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Jury Selection Begins in Trial of Daycare Provider

Posted: 11/03/2008 - Jury selection got underway Monday in the trial for Michelle Bolze-Sann. She's charged with involuntary manslaughter for the death of an infant who was in her care.

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Charges Filed Against Parents in Racial Incident

Posted: 11/03/2008 - A couple who hosted a May 2007 gathering where alcohol was allegedly served to minors are charged with unlawful hosting of minors consuming alcohol. Three young men were charged in a racial incident that allegedly happened at the gathering.

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Highland Park Central Holds Mock Elections

Posted: 11/03/2008 - Highland Park Central held mock elections today for their students to learn about the political process. Students in every grade got to participate in the event.

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First town weighs in at midnight

Posted: 11/03/2008 - (CNN) — The first wave of election returns won't flow in until 7 p.m. ET Tuesday night, but the results in one precinct will be known much sooner.

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Biden confident but superstitious, denies any gaffes

Posted: 11/03/2008 - ZANESVILLE, Ohio (CNN) – For the first time in almost two months, Joe Biden came back on his campaign plane to talk to reporters, denying that he has ever made a ‘gaffe’ that has harmed the campaign.

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Cindy McCain says media gives Palin a bad rap

Posted: 11/03/2008 - (CNN) – Cindy McCain came to the defense of Gov. Sarah Palin Monday, telling CNN’s Larry King the media has unfairly criticized the Republican vice presidential nominee when it comes to her qualifications and her wardrobe.

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Cheney's hometown paper endorses Obama

Posted: 11/03/2008 - (CNN)—With just over a day before polls start to close, Vice President Dick Cheney's hometown newspaper named their presidential pick — Democratic Sen. Barack Obama.

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Stocks End Quiet Session Mixed Ahead of Election

Posted: 11/03/2008 - Wall Street ended the calmest session in recent memory with a narrowly mixed performance Monday as investors largely looked past a weak reading on the manufacturing sector and focused on the election.

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Study: Women Lead Men in Bacteria, Hands Down

Posted: 11/03/2008 - Wash your hands, folks, especially you ladies. A new study found that women have a greater variety of bacteria on their hands than men do. And everybody has more types of bacteria than the researchers expected to find.

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DNA Links Bones Near Plane Crash Site to Fossett

Posted: 11/03/2008 - Authorities said Monday they have positively identified some of Steve Fossett's remains: two large bones found a half-mile from where the adventurer's plane crashed in California's Sierra Nevada.

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Palin rallies supporters in Ohio, Missouri

Posted: 11/03/2008 - JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin offered optimism to a boisterous crowd in an Ohio Democratic stronghold and pepped up a huge rally in conservative central Missouri on an election eve dash through five contested states.

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String of Bombings Shakes Baghdad, Kills 10

Posted: 11/03/2008 - A series of bombings struck Baghdad and a neighboring province Monday, killing at least 10 people and wounding 40, including a deputy oil minister who was injured when a bomb went off in front of his house as he was leaving for work.

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Gitmo jury: Life sentence for bin Laden videomaker

Posted: 11/03/2008 - GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba – A video maker for Osama bin Laden who vowed that al-Qaida will never stop fighting America was sentenced to life in prison Monday for encouraging terrorist attacks.

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Local Band Students Show Off Musical Talent

Posted: 11/03/2008 - Some local high school students showed off their award-winning musical talent. The Seaman High School marching band won best in class for 5-A schools at the Neewollah Festival in Independence, Kansas a couple weekends ago.

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Election Guide: Keep early eye on Ga., Va., Ind.

Posted: 11/03/2008 - WASHINGTON – Election watchers won't have to wait for polls to close in the West to know how things are going. The first clues will come early, when voting ends in Georgia, Indiana and Virginia. If Democrat Barack Obama wins any of the three, he could be on his way to a big victory, maybe even a landslide.

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Obama's grandmother dies a day before election

Posted: 11/03/2008 - HONOLULU – Barack Obama's grandmother, whose personality and bearing shaped much of the life of the Democratic presidential contender, has died, Obama announced Monday, one day before the election. Madelyn Payne Dunham was 86.

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Obama, McCain both promise change on election eve

Posted: 11/03/2008 - TAMPA, Fla. – Barack Obama radiated confidence and John McCain displayed the grit of an underdog Monday as the presidential rivals reached for the finish line of a two-year marathon with a burst of campaigning across battlegrounds from the Atlantic Coast to Arizona.

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Immigrants in Kansas Can Get Auto Insurance

Posted: 11/03/2008 - While some immigrants may not be able to get a driver's license in Kansas, they can get car insurance. The Wichita Eagle reported that at least two insurance companies in the state offer policies to motorists with foreign driver's licenses.

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Boeing Machinists Back to Work Monday

Posted: 11/03/2008 - Boeing machinists are back at work Monday after voting to end a costly eight-week strike. Members of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace workers went on strike September 6.

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Goodyear Announces Profit Drops

Posted: 11/03/2008 - Goodyear Tire says its third-quarter earnings were off sharply from last year, when it got a one-time, $517 million lift from the sale of a subsidiary. Its latest results still beat Wall Street expectations.

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Kansas Budget Forecast Looks Good

Posted: 11/03/2008 - On the eve of what's expected to be a more pessimistic budget forecast, some of the numbers don't look so bad for Kansas. Preliminary figures from the Department of Revenue show that in the bulk of its tax collections for October, the state met existing predictions.

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