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KDHE, Local Law Enforcement Partner For New DUI Instruments

Posted: 12/03/2008 - In an effort that has involved more than 200 local law enforcement agencies and 4,400 officers, the Kansas Department of Health & Environment (KDHE) is completing the roll-out of a new impaired driving detection technology through its Breath Alcohol Program.

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Fort Riley Holiday Worship Schedule

Posted: 12/03/2008 - Soldiers and their Families are invited to attend worship services scheduled during the holiday season.

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Stocks Lower on More Signs of Weak Economy

Posted: 12/03/2008 - Wall Street overcame an early slide and traded mixed Wednesday as investors absorbed more evidence of a still-weakening economy, including a disappointing report on the services sector.

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Bad Economy Knocks 27% from KPERS

Posted: 12/03/2008 - State lawmakers have been told that the Kansas Public Employee Retirement System lost almost 27 percent of its value in 2008, a record decline.

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Obama to Name Richardson Commerce Sec. Today

Posted: 12/03/2008 - President-elect Barack Obama is ready to name New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson as his choice for commerce secretary after passing over his vanquished Democratic rival for secretary of state.

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Productivity Growth Better than Expected in 3Q

Updated: 12/03/2008 - Worker productivity slowed in the summer while wage pressures increased, but both developments were better than expected and are unlikely to raise inflation alarms at the Federal Reserve.

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Thai Airports Reopen After Court Ousts PM

Posted: 12/03/2008 - The first commercial flight in a week arrived in Bangkok on Wednesday as anti-government protesters ended their siege of the country's two main airports, declaring victory after Thailand's prime minister was ousted by a court ruling.

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Grammy Nominations Hit Prime-Time with TV Special

Updated: 12/03/2008 - Instead of its traditional morning roll call of nominee names at a staid press conference, top nominees will be revealed during a prime-time concert special to air live Wednesday on CBS.

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Report: Young Doctors Still Too Tired For Safety

Posted: 12/03/2008 - Doctors-in-training are still too exhausted, says a new report that calls on hospitals to let them have a nap. Regulations that capped the working hours of bleary-eyed young doctors came just five years ago, limiting them to about 80 hours a week.

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Activists Vows To Protect Whales From Japanese

Posted: 12/03/2008 - The leader of a militant conservation group that has skirmished violently with Japanese whalers said Wednesday he will not retreat from confrontation during his bid to stop this season's hunt in Antarctic waters.

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Rice Arrives In India In Wake Of Mumbai Attacks

Posted: 12/03/2008 - Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said Pakistan must show "resolve and urgency" as she called Wednesday for international cooperation in the investigation into the Mumbai attacks.

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Government Seeks 45 Years For Would-Be LAX Bomber

Posted: 12/03/2008 - Prosecutors want to nearly double the original prison sentence of would-be millennium bomber Ahmed Ressam, saying he has stopped cooperating with them and still poses a "serious threat."

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Study Flunks 49 States In College Affordability

Posted: 12/03/2008 - An independent report on American higher education flunks all but one state when it comes to affordability - an embarrassing verdict that is unlikely to improve as the economy contracts.

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Wall Street Heads for Lower Open

Posted: 12/03/2008 - Wall Street appeared headed for a lower open Wednesday as investors awaited more readings expected to show a still-weakening economy.

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GM Exec: Bankruptcy Not an Option for Industry

Updated: 12/03/2008 - General Motors Corp. President Fritz Henderson said Wednesday that bankruptcy isn't a viable option for struggling U.S. automakers seeking $34 billion in federal aid, maintaining that a retooling plan they're giving to Congress this week is sufficient to save the industry.

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European Markets Down ahead of Dow's Expected Fall

Posted: 12/03/2008 - European stock markets fell modestly Wednesday after further dismal economic data and as Wall Street was heading towards a lower opening. Asian markets were higher after Wall Street's rebound the previous session.

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Official: Mumbai Death Toll Expected at 171

Posted: 12/02/2008 - An Indian official says the death toll in last week's Mumbai attacks is expected to stand at 171 and that all bodies have been accounted for.

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Community Feast of "Good Kids"

Posted: 12/02/2008 - Topeka's Thanksgiving tradition also provided Ralph with a virtual feast of Good Kids last week. Here are a few of the outstanding young women who gave their time, so guests could have a nice, hot meal.

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Oil Rises Slightly After Plunging to 3-year Low

Posted: 12/02/2008 - Oil prices rose slightly Wednesday in Asia after hitting a three-year low overnight as investors try to gauge how much the slowing U.S. and Chinese economies will hurt demand for crude.

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