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Southern wildfires could burn for months

May 17th, 2007 12:03 am by Associated Press

FOLKSTON, Ga. - Mark Ruggiero has 400 firefighters, 56 engines, 49 bulldozers and nine helicopters under his command. And that still won't be enough to snuff out the wildfires that have shrouded the Okefenokee Swamp in smoke and flame for the past month.

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Nation/World briefs

May 16th, 2007 11:33 pm by Staff Report

Search for 4-year-old continues

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Battles intensify in Gaza City, increasing risks for civilians

May 16th, 2007 11:33 pm by Associated Press

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - Gunfire and explosions raged across Gaza City on Wednesday, killing at least 21 people in the most widespread fighting of nearly a year of clashes between the rival Fatah and Hamas movements.

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Falwell's legacy entwined with hometown's identity

May 16th, 2007 11:33 pm by Associated Press

LYNCHBURG, Va. - There was a time, before Jerry Falwell became a household name, when Lynchburg was just Lynchburg - a small industrial city known for factories and mills.

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Green Zone pounded for second day

May 16th, 2007 11:33 pm by Associated Press

BAGHDAD - Mortar rounds hammered the U.S.-controlled Green Zone for a second day Wednesday, killing at least two people, wounding about 10 more and raising new fears for the safety of workers at the nerve center of the American mission in Iraq.

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Giuliani rakes in $16.1 million income; Edwards reports $29.5 million in assets

May 16th, 2007 10:33 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - Republican presidential candidate Rudy Giuliani reported a whopping $16.1 million in earned income over the past 16 months, most of it in speaking fees, according to financial documents filed Wednesday.

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Early presidential primary states far from U.S. average

May 16th, 2007 10:33 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - White, rural and homogeneous. New Hampshire and Iowa play big roles in choosing presidential candidates but don't look much like the rest of the country.

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Senate Dems fail to cut off funding for Iraq war

May 16th, 2007 10:33 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - Anti-war Democrats in the Senate failed in an attempt to cut off funds for the Iraq war on Wednesday, a lopsided bipartisan vote that masked growing impatience within both political parties over President Bush's handling of the four-year

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Daughter of Martin Luther King Jr. dies

May 16th, 2007 8:24 pm by Associated Press

ATLANTA - Yolanda King, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s eldest child who pursued her father's dream of racial harmony through drama and motivational speaking, collapsed and died Tuesday night. She was 51.

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Lawmakers: BP cut pipeline maintenance, leading to leaks, while company profited

May 16th, 2007 8:24 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - Severe company budget cuts at a time when BP PLC was making huge profits put pressure on managers to ignore corrosion protection at the oil company's North Slope pipelines that sprung leaks last year, according to internal company documen

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