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Sanderholm's Alleged Killer Breaks Sprinkler Head

Posted: 11/11/2008 - Jail officials say the man accused of killing 19-year old Cowley College student Jodi Sanderholm broke a fire protection sprinkler head in his jail cell. Water covered the cell floor and seeped into the booking area, but didn't cause major problems.

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Michelle Williams' Father Extradited To US

Posted: 11/11/2008 - Michelle Williams' father, a prominent stock market trader, agreed Tuesday to return to the United States to face tax evasion charges. Larry Williams has been fighting extradition since he was arrested by Australian police in 2006 after flying to Sydney for a speaking tour in Australia and New Zealand. He has been free on bail.

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Bruce Springsteen Appears In Food Bank Ad

Posted: 11/11/2008 - Bruce Springsteen wants to make sure one bank remains solvent: the Community Food Bank of New Jersey. The singer will appear in a newspaper ad for the state's largest food bank that says: "We Can't Let This Bank Fail."

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Pakistan Hijackers Seize Convoy For US-led Forces

Posted: 11/11/2008 - Dozens of masked gunmen blocked a mountain pass and hijacked a convoy of trucks carrying military vehicles and other supplies bound for U.S.-led forces in Afghanistan, an official said Tuesday.

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2,000 Year Old Gold Earring Found In Jerusalem

Posted: 11/11/2008 - Israeli archaeologists have discovered a 2,000-year-old gold earring beneath a parking lot next to the walls of Jerusalem's old city, the Israel Antiquities Authority said Monday.

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4,300-Year-Old Pyramid DIscovered In Egypt

Posted: 11/11/2008 - Egypt's chief archaeologist has announced the discovery of a 4,300-year-old pyramid in Saqqara, the sprawling necropolis and burial site of the rulers of ancient Memphis.

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Aides: Obama Suggested More Aid For Auto Companies

Posted: 11/11/2008 - President-elect Obama suggested to President Bush that the administration immediately provide extra help to struggling U.S. automakers, aides to the Democrat say, in their first face-to-face meeting since Election Day.

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Bush Honors Veterans At Aircraft Carrier Intrepid

Posted: 11/11/2008 - President Bush, marking Veterans Day at a Manhattan pier that is home to the World War II aircraft carrier Intrepid, praised veterans past and present who have defended U.S. liberty.

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Palin Calls Leakers ‘Cowards’

Posted: 11/11/2008 - Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin pushed back against the growing number of negative leaks coming from John McCain’s former campaign staffers Tuesday, calling those who have spoken on condition of anonymity “cowards.”

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Worries about Housing, Consumers Send Stocks Lower

Posted: 11/11/2008 - Homebuilder Toll Brothers Inc. and coffee chain Starbucks Corp. helped send Wall Street sharply lower Tuesday after giving investors more evidence that the housing market and consumer spending are getting weaker.

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An evolving GOP approach to family values?

Posted: 11/11/2008 - ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Dan Quayle struck a nerve in 1992 when he went after the TV series "Murphy Brown" by saying its depiction of a single mother was irresponsible and set a bad example for America. The Republican vice president said the fictional character was "mocking the importance of fathers by bearing a child alone and calling it just another `lifestyle choice.'"

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Analysis: Palin more than her resume _ much more

Posted: 11/11/2008 - ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Being a mayor of 9,780 is nothing like leading 305 million. Living next to Russia does not make you a foreign policy whiz. And presidential competence is rarely measured in square miles.

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It's GOP's world; elitists just live in it

Posted: 11/11/2008 - ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Snowmobiles are good. NASCAR is very good. Football metaphors about God are better. "Sam's Club Republicans" are the salt of the American earth. Hollywood, the media and academics are suspect at best, subversive at worst. Though not as bad as European ideas.

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When Washington is broken, enter the `outsider'

Posted: 11/11/2008 - WASHINGTON, Ga. (AP) -- Back in 1780, while the Revolutionary War still raged, a village in eastern Georgia had a notion. The hero of that uncertain hour was Gen. George Washington, and the community of Heard's Fort became the first of nearly 30 across the land to take his surname as its own.

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The morning after: Half of us will be disappointed

Posted: 11/11/2008 - PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The meteorologists tell us that Wednesday morning in southwestern Pennsylvania's largest city will be crisp and sunny with a high of 64. That's about all we know. Being a weather forecast, it offers nothing about the political climate that will have been created by the election the day before.

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Finally: Decision time for a deeply divided USA

Posted: 11/11/2008 - Rarely has an election been so anticipated. Rarely has a campaign gone on for so long and offered so many plot twists. And never in a generation have Americans and their talking heads expressed such certainty, such passion that the next president can change the national game so fundamentally and so entirely.

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A worried America chooses its course for change

Posted: 11/11/2008 - In a season of profound political and cultural fissures, the American people stood together at the ballot box Tuesday with a resounding chorus that drowned out their deep differences: Something, they said, has got to give.

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Bloody, then buddies: It's still the American way

Posted: 11/11/2008 - LOCK HAVEN, Pa. (AP) -- The seat of Clinton County sits along a river at the foot of a spectacular mountain range in rural central Pennsylvania. On Election Day, what happened here was a microcosm of American duality: Just 327 votes separated John McCain, who won the county, and Barack Obama, who didn't.

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Gag order in case of boy charged with killing 2

Posted: 11/11/2008 - ST. JOHNS, Ariz. (AP) -- An 8-year-old boy charged in the shooting deaths of his father and another man appeared in handcuffs at a court hearing, drawing tears from some in the audience, and the judge slapped a gag order on the shocking case.

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Police: Slaying of NY immigrant was a hate crime

Posted: 11/11/2008 - YAPHANK, N.Y. (AP) -- Seven high school students looking "to beat up some Mexicans" attacked an immigrant from Ecuador on a Long Island street, with one of them fatally plunging a knife into the man's chest during the brawl, police said.

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Dallas nixes 2 proposals to name road for Chavez

Posted: 11/11/2008 - DALLAS (AP) -- An effort to rename one of two Dallas streets for Cesar Chavez failed Monday, but the city plans to find another road to name after the late labor and civil rights activist.

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Exclusive Yellowstone Club files for bankruptcy

Posted: 11/11/2008 - BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- The Yellowstone Club, an exclusive mountain retreat for the ultra-rich, said it filed for bankruptcy Monday after failing to secure new financing - underscoring that even the elite can't escape the country's current economic troubles.

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