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Pregnant Emplyees Suing Company

Posted: 09/11/2008 - A federal agency has sued a New Mexico company in federal court in Kansas, alleging it discriminated against pregnant employees it had hired as security guards on Army bases.

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Creator of Web spots a flaw in Internet Explorer

Posted: 09/11/2008 - Tim Berners-Lee, the British-born inventor of the World Wide Web, says he doesn't like to express preferences among Web browsers. But he does have an issue with one of them: Microsoft Corp.'s Internet Explorer.

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SRS Goes To One Hotline

Posted: 09/11/2008 - The state welfare agency is shifting to only one number for people to call to report possible child abuse and neglect.

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Titans QB Young says concern about him overblown

Updated: 09/11/2008 - NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- 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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Governor Sebelius Orders Flags Flown at Half-Staff for Patriot Day

Posted: 09/11/2008 - Flags around the state and country were flown at half-staff in recognition of Patriot Day. Gov. Sebelius issued the order in Kansas to honor the memory of lives lost in the terrorist attacks and lives lost in the line of duty in our military.

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China landslide kills 151, hopes fade for missing

Posted: 09/11/2008 - A landslide that unleashed a three-story wave of mud and iron ore waste at an illegal mining operation in China has killed at least 151 people and authorities fear the death toll could climb by hundreds more, state media said Thursday.

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Tunnel fire under English Channel, 6 injured

Posted: 09/11/2008 - A fire broke out Thursday on a train carrying trucks under the English Channel between England and France, injuring six people and shutting down traffic in the undersea rail tunnel, officials said.

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Stolen guns used in fatal Wash. shooting rampage

Posted: 09/11/2008 - Authorities said the man accused of a shooting rampage that left six people dead in northwest Washington stole the guns used in the attacks as well as a pickup truck involved in a high-speed chase.

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Feds set fish shipment rules for Great Lakes

Posted: 09/11/2008 - Federal regulators trying to contain a fish-killing virus in the Great Lakes region have issued rules for shipping live fish across state lines that some wholesalers say will be financially devastating.

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4 Construction Workers Hurt

Updated: 09/11/2008 - A wall collapsed at a car wash that's under construction in Wichita, leaving four construction workers seriously injured.

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Fire injures 16 at complex for elderly, disabled

Posted: 09/11/2008 - A fire injured 16 people at an apartment building for the elderly and disabled early Thursday, forcing firefighters to use a ladder truck to rescue some residents from upper floors, officials said.

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Lawyers seek reputed Miss. Klansman's release

Posted: 09/11/2008 - A man acquitted this week on federal charges of abducting two black teenagers slain in 1964 is sick, has no criminal record and should be released from prison immediately, his attorneys said Thursday.

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Ex-Arson Investigator Sentenced in Teen Sex Case

Posted: 09/11/2008 - Former Kansas state fire investigator, Richard Blevins, is sentenced to more than 2 and a half years in prison for indecent solicitation of a child under the age of 14.

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Thousands flee Texas coast as Ike approaches

Posted: 09/11/2008 - 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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Texas prepares for an ominous Hurricane Ike

Posted: 09/11/2008 - 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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Nation marks 7th anniversary of terror attacks

Posted: 09/11/2008 - The nation paused Thursday morning to mark the seventh anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks with heartfelt remembrances at the World Trade Center site, the dedication of a memorial at the Pentagon and a planned visit to ground zero by the presidential candidates.

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No need for diplomatic draft for Baghdad embassy

Posted: 09/11/2008 - The State Department said Tuesday that enough diplomats have volunteered for duty at the U.S. Embassy in Iraq next year to avoid having to draft potentially unwilling candidates to serve there.

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Bush touts Iraq troop reduction, not big picture

Posted: 09/11/2008 - President Bush boasts that he's bringing 8,000 troops home from Iraq by February. What he doesn't say is he'll leave office with more troops there than before last year's big military buildup and few options for shoring up the force in increasingly violent Afghanistan.

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Odierno next in line to lead Iraq

Posted: 09/11/2008 - Ray Odierno will be the fifth four-star Army general to lead U.S. forces in Iraq since the war began in 2003.

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Defense chiefs: Afghan fighting is getting harder

Posted: 09/11/2008 - Even with American troops headed soon from an increasingly quiet Iraq to a more turbulent Afghanistan, defeating extremists in Afghanistan is growing more complex and more urgent, President Bush's senior defense advisers say.

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