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Man Shoots Himself In Arm After Being Denied Sex

Posted: 10/03/2008 - 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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Outsourcing Aids Many Data Thefts, Verizon Says

Posted: 10/03/2008 - The reliance of restaurant chains and retail stores on outside companies to handle credit-card processing and other information-technology functions is partly to blame for a rash of consumer data breaches over the last few years.

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Vietnam Finds Tainted Products From China

Posted: 10/03/2008 - Vietnam's health ministry has discovered the industrial chemical melamine in 18 dairy and biscuit products imported from China and three other countries and has ordered them recalled and destroyed, officials said Friday.

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Group Seeks Protection For Ugly New England Fish

Posted: 10/03/2008 - A ferocious-looking denizen of the deep that can gobble up whole urchins and crabs in a few swift chomps needs protection, according to a petition filed with the federal government.

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Military Relied on Bonuses to Lure New Recruits

Posted: 10/03/2008 - According to data obtained by The Associated Press, the Army and Marine Corps doled out nearly $640 million in the fiscal year that ended Tuesday to entice recruits to join up

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Astronaut's Diary Goes On Display In Jerusalem

Posted: 10/03/2008 - Pages from an Israeli astronaut's diary that survived the explosion of the space shuttle Columbia and a 37-mile fall to earth are going on display this weekend for the first time in Jerusalem.

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Lawmakers Make A Final Push For Mental Health Bill

Posted: 10/03/2008 - Sen. Pete Domenici, R-N.M., has spent years fighting for legislation that would require insurance plans to treat mental health patients on par with those who have physical ailments.

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O.J.'s Fate Rests with Jury

Posted: 10/03/2008 - Thirteen years to the day after he was acquitted of killing his ex-wife and her friend, a jury was to begin deliberating Friday whether the former football is guilty of kidnapping of two sports memorabilia dealers.

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Sebelius: Kansas 'Saudi Arabia of Wind'

Posted: 10/03/2008 - Governor Kathleen Sebelius says Kansas is the "Saudi Arabia of wind.'' And the governor said the state can be proud of leading a ``Made in America'' energy policy that uses homegrown natural resources.

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Employers Cut Jobs by Most in More Than 5 Years

Updated: 10/03/2008 - Employers slashed payrolls by 159,000 in September, the most in more than five years, a worrisome sign that the economy is hurtling toward a deep recession.

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Toyota Announces Zero-Percent Financing

Posted: 10/03/2008 - Toyota Motor Corp. has announced zero-percent financing on 11 models as it tries to woo would-be buyers sidelined by the consumer credit crunch.

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Oil Near $94 As Market Awaits US Bailout Vote

Posted: 10/03/2008 - Oil prices were erratic near $94 a barrel Friday as investors waited to see if a reworked $700 billion bailout package would pass the U.S. Congress and help stabilize the economy of the world's biggest crude consumer.

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AIG Plans Sale Of Business Units

Posted: 10/03/2008 - The insurer American International Group Inc. said Friday it plans to sell off a number of business units to pay off its massive government loan, while retaining its U.S. property and casualty and foreign general insurance businesses.

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Wells Fargo Aquiring Wachovia For $15.1 Billion

Posted: 10/03/2008 - In an abrupt change of course, Wachovia Corp. said Friday it will be acquired by Wells Fargo & Co. in a $15.1 billion all-stock deal, wiping out Wachovia's previous plan to sell its banking operations to rival suitor Citigroup Inc.

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Britain Planned Taped Messages After Nuclear War

Posted: 10/03/2008 - The doomsday script was never used by the British Broadcasting Corp., but decades later the message remains haunting."This is the wartime broadcasting service," the announcement begins. "This country has been attacked with nuclear weapons."

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Iraq's Presidency Agrees On Election Laws

Posted: 10/03/2008 - A spokesman says Iraq's presidential council has agreed on a law that paves the way for U.S.-backed provincial elections to be held by the end of January.

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Astronaut's Diary Goes On Display In Jerusalem

Posted: 10/03/2008 - Pages from an Israeli astronaut's diary that survived the explosion of the space shuttle Columbia and a 37-mile fall to earth are going on display this weekend for the first time in Jerusalem.

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Lawmakers Make A Final Push For A Mental Health Bill

Posted: 10/03/2008 - Talk about going out with a win. Sen. Pete Domenici, R-N.M., has spent years fighting for legislation that would require insurance plans to treat mental health patients on par with those who have physical ailments. No more higher copays or deductibles for the mental health treatments. No more limits on visits to the doctor that differ from the caps for other patients.

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House Plans Second Vote On $700 Billion Bailout

Posted: 10/03/2008 - Rejected once amid public fury about bailing out reckless financiers, a $700 billion rescue package is getting a second chance in the House as voters anxiously ponder an economic meltdown that could wipe out their ability to borrow, plunder their savings and put them out of work.

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Lyon County Flooding Caused $25,000 in Damage

Posted: 10/02/2008 - Lyon County expects to foot the entire bill for clean up from last month's flooding. Our radio partner KVOE reports the flooding along the Cottonwood River caused $25,000 in damage. That is below the FEMA threshold of $100,000 required before they assist.

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Juvenille Sentenced for Killing Birds at Emporia Zoo

Posted: 10/02/2008 - A juvenile was sentenced today for killing birds at the Emporia Zoo. According to our radio partner KVOE in Emporia, 13-year-old Angel Rodriguez will spend 30 days in juvenile custody then two years on probation. Sentencing for two other boys who have pleaded no contest in the case is set for October 23rd.

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Man Pleads Guilty to Race Crimes

Posted: 10/02/2008 - A man who pleaded guilty to tying up and urinating on a man because of his race received probation Thursday. 19-year-old Isaac Clark of Blue Rapids admitted to trying to drive the black high school student out of Waterville because of his race. Two other defendants will be sentenced later this month.

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