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KSU Men Become First Males to Major in Women's Studies

Posted: 10/21/2008 - Four men have become the first to pursue a degree in women's studies at Kansas State University. Program director Angela Hubler says the men are breaking ground in a way similar to equal-rights activists Frederick Douglas and John Stuart Mill.

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Bill Ayers Speech Cancelled in Nebraska

Posted: 10/21/2008 - A 1960's radical often linked by Republicans to Barack Obama, won't be speaking at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln next month. Bill Ayers, now a college professor in Chicago, was scheduled to speak November 15 at an education conference.

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Man Arrested for OKC Murder of Topeka Brothers

Updated: 10/21/2008 - Oklahoma City Police have made an arrest in connection with the murder of two brothers originally from Topeka. Doyle Wayne Briggs was taken into custody shortly before 1 p.m. Tuesday. He was booked on two counts of murder in the first degree.

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Reno County Mail-In Ballot Mistake

Posted: 10/21/2008 - The Reno County clerk's office says a few voters have unnecessarily enclosed a dollar bill in return envelopes containing their completed ballot. Officials say confusion arose because that's the postage cost to mail the envelope.

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Kansas Businesses Add Jobs

Posted: 10/21/2008 - Even with the slumping economy, there is some good news in the state of Kansas. Employment stats out Tuesday show Kansas businesses gained 2,100 jobs in the last year, a 0.2% increase. Government added 4,400 jobs in the last year, a 1.7% increase.

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Atchison Man Killed Near Emporia in Car Accident

Posted: 10/21/2008 - Our radio partner KVOE reports 22-year-old Jace Garrett Kinzie of Atchison was driving south in the northbound lanes of I-335 and collided with another vehicle.

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49ers fire Nolan, name Mike Singletary head coach

San Francisco 49ers

Posted: 10/21/2008 - Mike Singletary replaced his coaching mentor Tuesday with a vow to build on what Mike Nolan started with the San Francisco 49ers. Singletary acknowledged mixed feelings when the 49ers asked him to be the interim successor to Nolan, the dapper coach whose teams never played as well as he dressed. Nolan was fired Monday night after seven games in his fourth consecutive dismal season.

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Yeah, that's right. Beyonce's meeting me at bridge

Posted: 10/21/2008 - A Detroit-area man faces a variety of charges after nearly hitting a patrol car and telling police that singer Beyonce was waiting to meet him in New York, authorities said. The man, 33, of Macomb Township, Mich., was detained early Sunday after driving in a "reckless manner" in a parking lot and nearly striking a parked patrol car, said police spokesman Vaughan Dumas.

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Britney Spears' driver's license case dismissed

Posted: 10/21/2008 - The criminal driving-without-a-license case against Britney Spears in Los Angeles has been dismissed. A mistrial was declared Tuesday morning when jurors said they couldn't come up with a unanimous decision following two full days of deliberations. Jurors were deadlocked 10-2 in favor of acquitting the pop singer of any wrongdoing.

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Police seek motive in Ark. anchorwoman's beating

Posted: 10/21/2008 - Anne Pressly's personality made her a hit with television viewers. Now, police want to know whether her celebrity made her a target. The popular KATV anchorwoman, who had a small part in the new Bush biopic "W," was in critical but stable condition Tuesday after a severe beating in her home.

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Spreading the wealth? US already does it

Posted: 10/21/2008 - John McCain is pouncing on Barack Obama's call for shifting more wealth from richer Americans to poorer ones, likening it to socialism. His remarks win applause at campaign events. But they ignore the nation's long tradition of redistributing huge amounts of wealth through tax-and-spending policies.

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Mongols motorcycle gang arrested in federal sweep

Posted: 10/21/2008 - Dozens of burly, tattoo-covered members of the Mongol motorcycle gang were arrested Tuesday by federal agents in six states following a three-year investigation in which undercover agents infiltrated the group.

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Iraqi Cabinet says US security pact needs changes

Posted: 10/21/2008 - Iraq's Cabinet decided Tuesday to ask the U.S. for changes to the draft agreement that would keep American troops here three more years, as key Shiite lawmakers warned the deal stands little chance of approval as it stands.

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AP INVESTIGATION: Palin children traveled on state

Posted: 10/21/2008 - Gov. Sarah Palin charged the state for her children to travel with her, including to events where they were not invited, and later amended expense reports to specify that they were on official business.

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Obama says McCain offers 'willful ignorance'

Posted: 10/21/2008 - Democrat Barack Obama said Tuesday that Republican John McCain is offering "willful ignorance, wishful thinking, outdated ideology" for an economy in crisis, seeking to capitalize on the main issue that is propelling him forward in the race for the White House.

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McCain reminds Biden he's been tested in crisis

Posted: 10/21/2008 - Republican John McCain told voters in this key electoral state Tuesday he was personally tested by the same kind of crisis that Democratic vice presidential nominee Joseph Biden warned Barack Obama will almost certainly face if elected president.

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30 Powder-Laced Letters Sent to Banks

Posted: 10/21/2008 - The FBI is investigating letters containing suspicious powder that were sent to banks in seven cities. Initial tests on the powder have come up negative for dangerous toxins.

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