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Brazil's Currency Hits Lowest Level Since January

Posted: 09/11/2008 - Brazil's currency is at its lowest level against the U.S. dollar since January. The real closed at 1.81 to the dollar. The real has fallen more than 11 percent against the dollar so far this month. Analysts said investors decided to buy dollars and return to more secure investments, such as U.S. Treasury bonds.

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Man Admits Coverup in Soldier Antique Thefts

Posted: 09/11/2008 - A 33-year-old pleads guilty to helping another man cover up the theft of antiques and household goods that belonged to soldiers. He allegedly knew his co-worker was taking the goods from 1999 through 2003 and putting them up for sale.

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Topeka Police Ask For Help Solving Eight-Year-Old Murder Case

Posted: 09/11/2008 - Topeka Police are asking the the public's help solving a murder case from 2000. Stephanie Shields was struck by bullets when someone fired shots into the apartment at 2954 SE Highland Court. she and her boyfriend were visiting.

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Kan. Official Relieved by Action on Highway Bill

Posted: 09/11/2008 - The U.S. Senate has passed a bill that shifts $8 billion from general revenues into the trust fund. The U.S. House of Representatives is expected to approve it and send it to President Bush. Kansas Transportation Secretary Deb Miller says she's relieved that Congress is close to passing a federal highway bill.

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Topeka Teen Arrested After Police Chase

Posted: 09/11/2008 - Topeka Police arrested a seventeen year-old who they say fled from them overnight. They stopped him after he crashed his car at Huntoon and Fairlawn. He was booked into the Juvenile Department of Corrections.

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Saints release injured DT Thomas

Posted: 09/11/2008 - The New Orleans Saints reached a settlement with injured defensive tackle Hollis Thomas, allowing the 12-year veteran to come back later this season with the Saints or any other team.

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Ravens-Texans to play on Monday night

Posted: 09/11/2008 - The Houston Texans game against the Baltimore Ravens has been moved to Monday night at 8:30 p.m. EDT because of Hurricane Ike.

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Hurricanes sign Eric Staal to a 7-year extension

Posted: 09/11/2008 - The Carolina Hurricanes signed Eric Staal to a seven-year contract extension Thursday. The deal worth $57.75 million will pay the center an average of $8.25 million starting in 2009-10 and will last through the 2015-16 season.

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Williams negotiated his own contract deal

Posted: 09/11/2008 - Always one to go against the grain, Ricky Williams negotiated his own contract extension with Bill Parcells and the Miami Dolphins, including a verbal agreement regarding a performance bonus

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DeJesus hits winner as Royals beat Twins 3-2 in 10

Posted: 09/11/2008 - David DeJesus hit the winning single in the 10th inning, and Minnesota's bullpen blew another one Thursday in a 3-2 victory by the Kansas City Royals over the Twins.

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Headache? Try Botox

Posted: 09/11/2008 - Drugmaker touts injectable wrinkle-smoothing substance as headache treatment.

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Fort Riley Remembers September 11, 2001

Updated: 04/28/2009 - Among the memorial ceremonies in the area Thursday morning, the 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley held a ceremony at the global war on terrorism monument to remember those who lost their lives September 11, 2001 and at war.

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Titans' Young says he never wavered about football

Posted: 09/11/2008 - Titans quarterback Vince Young insists he never wavered in his commitment to football. All that concern over his mental state? He says he was upset as he dealt with his first serious injury, and he didn't realize he had to tell his mother where he was going anymore. Then the media went overboard.

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Tressel: RB Wells now doubtful for USC game

Posted: 09/11/2008 - COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Ohio State coach Jim Tressel said Thursday it is doubtful that starting tailback Chris "Beanie" Wells will play Saturday night against No. 1 Southern California.

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Cubs-Astros games postponed because of Ike

Posted: 09/11/2008 - HOUSTON (AP) -- The first two games of this weekend's series between the Chicago Cubs and Houston Astros have been postponed because of the potential impact of Hurricane Ike.

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Palin says she's ready to step in as president

Posted: 09/11/2008 - FORT WAINWRIGHT, Alaska (AP) -- Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin said Thursday that she didn't blink when Republican John McCain asked her to be his running mate, a surprise selection that shook up the presidential race.

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McCain, Obama put politics aside to mark Sept. 11

Posted: 09/11/2008 - NEW YORK (AP) -- Presidential candidates John McCain and Barack Obama made ground zero their common ground for one rare day, free of politics and infused with memory.

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Film shows McCain's release from Vietnamese prison

Posted: 09/11/2008 - STOCKHOLM, Sweden (AP) -- Previously unseen footage emerged Thursday showing Republican presidential candidate John McCain as a proud, stoic prisoner of war in Hanoi on the day his Vietnamese captors released him to the U.S. military.

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Thousands flee Texas coast as Ike approaches

Posted: 09/11/2008 - HOUSTON (AP) -- Authorities in the Houston area and along the Southeast Texas Gulf Coast ordered hundreds of thousands of people to evacuate Thursday as Hurricane Ike lumbered toward the coast and threatened to grow even stronger.

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Deaths make 2008 deadliest for US in Afghanistan

Posted: 09/11/2008 - KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Insurgents killed two U.S. troops in Afghanistan on the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks Thursday, making 2008 the deadliest year for American forces since U.S. troops invaded the country in 2001 for sheltering Osama bin Laden.

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Penn National Gaming Pulls Out of Cherokee Co. Casino Plan

Posted: 09/11/2008 - Penn National Gaming was the only applicant to run a state-owned casino in Cherokee County, but it's abandoned its plans, saying it can't compete with an Indian casino across the state line in Oklahoma.

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Bill Clinton predicts Obama will win 'handily'

Posted: 09/11/2008 - NEW YORK (AP) -- Barack Obama and former President Clinton talked for two hours on Thursday, their first meeting in a White House race that had once bitterly divided them. Clinton predicted that Obama will win the presidency "pretty handily."

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