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What Americans Think About Obama's myRA Plan

Posted: 01/31/2014 - Obama's new 'myRA' retirement accounts aim to help millions of workers begin saving for retirement. The accounts will be backed by the government, charge no fees and you'll be able to contribute directly from each paycheck.

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No Major Environmental Objections To Keystone XL Pipeline

Updated: 01/31/2014 - The State Department on Friday issued a key environmental impact report on the Keystone XL pipeline, bringing President Obama one step closer to deciding whether to let the controversial project proceed.

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Kansas Workplace Injuries Decreased In Private Industries

Posted: 01/31/2014 - The Kansas Department of Labor (KDOL), and the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) have released the 2012 nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses data through the Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses.

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Hackers Attack Yahoo Mail Accounts

Posted: 01/30/2014 - Yahoo said it recently identified a coordinated effort by hackers who tried to log into many email accounts with stolen usernames and passwords.

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Burger King Tests Chicken And Waffle Sandwich

Posted: 01/30/2014 - "Together, it just didn't work well," he said. "It was missing something -- like the sweetness of the waffle was trying to take the place of the syrup."

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Jury Deliberates Case Of Stolen Brother's Identity

Posted: 01/30/2014 - A federal jury in Kansas is deliberating in the trial of a Canadian man accused of using his dead infant brother's identity to build a new life in the United States.

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Oscar Shocker: 'Alone Yet Not Alone' Nomination Revoked

Posted: 01/30/2014 - In a rare move, "Alone Yet Not Alone" is ending its Oscar run on a low note. The Academy rescinded the best original song nomination for the film of the same name over accusations of improper campaigning.

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Woman Turned Away At Doctor, Wins $1M Hours Later

Posted: 01/30/2014 - A bad day turned into one that changed a Garfield Heights’ woman’s life. Last Tuesday, Cynthia Radosavljevic was trying to get blood work done, but was turned away because she didn’t have insurance, according to the Ohio Lottery.

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Stem Cell Breakthrough May Be Simple, Fast, Cheap

Updated: 01/30/2014 - We run too hard, we fall down, we're sick -- all of this puts stress on the cells in our bodies. But in what's being called a breakthrough in regenerative medicine, researchers have found a way to make stem cells by purposely putting mature cells under stress.

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U.S. Seeks $2.1 Billion From Bank Of America

Posted: 01/30/2014 - The Justice Department is seeking $2.1 billion in fines from Bank of America related to mortgage fraud perpetrated by Countrywide Financial before it was purchased by BofA.

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Some Finding Coverage Problems Under New Health Exchange

Posted: 01/28/2014 - It's been less a month since the Affordable Care Act started providing health coverage for people who bought insurance through the exchange. Some going to the doctor for the first time are finding some complications.

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GasBuddy Study Shows Cheapest Price For Gas

Updated: 01/28/2014 - A study released Tuesday by GasBuddy that tracked trends over the last four years showed what day of the week saw the cheapest gasoline price.

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Kansas Prosecutor Sees Uptick In Drug Cash Seizures

Posted: 01/28/2014 - A northeast Kansas prosecutor's office has quadrupled the amount of cash seized in forfeiture cases since an attorney was appointed to focus on those cases three years ago.

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Kansas Unemployment Rate Falls To 4.9 Percent

Updated: 01/28/2014 - A new report says the Kansas economy continued to improve at the end of 2013 as the state's unemployment rate dipped below 5 percent for the first time since 2008.

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7 Setbacks For The Middle Class

Posted: 01/27/2014 - Sure, a recovery has been underway for most of his presidency, but it's still slow and uneven. And despite Obama's focus on the middle class, the improvement so far has largely benefited corporations and the ultra-rich.

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