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Egypt Unearths Granite Head of Ramses II

Posted: 09/25/2008 - Egypt's antiquities council says that archaeologists have unearthed a 3,000-year-old red granite head believed to portray the 19th Dynasty pharaoh Ramses II.

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NYC Photog Sues for Return of Marilyn Monroe Pics

Posted: 09/25/2008 - A New York photographer is suing two others over Marilyn Monroe images. Bert Stern says the photos were from a series of "unique and irreplaceable images" of the movie star that he took in July 1962 at the Bel Air Hotel in Los Angeles.

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Mama's Milk Ice Cream Cone, Anyone?

Posted: 09/25/2008 - Mooove over, Holsteins. PETA wants world-famous Ben & Jerry's Homemade Ice Cream to tap nursing moms, rather than cows, for the milk used in its ice cream.

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Full Financial Bailout Agreement Eludes Lawmakers

Posted: 09/25/2008 - Key members of Congress claimed agreement Thursday on an outline and crucial details of an urgent multibillion-dollar plan to stave off national economic disaster, but a historic White House meeting with President Bush, the two men fighting to replace him and other congressional leaders broke up with conflicts in plain view.

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Topeka Police Looking for Burglary Suspect

Posted: 09/25/2008 - Topeka police are asking for your help in identifying a man involved in a burglary earlier this month. Surveillance video shows the man prying open the front doors of the Family Dollar Store on southeast 6th St. around 11:00 p.m. September 10.

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Big Changes for Wanamaker in the Works

Posted: 09/25/2008 - An almost $90,000 project puts Topeka tax payers back where they started. The city of Topeka began work a couple weeks ago to put in a center median along a stretch of Wanamaker in front of Best Buy, Plaza West Shopping Center and Walmart.

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More Than $800,000 Claimed at Kansas State Fair

Posted: 09/25/2008 - The Kansas State Treasurers office announced results from its unclaimed property booth at the Kansas State Fair earlier this month. Fewer people attended the fair in Hutchinson, Kansas than expected, but more than $800,000 in cash and property were found by the people who visited the unclaimed property booth.

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Clay County Plans to Increase Deputy Pay

Posted: 09/25/2008 - Clay County commissioners say they are working out a plan to increase the pay for sheriffs deputies. Starting deputies currently make just under $28,000 a year.

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Grandparents Day at McEachron Elementary

Updated: 09/26/2008 - Thursday was Grandparents Day at McEachron Elementary Day. The school celebrated this morning by inviting loved ones to visit for a day of family activities.

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Gary's Berries is Back this Fall

Updated: 09/25/2008 - It is Gary's Berries time again, and this year Gary is back with all the classics: the "corn maize," the pumpkin patch and a haunted house.

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Manhattan H.S. West Campus Dismissing Early Due to Bomb Threat

Updated: 09/25/2008 - Manhattan High School's West Campus dismissed students at 2 pm Thursday. RIley County Police say the school received two bomb threats, one at 11 am, the second at 1 pm. School officials made the decision to send students home while authorities do a search. Classes Friday have been canceled as well.

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New Home Sales and Factory Orders Fall in August

Posted: 09/25/2008 - New homes sales fall by 11.5% to the lowest rate since January 1991. Economists had expected the rate to drop a single point. The average price for a new home also fell nearly 12%

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Bush, McCain and Obama Meet to Discuss Bailout

Updated: 09/25/2008 - Key members of Congress struck a deal earlier in the day but others were unwilling.The tentative accord would give the Bush administration just a fraction of the $700 billion it had requested up front, Capitol Hill aides said.

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Additions Showcased at Old Prairie Town

Updated: 09/25/2008 - A group gathered to celebrate some new additions to Old Prairie Town in Topeka. Organizers say a new walkway and pavilion will add to the park's beauty.

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Deputy John Barber Retires

Updated: 09/25/2008 - What were you doing back in 1979??? John Barber was just starting a new job in the Sheriff's department.

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Storm brews off North Carolina coast

Posted: 09/25/2008 - A storm that could strengthen into a tropical system was poised to hit North Carolina's coastline with 40 mph wind gusts and several inches of rain, forecasters said Wednesday.

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MySpace Tries to Strike New Chord in Digital Music

Posted: 09/25/2008 - MySpace users will be able to listen to hundreds of thousands of songs on their computers through the once-popular social networking site, songs can then be purchased through Amazon.com

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China Launches Mission for First Spacewalk

Posted: 09/25/2008 - Launch is China's third manned mission into space. Spacewalk will help China prepare for its first orbiting space station in the next few years.

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Letterman Unloads on McCain for Not Showing Up

Updated: 09/25/2008 - "Late Night" host assails the Republican Presidential candidate for suspending his campaign in light of the economic crisis after the senator cancels an appearance at the last minute. Video included.

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