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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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Hawker Beechcraft cutting work force

Posted: 11/03/2008 - Aircraft maker Hawker Beechcraft says it will lay off about 490 workers in the next few days in expectation of lower plane deliveries.

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'Satan was here': Five killed at homeless camp

Posted: 11/03/2008 - Family members and friends in search of answers and solace descended Monday on a homeless encampment where five people were shot to death over the weekend, and police hoped an anonymous caller would come forward and say more.

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Early voting could go nationwide, experts say

Posted: 11/03/2008 - The unexpected wave of millions of early voters casting ballots for Sens. John McCain and Barack Obama may prompt Congress to mandate some form of early voting nationwide for future elections, experts say.

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1 day left and still undecided

Posted: 11/03/2008 - Less than 24 hours before the presidential election, Kevin Sheen has yet to decide who will get his vote.

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Google's growth makes privacy advocates wary

Posted: 11/03/2008 - Perhaps the biggest threat to Google Inc.'s increasing dominance of Internet search and advertising is the rising fear, justified or not, that Google's broadening reach is giving it unchecked power.

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Kansas Wheat: 91% Planted

Posted: 11/03/2008 - Kansas' next crop is also getting high marks from the Ag Statistics Service.

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