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Panel Reviews Future Kansas Energy Costs

Posted: 11/10/2008 - State efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions could have an effect not only on Kansas power plants, but on agriculture and anyone who owns a vehicle.

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Longoria is AL Rookie of Year, Soto wins NL award

Posted: 11/10/2008 - Evan Longoria won the American League Rookie of the Year award Monday by unanimous vote, and Geovany Soto ran away with the NL honor. Following a season of breakthroughs for the AL champion Rays, Longoria became the first Tampa Bay player to win a national award from the Baseball Writers' Association of America.

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Soldiers/ Veterans Highlighted in Manhattan Parade

Posted: 11/10/2008 - More than 1,000 Soldiers will march in the Veterans Day parade in Manhattan Nov. 11 at 9:30 a.m. This year's grand marshal is Brig. Gen Perry Wiggins, commanding general, 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley.

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World's ugliest dog dies after battle with cancer

Posted: 11/10/2008 - A one-eyed, three-legged dog that won the title of world's ugliest pooch this summer has died. The St. Petersburg Times in Florida reports that Gus, a Chinese crested dog, had cancer. He was 9. Gus was rescued from a bad home and went on to win the annual World's Ugliest Dog contest at the Sonoma-Marin Fair in northern California.

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Beyonce on offers for wedding pics: 'Ridiculous!'

Posted: 11/10/2008 - Beyonce insists she would have never considered selling photos of her hush-hush wedding to Jay-Z to a glossy celebrity magazine. Still, the singer acknowledges that she was amazed at the amount of money that was offered.

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Rerouting urinary nerves may help spina bifida

Posted: 11/10/2008 - It's a delicate and daring experiment: Could doctors switch a leg nerve to make it operate the bladder instead? Families of a few U.S. children whose spina bifida robs them of the bladder control that most people take for granted dared to try the procedure - and early results suggest the surgery indeed may help, in at least some patients.

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2nd Community Meeting to Discuss Boundaries for USD 437

Updated: 11/10/2008 - The Auburn-Washburn Boundary Committee presented a revised elementary boundary plan at a town hall meeting Monday, November 10, giving parents a chance to give opinions. Students at Wanamaker, Indian Hills, and Jay Shideler Elementary Schools will be impacted.

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Teen left at hospital, Neb.'s 30th safe-haven case

Posted: 11/10/2008 - A 17-year-old boy left by his mother at an Omaha hospital on Monday is the 30th child abandoned under Nebraska's safe-haven law, state officials said. The boy from the Omaha area was left at Creighton University Medical Center on Monday morning, said Todd Landry, director of children and family services for the Department of Health and Human Services.

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AP Interview: Pakistani leader seeks new US policy

Posted: 11/10/2008 - Pakistan's leader said Monday he expects President-elect Barack Obama to re-evaluate the need for U.S. military strikes on al-Qaida and Taliban targets on Pakistan's side of the Afghan border. In an interview with The Associated Press, President Asif Ali Zardari warned that the surge in missile attacks since August was hurting Pakistan's own fight against the militants - a campaign he said was succeeding nonetheless.

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Palin sorts clothes to see what belongs to the RNC

Posted: 11/10/2008 - Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin spent part of the weekend going through her clothing to determine what belongs to the Republican Party after it spent $150,000-plus on a wardrobe for the vice presidential nominee, according to Palin's father.

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Wall Street falls, unable to shake economic woes

Posted: 11/10/2008 - Wall Street erased an early rally Monday, sinking as enthusiasm fizzled about a $586 billion Chinese stimulus package and gave way to anxiety about how U.S. companies will survive a severe pullback in spending. The Dow Jones industrial average fell about 160 points

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Obama plans Guantanamo closure, US terror trials

Posted: 11/10/2008 - President-elect Obama's advisers are quietly crafting a proposal to ship dozens, if not hundreds, of imprisoned terrorism suspects to the United States to face criminal trials, a plan that would make good on his promise to close the Guantanamo Bay prison but could require creation of a controversial new system of justice.

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Obama arrives for White House tour, talk with Bush

Posted: 11/10/2008 - The Bushes welcomed the Obamas to the White House on Monday, offering a symbolic glimpse of what's in store for the country: a new first family along with a new administration.

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Kossover Tennis Center Named Facility of the Year

Posted: 11/10/2008 - Topeka's Kossover Tennis Center has been named 2008 Facility of the Year by the United States Tennis Association Kansas District. The center is named for Topeka banker and tennis supporter, Harold Kossover.

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Free Fair Housing Workshop Offered

Posted: 11/10/2008 - The City of Topeka is offering a three-hour workshop to inform citizens of fair housing practices and laws. It will be held December 3 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

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Judge Sebelius Reads To Students

Posted: 11/10/2008 - Judge Gary Sebelius took a break from his duties on the bench to help some students understand the importance of reading.

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Another Topeka Home Intentionally Set on Fire

Updated: 11/10/2008 - An early morning fire has added to the list of recent intentionally set cases in Topeka. This fire did $25,000 damage to the home at 704 SW Clay.

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Police Search for Purse Snatcher

Posted: 11/10/2008 - Topeka Police are investigating two purse snatchings that occurred Sunday evening. Officers say it appears the same man is the suspect in both thefts.

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It's GOP's world; elitists just live in it

Posted: 11/10/2008 - Snowmobiles are good. NASCAR is very good. Football metaphors about God are better. "Sam's Club Republicans" are the salt of the American earth. Hollywood, the media and academics are suspect at best, subversive at worst. Though not as bad as European ideas.

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It's GOP's world; elitists just live in it

Posted: 11/10/2008 - Snowmobiles are good. NASCAR is very good. Football metaphors about God are better. "Sam's Club Republicans" are the salt of the American earth. Hollywood, the media and academics are suspect at best, subversive at worst. Though not as bad as European ideas.

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