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About 200K Ohio Voters Have Records Discrepancies

Posted: 10/15/2008 - Close to one in every three newly registered Ohio voters will end up on court-ordered lists being sent to county election boards because they have some discrepancy in their records, an elections spokesman said Wednesday.

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Dow Plunges 733 on New Disheartening Economic Data

Posted: 10/15/2008 - The economy lurched deeper into the doldrums Wednesday and took the stock market down with it, sending the Dow Jones industrials to a staggering 733-point loss and erasing any hopes that the convulsions that have shaken Wall Street for a month were over.

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Cheney's Heartbeat Returned to Normal

Posted: 10/15/2008 - Vice President Dick Cheney underwent an electric shock procedure Wednesday afternoon to restore a normal heart rhythm. He's had problems with an abnormal heartbeat in the past.

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Shawnee County Commission Meetings in Council Chambers Not an Option

Posted: 10/15/2008 - The Shawnee County Commission meetings will be televised on City Channel 4, but not be moved to the city council chambers. Commissioners met Monday and discussed Deputy Mayor Jeff Preisner's proposal to use the city crew that televises council meetings to also televise commission meetings free of charge.

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Panel Rules NYC Council Can Vote on Term Limits

Posted: 10/15/2008 - The Conflicts of Interest Board in New York City says its okay for council members to vote on changing the city's term limits law. Mayor Michael Bloomberg wants to run for a third term. Right now, the limit is two. Two-thirds of the council would also be forced from office.

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Man Accused of Fracas on Paris-to-New York Flight

Posted: 10/15/2008 - A reported heir to the Hermes fashion fortune is identified as the man who caused a disturbance on a Paris-to-New York flight Tuesday. He is charged with interfering with flight crew members.

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Joe the Plumber: Who is He?

Posted: 10/15/2008 - Pundits are giving the nod on last night's debate to John McCain.. with his plumber's helper, Joe.. mentioned nearly a dozen times.

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Janet Jackson Resumes Tour after Bout of Vertigo

Posted: 10/15/2008 - Janet Jackson returned to the stage in Washington, D.C. Wednesday night. She'd canceled shows for two weeks due to bouts of migraine-associated vertigo. It's Jackson's first North American tour in seven years.

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Suicide Attack Kills 2 at Pakistani Police Station

Posted: 10/15/2008 - Pakistan police say a suicide car bomber hit a police station before dawn on Thursday. At least two security officials were killed. More than 30 other people were injured.

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High School Students Strike Up the Band

Posted: 10/15/2008 - Local high school band students marched away Wednesday at the Capital City Marching Festival at Yager Stadium. Eight different high schools participated. They all showcased their best half-time performances for evaluation.

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Few New Details in Manhattan Hazmat Incident

Posted: 10/15/2008 - Riley County Police are giving 13 News few details on the Tuesday night incident except to say there was no hazard to the public, and the incident is not part of a criminal investigation.

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Signing a Bus to Stop Cancer

Posted: 10/15/2008 - The "Fight Back Express Nationwide Bus Tour" was outside the capitol building, sending the message that Americans have the power to fight cancer with their voices and their pens.

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Will Youth Rock the Vote?

Posted: 10/15/2008 - More than 150 college students watched the debate from Mabee library on the campus of Washburn University.

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Emporia Releases Top 10 List

Posted: 10/15/2008 - Emporia residents got to share their answers in a recent survey. "Emporia Building Futures" announced results today from their "Emporia's Top Ten" contest.

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World War II Vets Honored at Dog Show

Posted: 10/15/2008 - A group of veterans gives new meaning to "top dogs." The vets were honored Wednesday at the Doberman Pincher Club of America's show at the Expocentre.

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Murtha: Western Pa. 'racist' but Obama should win

Posted: 10/15/2008 - Democratic Rep. John Murtha said Wednesday his home base of western Pennsylvania is racist and that could reduce Barack Obama's victory margin in the state by 4 percentage points.

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The Final Showdown

Updated: 10/15/2008 - Republican hopeful John McCain needed a strong performance in the third debate in a battle to win over undecided voters. Did he accomplish his mission?

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Lawsuit Questions Text Message Price Hike

Posted: 10/15/2008 - A Florida customer of Sprint Nextel Corporation filed the lawsuit this week in Kansas City, Kansas. Her lawsuit joins at least 20 others across the country accusing the wireless industry's leaders of fixing the price of wireless text messages.

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