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No Hidden White Bias In Presidential Race

Posted: 11/07/2008 - Obama's election triumph on Tuesday presented no evidence of the so-called Bradley effect, in which whites who oppose a black politician mislead pollsters about whom they will vote for. Instead, national and state pre-election polls were generally accurate in reflecting voters' preferences in the presidential contest.

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Obama Calling On Economic Experts For Their Advice

Posted: 11/07/2008 - President-elect Obama is calling on economic experts to discuss the first steps toward healing a damaged economy as he forms a new administration in the face of a worsening crisis.

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Closed Tracks May Lose Licenses

Posted: 11/07/2008 - The Kansas Racing and Gaming Commission considers whether to revoke the state license of three closed race tracks.

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Coffeyville Man Gets Life for Killing Woman

Posted: 11/07/2008 - Christopher Lowrance of Coffeyville was sentenced Thursday in the death of 23-year-old Rachel Dennis, whose body was found in the Verdigris River 11 days after she went missing.

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Dealers: Kansas Gun Sales Up on Obama Fears

Posted: 11/07/2008 - Some Kansas gun dealers say Democrat Barack Obama's election to the presidency has sparked an increase in firarrms sales. Retailers say sales have risen as much as 15 percent in the past month.

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Dog Bites Reporter: Is That News?

Posted: 11/07/2008 - It seems President Bush's dog Barney wasn't much in the mood for friendly attention during his walk outside the White House on Thursday. So when Reuters reporter Jon Decker reached down to pet the Scottish terrier, the seemingly docile dog snapped at him and bit Decker's right index finger.

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This Year's Antarctiv Ozone Is 5th Biggest

Posted: 11/07/2008 - This year's ozone hole over Antarctica was the fifth biggest on record, reaching a maximum area of 10.5 million square miles in September, NASA says.

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Jobless Rate Bolts To 14-Year High of 6.5 Percent

Posted: 11/07/2008 - The nation's unemployment rate bolted to a 14-year high of 6.5 percent in October as another 240,000 jobs were cut, the government said Friday. It was stark proof the economy is almost certainly in a recession

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UN Official Hopes For US Role In Climate Change

Posted: 11/07/2008 - The head of the U.N.'s climate change body said Friday that he hopes the United States will take a more active role in fighting global warming once Barack Obama becomes president.

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N. Korea Ready To Deal With Obama Administration

Posted: 11/07/2008 - A North Korean diplomat says the communist country is ready to deal with any new U.S. administration following Barack Obama's election to the presidency as talks continued over dismantlement of its nuclear weapons program.

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Survey: Americans Cutting Back on Gifts

Posted: 11/07/2008 - Shoppers are scrimping on holiday gifts, but not when it comes to their pets. Among those who plan to spend less on gifts this year, only 23% are doing so on their pets

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Afghan Report: 37 Civilians Killed In US Strike

Posted: 11/07/2008 - A U.S. coalition airstrike and clashes with the Taliban militants in southern Afghanistan earlier this week killed 37 civilians and 26 insurgents, according to an Afghan government report released Friday.

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Pakistan: 13 Dead In Suspected Missile Strike

Posted: 11/07/2008 - A suspected U.S. missile strike killed at least 13 people near the Afghan border Friday, security officials said, the latest in a surge of attacks that a top American general said has eliminated three militant leaders.

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Sprint Nextel Posts 3Q Loss, Revenue Falls

Posted: 11/07/2008 - Sprint Nextel said Friday it lost $326 million in the third quarter as it continued to hemorrhage customers and announced a change in its credit terms that restricts the payment of dividends.

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Stocks Headed for Rebound ahead of Jobs Report

Posted: 11/07/2008 - Wall Street anticipated a dreadful jobs report Friday, but seemed to believe the bad news is already priced into the market. Stock futures rose ahead of the market's open.

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Hurricane Watch Issued For Parts of Cuba

Posted: 11/07/2008 - A hurricane watch has been issued for parts of Cuba as Paloma continues barreling toward the Cayman Islands. Watches have been issued for the provinces of Sancti Spiritus, Ciego de Avila, Camaguey, Las Tunas and Granma.

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Ancient Cave Yields Clues To Chinese History

Posted: 11/07/2008 - A stalagmite rising from the floor of a cave in China is providing clues to the end of several dynasties in Chinese history. Slowly built from the minerals in dripping water over 1,810 years, chemicals in the stone tell a tale of strong and weak cycles of the monsoon, the life-giving rains that water crops to feed millions of people.

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Study Links Lead In Blood To Wild Game Consumption

Posted: 11/07/2008 - Terry Steinwand, director of North Dakota Game and Fish Department, left, and Stephen Pickard, M.D. with … BISMARCK, N.D. – North Dakota health officials are recommending that pregnant women and young children avoid eating meat from wild game killed with lead bullets.

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Bush Study Favors Bigger Afghan Army

Posted: 11/07/2008 - The Bush administration, in the midst of a wide review of its war strategy in Afghanistan, is likely to recommend soon to the incoming Obama administration that the U.S. push for further expansion of the Afghan army as the surest path to an eventual U.S. withdrawal, The Associated Press has learned.

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Gov't Seizes More Contaminated Heparin

Posted: 11/07/2008 - Federal agents Thursday seized quantities of a contaminated blood thinner made in China from a small manufacturer in Cincinnati, officials said.

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