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Judge Considers Mistrial In Stevens Case

Posted: 10/02/2008 - A federal judge angrily halted the corruption trial of Sen. Ted Stevens on Thursday after the Alaska lawmaker's attorney accused prosecutors of withholding evidence that would help their case.

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Sheriff: Search Teams Find Fossett Wrekage

Posted: 10/02/2008 - Searchers found the wreckage of Steve Fossett's plane in California's rugged Sierra Nevada just over a year after the millionaire adventurer vanished on a solo flight, and the craft appears to have hit the mountainside head-on, authorities said Thursday.

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Bush Lobbies Congress To Pass $700 Billion Bail Out Bill

Posted: 10/02/2008 - President Bush and congressional backers of a $700 billion financial industry bailout carried out high-intensity lobbying Thursday, on the eve of a crucial House vote that Bush said "a lot of people are watching."

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FDA Urged To Recall Cold Medicines For Youngsters

Posted: 10/02/2008 - With a new cold season coming, the government is trying once more to decide what to do about over-the-counter medicines for kids' coughs and sniffles. Doctors question the drugs' benefits and worry about their risks.

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Computers Help Docs Spot Breast Cancer On X-Rays

Posted: 10/02/2008 - A computer is as good as a second pair of eyes for helping a radiologist spot breast cancer on a mammogram, one of the largest and most rigorous tests of computer-aided detection found.

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Bush Lobbies Congress to Pass $700B Bailout Bill

Posted: 10/02/2008 - President Bush said Thursday "a lot of people are watching" to see if Congress will enact the $700 billion financial rescue plan that he called the best chance to restore calm to the financial industry.

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Weak Economy Pushes Jobless Claims to 7-year High

Posted: 10/02/2008 - Tight credit is taking a toll on manufacturing and jobs. More people than expected lined up at the unemployment lines last week and orders to U.S. factories plunged by the largest amount in two years, according to government data released Thursday.

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Oil Falls on Demand Concerns

Posted: 10/02/2008 - Oil prices fell more than $2 a barrel Thursday on worries that demand for crude will erode further and the dollar strengthened against the euro. But trading was volatile.

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Stocks Decline on Unemployment, Factory Reports

Posted: 10/02/2008 - Stocks tumbled and credit markets remained tight Thursday after plunging factor orders and a seven-year high in jobless claims stoked fears that the government's financial rescue plan might not be enough to ward off a recession.

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Credit Woes Not Affecting Topeka Loans

Updated: 10/02/2008 - Senators have passed the much criticized "bailout bill" by 74-25 vote Wednesday sending it now to the House. A vote is expected this Friday.

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Actors Union Moves Closer to Strike Vote

Posted: 10/02/2008 - The Screen Actors Guild's negotiating committee voted Wednesday to support a strike authorization vote, a tactic meant to break stalled contract talks with Hollywood studios.

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FDA Urged to Recall Cold Medicines for Kids

Posted: 10/02/2008 - With a new cold season coming, the government is trying once more to decide what to do about over-the-counter medicines for kids' coughs and sniffles. Doctors question the drugs' benefits and worry about their risks.

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AP poll: Obama Opens a 7-Point Lead

Posted: 10/02/2008 - Likely voters now back Obama 48-41 percent over McCain, a dramatic shift from an AP-GfK survey that gave the Republican a slight edge nearly three weeks ago, before Wall Street collapsed and sent ripples across worldwide markets

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House Girds for Second Try on Financial Rescue

Posted: 10/02/2008 - House members are getting another chance to vote on a financial bailout bill that has infuriated millions of voters after the Senate added tax cuts and other sweeteners and passed it handily.

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Stock Losses Take Heavy Toll on Retirement Savings

Posted: 10/02/2008 - The financial crisis that toppled major Wall Street banks and snarled credit markets around the world has also taken a toll on nest eggs, forcing people to rethink when - and even if - their savings will allow them to retire.

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Palin Facing Voters Who Doubt Her Readiness

Posted: 10/02/2008 - Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin enters her debate with voters harboring serious doubts about her readiness for the nation's highest office. Watch live on WIBW-TV and join in the conversation about the debate on the wibw.com Live Blog

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Crash Kills KU Student, Injuries Wife

Posted: 10/02/2008 - Police say the 26-year-old KU student missed a turn and lost control of his car shortly after midnight Thursday, causing the vehicle to hit a power pole and then a tree

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House Girds for Second Try on Financial Rescue

Posted: 10/02/2008 - House members get another chance to vote on a bill that many would like to avoid: a massive financial rescue plan that has infuriated millions of voters but is described by President Bush and congressional leaders as vital to keeping the economy from sliding into a deep recession.

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FDA Urged to Recall Cold Medicines for Youngsters

Posted: 10/02/2008 - With a new cold season coming, the government is trying once more to decide what to do about over-the-counter medicines for kids' coughs and sniffles. Doctors question the drugs' benefits and worry about their risks.

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Fossett Search Teams See What Looks Like Wreckage

Posted: 10/02/2008 - Search teams combing a rugged part of eastern California for any sign of Steve Fossett, the adventurer who vanished on a solo flight more than a year ago, have spotted what appeared to be wreckage Wednesday, authorities said.

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