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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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Report: Young Doctors Still Too Tired for Safety

Posted: 12/02/2008 - 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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Topeka Rescue Mission Kids Get Visit From Santa

Posted: 12/02/2008 - Children at the Topeka Rescue Mission were paid an early visit from Santa this year. The Mid-America Sawdusters Club and students from Seaman Middle school presented hand-made toys to the children Tuesday.

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Highland Park Students Learn About Success

Posted: 12/02/2008 - Highland Park High School students learned what it takes to be successful Tuesday. Fifty students had lunch at the Top of the Tower restaurant in Topeka. It was all part of the "See More to be More" program.

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Renewed License Approved for Kansas' Only Nuclear Plant

Posted: 12/02/2008 - Wolf Creek generating station, based in Burlington, announced Tuesday its application for a renewed license has been approved. It will allow the company to operate an additional twenty years beyond its original license to the year 2045.

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Tiger Cubs Visit WIBW

Posted: 12/02/2008 - Pack 10, which meets at Topeka's University United Methodist Church, visited 13 News Studios Tuesday.

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Mom's Boyfriend Charged in Wichita Baby's Death

Posted: 12/02/2008 - A preliminary hearing for 28-year-old Michael Janzen is set for Dec. 16 in Sedgwick County District Court in the death of Brooklyn Brown. She was not breathing when she was taken to a Wichita hospital Nov. 26. She died Saturday night of apparent blunt force trauma.

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Washington State Woman Appeals Conviction

Posted: 12/02/2008 - A Washington state woman sentenced to 26 years in prison for driving a pickup that hit and killed two Kansas highway workers is appealing her conviction.

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