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NASA delays space shuttle Endeavour's last launch

April 29th, 2011 1:01 pm by Associated Press

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) NASA abruptly called off space shuttle Endeavour's final launch Friday because of a puzzling heater failure in a critical power unit, disappointing huge crowds converging on the area for the afternoon liftoff.President Barack Ob

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Deferments - not a high draft number - helped keep Trump out of Vietnam

April 29th, 2011 4:59 am by Staff Report

The Smoking Gun is reporting that despite Donald Trump's claim this week that he avoided serving in the Vietnam War solely due to a high draft number, Selective Service records show that the purported presidential aspirant actually received a series of st

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Tall, obese males have much higher risk of blood clot in deep veins

April 29th, 2011 4:51 am by Staff Report

Tall, obese individuals have a significantly higher risk of developing blood clots in veins deep in the body, this is especially the case for men, Norwegian researchers revealed in the journal Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology.

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Social Security begins phase-out of paper checks

April 29th, 2011 4:34 am by Staff Report

USA Today is reporting that If you sign up for Social Security benefits after April 30, be advised: The check won't be in the mail.Starting May 1, everyone who applies for Social Security or other federal government benefits will be required to arrange fo

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Oak Ridge rally held to protest 'Don't Say Gay' bill

April 29th, 2011 4:28 am by Bob Fowler

OAK RIDGE - Waving posters and cheering on speakers, some 80 people rallied Thursday afternoon to express opposition to the so-called "Don't Say Gay" bill now before the state Senate.

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