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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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Pensions become a heated issue in 2010 politics

October 1st, 2010 7:56 am by staff report

The movement to rein in public employee retirement benefits has spread to the fall campaign, with candidates for governor, treasurer and state legislatures split over the best way to manage spiraling costs that threaten the financial condition of public p

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