turning over Defense Department and other government documents first obtained in September.

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Layoffs Announced by Kansas Gambling Regulators

Updated: 01/06/2009 - Executive director Stephen Martino said the Kansas Racing and Gaming Commission is laying off 11 staff members and cutting the hours for another 10 because plans for increased gambling in the state haven't materialized as expected.

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Kansas May Not Lose Congressional Seat; Missouri Might

Updated: 01/06/2009 - Dennis Johnson, regional director for the U.S. Census, says the latest data do not show Kansas losing one of its four Congressional seats. But Johnson says Missouri might lose one of its nine seats.

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Ex-AG's Affair an Issue in Kansas Abortion Case

Updated: 01/06/2009 - Attorneys for abortion provider Dr. George Tiller says former AG Paul Morrison was influenced to file charges against Tiller by his former mistress, Linda Carter. They also suggest former AG Phill Kline also knew about the affair before Morrison filed his charges.

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Obama's Kenyan Step-Grandmother to Attend Ball

Updated: 01/06/2009 - Sarah Obama, the stepmother of Obama's Kenyan-born father, will join representatives from the Kenyan government, African Union and African diplomats for an unofficial inaugural ball on Jan. 20.

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6-year-old Misses Bus, Takes Family Car, Crashes

Updated: 01/06/2009 - Police in Virginia say a 6-year old boy missed the bus, took the keys to his family's 2005 Ford Taurus and drove 10 miles toward school while his mother was asleep.

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Biological Father Anguishes for Kan. Son's Loss

Updated: 01/06/2009 - Investigators only recently learned Adam Herrman disappeared in 1999 and are focused on finding him. Adam was 11 when he disappeared from a mobile home park in Towanda.

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Man Suspected of Soliciting Sex from Child Dies

Updated: 01/06/2009 - State prison officials say Joseph Hydock of Wernersville, Pa., died Saturday in Berks County Prison while serving time for possessing child pornography.

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Book Promotion Paid Eastbound Tolls

Updated: 01/06/2009 - Tolls for drivers leaving the Kanas Turnpike on Topeka's east side were paid by New York company Sterling Publishing, which is promoting the book "I Can Make You Thin,'' by Paul McKenna.

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1st Infantry Commander to Recap Busy 2008, Future

Updated: 01/06/2009 - Brig. Gen. Perry Wiggins was expected to highlight the year's activities, which included the start or completion of more than $1 billion in construction projects on post.

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