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Foliage forecast: Expert expects above-average display of colors this autumn

October 4th, 2010 4:26 am by Morgan Simmons

Every year, Kathy Gould Mathews takes a deep breath and weighs in on the fall foliage season. An associate professor of biology at Western Carolina University specializing in plant systematics, Mathews does not take her annual forecast lightly. Neither do

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GOP candidates get an edge with out-of-state cash

October 2nd, 2010 4:10 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON The private rooms at Carmine's, a large Italian restaurant downtown, have been hopping with political donors at lunch this week. It's a month to Election Day, and House and Senate candidates are searching far from home for last-minute campaign

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50 years ago, America discovered a magic place called Mayberry

October 2nd, 2010 8:06 am by Associated Press

CHARLOTTE, N.C. Fifty years ago Monday, the hamlet of Mayberry, N.C., invited America in to enjoy its Southern charms. And, strangely, America is still coming.Despite a dynamite-munching goat, kerosene pickles and the occasional citizen's arrest, Mayberr

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Atheists outscore believers on knowledge about religion quiz

October 2nd, 2010 8:00 am by Associated Press

DENVER - Dave Silverman was poring over the results of the latest survey by the Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life and smiling broadly."I am a very happy person," said Mr. Silverman, president of the American Atheists Inc., at the group's booth at the Re

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Photos of American troops posing with dead Afghan civilians seized

October 2nd, 2010 7:55 am by Associated Press

SEATTLE - Those who have seen the photos say they are grisly: soldiers beside newly killed bodies, decaying corpses and severed fingers.The dozens of photos, described in interviews and in e-mails and military documents obtained by The Associated Press, w

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