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More Than 1M Crowd DC for Obama's Inauguration

Updated: 01/20/2009 - More than 1 million people crammed onto the National Mall and along the Pennsylvania Avenue inauguration parade route Tuesday to witness the swearing-in of the nation's first black president.

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Obama Vows Responsible End to Iraq War

Updated: 01/20/2009 - Barack Obama is vowing to "responsibly leave Iraq to its people" and also to build what he calls a "hard-earned peace in Afghanistan."

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Aretha Franklin Warms Up for Inauguration

Updated: 01/20/2009 - Aretha Franklin punched her fist in the air and yelled, "Tomorrow!" She didn't need to say Barack Obama's name. The crowd roared its approval.

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Cheney in Wheelchair with Pulled Back Muscle

Updated: 01/19/2009 - Vice President Dick Cheney pulled a muscle in his back while moving boxes and will be in a wheelchair for Tuesday's inauguration ceremony.

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President Bush By The Numbers

Updated: 01/19/2009 - There are many ways to assess President Bush’s eight years in office. Countless hours of broadcast time and tons of newsprint are being consumed in that pursuit these days.

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GOP Insists Schools Can Take Budget Cuts

Updated: 01/19/2009 - House Speaker Mike O'Neal and other Republicans argue that schools can make budget cuts on the noninstructional side. But Kansas Association of School Boards lobbyist Mark Tallman said what constitutes noninstructional funding often is up for debate.

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Bush Making Calls to World Leaders

Updated: 01/19/2009 - On the day before leaving office, President George W. Bush talked by phone to a number of world leaders he has worked with during the past eight years.

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War, Economy, Open House to Fill Obama's First Day

Updated: 01/18/2009 - Although he may not get to bed before 3 a.m., Barack Obama plans to make his first full day as president a jam-packed affair of prayer, diplomacy, war discussions and welcoming hundreds of visitors to the White House.

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Obama rides the rails to DC for inaugural kickoff

Updated: 01/17/2009 - Invoking hope and history, President-elect Barack Obama rolled into the capital city Saturday night pledging to help bring the nation "a new Declaration of Independence" and promising to rise to the stern challenges of the times.

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America: What in the world does it want

Updated: 01/17/2009 - George Washington, first president, said this: "It is our true policy to steer clear of permanent alliances with any portion of the foreign world."

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Panel Departs From Kan. Gov's Deficit Plan

Updated: 01/17/2009 - The Senate Ways and Means Committee will continue to work on Governor Kathleen Sebelius' budget plan when they're back at work Tuesday.

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Bush's Final Approval Rating: 22 Percent

Updated: 01/17/2009 - President Bush will leave office as one of the most unpopular departing presidents in history, according to a new CBS News/New York Times poll showing Mr. Bush's final approval rating at 22 percent.

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Governor Prepares for Obama Inauguration

Updated: 01/16/2009 - Governor Kathleen Sebelius (D-Kan.) will leave for Washington, D.C. Saturday and return Wednesday after participating in inaugural events. Sebelius is looking forward to watching history in the making, attending the Midwestern Inaugural Ball and watching the parade.

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Panel Departs from Kansas Governor's Deficit Plan

Updated: 01/16/2009 - The Senate Ways and Means Committee is struggling with how far to depart from the Democratic governor's mix of targeted tax cuts and accounting changes to close a projected $186 million shortfall by June 30.

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Kansas Schools say They Still Face Budget Woes

Updated: 01/15/2009 - Educators say Gov. Kathleen Sebelius' proposal to freeze funding will force a reallocation of dollars among districts even before the current fiscal year ends. And, they say, rising costs make it likely that there will be some effects in the state's classrooms.

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Kansas Board: Maintenance Backlog Grows on Campuses

Updated: 01/15/2009 - The board says the six public universities and the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, Kansas, have a backlog of $825 million. That's up from $663 million in 2006.

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Plan to Stop Statehouse Renovation Opposed

Updated: 01/15/2009 - Suspending the Statehouse renovations is part of the House Republicans' legislative agenda for this year. But Senate Ways and Means Committee Chairman Jay Emler says that's not a good idea because resuming the work will cost even more money.

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Bush Defends Record, Says Farewell

Updated: 01/15/2009 - The outgoing President says 9/11 changed him, then he worked to "keep the country safe." Bush also saluted his successor in his speech in the East Room address.

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Burris Sworn In As Obama's Successor

Updated: 01/15/2009 - Fellow lawmakers gave Burris a standing ovation after Vice President Cheney swore him in, one week after turning him away from the halls of their chamber.

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Sebelius Recognizes MLK Day

Updated: 01/15/2009 - Gov. Kathleen Sebelius signed a proclamation declaring Jan. 19, 2009, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in Kansas during a Statehouse ceremony Thursday.

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Jenkins Chosen for GOP Whip Team

Updated: 01/15/2009 - Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins will serve as an Assistant Whip for the House GOP. The Whip team works to craft policy solutions.

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