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Circuit City To Close 155 Stores, Cut Jobs

Posted: 11/03/2008 - Circuit City Stores Inc. said Monday it is closing about 20 percent of its U.S. stores and cutting thousands of jobs in an effort to return to profitability as it finds consumers reluctant to spend and its vendors less eager to give it credit.

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Election Day Complaint Numbers

Posted: 11/03/2008 - We all hope that election day goes smoothly but if you have any complaints about voting abuses there are some numbers you can call.

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Wall Street Puts Brakes On Momentum

Posted: 11/03/2008 - Wall Street started November with a cautious advance Monday, as investors largely overlooked a weak reading on the manufacturing sector in quiet trading ahead of the U.S. presidential election.

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USD 383 Employee Fired for Misconduct

Posted: 11/03/2008 - The district says Kyle Kirby made inappropriate remarks in front of students. KMAN radio in Manhattan reports Kirby threatened Barack Obama's life.

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KCC's Cold Weather Rule Kicks In

Posted: 11/03/2008 - The KCC's Cold Weather Rule took effect Saturday. It sets conditions for consumers who are having trouble paying utility bills to avoid loss of service or re-establish service during winter months.

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Wheat Planting Nearly Finished in Kansas

Posted: 11/03/2008 - Kansas Agricultural Statistics says 73 percent of the emerging winter wheat crop is in good to excellent condition. However, the cotton harvest is well behind normal, with only 2 percent cut.

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Hawker Beechcraft Cutting Work Force

Posted: 11/03/2008 - Citing lower plane deliveries, Hawker Beechcraft says it will lay off nearly 500 workers in the next few days. No word how many of those cuts would be made in Kansas.

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Obama's Native Kansan Grandmother Dies

Posted: 11/03/2008 - The Democratic nominee heads to the finish line of a long campaign tonight, after hearing news that his grandmother died this morning in Hawaii.

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Boeing Strike Could Delay 80 Plane Deliveries

Posted: 11/03/2008 - Boeing workers returned to work Sunday and Monday, after approving a contract to end their eight-week strike. Analysts say that strike could delay delivery of up to 80 planes. It could also delay the inaugural flight of Boeing's new jetliner.

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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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