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Kelly Shuns State Treasurer Post

Updated: 11/18/2008 - State Sen. Laura Kelly, of Topeka says she doesn't want to fill the post vacated by newly-elected Second Dist. Rep. Lynn Jenkins

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Bush Administration still Working on $700B Rescue

Updated: 11/18/2008 - At a time when most administrations are getting ready to turn out the lights, the Bush administration is still struggling to get the biggest government rescue in history up and running.

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WW II vet held in Nazi slave camp breaks silence: 'Let it be known'

Updated: 11/18/2008 - Anthony Acevedo thumbs through the worn, yellowed pages of his diary emblazoned with the words "A Wartime Log" on its cover. It's a catalog of deaths and atrocities he says were carried out on U.S. soldiers held by Nazis at a slave labor camp during World War II -- a largely forgotten legacy of the war.

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Battle brews over help for auto industry

Updated: 11/18/2008 - A rapidly deteriorating situation in the U.S. auto industry may serve as the backdrop for a classic contest of political wills between the outgoing Bush administration on one hand and both President-elect Obama and the newly strengthened Democratic congressional majority on the other.

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Lawmaker Wants Appointed Lt. Govs. to be Confirmed

Updated: 11/18/2008 - State Sen. Dennis Pyle, R-Hiawatha, says he'll introduce legislation requiring Senate confirmation if a lieutenant governor is appointed by the governor. The proposal comes amid speculation Gov. Kathleen Sebelius could take a job with the Obama administration.

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Palin says she might run for high office again

Updated: 11/18/2008 - WASILLA, Alaska – Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin says she wouldn't hesitate to run for the presidency in four years if it's God's will, even though she never thought Campaign 2008 would be "as brutal a ride as it turned out to be."

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Most in AP poll confident Obama will fix economy

Updated: 11/18/2008 - WASHINGTON – In one of the economy's darkest hours in decades, it looks as if people are taking Barack Obama up on his exhortations for hope and change.

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Obama marks Veterans Day with wreath-laying

Updated: 11/18/2008 - CHICAGO – President-elect Obama honored fallen troops Tuesday by placing a wreath at a memorial and making a Veterans Day pledge to the many Americans who have served in the military.

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Democratic aides: Pelosi supports automakers help

Updated: 11/18/2008 - WASHINGTON – Democratic aides say Speaker Nancy Pelosi intends to seek legislation to provide relief to the battered auto industry, and wants it done in a post-election session of Congress likely to convene in the next few days.

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Wistful president salutes veterans in NY ceremony

Updated: 11/18/2008 - NEW YORK – President Bush wistfully saluted the nation's veterans Tuesday as he prepares to hand two ongoing wars over to his successor, saying he'll "miss being the commander in chief of such a fabulous group."

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Kansas Governor's Chicago Trip Leads to Cabinet Talk

Posted: 11/11/2008 - Gov. Kathleen Sebelius' office says a weekend trip to Chicago was to celebrate husband, Gary's, 59th birthday. Chicago is also home to Barack Obama's transition team, but a spokesperson says Sebelius did not meet with them.

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Kansas Man's Holiday Proposal Leads to Internet Buzz

Posted: 11/11/2008 - Topeka activist Sonny Scroggins scheduled a meeting to lobby for a national holiday honoring Barack Obama. A newspaper's notice of the meeting on its web site was posted on the Drudge Report, creating a flurry of hits.

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Palin Calls Leakers ‘Cowards’

Posted: 11/11/2008 - Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin pushed back against the growing number of negative leaks coming from John McCain’s former campaign staffers Tuesday, calling those who have spoken on condition of anonymity “cowards.”

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Aides: Obama Suggested More Help for Auto Industry

Posted: 11/11/2008 - President-elect Obama suggested to President Bush that the administration immediately help struggling U.S. automakers, aides to the Democrat say, in the first face-to-face meeting the pair had since Obama's election victory.

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Palin Open to Open Doors

Posted: 11/10/2008 - Alaska Governor Sarah Palin says if there's an open political door for her in four years or eight years, and it's right for her and the country, then she'll ``plow through that door.''

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Bush Welcomes Obamas To White House

Posted: 11/10/2008 - President-Elect Obama and outgoing President Bush talk over the transition of power in a private meeting in Washington Monday.

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Final Election Totals for Lyon County

Posted: 11/10/2008 - The final election totals are in for the Lyon County Clerk and County Commissions races. The initial votes could have been challenged until noon today. Lyon County has confirmed the final numbers.

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Obama launches Web site to reach public

Posted: 11/10/2008 - (CNN) -- Barack Obama had a formidable online presence during his quest for the White House, and he is once again turning to the Internet to communicate with the American public as president-elect.

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Palin sorts clothes to see what belongs to the RNC

Posted: 11/10/2008 - WASILLA, Alaska – Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin spent part of the weekend going through her clothing to determine what belongs to the Republican Party after it spent $150,000-plus on a wardrobe for the vice presidential nominee, according to Palin's father.

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