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Oil Rises to near $102 on Bailout Plan Hopes

Posted: 10/01/2008 - Oil prices rose to almost $102 a barrel Wednesday in Asia on expectations that U.S. lawmakers will pass a revised bank bailout plan that they rejected earlier this week.

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Senate to Vote on Financial Rescue Plan

Posted: 10/01/2008 - President Bush's plan to rescue U.S. financial markets is headed for a Senate vote Wednesday night after leaders there agreed to add tax breaks for businesses and the middle class and increase deposit insurance in an attempt to revive the legislation rejected by the House.

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Janet Jackson Released from Hospital

Posted: 10/01/2008 - Janet Jackson was released from a Montreal hospital just two hours after she arrived, a spokeswoman for the facility said Tuesday, but it was still not clear why she was admitted.

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McCain, Michelle Obama Both in Missouri Wednesday

Posted: 09/30/2008 - Republican presidential candidate John McCain and Michelle Obama, wife of Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama will both be in the Kansas City area Wednesday.

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Grace Episcopal Cathedral Wants to Help You Relax

Posted: 09/30/2008 - Grace Episcopal Cathedral invites the public to a peaceful sanctuary to help people relax and unwind. You can bring your own lunch or enjoy a lunch prepared by the church while listening to the soothing music. "Tuesdays at Grace" lasts from 11:30 to 1:30 every Tuesday until October 26th.

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Opening Statements Set to Begin in Netherland Trial

Updated: 10/02/2008 - Jury selection has wrapped up in the trial of Theodore Netherland for the murder of Karen Estes nearly twenty years ago. Follow the events in real time with Rae Chelle Davis Twittering Live from the courthouse.

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Kansas Special Enforcement Officers Recognized for Service

Posted: 09/30/2008 - Kansas Special Enforcement Officers were recognized Tuesday for their fifteen years of service to the state. The group was formed to help serve and enforce warrants. Some of their focus is on parole violations, surveillance and gathering criminal intelligence.

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Gas Prices Drop in Topeka

Posted: 09/30/2008 - Gas prices have lowered once again in Topeka. On Tuesday the Quick-Stop station at 6th & Lane was selling regular unleaded gas at $3.03/gallon. The line there Tuesday evening stretched into the street.

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Construction Set to Resume on Marlatt Ave. in Manhattan

Posted: 09/30/2008 - KMAN radio in Manhattan reports construction is set to resume on Marlatt Avenue in Riley County. The crews went to the Gulf to help recovery efforts after recent hurricanes. Leon Hobson, the Director of Public Works for Riley County says he is unsure of when the project will be finished.

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Volleyball Players Give Back to Community

Posted: 09/30/2008 - The Washburn Rural High School volleyball team held a canned goods drive in conjunction with Hayden High and Seaman High. They went door to door after practice last Thursday and collected more at the door Tuesday evening before their matches.

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Sumner School's Fate Delayed

Posted: 09/30/2008 - The fate of the historic Sumner School has been delayed a week, as Topeka City Council members consider putting the real estate up for auction.

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KU Warning Students of Possible Scam

Posted: 09/30/2008 - The University Tuesday sent out an alert warning of phone calls and messages from someone claiming to work for the University's Comptroller's office.

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Top House Leader Campaigns for Moore

Posted: 09/30/2008 - Maryland's Steny Hoyer visits the Kansas City area stumping for Dennis Moore. He says Congress will change the bailout bill this week.

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Teacher Gets 6 Years In Student Sex Case

Posted: 09/30/2008 - Judge in Nebraska agrees with attorneys.. the woman's maturity level was close to that of her 13 year old love interest at school.

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Cashman gets 3-year deal to remain Yankees' GM

Posted: 09/30/2008 - Brian Cashman figures he has more work to do with the New York Yankees. After a sustained run of success, he wasn't about to leave on the heels of a failed season. Cashman is staying on as general manager of the Yankees, agreeing Tuesday to a three-year contract that runs through 2011.

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Here, kitty: Cop expects house cat, gets cougar

Posted: 09/30/2008 - A police officer didn't think much of a call to shoo off a bothersome "kitty cat" at a Casper home on Monday. But after the officer arrived at the home, he ran for cover after seeing a male mountain lion weighing 80 to 90 pounds.

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Janet Jackson released from hospital

Posted: 09/30/2008 - Janet Jackson was released from a Montreal hospital just two hours after she arrived, a spokeswoman for the facility said Tuesday, but it was still not clear why she was admitted.

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Osbourne has a rooting interest in talent finale

Posted: 09/30/2008 - Sharon Osbourne isn't shy about her favorites on Wednesday's "America's Got Talent" finale. "I'm really rooting for Nuttin But Stringz, for Eli and for Neal," said Osbourne, a judge on the NBC talent contest

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Deployment Announced for Fort Riley Brigade

Posted: 09/30/2008 - The Department of Defense announced Tuesday the deployment of the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team at Fort Riley. They'll leave in 2009.

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