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8-Year-Old Admits Double Shooting In Police Video

Updated: 11/19/2008 - An 8-year-old boy accused in the deaths of his father and another man gave police conflicting accounts about the shootings, at one point saying, "I wasn't shooting any guns" before admitting to firing at least two shots at each of the men.

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Cheney, Gonzales Indicted In South Texas County

Updated: 11/19/2008 - Vice President Dick Cheney and former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales have been indicted on state charges involving federal prisons in a South Texas county that has been a source of bizarre legal and political battles under the outgoing prosecutor.

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Student Bonfire Blamed For 1 of 3 Calif. Wildfires

Updated: 11/19/2008 - A group of college students who lit a ridge-top bonfire is being blamed for accidentally sparking one of three ferocious wildfires that collectively destroyed about 1,000 homes and blacked more than 65 square miles.

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Banks Weigh On European Stocks Again

Updated: 11/19/2008 - European stock markets headed lower Wednesday following losses in Asia, with worries about a global downturn weighing on banking and commodity stocks.

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Ohio Democrat Wins Special Congressional Election

Updated: 11/19/2008 - An Ohio Democrat elected earlier this month to succeed the late U.S. Rep. Stephanie Tubbs Jones has also won a special congressional election in Cleveland to fill the final weeks of Tubbs Jones' unexpired term.

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Ted Stevens' Defeat In Alaska Marks End Of An Era

Updated: 11/19/2008 - Sen. Ted Stevens' election defeat marks the end of an era in which he held a commanding place in Alaska politics while wielding power on some of the most influential committees in Congress.

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Holder is Obama's Top Choice for Attorney General

Updated: 11/19/2008 - The former Number 2 official in the Justice Department under President Clinton appears to be President-elect Barack Obama's top choice for Attorney General. Washington attorney Eric Holder won't comment on the reports.

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Wall Street Pulls Off Final-Hour Rebound

Updated: 11/19/2008 - Wall Street rebounded Tuesday in another turbulent session, as investors rushed back into the market after the Standard & Poor's 500 index tested a 2003 low.

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Ginkgo Fails to Prevent Alzheimer's in Large Study

Updated: 11/19/2008 - The dietary supplement ginkgo, long promoted as an aid to memory, didn't help prevent dementia and Alzheimer's disease in the longest and largest test of the extract in older Americans. "We don't think it has a future as a powerful anti-dementia drug," said Dr. Steven DeKosky of the University of Virginia School of Medicine, who led the federally funded study.

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Detroit's Big 3 Make Plea for Bailout

Updated: 11/19/2008 - Detroit's Big Three automakers say a collapse of their companies would be "catastrophic." They went to Capitol Hill Tuesday, pleading with Congress for a $25 billion lifeline.

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Doctors Transplant Windpipe with Stem Cells

Updated: 11/19/2008 - Doctors have given a woman a new windpipe with tissue grown from her own stem cells, eliminating the need for anti-rejection drugs. "This technique has great promise," said Dr. Eric Genden, who did a similar transplant in 2005 at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York. That operation used both donor and recipient tissue. Only a handful of windpipe, or trachea, transplants have ever been done.

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Color Perception Shifts from Right Brain to Left

Updated: 11/19/2008 - Learning the name of a color changes the part of the brain that handles color perception. Infants perceive color in the right hemisphere of the brain, researchers report, while adults do the job in the brain's left hemisphere.

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Attack Helicopter Unit Moving to Fort Carson

Updated: 11/19/2008 - The Army says the 1st Battalion, 2nd Aviation Regiment will bring 24 attack helicopters and about 500 soldiers to Fort Carson, Colorado from its current base in Korea. It replaces a unit that's moving to Fort Riley, Kansas.

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Archeologists Say They Found Witch Doctor Skeleton

Updated: 11/19/2008 - Archeologists believe a 12,000-year-old skeleton found in a grave containing 50 tortoise shells, a leopard pelvis, a cow tail and part of an eagle wing is the remains of a witch doctor.

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Big Hop Forward: Scientists Map Kangaroo's DNA

Updated: 11/19/2008 - Taking a big hop forward in marsupial research, scientists say they have unraveled the DNA of a small kangaroo named Matilda. And they've found the Aussie icon has more in common with humans than scientists had thought. The kangaroo last shared a common ancestor with humans 150 million years ago.

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Sebelius 'Disappointed' in Latest Gambling Setback

Updated: 11/19/2008 - During a news conference Tuesday, Gov. Kathleen Sebelius said she was disappointed that Harrah's Entertainment decided to withdraw its application to manage a state-owned casino in Sumner County.

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Astronauts End Space Walk Marred by Lost Tool Bag

Updated: 11/19/2008 - A spacewalking astronaut accidentally let go of her tool bag Tuesday after a grease gun inside it exploded, and helplessly watched as the tote and everything inside floated away.

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Wichita Plant Expands Annual Shutdown

Updated: 11/19/2008 - Case New Holland says it's shutting down its Wichita plant for all of December and part of January. The move affects about 400 of its 450 hourly workers. Company officials blame ``softness in the construction industry'.'

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Extreme Makeover Show Unveils New Home in Chapman

Updated: 11/19/2008 - The `Extreme Makeover Home Edition' crew unveiled a brand new home to a Chapman family Tuesday. The bus moved Tuesday afternoon for the Tutwiler family to see the new home the ABC show built for them.

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Stevens loses Alaska Senate Race

Updated: 11/19/2008 - Sen. Ted Stevens, the longest serving Republican in Senate history, narrowly lost his re-election bid Tuesday, marking the downfall of a Washington political power and Alaska icon who couldn't survive a conviction on federal corruption charges. His defeat by Anchorage Mayor Mark Begich moves Senate Democrats within two seats of a filibuster-proof 60-vote majority.

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Topeka Chamber of Commerce After Hours Event

Updated: 11/19/2008 - Area business leaders met up after hours Tuesday night to mix and mingle. It was the Greater Topeka Chamber of Commerce's business after hours event , where members gathered at Shawnee County Club in Topeka.

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Blue Skies Squadron Presents Check to KCSL

Updated: 11/19/2008 - A local organization is pitching in to help less fortunate children for the holidays. They raised money by selling concessions and a drawing for a P-51 mustang.

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