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Topeka Teen Gets Thirty Months in Assault Case

Posted: 11/06/2008 - One of two teens accused of attacking a Topeka High School campus police officer last winter will spend thirty months in the Juvenile Corrections Facility.

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Daycare Death Case Continues in Court Friday

Posted: 11/06/2008 - The trial continued Thursday for a day care provider accused in the death of a child who was in her care at the time. 35-year-old Michelle Bolze-Sann is charged with involuntary manslaughter and aggravated endangering of a child in the July 2007 death of Zachary Typer.

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Stolen Truck Pulled from Wakarusa River

Posted: 11/06/2008 - A passerby spotted the top of a red, F-150 truck in the Wakarusa River on 101st Street, about one-quarter mile south of Burlingame Road. Authorities saw, after pulling it out of the water, that the license plate had been removed.

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After years of Bush, Arabs see hope in Obama

Posted: 11/06/2008 - An Arab news network blared U.S. election coverage in a Cairo hair salon, and the barbers and beauticians watched the images of Barack Obama's victory in amazement. Then it cut to scenes from the latest Israeli-Palestinian violence and the funeral of Gaza fighters.

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Miami Jury Convicts Ex-FBI Agent in 1982 Killing

Posted: 11/06/2008 - Former FBI agent John Connolly was convicted Thursday of second-degree murder for leaking information to Boston mobsters that led to the 1982 shooting death of a gambling executive who also had ties to gangsters.

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Bush sets Oval Office meeting with Obama

Posted: 11/06/2008 - President Bush and Barack Obama on Monday will hold their first substantive talks about the nation's daunting priorities as the transition to a Democratic administration accelerates.

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A worried America chooses its course for change

Posted: 11/06/2008 - In a season of profound political and cultural fissures, the American people stood together at the ballot box Tuesday with a resounding chorus that drowned out their deep differences: Something, they said, has got to give.

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Stocks extend decline as economic woes mount

Posted: 11/06/2008 - Wall Street plunged for a second day, triggered by computer gear maker Cisco Systems warning of slumping demand and retailers reporting weak sales for October. Concerns about widespread economic weakness sent the major stock indexes down more than 4 percent Thursday, including the Dow Jones industrial average, which tumbled more than 425 points.

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Fenway Park getting more seats, roof repairs

Posted: 11/06/2008 - The Boston Red Sox are adding more seats to 96-year-old Fenway Park. The team is working on adding 560 new seats to the Major League's oldest and smallest ballpark. Workers are using jackhammers in the rain Thursday in the lower deck and cranes are on the field as part of another round of offseason renovations.

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Lincoln re-election speech to be auctioned in NYC

Posted: 11/06/2008 - Christie's is auctioning a handwritten copy of the 1864 speech Abraham Lincoln delivered at the White House after being re-elected in the midst of an unpopular Civil War that both he and his opponents believed might cost him his job.

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Rural Arkansas championed foster, adoption ban

Posted: 11/06/2008 - Rural and evangelical voters propelled Arkansas to adopt one of the nation's few bans against unmarried couples becoming foster or adoptive parents.

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Mass. scrambling to adapt to marijuana initiative

Posted: 11/06/2008 - After Massachusetts voted to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana, top law enforcement officials are scrambling to figure out what they need to do to put the law into effect - despite their efforts to defeat it at the polls.

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No charges for ex-NY governor in prostitution case

Posted: 11/06/2008 - Federal prosecutors said Thursday that they will not bring criminal charges against Eliot Spitzer for his role in a prostitution scandal, removing a legal cloud that has surrounded the former governor since his epic downfall eight months ago.

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