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Airliner overruns O'Hare runway, no injuries

Posted: 09/22/2008 - Aviation officials say an American Airlines Boeing 757 has blown a tire and run off a runway during an emergency landing at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport.

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Small audience for Primetime Emmys, TV's big night

Posted: 09/22/2008 - Sunday's Emmy Awards had one of its smallest audiences ever. It seemed somehow appropriate for an awards show that showered honors upon "Mad Men" and "30 Rock," series with critical acclaim and lousy ratings.

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Oregon woman accused of setting tow truck on fire

Posted: 09/22/2008 - A Portland woman who allegedly set a tow truck on fire as the driver was preparing to take her car faces arson and criminal mischief charges. A twenty-year-old woman was arraigned last week.

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UK experts say Stonehenge was place of healing

Posted: 09/22/2008 - The first excavation of Stonehenge in more than 40 years has uncovered evidence that the stone circle drew ailing pilgrims from around Europe for what they believed to be its healing properties, archaeologists said Monday.

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Europeans kidnapped in Egyptian desert near Sudan

Posted: 09/22/2008 - Kidnappers seized 11 European tourists and eight Egyptians during a Sahara desert safari to Gilf al-Kebir, a giant plateau famed for its prehistoric cave paintings, officials said Monday. The tour company was negotiating with the captors, who demanded millions of dollars in ransom.

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Russian navy ships head to maneuvers in Venezuela

Posted: 09/22/2008 - A Russian navy squadron set off for Venezuela Monday, an official said, in a deployment of Russian military power to the Western Hemisphere unprecedented since the Cold War.

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McCain, Obama raise doubts about bailout plan

Posted: 09/22/2008 - Democrat Barack Obama and Republican John McCain raised doubts about the Bush administration's $700 billion bailout and demanded conditions that could snag its quick passage through the highly partisan Congress.

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Galveston area remains dangerous in Ike's wake

Posted: 09/22/2008 - Businesses were beginning to reopen, cell phone service was improving and power was coming back, but leaders warned that Galveston remains dangerous more than a week after Hurricane Ike's devastating assault.

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Oil spikes $25 a barrel on anxiety over US bailout

Posted: 09/22/2008 - Oil prices spiked more than $25 a barrel Monday - the biggest one-day price jump ever - as anxiety over the government's $700 billion bailout plan, a weak dollar and an expiring crude contract ignited a dramatic rally.

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Markets volatile as investors await bailout plan

Posted: 09/22/2008 - Volatility swept through the financial markets Monday as investors awaited details of the government's plan to buy $700 billion in banks' mortgage debt and as oil shot higher. Stocks fell sharply, taking the Dow Jones industrials down about 220 points, while investors sought safety in hard assets, such as oil, which shot up by more than $20 a barrel.

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Democrats want pay limits, loan aid in bailout

Posted: 09/22/2008 - Judges could rewrite mortgages to lower bankrupt homeowners' monthly payments as part of congressional Democrats' proposal for a $700 billion financial system bailout.

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State Workers Honored For Years of Service

Posted: 09/22/2008 - A gathering Monday morning honored state workers for their service to Kansas. A handful of employees received awards for 40 years of service. Dr. L.T. Fan of KSU, was recognized for the 50 years he has given to the state.

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Russian navy ships head to maneuvers in Venezuela

Posted: 09/22/2008 - A Russian navy squadron set off for Venezuela Monday, an official said, in a deployment of Russian military power to the Western Hemisphere unprecedented since the Cold War.

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McCain, Obama raise doubts about bailout plan

Posted: 09/22/2008 - Democrat Barack Obama and Republican John McCain raised doubts about the Bush administration's $700 billion bailout and demanded conditions that could snag its quick passage through the highly partisan Congress.

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Galveston area remains dangerous in Ike's wake

Posted: 09/22/2008 - Businesses were beginning to reopen, cell phone service was improving and power was coming back, but leaders warned that Galveston remains dangerous more than a week after Hurricane Ike's devastating assault.

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Stocks fall as investors await bank bailout plan

Posted: 09/22/2008 - Volatility is sweeping through the financial markets as investors await details of the government's plan to buy $700 billion in banks' mortgage debt. Stocks are falling sharply, taking the Dow Jones industrials down more than 200 points, while investors are seeking safety in hard assets such as oil, which has shot up more than $11 a barrel.

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Democrats want pay limits, loan aid in bailout

Posted: 09/22/2008 - Judges could rewrite mortgages to lower bankrupt homeowners' monthly payments as part of congressional Democrats' proposal for a $700 billion financial system bailout.

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US soldier accused of abusing and killing Iraqi

Posted: 09/22/2008 - Military prosecutors accused a U.S. soldier Sunday of taking an Iraqi detainee to a remote desert location, stripping him naked, shooting him in the head and chest and then watching as another soldier set fire to the body with an incendiary grenade.

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US military deaths in Iraq war at 4,168

Posted: 09/22/2008 - As of Sunday, Sept. 21, 2008, at least 4,168 members of the U.S. military have died in the Iraq war since it began in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count.

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SNB Bank Merger

Posted: 09/22/2008 - Southwest Bancorp is announcing the planned merger of SNB Bank of Wichita with SNB Bank of Kansas in Hutchinson.

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Iraqi's warmth to Israel exacts a heavy price

Posted: 09/22/2008 - First his two sons were murdered. Now he faces prosecution. The reason for Mithal al-Alusi's troubles? Visiting Israel and advocating peace with the Jewish state - something Iraq's leaders refuse to consider.

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Panel: Lawyer cut fees in return for nude dances

Posted: 09/22/2008 - An attorney was suspended for more than a year for accepting nude dances from a stripper as partial payment for the legal fees she owed him. The Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission on Thursday said Scott Robert Erwin will begin serving a 15-month suspension for misconduct next month.

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