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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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Study: Voting could be hazardous so be careful

Posted: 09/30/2008 - Could voting for president be hazardous to your health? An analysis of Election Day traffic deaths dating back to Jimmy Carter's 1976 win suggests yes, but the authors say that's no reason not to go to the polls.

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Close friend turns star witness in Stevens trial

Posted: 09/30/2008 - A longtime friend of Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens crossed the powerful lawmaker Tuesday and testified that he gave the Republican senator thousands of dollars in gifts.

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Consumers in Gloomy Mood on Cusp of Holiday Season

Posted: 09/30/2008 - With the holiday shopping season about to start, consumer confidence is hovering near the lowest it's been since President Bush's father was commander in chief. It may dip further as Americans open their 401(k) statements and see how much they've lost in the last few weeks.

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Bailout Revival Sought, With Better Deposit Safety

Posted: 09/30/2008 - Alarmed by setbacks, supporters of the imperiled multibillion-dollar economic rescue fought to bring it back to life Tuesday, courting reluctant lawmakers with sweeteners including a plan to reassure Americans their bank deposits are safe.

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Jury watches video of suspect hit by SC trooper

Posted: 09/30/2008 - A federal jury that must decide whether a South Carolina state trooper deliberately rammed a fleeing suspect with his patrol car watched a video of the incident Tuesday, and heard the officer bragging about the collision.

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S&P: Home Prices Post 16 pct Annual Drop in July

Posted: 09/30/2008 - A closely watched index released Tuesday showed home prices tumbling by the sharpest annual rate ever in July, and though the monthly rate of decline is slowing, there is no turnaround in sight.

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Group Calls for Free Malaria Treatment in Africa

Posted: 09/30/2008 - Making tests and treatment for malaria free dramatically increases the number of people who seek treatment for the disease that kills 1 million people a year, an international medical aid group said Tuesday.

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Debate offers Palin, Biden high risks, big rewards

Posted: 09/30/2008 - For an audition to be second fiddle, Thursday's debate between often ill-informed newcomer Sarah Palin and often gaffe-prone veteran Joe Biden offers unusually large pitfalls - and promise.

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