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FDA rejects painkiller Arcoxia

April 27th, 2007 10:15 pm by Associated Press

TRENTON, N.J. - The Food and Drug Administration rejected Merck & Co.'s request to market a successor to its withdrawn arthritis drug Vioxx in the United States, the drugmaker said Friday.

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Farmers try growing oilseed plants for biodiesel

April 27th, 2007 10:15 pm by Associated Press

LOS ANGELES - California farmers are hoping to strike oil - vegetable oil, that is - with a series of experimental trials involving crops that can be processed into biodiesel.

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Cellist, human rights crusader Rostropovich dies at age 80

April 27th, 2007 10:15 pm by Associated Press

MOSCOW - Mstislav Rostropovich played the cello with grace and verve - and lived his life offstage the same way. His death at age 80 takes away one of modern Russia's most compelling figures, admired both for his musical mastery and his defiance of Sov

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Firefighters battle blazes in drought-stricken southeast Ga.

April 27th, 2007 9:39 pm by Associated Press

WAYCROSS, Ga. - Firefighters worked Friday to keep wildfires from spreading to miles of drought-stricken forest near the Okefenokee Swamp as most residents evacuated from more than 100 homes were allowed to return.

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Tornado confirmed to have hit East Tennessee, injuring 7

April 27th, 2007 9:39 pm by Associated Press

NEW TAZEWELL, Tenn. - Seven people were treated and released Friday for injuries from a series of severe storms and a tornado swept across eastern Tennessee.

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AT&T CEO Whitacre will retire unexpectedly on June 3

April 27th, 2007 9:15 pm by Associated Press

SAN ANTONIO - Edward Whitacre Jr., who led AT&T Inc.'s expansion into the largest telecommunications company in the nation, announced unexpectedly Friday that he will retire as chairman and chief executive in June.

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Business briefs

April 27th, 2007 9:15 pm by Staff Report

Alliance marketing region in Denver

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Democratic hopefuls focus on Iraq war, gun control, Supreme Court nominees in first primary debate

April 26th, 2007 11:54 pm by Associated Press

ORANGEBURG, S.C. - Democratic presidential hopefuls flashed their anti-war credentials Thursday night, heaping criticism on President Bush's Iraq policy in the first debate of the 2008 campaign.

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British army chiefs reportedly reconsidering sending Prince Harry into combat in Iraq

April 26th, 2007 11:39 pm by Associated Press

LONDON - Prince Harry says he wants to be an ordinary soldier, but his army career has left military chiefs with an extraordinary predicament.

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Kuwait refuses to forgive Iraqi debt

April 26th, 2007 11:39 pm by Associated Press

KUWAIT CITY - Kuwaiti lawmakers' refusal to forgive Iraq's debt has shone a troubling light on the lingering bitterness many of its neighbors feel toward Saddam Hussein's rule - and their suspicion of Iraq's new Shiite-led government.

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