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Kansas Officials Worry Budget Worse Than in '03

Updated: 11/18/2008 - With the 2009 session approaching, legislators also face a shortfall that could approach $1 billion by the end of June 2010. They worry it will be worse than the 2003 budget crisis and one-time accounting gimmicks won't be an option to fix it.

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Three Nominees for Lawrence County Judgeship Named

Updated: 11/18/2008 - The Kansas Office of Judicial Administration says two Lawrence attorneys and a federal prosecutor are the three nominees for an open spot on the bench in Douglas County District Court.

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Gaming Company Wants Suit over Casino Deal Dismissed

Updated: 11/18/2008 - Penn National Gaming says it validly withdrew from a contract with a company that wanted to sell it about 200 acres of land for a state-owned casino in Cherokee County. Penn withdrew from the deal in September.

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Convictions Upheld in Kansas Adult Abuse Case

Updated: 11/18/2008 - The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rejected arguments by Arlan and Linda Kaufman that the trial court violated their constitutional rights. They were convicted in 2006 of holding mentally ill residents of their group home in involuntary servitude.

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Shawnee Co. Commission Discusses Delinguent Tax Payers

Updated: 11/18/2008 - At the Shawnee County Commission Thursday morning, commissioners passed a resolution regarding the owners of 49 parcels of property who are delinquent on paying taxes. Most noteworthy on this list was the Sportzone property, located near I-470 and Burlingame Road.

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Teen Pleads Guilty in Deadly Lawrence Shooting

Updated: 11/18/2008 - A teenager has pleaded guilty to felony second-degree murder in the June 7 shooting that left two men dead during a botched home robbery in Lawrence. Sentencing is set for Dec. 19.

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Group Celebrates National Philanthropy Day

Updated: 11/18/2008 - Calling them the "unsung heroes of our community," the Association of Fundraising Professionals held a luncheon to honor outstanding volunteers. The event coincided with National Philanthropy Day.

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Teen Pleads Guilty in Deadly Lawrence Shooting

Updated: 11/18/2008 - A teenager has pleaded guilty to felony second-degree murder in the June 7 shooting that left two men dead during a botched home robbery in Lawrence.

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Sprint Offers Buyouts to 12,000 KC Workers

Updated: 11/18/2008 - Sprint says it's offering voluntary buyout packages to an unspecified number of its 57,000 workers, including 12,000 of them based in the Kansas City area.

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Stocks Fluctuate after Jobs Data, Wal-Mart Outlook

Updated: 11/18/2008 - Wall Street struggled to find direction Thursday after three straight days of declines, with investors reacting calmly to a larger-than-expected jump in unemployment claims and news that Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is cutting its full-year outlook

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Jobless Claims Jump Unexpectedly to 7-year High

Updated: 11/18/2008 - The number of newly laid-off individuals seeking unemployment benefits has jumped to a level not seen since just after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, as companies cut more jobs in the face of a slowing economy.

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Prairie Band Potawatomi Gives Gift

Updated: 11/18/2008 - Let's Help received a boost as the holiday season approaches. The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation gave the organization $20,000.

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Repeat Drunk Driver to Stand Trial in Deaths

Updated: 11/18/2008 - A 54-year-old Wichita man with a history of driving drunk has been ordered to stand trial in the deaths of a woman and her young daughter as they walked to school.

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Morgan Gets 26 Years for Highway Workers Deaths

Updated: 11/18/2008 - In Wednesday's sentencing of Ramona Morgan, Douglas County District Court Judge Paula Martin said Morgan's actions "give new meaning to the word reckless.''

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Economic Group: Developed World in Recession

Updated: 11/18/2008 - The world's developed economies, hard hit by the financial crisis, have slid into recession and will shrink further in 2009, a top international organization said Thursday.

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Jobless Claims Surge; Trade Deficit Narrows

Updated: 11/18/2008 - Applications for unemployment benefits soared to the highest level since just after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks while the trade deficit shrank more than expected as demand for imports plunged.

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Marrow Transplant May Have Cured AIDS

Updated: 11/18/2008 - An American man who suffered from AIDS appears to have been cured of the disease 20 months after receiving a targeted bone marrow transplant normally used to fight leukemia, his doctors said.

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Who To Kill? Colombia Army Kills Soldier's Brother

Updated: 11/18/2008 - The soldiers in Antelope Company's Third Platoon hadn't registered a guerrilla kill in months. And without results, they feared they wouldn't be let off base for Mother's Day.

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China Democracy Activist Detained For Subversion

Updated: 11/18/2008 - The founder of a political group calling for the establishment of a multiparty democracy in China was detained Thursday and police told his wife he would be charged with subversion of state power.

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Afghan Bombing Kills 9, Including US Soldier

Updated: 11/18/2008 - A suicide car bomber struck a U.S. military convoy Thursday as it passed through a crowded market in eastern Afghanistan, killing at least eight civilians and an American soldier, Afghan officials said.

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More Countries Make Spreading HIV A Crime

Updated: 11/18/2008 - An increasing number of countries worldwide are making spreading HIV a crime, according to a new report from the International Planned Parenthood Federation.

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Doctors Say Marrow Transplant May Have Cured AIDS

Updated: 11/18/2008 - An American man who suffered from AIDS appears to have been cured of the disease 20 months after receiving a targeted bone marrow transplant normally used to fight leukemia, his doctors said.

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