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McCain, Palin to campaign together

Posted: 09/10/2008 - Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin will spend much of the next few weeks campaigning with Sen. John McCain, a move that not only capitalizes on the Republican enthusiasm for the vice presidential nominee but also limits her exposure to the news media.

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Simpson trial judge say jury will be seated soon

Posted: 09/10/2008 - After a contentious day of lawyers sparring with prospective jurors in O.J. Simpson's kidnapping-robbery trial Wednesday, the judge said it appeared a jury would be seated by Friday or earlier.

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NYC suspends school visits to UN over fire safety

Posted: 09/10/2008 - The city and the United Nations, which have tussled for years over parking tickets and property taxes, are now squabbling over schoolchildren - specifically, whether it's safe for them to visit U.N. headquarters.

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Barack and Dave Talk Politics

Posted: 09/10/2008 - Democratic nominee Barack Obama appears on "The Late Show" tonight on Channel 13. Here's a preview of what they're talking about, including, yes, the lipstick comment.

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Autopsy: Mohammed died of heart disease, diabetes

Posted: 09/10/2008 - Heart disease and diabetes caused the sudden death of Imam W.D. Mohammed, the former Nation of Islam leader who abandoned some of its teachings decades ago to embrace mainstream Islam, authorities said Wednesday.

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Study: 70,000 may suffer post-9/11 stress disorder

Posted: 09/10/2008 - New data from a public health registry that tracks the health effects of 9/11 suggest that as many as 70,000 people may have developed post-traumatic stress disorder as a result of the terrorist attacks.

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Rangel admits mistakes, $5,000 bill to Uncle Sam

Posted: 09/10/2008 - The head of the House tax-writing committee admitted Wednesday that he owes about $5,000 to the Internal Revenue Service for failing to report income on his returns.

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Evacuations begin in Texas ahead of Hurricane Ike

Posted: 09/10/2008 - The frail and elderly were put aboard buses Wednesday and authorities warned 1 million others to flee inland as Hurricane Ike steamed toward a swath of the Texas coast that includes the nation's largest concentration of refineries and chemical plants.

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Administration, Democrats Clash on Bridge Repairs

Posted: 09/10/2008 - The Bush administration and Senate Democrats are at odds over whether the nation's bridges are in a state of disrepair severe enough to be called a safety crisis.

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Body Found After Virginia Building Collapse

Posted: 09/10/2008 - Worker's body found after under-construction building collapses. Authorities not sure how many people were inside. Retail and residential structure was being built in suburb of Richmond.

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Two Russian Bombers Land in Venezuela

Posted: 09/10/2008 - Russian bombers will use airfield for training over neutral waters, Interfax reports. Russian Defense Ministry spokesman: NATO fighters followed bombers. Venezuelan president had said he'd welcome Russian air force, Novosti reports.

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Anti-Racist Activist Speaks in Topeka

Posted: 09/10/2008 - Tim Wise, a prominent anti-racist activist spoke at the Brown V. Board of Education site today. He said we must talk about our problems or else they just get worse. Wise is the author of the 2007 book "White Like ME: Reflections on a Race from a Privileged Son."

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Topeka Man Sentenced on Drug Charges

Posted: 09/10/2008 - Topeka man sentenced to more than 21 years in prison for selling methamphetamines. He pleaded guilty to five charges in April. His co-defendant will be sentenced later this month on similar charges.

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Lyon County Police Chase Ends With Arrests

Posted: 09/10/2008 - Vehicle ran from Lyon County Sheriff's Deputy near Emporia when he tried to stop the car that was reported stolen. The driver of the car eventually lost control near Olpe and deputies were able to arrest the three people in the car.

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Two Arrested in Connection with Topeka Shooting

Posted: 09/10/2008 - George Anthony, 20, and Dwayne McCoy, 18, were arrested Tuesday after allegedly fleeing the scene of a shooting in the 1400 block of NE Quincy, Topeka.

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Crime is Down in Topeka

Posted: 09/10/2008 - Crime in the Capital City is down 18 percent, however, burglaries are up. Click here to see a break down of each section of the city.

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Evacuations begin in Texas ahead of Hurricane Ike

Posted: 09/10/2008 - HOUSTON (AP) -- The frail and elderly were put aboard buses Wednesday and authorities warned 1 million others to flee inland as Hurricane Ike steamed toward a swath of the Texas coast that includes the nation's largest concentration of refineries and chemical plants.

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Crews search for victims in Va. building collapse

Posted: 09/10/2008 - CHESTER, Va. (AP) -- Part of a retail and residential building under construction in a Richmond suburb collapsed Wednesday, and authorities were searching for up to 12 workers who may have been inside.

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Man Left Money, Passenger When Fleeing Police

Posted: 09/10/2008 - Authorities say the hispanic male who ran from them during a routine traffic stop Thursday left behind money, drug paraphernalia and a female passenger inside the vehicle he also abandoned.

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