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Commissioner Selig Joins Denny in the Booth

Posted: 09/18/2008 - Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig took in the Royals-Mariners game this afternoon, and talked about the state of America's pastime with KC's Hall of Fame announcer.

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New Mozart piece of music found in French library

Posted: 09/18/2008 - A French museum has found a previously unknown piece of music handwritten by Mozart, a researcher said Thursday. The 18th century melody sketch is missing the harmony and instrumentation but was described as an important find.

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US soldier gets 7-month sentence in Iraq killings

Posted: 09/18/2008 - A U.S. soldier pleaded guilty to conspiracy to murder and was sentenced to seven months in prison Thursday in the deaths of four Iraqis, saying he stood guard from a machine-gun turret while the bound men were shot.

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Hacker impersonated Palin, stole e-mail password

Posted: 09/18/2008 - Details emerged Thursday behind the break-in of Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin's e-mail account, including a first-hand account suggesting it was vulnerable because a hacker was able to impersonate her online to obtain her password.

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Chicago cops say they are rebelling against chief

Posted: 09/18/2008 - Serious crime is up but arrests are down in Chicago, and some police officers say they are working the streets less aggressively out of resentment toward their new chief and fear of being second-guessed by him.

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Galveston still not ready for residents' return

Posted: 09/18/2008 - The barrier island community of Galveston just "isn't ready" for residents to return even briefly to the city thrashed by Hurricane Ike, officials said Thursday as they pleaded for at least another week to make repairs.

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Topeka Realtors Make Donation

Posted: 09/18/2008 - Several Topeka-area organizations got a financial boost from local Realtors on Thursday.

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CoreFirst Comes to Manhattan

Updated: 09/18/2008 - CoreFirst Bank & Trust opens a new branch in the Dillons Supermarket on Westloop, its first in Manhattan after establishing outlets in Kansas City, Topeka, Emporia, and South Denver.

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Kansas Lawmakers Halt Audit of Illegal Immigration

Posted: 09/18/2008 - The Division of Post Audit told a Kansas legislative committee there aren't enough good statistics for a valid study of the costs to the state associated with illegal immigration. So instead, the committee directed auditors to summarize existing research on the issue.

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Appeals Court Rejects Review of Wittig Sentence

Posted: 09/18/2008 - A three-judge panel of the 10th U.S. Court of Appeals in Denver upheld a two-year sentence for former Westar CEO David Wittig in a bank fraud case. Wittig served more than a year before being released on appeal. He could take the case to the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Dog Group Expects HQ to Stay in Abilene

Posted: 09/18/2008 - Despite the greyhound racing industry declining in Kansas, the National Greyhound Association says it expects to keep its headquarters in Abilene. The group's director says it would cost too much to move.

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KCK Firm Enlisted for Lehman Bankrupcy

Posted: 09/18/2008 - Kansas City, Kansas-based Epiq Systems will handle the claims administration for Lehamn Bros. following its Chapter 11 bankruptcy, the largest in American history.

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Segway Owner Wins Right to Enter West Ridge Mall

Updated: 09/18/2008 - Judge calls mall owners position that a man who uses a Segway because of a heart condition must sign a waiver before riding in the mall "unconscionable," rules it a violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act

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