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Report: Sharp drop in illegal border crossings

September 2nd, 2010 1:18 pm by Associated Press

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Gulf oil rig explodes off La. coast

September 2nd, 2010 11:59 am by Associated Press

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Some bunker down, some flee as Hurricane Earl approaches land

September 2nd, 2010 9:58 am by Associated Press

BUXTON, N.C. (AP) Hurricane Earl was barreling toward the Eastern Seaboard on Thursday with winds swirling at around 145 mph and forecasters were trying to pinpoint exactly how close the strongest winds and heaviest surge would get to North Carolina's fr

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Medical journal: Diet drug should be withdrawn from U.S. market because of heart attack, stroke risks

September 2nd, 2010 8:46 am by Associated Press

LOS ANGELES The prescription diet drug sibutramine, sold under the brand name Meridia, should be taken off the market because it raises the risk of heart attacks and strokes in some patients, the editor of the New England Journal of Medicine said Wednesd

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Communities to get first shot at foreclosed homes

September 2nd, 2010 4:38 am by Gregory Korte

WASHINGTON Major mortgage lenders will now give state and local governments the right to buy foreclosed properties before they go on the market, giving them "a leg up" on speculators who have often thwarted local redevelopment efforts, Housing Secretary

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Young, single, childless women out-earn male counterparts

September 2nd, 2010 4:37 am by Paul Wiseman

Single, childless women in their twenties are finding success in the city: They're out-earning their male counterparts in the USA's biggest metropolitan areas.Women ages 22 to 30 with no husband and no kids earn a median $27,000 a year, 8% more than compa

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Properties near lake could be repossessed

September 2nd, 2010 4:33 am by Mike Gangloff

Millions of dollars worth of property around Smith Mountain Lake could be headed to a new owner after a federal judge ended LakeWatch LLC's attempt to reorganize under Chapter 11 bankruptcy.An order filed Tuesday in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Roanoke clears

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Whirlpool expansion keeps 1,500 jobs in Tenn.

September 2nd, 2010 4:26 am by Mike Pare

CLEVELAND, Tenn. Whirlpool Corp. employee Cheryl Johnston said the company's biggest-ever new plant project will give her something few workers have these days job security."It's going to keep us all working," she said Wednesday after Whirlpool unveiled

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Gasoline, car spotted at Murfreesboro mosque site; opponent reports threats after 'Daily Show'

September 2nd, 2010 4:23 am by Brian Haas and Bob Smietana

Police investigating the possible arson of construction equipment at the site of a proposed mosque just outside Murfreesboro found gasoline under a truck and spotted a car whose driver appeared to be "watching" the fire Saturday. Federal, state and loc

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