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US Authorities Shutter Worldwide Spam Operation

Posted: 10/14/2008 - Federal officials say they have shut down a global spam operation that's spewed out billions of nuisance e-mails in recent years. The Federal Trade Commission says the spam and its click-on Web sites generated more than 3 million complaints.

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Obama Widens Lead In Four Key Swing States

Posted: 10/14/2008 - Washington Post polls show the Democratic candidate leads John McCain by at least 9 percentage points in Michigan, Minnesota, Wisconsin and Colorado.

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Palin Says Obama Running Against Bush, not McCain

Posted: 10/14/2008 - Sarah Palin says Barack Obama is running as though his opponent is President Bush instead of John McCain. And she calls it a strategy that's "wearing pretty thin."

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Cruise Industry Maintained Growth in Early 2008

Posted: 10/14/2008 - The cruise industry has enjoyed some smooth sailing for the past year and a-half despite the possibility of financial rough seas ahead. A report being released Wednesday by the Cruise Lines International Association says more than 12 and a-half million passengers took cruises worldwide last year.

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Bottled Water Has Contaminants Too, Study Finds

Posted: 10/14/2008 - Many Americans buy bottled water because they think it's purer than tap water, but a new study may surprise them. The tests on leading brands of bottled water have turned up a variety of contaminants often found in tap water

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Boyda, Jenkins Debate Again

Posted: 10/14/2008 - The congresswoman and state treasurer make their cases on why voters should send one of them to Washington.

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People Learn How to Stay Safe on Internet

Posted: 10/14/2008 - The Topeka & Shawnee County Library wants people to stay safe on the internet. Computer trainer Becky Hinton discussed how to keep yourself and your computer safe. The group looked at anti-virus and anti-spyware software, as well as how to set up firewalls.

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Topeka Collegiate Students Have Science Fair

Posted: 10/14/2008 - Students from Topeka Collegiate School put their knowledge about science on display Tuesday evening. The annual Middle School Science Fair started Tuesday and will continue Wednesday.

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Roberts, Slattery Spar in Second Debate

Posted: 10/14/2008 - Sen. Pat Roberts and challenger Jim Slattery met Tuesday in Wichita. They discussed issues including the economy and energy.

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Midwest Coating Celebrates 30-years of Business

Posted: 10/14/2008 - Midwest Coating opened its doors to the public today to celebrate its 30-year anniversary. The company stays busy almost year-round and employs 25 to 30 people depending on the time of year.

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Gasoline Prices Continue to Drop in Kansas

Posted: 10/14/2008 - The AAA Fuel Gauge Report released Tuesday shows the average price of a gallon of regular unleaded in Kansas was $2.78 today, down 78 cents from a month ago. Experts say the drop in pump prices is the result of declining crude oil and wholesale gas costs.

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TPD Investigating Assault

Posted: 10/14/2008 - Topeka Police are investigating a shooting that left a man in his mid 20's injured Tuesday evening. Police report they were called to 3100 SE Freemont at about 7:56 PM today in reference to the shooting.

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Highway Study Focuses On One Intersection

Updated: 10/15/2008 - The Highway 24 study was the topic of conversation at an open house Tuesday night. But one intersection was the main topic of conversation.

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Kansas Volunteers Sort Cans for a Good Cause

Posted: 10/14/2008 - College students competed for a good cause Tuesday. Volunteers from the Kansas Department on Aging collected cans Tuesday at "Let's Help," all part of the canned goods contest between Washburn University and Emporia State.

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WIBW Wins 4 First Place Awards at the KAB Meeting Tuesday

Posted: 10/14/2008 - 13 news won four first place awards at the Kansas Association of Broadcasters annual meeting in Wichita Tuesday. Our morning and noon team of Dave Johnson and Lindsay Shively won a first for Midday in Kansas.

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Kansas City Royals to Increase Ticket Prices

Posted: 10/14/2008 - The Kansas City Royal's losing season isn't stopping them from raising prices next year. The Wichita Business Journal reports the Royals are expected to hike ticket prizes 8.4%. The average price for a single ticket will go to $24.84, up almost two dollars from last season.

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Dole, McGovern Awarded World Food Prize

Posted: 10/14/2008 - Former presidential candidates Bob Dole and George McGovern are being honored this week for their efforts to curb world hunger. Dole, a Kansas Republican, and McGovern, a South Dakota Democrat, both saw their presidential ambitions squashed in landslide elections.

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Boeing Strike Talks Come to a Halt

Posted: 10/14/2008 - Talks between the Striking Machinists Union and Boeing Company came to a halt Monday without any deal in sight. The two sides sat down Sunday for the first time since 27,000 machinists went on strike September 6th.

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McPherson Mom Likely Won't Do Prison Time

Posted: 10/14/2008 - A 19-year-old Mcpherson mom likely won't do any prison time for dumping her infant daughter in a trash bin. Deidre Harman pleaded no contest Monday to child abandonment.

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Safe Property Management Training Session Held Tuesday

Posted: 10/14/2008 - The Topeka Police Department and Safe Streets are teaming up to help keep our community safer. A training session was held Tuesday for local landlords and property managers at Safe Streets.

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