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Anxiety About Staying Warm This Winter Spreads

Posted: 09/09/2008 - Homeowners feeling pinch of pinch of high food and gas prices may have a cold winter ahead of them. However, aid agencies are afraid they may have to turn more people away, or give less cash to families as the numbers asking for help rise.

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Missing Kim Jong Il Raises Health Questions

Posted: 09/09/2008 - No sign of President Kim Jong Il at parade marking 60th anniversary of N. Korea. U.S official says it is possible he has suffered a stroke. Kim has previously denied reports he has heart disease and diabetes. North Koreans filled Pyongyang square for parade of paramilitaries, Kyodo reports.

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Biden Says Only McCain Would Think Economy is Good

Posted: 09/09/2008 - Democratic VP Candidate Joe Biden held town-hall forums in Columbia and St. Louis County, MO today. He says only Republican Presidential Candidate John McCain would think the economy is good in Missouri. Missouri is suffering its highest unemployment rate in 17 years.

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VA Chief to Visit Troubled Marion Site

Posted: 09/09/2008 - The Veterans Affairs head will tour the southern Illinois VA hospital where a surge in patient deaths has led to the halt of surgeries. The VA secretary will also hold a town hall meeting at the hospital in Marion, Illinois. It's not yet clear when major surgeries will resume at the site.

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Gulf Workers Evacuate Offshore Facilities, Again

Posted: 09/09/2008 - Offshore oil facilities are being evacuated again in the Gulf of Mexico as Hurricane Ike approaches. Hurricane Gustav shut down a dozen oil refineries a week ago and halted almost all oil and natural gas production in the Gulf.

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Anonymous Donor Gives Wetlands to Emporia State

Posted: 09/09/2008 - Emporia State University receives anonymous gift of 180 acres of natural wetlands for use by the school's Biology Department. The land is protected by the Federal Wetlands Reserve Program and will remain perpetually preserved in its natural wetland state.

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Apple unveils New iPods but Shares Slip

Posted: 09/09/2008 - SAN FRANCISCO - Apple Inc. CEO Steve Jobs took the wraps off a revamped line of iPods on Tuesday and trumpeted a truce with NBC Universal that means the TV network will begin selling programs again on iTunes.

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Palin's Nomination Adds Fuel to Abortion Debate

Posted: 09/09/2008 - NEW YORK - The abortion debate is gaining a higher campaign profile this year than in other recent general elections, partly because of divisive ballot measures and partly because of Sarah Palin.

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NYC Hot Lines accept videos, Cell Phone Pictures

Posted: 09/09/2008 - NEW YORK - It's a new era for tipsters as officials announced Tuesday that city hot lines are now able to receive photos and video from computers and cell phones.

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Some in Jury Pool can't put aside Simpson's Past

Posted: 09/09/2008 - LAS VEGAS - With other prospective jurors listening, a woman lectured O.J. Simpson on his behavior as a celebrity Tuesday and declared, "I felt he got away with murder."

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Commentary: Don't underestimate Palin's appeal to women

Posted: 09/09/2008 - The nomination of Sarah Palin has turned our assumptions about women and politics on their head. Many Democrats have presumed that her policy positions run contrary to those held by women, and that women will not vote for her.

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Slaughterhouse charged with using child labor

Posted: 09/09/2008 - The owner and managers of the nation's largest kosher meatpacking plant were charged Tuesday with more than 9,000 misdemeanors alleging child labor law violations.

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Obama dishes out tough talk on education

Posted: 09/09/2008 - Sen. Barack Obama on Tuesday detailed his plan to strengthen the education system and charged that the Bush administration's "failure to act has put our nation in jeopardy."

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Kansas Clears Way For Cessna Bonds

Posted: 09/09/2008 - Governor Kathleen Sebelius and other state leaders have cleared the way for the state to issue $33 million in bonds for Cessna. The company wants to expand its Wichita facilities.

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Anchorwoman/Reporter Heads to War

Updated: 04/28/2009 - Here at 13 News, we have done numerous stories about our men and women in uniform who are deploying for duty in Afghanistan and Iraq. And now we have someone in our news family off to serve. Weekend Anchor woman and reporter Stephanie Ramos is leaving us for deployment to Baghdad, Iraq.

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Jury selection continues in O.J. Simpson trial

Posted: 09/09/2008 - Defense lawyers in the O.J. Simpson kidnapping and armed robbery trial are fighting to seat a racially diverse panel that hasn't prejudged whether the former pro football star and his golfing buddy should go to prison.

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Auto safety group: States should raise driving age

Posted: 09/09/2008 - Taking aim at a longstanding rite of passage for 16-year-olds, an influential auto safety group is calling on states to raise the age for getting a driver's license to 17 or even 18.

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AP IMPACT: Stimulus Checks boost Child Support

Posted: 09/09/2008 - BOSTON - Deadbeat dads and moms around the country are discovering that their economic stimulus checks from Washington — intended to encourage the purchase of TVs, cars and other goods — are being intercepted and funneled toward the support of their children.

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Iowa files child labor charges against meat plant

Posted: 09/09/2008 - The owner and managers of the nation's largest kosher meatpacking plant were charged Tuesday with more than 9,000 misdemeanors alleging that they hired minors and in some cases had children younger than 16 handle dangerous equipment such as circular saws, meat grinders and power shears.

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McCain Grabs Lead In National Polls

Posted: 09/09/2008 - Sen. John McCain has inched ahead of Sen. Barack Obama in national polls, though the most recent numbers show Obama ahead in the electoral college.

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Teacher Sentenced to 7 Years

Posted: 09/09/2008 - Art teacher gets 7 years for child porn possession. He asked for mercy, but judge was concerned he still had porn while awaiting trial.

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Woman Peeved Over Purse Theft

Posted: 09/09/2008 - Purse was swiped from church during Mass. Woman says there is a "special place in hell" for thief.

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