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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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Oil Steady at $98 on US Bailout Hopes

Posted: 10/02/2008 - Oil prices were steady at $98 a barrel Thursday in Asia as expectations the U.S. Congress will pass a revised $700 billion financial industry bailout package this week offset concern over slowing crude demand in the world's biggest economy.

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Asian Stocks Fall Despite Senate Rescue Plan Vote

Posted: 10/02/2008 - Asian stock markets retreated Thursday as broader concerns about a global economic slowdown outweighed any relief over the U.S. Senate's passage of the bailout package to rescue the U.S. financial system.

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Boyda, Jenkins Meet in KTWU Debate

Posted: 10/02/2008 - First-term congresswoman Nancy Boyda talked up the issues with her Republican opponent, Lynn Jenkins in front of an audience for an hour on Wednesday night.

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Shots Fired in Central Park Neighborhood

Updated: 10/02/2008 - Topeka Police searched for a white or gray Pontiac Grand Am Wednesday night, following what witnesses describe as a drive-by shooting.

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Jim Zeller on Campaigning Door-to-Door

Posted: 10/01/2008 - Jim Zeller is running against State Senator Laura Kelley in the 18th District. He spoke to 13 news Wednesday about knowing constituents. If elected, he says he would give them a better voice.

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California Hiker Finds Steve Fossett ID

Posted: 10/01/2008 - The record-setting pilots who flew all the way around the world, starting and ending in Salina, has been missing for more than a year.

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State Senator Joined at Rally by Gov.

Updated: 10/01/2008 - State senator Laura Kelly has to approach this campaign a little different than she had planned. Last weekend she fell during a parade in Alta Vista and broke her femur. Wednesday, Governor Sebelius joined her at a campaign rally in Potwin.

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Silver Hair Legislature Meets in Topeka

Posted: 10/01/2008 - Members of the Silver Hair Legislature met Wednesday to discuss different issues among the elderly. Issues discussed included revising the grandparent bill, which addresses grandparents raising their grandkids.

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3 Cities Give Opinions on US-24 Corridor

Updated: 10/10/2008 - The US-24 Study Team shared information with members of the St. George, Manhattan and Wamego communities and took their opinions to develop a plan for the future of the highway between Manhattan and Wamego.

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Highway Bridge Work to Start Thursday

Posted: 10/01/2008 - More highway work is on tap for Topeka Thursday. The bridge ramp from westbound I-470 to westbound I-70 will be closed between nine a.m. and four p.m. for deck repair work.

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Emporia Graffiti Report Hot-Line Established

Posted: 10/01/2008 - You can now help the Emporia Police Department prevent graffiti and other vandalism. The EPD has set up a hot-line for residents to report graffiti. That number is 620-341-4356. If you want to report names of people that committed the vandalism or any other property crimes - call Lyon County Crime Stoppers at 620-342-CARE.

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Pakistani Taliban Leader Dead Or Dying?

Posted: 10/01/2008 - Baitullah Mehsud is very ill. Experts report the group is scrambling to find new leaders, while the Taliban say Mehsud's health is improving.

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Emporia Group Offers to Change Smoking Ban Proposal

Posted: 10/01/2008 - Clean Air Emporia is offering to drop a requirement that businesses violating a proposed smoking ban ordinance three or more times would have their city licenses revoked. The group is pushing a smoking ban is opposed by many bar and tavern owners.

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Topeka Man Arrest For Attempted Car Theft

Posted: 10/01/2008 - 35-year-old Chad Stang of Topeka is being held for breaking into a garage in the 4200 block of NW Union Ct. around 7:30 this morning Wednesday morning. Authorities say he tried to steal a car there before the owner confronted him. He was found at a North Topeka apartment at about 9:00 a.m.

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Palin Faces Defining Moment Tonight

Posted: 10/01/2008 - CBSNews.com reports her debate performance against Senator Joe Biden may dictate whether the vice-presidential candidate will be defined by her stumbles with the media.

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Record Kan. Voter Turnout Possible

Posted: 10/01/2008 - Secretary of State Ron Thornburgh says there may be a record voter turnout in the Nov. 4 general election in Kansas. He said the high turnout is expected because of the highly contested presidential election, coupled with strong campaigns in the 2nd and 3rd congressional districts plus various local issues on the ballot.

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