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Cops: Twins tried to switch identities during stop

Posted: 09/11/2008 - Police in Hunterdon County say two twin brothers attempted to switch their identities during a motor vehicle stop. Readington Township police said a patrolman stopped Julio and Josel Rodriguez of Bethlehem, Pa., at 2 a.m. Wednesday.

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Prisoner sues for pain, stress over moldy cookies

Posted: 09/11/2008 - - A man who says he bought moldy cookies in the King County Jail is suing the county for pain, suffering and emotional distress. Moses Wiggins, 41, said he didn't notice the mold until he had eaten half a bag of cookies. He spent several days vomiting while suffering diarrhea and stomach cramps.

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Australian minister resigns over semi-naked dance

Posted: 09/11/2008 - An Australian state government minister was forced to quit following reports that he danced in his underwear at a parliamentary office party, the state premier said Thursday.

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Mouth to Meow-th: Mass. firefighter revives cat

Posted: 09/11/2008 - A lucky cat owes one of its nine lives to a firefighter who revived it with mouth-to-mouth resuscitation. Al Machado rescued the cat from a burning apartment Tuesday, telling The Standard Times of New Bedford that he saw immediately that it needed air.

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Australian researchers discover elusive frog

Posted: 09/11/2008 - A tiny frog species thought by many experts to be extinct has been rediscovered alive and well in a remote area of Australia's tropical north, researchers said Thursday.

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KSU Basketball Team visits Fort Riley

Updated: 09/11/2008 - The 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley remembered those who died due to the 9-11 terrorist attacks. The mens basketball team from Kansas State was on hand to watch.

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Ford Expected to Shut Down SUV Line for 1 Week

Posted: 09/11/2008 - A union leader says Ford Motor Company is planning a 1-week shutdown of the compact SUV line at its suburban Kansas City plant due to slowing sales.

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Sebelius Rips McCain's choice of Palin

Updated: 09/11/2008 - Governor Sebelius says no company CEO would ever choose a top lieutenant and potential successor the way that John McCain picked Sarah Palin as his running mate.

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30-year Mortgages Dip to Lowest Level Since April

Posted: 09/11/2008 - Rates on 30-year mortgages dropped sharply this week, falling to the lowest level in five months, as the government's dramatic takeover of mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac had the hoped-for impact of lowering mortgage rates.

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Nation Marks 7th Anniversary of Terror Attacks

Posted: 09/11/2008 - The nation paused Thursday to mark the seventh anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks with a heartfelt ceremony at ground zero and other solemn remembrances around the country.

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US Death in Afghanistan Makes 2008 Deadliest Year

Posted: 09/11/2008 - An insurgent attack on an eastern compound killed a U.S. soldier on Thursday, bringing the year's death toll to 112 and making 2008 the deadliest for American forces in Afghanistan since the U.S. invaded the country in response to the Sept. 11 attacks.

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Gasoline Prices Spike as Ike Heads Toward Texas

Posted: 09/11/2008 - Gasoline prices jumped to unprecedented levels in the wholesale markets Thursday as Hurricane Ike tore across the Gulf of Mexico, threatening to strike Texas and its refineries.

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Stocks Fall on Worries about Lehman, Financials

Posted: 09/11/2008 - Stocks retreated early Thursday as investors remained worried about the soundness of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. and other financial names and grappled with fresh concerns about the nation's unemployment rate. The major indexes declined more than 1 percent.

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Study: 70,000 May Suffer Post-9/11 Stress Disorder

Posted: 09/11/2008 - 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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O.J. Simpson Jury Selection Enters Home Stretch

Posted: 09/11/2008 - A judge who asked lawyers and prospective jurors to put in 10-hour days to get a jury for the O.J. Simpson kidnapping-robbery case suggested a panel to judge the former football star could be seated late Thursday or early Friday.

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North Korean Leader May Have Partial Paralysis

Posted: 09/11/2008 - North Korea's Kim Jong Il had brain surgery after a stroke last month and could have partial paralysis on one side, media reports said Thursday, after the South Korean government said the communist leader remained in control of his country.

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Topeka Police Investigating Armed Robbery

Posted: 09/11/2008 - Topeka police are investigating a tuesday evening armed robbery. It happened just after nine thirty at the kwik shop at 102 southwest 37th.

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Reputed Miss. Klansman May Soon Walk Out Of Prison

Posted: 09/11/2008 - Attorneys said Wednesday they are working to free a reputed Ku Klux Klansman after a federal appeals court overturned the three life sentences he was serving for the 1964 abduction of two black teenagers who died after being beaten and thrown in the Mississippi River.

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