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Bernanke Breathes Life into another Stimulus Bill

Posted: 10/21/2008 - With a timely endorsement from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, there's new life to the idea of Congress returning to Washington next month to pass a second round of measures aimed at injecting life into the economy.

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Oil Above $74 as OPEC Eyes Production Cut

Posted: 10/21/2008 - Oil prices were hovering above US$74 a barrel Tuesday as investors expected OPEC to try to halt a three-month slide in prices by cutting production quotas at least 1 million barrels a day.

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Magnet Device Aims To Treat Depression Patients

Posted: 10/21/2008 - The government has approved the first noninvasive brain stimulator to treat depression - a device that beams magnetic pulses through the skull. If it sounds like science-fiction, well, those woodpecker-like pulses trigger small electrical charges that spark brain cells to fire.

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Ex-President Calls Obama Right Candidate for Job

Posted: 10/20/2008 - Former President Bill Clinton says running for president the ultimate job interview, and Democrat candidate Barack Obama is clearly the right person for the job. Clinton spoke Monday night in the St. Louis suburb of Kirkwood.

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Wanted: Quarterbacks for Ailing KC Franchise

Posted: 10/20/2008 - Another 34 points scored against the Chiefs, another bad day for KC quarterbacks. Here's why anyone who's played QB in the NFL should stick by their phones this week.

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Appeal Threatens to Hold up Exxon Valdez Payments

Posted: 10/20/2008 - Prince William Sound commercial fishermen have been waiting 19 years for punitive damages against Exxon Mobil in the nation's worst oil spill. Now that a payout is imminent, another delay may be coming. Lawyers for a Seattle-based company have filed court papers objecting to the allocation plan.

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Iowa Couple Ordered Apart After Woman Bites Fiance

Posted: 10/20/2008 - A judge has ordered an suburban Chicago woman to stay away from her fiance - two weeks before their wedding. Police says Patel drove over the man's foot and then bit his hand when he took away her keys to prevent her from driving.

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McCain Defends Robo-Calls

Posted: 10/20/2008 - Here's an issue where John McCain and Sarah Palin disagree.. how well those carefully planned "robocalls" work in getting your vote. McCain talks with Harry Smith about robocalls on "The Early Show" this morning.

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Michelle Obama to Focus on Military Spouses

Posted: 10/20/2008 - Politico reports the candidate's wife meets with military families often in swing states. Here's why this issue could be part of her agenda if she's chosen as the nation's next first lady.

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School Official: Ayers Cancellation Not Forced

Posted: 10/20/2008 - Bill Ayers, the 1960's radical often linked by Republicans to Barack Obama, won't be speaking at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln next month. His appearance was canceled because some complaints constituted a safety threat.

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3 Teens Charged in Detroit School Shooting Case

Posted: 10/20/2008 - Three teenagers have been charged with murder in the shooting death of a Detroit high school junior. 16-year-old Christopher Walker was shot to death Thursday afternoon near a high school on the city's northwest side. Three others were wounded.

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Brothers, Topeka Natives, Killed in Oklahoma City

Updated: 10/21/2008 - Oklahoma City Police say 37-year old Corey Brown and 34-year old Shannon Brown were shot and killed early Monday morning. The two were born and raised in Topeka and currently lived in Texas.

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Planning Commission Talks River Hill

Posted: 10/20/2008 - Planning commission members take the first step to changing the look of the old Menninger Foundation property.

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Gas Prices Continue to Drop

Posted: 10/20/2008 - The price of a gallon of gas continues to drop. In Topeka we found prices as low as $2.33 a gallon at 6th and Lane. At 10th and Wanamaker the price was at $2.49 a gallon, still well below the national average of $2.92 a gallon.

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Topeka West Holds Political Forum

Posted: 10/20/2008 - A group of high school students got to ask questions of several political campaigns. Teachers say they hope it will get the kids involved in the election process.

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Kids Leave Impressions of Violence in Front of Capitol

Updated: 04/28/2009 - As part of its Week Without Violence, the YWCA invited families to its 3rd Annual Chalk at the Capitol. They wanted kids to chalk their thoughts on violence on the sidewalk in front of the capitol to give parents an insight into what kids think is important as far as ending violence.

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Reward Increased For Info on Washburn Fire

Updated: 10/20/2008 - Washburn increased the reward Monday from $5,500 to $12,500. The fire broke out in an elevator at the Living Learning Center just before 5:45 a.m. Saturday, causing $1,000,000 damage.

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Boots on the Ground

Posted: 10/20/2008 - Four volunteer Good Kids marched in step to help Wamego's Walk for Warmth and Wellness in mid-October. Here is their story!

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Good Kid Cassandra Blackwell

Posted: 10/20/2008 - She's been dressed in black as an historical re-enactor in Lecompton. Here's why Cassandra Blackwell was recently "pretty in pink" to help the Rescue Mission.

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