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Troop Deployment Ceremony Scheduled

Posted: 09/24/2008 - A ceremony for teh 2nd Heavy Brigade Combat Team on Fort Riley will be held September 30 to see the 3,700 soldiers off to Southwest Asia.

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Bengals WR Ocho Cinco has zero TDs, only 88 yards

Posted: 09/24/2008 - The first season of Ocho Cinco isn't going so well. Eight inconsequential catches for only 88 yards. Zero touchdowns in three games. Back when he was known as Chad Johnson, the Cincinnati Bengals' Pro Bowl receiver would have better numbers in a game, let alone three.

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Man cited for allegedly buying beer for young sons

Posted: 09/24/2008 - A father who bought a beer for his 4-year-old son at the Fond du Lac County Fair and shared it with the boy's 2-year-old sibling was cited after becoming belligerent when he was approached by police.

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Colorful study probes climate change, fall foliage

Posted: 09/24/2008 - Could climate change dull the blazing palette of New England's fall foliage? The answer could have serious implications for one of the region's signature attractions, which draws thousands of "leaf peepers" every autumn.

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Ga. officer's family angered by execution delay

Posted: 09/24/2008 - After a Georgia inmate convicted of murdering a police officer was spared from execution a second time, the condemned man's widely publicized supporters erupted in joy. But far from television cameras, the victim's family seethed.

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9/11 mastermind mounts vigorous defense at Gitmo

Posted: 09/24/2008 - BASE, Cuba (AP) -- The proclaimed architect of the Sept. 11 attacks once declared that he wanted to be executed and become a martyr. But Khalid Sheikh Mohammed is mounting a vigorous defense, even asking the military judge to remove himself Wednesday.

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Jewish Families Offered $50,000 to Move to Alabama

Updated: 09/24/2008 - Given the stereotype of the Deep South as the Bible Belt, Rabbi Lynne Goldsmith's glowing, Chamber of Commerce-like endorsement of Dothan, Alabama, is not what you might expect to hear.

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House votes to end offshore drilling ban

Posted: 09/24/2008 - The House, responding to growing public demand for more domestic energy, voted Wednesday to end a quarter-century ban on oil and natural gas drilling off the Atlantic and Pacific coasts, giving Republicans a major victory on energy policy.

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Nicole Kidman says waterfall helped pregnancy

Updated: 09/24/2008 - Oscar-winning actress Nicole Kidman said swimming in Australian Outback waterfalls may promote fertility and might have contributed to her unexpected pregnancy over the past year.

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Shipping containers could be 'dream' homes for thousands

Updated: 09/24/2008 - It was a side trip through a destitute, ramshackle neighborhood in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, that detoured Brian McCarthy from building houses in Albuquerque to an idea to offer the very poor a chance to own a home.

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Ahmadinejad: 'American empire' nearing its end

Updated: 09/24/2008 - In a blistering speech before the United Nations General Assembly, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad blamed "a few bullying powers" for creating the world's problems and said the "American empire in the world is reaching the end of its road."

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Ike-battered Galveston allows residents to return

Posted: 09/24/2008 - Thousands of people returned on Wednesday for the first time since their island city was blasted by Hurricane Ike nearly two weeks ago, choosing home over warnings that Galveston is "broken" and infested with germs and snakes. Some returned to find homes in ruins.

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Palin: US could face another Great Depression

Posted: 09/24/2008 - Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin said Wednesday that the United States could be headed for another Great Depression if Congress doesn't act on the financial crisis. Palin made the comment in an interview with CBS evening news anchor Katie Couric while visiting New York to meet foreign leaders for the first time in her political career.

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Democratic leaders ask for a smaller bailout

Posted: 09/24/2008 - Democratic officials say leaders are asking the Bush administration to dramatically cut the size of the $700 billion bailout of the financial industry and then come back to Congress later if they need more.

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Obama wants to keep debate as McCain seeks delay

Posted: 09/24/2008 - Democrat Barack Obama says that amid the current financial crisis, it's more important than ever for he and John McCain to sit down and hold a presidential debate.

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Jimmy Carter says bailout plan is faulty

Posted: 09/24/2008 - The Bush administration's $700 billion plan to bail out the financial industry is "extremely faulty," Former President Jimmy Carter said at a Tuesday night town hall-style meeting.

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US court: Monitoring Muslims was constitutional

Posted: 09/24/2008 - A federal appeals court says it was constitutional for the United States to require visitors from two dozen Arab and Muslim countries and North Korea to register with immigration authorities.

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Topeka Roundabout Etiquette

Updated: 09/24/2008 - Worried about roundabout etiquette? Check out RaeChelle Davis' story tonight on 13 news. She went to some local roundabouts and found out what all the fuss is about.

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Kansas on 'Worst Chance' List for Quality Pre-K Programs

Updated: 10/10/2008 - A new report unveiled Wednesday cites the number of National Institute for Early Education Research benchmarks met, state pre-k enrollment and growth rates, percentage of school districts or counties where the program is available, and funding growth as a few factors when ranking states for quality, state-funded pre-k education.

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Anthrax suspect was barred from labs after spill

Posted: 09/24/2008 - Anthrax mailing suspect Bruce E. Ivins' access to Army biodefense laboratories was revoked in March after he spilled anthrax on his pants and went home to wash them instead of immediately reporting the accident, according to an Army report.

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US Court: Monitoring Muslims was Constitutional

Posted: 09/24/2008 - A federal appeals court says it was constitutional for the United States to require visitors from two dozen Arab and Muslim countries and North Korea to register with immigration authorities.

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