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KCC's Cold Weather Rule Kicks In

Posted: 11/03/2008 - The KCC's Cold Weather Rule took effect Saturday. It sets conditions for consumers who are having trouble paying utility bills to avoid loss of service or re-establish service during winter months.

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Wheat Planting Nearly Finished in Kansas

Posted: 11/03/2008 - Kansas Agricultural Statistics says 73 percent of the emerging winter wheat crop is in good to excellent condition. However, the cotton harvest is well behind normal, with only 2 percent cut.

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Hawker Beechcraft Cutting Work Force

Posted: 11/03/2008 - Citing lower plane deliveries, Hawker Beechcraft says it will lay off nearly 500 workers in the next few days. No word how many of those cuts would be made in Kansas.

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Obama's Native Kansan Grandmother Dies

Posted: 11/03/2008 - The Democratic nominee heads to the finish line of a long campaign tonight, after hearing news that his grandmother died this morning in Hawaii.

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Boeing Strike Could Delay 80 Plane Deliveries

Posted: 11/03/2008 - Boeing workers returned to work Sunday and Monday, after approving a contract to end their eight-week strike. Analysts say that strike could delay delivery of up to 80 planes. It could also delay the inaugural flight of Boeing's new jetliner.

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Jury Selection Begins in Trial of Daycare Provider

Posted: 11/03/2008 - Jury selection got underway Monday in the trial for Michelle Bolze-Sann. She's charged with involuntary manslaughter for the death of an infant who was in her care.

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Charges Filed Against Parents in Racial Incident

Posted: 11/03/2008 - A couple who hosted a May 2007 gathering where alcohol was allegedly served to minors are charged with unlawful hosting of minors consuming alcohol. Three young men were charged in a racial incident that allegedly happened at the gathering.

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Highland Park Central Holds Mock Elections

Posted: 11/03/2008 - Highland Park Central held mock elections today for their students to learn about the political process. Students in every grade got to participate in the event.

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First town weighs in at midnight

Posted: 11/03/2008 - (CNN) — The first wave of election returns won't flow in until 7 p.m. ET Tuesday night, but the results in one precinct will be known much sooner.

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Biden confident but superstitious, denies any gaffes

Posted: 11/03/2008 - ZANESVILLE, Ohio (CNN) – For the first time in almost two months, Joe Biden came back on his campaign plane to talk to reporters, denying that he has ever made a ‘gaffe’ that has harmed the campaign.

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Cindy McCain says media gives Palin a bad rap

Posted: 11/03/2008 - (CNN) – Cindy McCain came to the defense of Gov. Sarah Palin Monday, telling CNN’s Larry King the media has unfairly criticized the Republican vice presidential nominee when it comes to her qualifications and her wardrobe.

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Cheney's hometown paper endorses Obama

Posted: 11/03/2008 - (CNN)—With just over a day before polls start to close, Vice President Dick Cheney's hometown newspaper named their presidential pick — Democratic Sen. Barack Obama.

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Stocks End Quiet Session Mixed Ahead of Election

Posted: 11/03/2008 - Wall Street ended the calmest session in recent memory with a narrowly mixed performance Monday as investors largely looked past a weak reading on the manufacturing sector and focused on the election.

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Study: Women Lead Men in Bacteria, Hands Down

Posted: 11/03/2008 - Wash your hands, folks, especially you ladies. A new study found that women have a greater variety of bacteria on their hands than men do. And everybody has more types of bacteria than the researchers expected to find.

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DNA Links Bones Near Plane Crash Site to Fossett

Posted: 11/03/2008 - Authorities said Monday they have positively identified some of Steve Fossett's remains: two large bones found a half-mile from where the adventurer's plane crashed in California's Sierra Nevada.

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Palin rallies supporters in Ohio, Missouri

Posted: 11/03/2008 - JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin offered optimism to a boisterous crowd in an Ohio Democratic stronghold and pepped up a huge rally in conservative central Missouri on an election eve dash through five contested states.

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String of Bombings Shakes Baghdad, Kills 10

Posted: 11/03/2008 - A series of bombings struck Baghdad and a neighboring province Monday, killing at least 10 people and wounding 40, including a deputy oil minister who was injured when a bomb went off in front of his house as he was leaving for work.

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Gitmo jury: Life sentence for bin Laden videomaker

Posted: 11/03/2008 - GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba – A video maker for Osama bin Laden who vowed that al-Qaida will never stop fighting America was sentenced to life in prison Monday for encouraging terrorist attacks.

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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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