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Obama inspects beach threatened by Gulf oil spill

May 28th, 2010 2:07 pm by Associated Press

GRAND ISLE, La. Intent on showing firm command of a deepening Gulf Coast crisis, President Barack Obama kneeled on a Lousiana beach Friday and lamented livelihoods and wildlife imperiled by America's largest-ever oil spill. He flew to the Gulf Coast amid

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Web site editors strive to rein in nasty comments

May 28th, 2010 4:56 am by Staff Report

According to an NPR report newspaper Web site editors have discovered that openness doesn't necessarily translate into meaningful conversations so they are starting to change and adapt by reigning in story comments.Rearchers who study human behavior say i

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Homeowners turn to mediation after foreclosure

May 28th, 2010 4:43 am by Staff Report

USA Today is reporting that millions of working and middle-class homeowners are facing are facing foreclosure action. An estimated 10% of all home loans are delinquent by 60 days or more, the Mortgage Bankers Association reported this month.Court-ordered

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Ramsey leads Senate to cut off budget talks

May 28th, 2010 4:34 am by Chas Sisk

The Tennessee Senate pressed ahead with its version of the state budget Thursday night after abruptly breaking off talks with House negotiators, setting up an election-year showdown led by one of the Republican candidates for governor. After five weeks

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House approves changes to state traffic camera law

May 28th, 2010 4:30 am by Tom Humphrey

NASHVILLE - The House approved 89-4 on Thursday legislation that a proponent described as "tweaking" of the state law on traffic surveillance cameras after abandoning efforts to impose more stringent operations on the devices.The bill, SB3586, now goes to

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