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Stocks Set to Rebound After Rough Week

Posted: 10/13/2008 - Wall Street headed for a huge rebound Monday as investors, hoping that the stock market is finding some footing after eight sessions of devastating losses, sent stock futures indexes sharply higher.

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US Moves to Get $700B Bank Rescue Effort Started

Posted: 10/13/2008 - The Bush administration said Monday it is moving quickly to implement a $700 billion rescue program, including consulting with private law firms on how to buy ownership shares in banks to help thaw frozen lending and get the economy moving again.

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China Dairy Sued Over Infant's Toxic Milk Death

Posted: 10/13/2008 - The family of a baby whose death has been blamed on toxic milk filed suit against one of China's largest dairies Monday, while another dairy ensnared in the scandal said it was a victim of unscrupulous subcontractors.

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EU Tells Music Lovers To Turn Down MP3 Players

Posted: 10/13/2008 - The European Union told music lovers Monday to turn down the volume of MP3 players, saying they risk permanent hearing loss from listening too long at maximum levels.

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Pediatricians Double Vitamin D Recommendations

Posted: 10/13/2008 - The nation's leading pediatricians group says children from newborns to teens should get double the usually recommended amount of vitamin D because of evidence that it may help prevent serious diseases.

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Manhattan Murder Victim Identified

Updated: 10/16/2008 - Authorities have identified the woman found dead behind a Quality Inn Sunday morning as 18 year old Alheli Alcantara. They are now seeking the public's help finding her vehicle, a 1991 Toyota Previa with Kansas license plate 980 BCK.

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Rush is on to get Rescue Plan Moving

Posted: 10/13/2008 - With the world's financial markets on a stomach-churning ride, the Bush administration is scrambling to get a $700 billion rescue effort for the U.S. banking system up and running. And Europe's central banks began to take unified actions Monday aimed at easing the credit crisis.

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Oil Rebounds on Europe Bank Rescue Plan

Posted: 10/13/2008 - A pledge by European countries to keep banks from collapsing injected optimism into oil markets Monday, with prices rebounding from a 13-month low to rise above US$80 a barrel. Gasoline and heating oil also recorded substantial gains.

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Sebelius Busy Campaigning For Obama

Posted: 10/12/2008 - Sebelius has traveled 15 days outside of Kansas since August 1st on behalf of the Democratic presidential hopeful.

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Kansas Toddler Dies of E.coli

Updated: 10/12/2008 - A mayor in southwest Kansas says an 18-month-old boy in his town has died from E.coli infection and the toddler's brother is recovering from the same disease.

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Post Office Closed Monday

Updated: 10/12/2008 - In observance of Columbus Day, the post office will be closed.

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Topeka Sailor Remembers Intrepid

Posted: 10/12/2008 - Jerry W. Preston is a former sailor who served on the U.S.S. Intrepid. He sat down with 13 News to discuss the ship, life at sea and life in the Navy.

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Zoo Offers Twilight Tours

Posted: 10/12/2008 - The zoo is even wilder at night! Bring your family or come by yourself and become part of the nighttime activity at the zoo.

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Blighted San Francisco district touts its history

Posted: 10/12/2008 - In the Tenderloin, corner stores sell more alcohol than food, drug-addled pan handlers shake paper cups at passers-by and churches vie for real estate with strip clubs.

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Tax rebate, food stamp money possible in aid plan

Posted: 10/12/2008 - After consulting with Barack Obama, Democratic leaders are likely to call Congress back to work after the election in hopes of passing legislation that would include extended jobless benefits, money for food stamps and possibly a tax rebate, officials said Saturday.

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Analysts: GM would need cash to acquire Chrysler

Posted: 10/12/2008 - For General Motors Corp. to acquire Chrysler LLC and all of its warts, GM would have to get desperately needed cash as part of the deal. Lots of it, according to industry analysts.

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Bailout managers may be buying own securities

Posted: 10/12/2008 - The government's plan to make sure private managers of a $700 billion bailout plan are free of conflicts of interest is weak, according to some critics, and allows too much room for abuse.

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Palin has mixed record as fiscal conservative

Posted: 10/12/2008 - Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, the Republican nominee for vice president, bills herself as a fiscal conservative. But that can be a relative term when you're governor of a state gushing with oil money.

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