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Some facts adrift in veep debate

Posted: 10/02/2008 - Facts went adrift on taxes, deregulation and more Thursday when Republican Sarah Palin and Democrat Joe Biden clashed in the vice presidential debate.

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Obama says McCain out of touch on jobs

Posted: 10/02/2008 - Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama said Thursday that his rival John McCain is out of touch with the economic struggles of Americans and doesn't understand that there's nothing more fundamental than a job.

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Man shoots himself in arm after being denied sex

Posted: 10/02/2008 - Authorities say a Fort Myers man shot himself in the arm after his girlfriend refused to have sex with him. The Lee County Sheriff's Office reported that a 29-year-old man and his girlfriend returned home from a bar early Wednesday morning.

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McCain struggles to explain support for bailout

Posted: 10/02/2008 - Republican presidential candidate John McCain, who insists he would veto any pork barrel bills to come across his desk as president, is struggling to explain his vote for the revised financial bailout plan that contained a number of those pet projects.

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Wave of House converts jump aboard bailout bill

Posted: 10/02/2008 - A wave of House converts jumped aboard the $700 billion financial industry bailout Thursday on the eve of a make-or-break second vote, as lawmakers responded to an awakening among voters to the pain ahead of them if stability isn't restored to the tottering economy.

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Searchers find Fossett's plane and human remains

Posted: 10/02/2008 - More than a year after the mysterious disappearance of millionaire adventurer Steve Fossett, searchers have found the wreckage of his plane in the rugged Sierra Nevada along with enough human remains for DNA testing.

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Local Leaders Deliver Meals

Posted: 10/02/2008 - Many area residents got a meal delivered to them by community leaders Thursday. Meals on Wheels used the day to promote their program to the group of "big wheels".

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Spotting Signs First Step in Overcoming Depression

Updated: 10/02/2008 - Depression is a very real psychological disorder for which help is available. Stormont-Vail West and Valeo Behavioral Health are offering free depression screenings Oct. 10.

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Bernhard Says Report on Palin Comments Misleading

Posted: 10/02/2008 - Sandra Bernhard says the decision by a women's shelter to cut her act from its annual benefit was based on a misleading account of what she said about Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin.

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First Day of Netherland Trial

Updated: 10/02/2008 - A synopsis of the opening statements from the prosecution and defense in the trial of Theodore Netherland. The prosecution accuses Netherland of stabbing Karen Estes to death in 1989.

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Kansas Abortion Trial Remains on Track, for Now

Posted: 10/02/2008 - A judge says prosecutors in the case against Wichita abortion Dr. George Tiller must respond to defense allegations before a mid-November hearing. They had wanted to wait until after the hearing.

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Obama Says McCain Out of Touch on Jobs

Posted: 10/02/2008 - Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama said Thursday that his rival John McCain is out of touch with the economic struggles of Americans and doesn't understand that there's nothing more fundamental than a job.

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Stocks Decline on Unemployment, Factory Reports

Posted: 10/02/2008 - Pessimism about a protracted economic downturn washed over the financial markets Thursday, sending stocks plunging and further tightening the credit markets.

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NTSB: Remains Found at Steve Fossett Wreckage Site

Posted: 10/02/2008 - Federal investigators said Thursday they found human remains amid the wreckage of missing adventurer Steve Fossett's airplane in the mountains of eastern California. The remains were found among a field of debris that stretched 400 feet long and 150 feet wide in a steep section of the Sierra Nevada.

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Local Woman Celebrates 35th Year in Business

Posted: 10/02/2008 - A local woman being praised for her many years in business made our good news Thursday. Gay Trimble, 73, who owns Gayle's Beauty Salon at 606 Wayne St. in Topeka, celebrated her 35th year in business Thursday.

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Emporia State Student Being Remembered Saturday

Posted: 10/02/2008 - An 18-year-old Emporia State student who was shot and killed while hunting is being remembered Saturday. A scholarship is set up for incoming freshman at ESU.

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Local Kids Enjoy Story-time Thursday

Posted: 10/02/2008 - Local students were able to enjoy their day with a VIP story time. Kansas Education Commissioner, Dr. Alexa Posny, was part of the "Read for the Record" campaign at Quincy Elementary School.

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Senior Citizens Vote for "Silver Plan" for Elderly

Posted: 10/02/2008 - Senior citizens would like to see an alert system for missing elderly people. The Silver-Haired Legislature voted Thursday to urge lawmakers to establish a "Silver Plan."

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Topeka Police Investigate Robbery

Posted: 10/02/2008 - Topeka police need your help identifying a suspect who stole a woman's purse and used her ATM card. An ATM camera caught this picture of the suspect.

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Armenians Observe Kansas Nuclear Disaster Drill

Posted: 10/02/2008 - Leaders from Armenia are observing exercises simulating a potential accident at Wolf Creek Nuclear Plant Thursday. They're learning how Kansas officials would respond to a potential nuclear disaster.

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Crash Kills KU Student, Injures Wife

Posted: 10/02/2008 - 26-year old Neil Hockenbarger was killed in a car accident in Lawrence early Thursday morning. His wife suffered minor injuries. Hockenbarger was a KU student.

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