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South offering pardons for Jim Crow offenses

May 18th, 2007 12:00 am by Associated Press

NASHVILLE - Lillie Mae Bradford is downright proud of her criminal record, but she wouldn't mind an official pardon.

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Bernanke says Fed looking at ways to prevent abusive mortgage lending practices

May 17th, 2007 11:51 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke says the central bank is considering tougher rules to crack down on abusive practices by mortgage lenders. But he says the economy should escape without significant harm from the problems in the subprime

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U.S. economy to slow in coming months, gauge shows

May 17th, 2007 11:51 pm by Associated Press

NEW YORK - A gauge of future economic activity showed the U.S. economy will slow in coming months, reversing recent gains and suggesting higher gas prices and a sluggish construction industry are beginning to take their toll.

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Money Rates, May 18, 2007

May 17th, 2007 11:51 pm by Staff Report

NEW YORK - Money rates for Thursday.

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Amex, May 18, 2007

May 17th, 2007 11:51 pm by Staff Report

NEW YORK - Sales, 4 p.m. price and net change of the most active American Stock Exchange issues, trading nationally at more than $1.

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NYSE, May 18, 2007

May 17th, 2007 11:51 pm by Staff Report

NEW YORK - Thursday's prices for NYSE listed most active stocks:

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Names in the News - May 18, 2007

May 17th, 2007 11:42 pm by Staff Report

LOS ANGELES - Paris Hilton won't appeal the 45-day jail term she was sentenced to earlier this month for violating probation, according to court documents filed Thursday.

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U.S.-Iran talks will give Tehran a chance for new relations with Iraq, U.S. ambassador says

May 17th, 2007 11:12 pm by Associated Press

BAGHDAD - Talks between the United States and Iran this month will be an opportunity for Tehran to enter a "whole new era" in relations with Iraq, but first it has to stop aiding Iraqi insurgent groups, the U.S. envoy leading the discussions said Thursda

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Portuguese police release Russian after questioning on missing girl

May 17th, 2007 11:12 pm by Associated Press

PRAIA DA LUZ, Portugal - The mother of a 4-year-girl who disappeared in Portugal marked the 14th day of the search for her daughter by attending a church service Thursday, and police released a local Russian computer expert questioned in connection with

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Study peeks at how normal brains grow, hints at key pre-puberty burst

May 17th, 2007 11:12 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - Can you get smarter than a fifth-grader? Of course, but new research suggests some of the brain's basic building blocks for learning are nearing adult levels by age 11 or 12.

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