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Health experts say shortage of U.S. farm animal veterinarians could lead to disease outbreaks

May 4th, 2007 9:09 pm by NAFEESA SYEED

GUTHRIE CENTER, Iowa - Public health experts are concerned that a shortage of farm animal veterinarians in the U.S. could lead to disease outbreaks, potentially endangering human health and threatening the nation's food supply.

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13 Appalachian states meet in bid to fight high rates of heart disease

May 3rd, 2007 11:48 pm by Associated Press

Four of the five states with the highest rates of common heart conditions are in Appalachia, according to the CDC.

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Names in the News - May 4, 2007

May 3rd, 2007 11:27 pm by Staff Report

MILAN, Mich. - Kid Rock is lending a hand to a high school girls' golf team.

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Rice raises issue of porous Iraq borders in meeting with Syrian

May 3rd, 2007 11:18 pm by Associated Press

SHARM EL-SHEIK, Egypt - In a diplomatic turning point for the Bush administration, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice met Thursday with Syria's foreign minister and expressed U.S. concerns about the country's porous border with Iraq.

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Giuliani hedges on Roe overturn

May 3rd, 2007 11:18 pm by Associated Press

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. - Alone among 10 Republican presidential contenders, Rudy Giuliani said in campaign debate Thursday night "it would be OK" if the Supreme Court upholds a 1973 landmark abortion rights ruling.

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House Dems weigh laying out benchmarks for Iraq government

May 3rd, 2007 11:18 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - Defiant Democratic leaders in the House are considering a proposal that would pay for the Iraq war at least through July but cut off funding after that if the Iraqi government does not meet certain political and security goals, congressional

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In one Iraqi neighborhood, U.S. troops find al-Qaida dug deep

May 3rd, 2007 11:18 pm by Associated Press

BAQOUBA, Iraq - Across the walls of the villas they seized in the name of their shadow government, black-masked al-Qaida militants spray-painted the words: "Property of the Islamic State of Iraq."

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U.S. forces kill al-Qaida in Iraq figure

May 3rd, 2007 11:18 pm by Associated Press

BAGHDAD - U.S.-led forces killed a top al-Qaida in Iraq figure linked to kidnappings of a Christian Science Monitor reporter and other Westerners, the military said Thursday as mourners gathered at the slain terrorist's home in a Sunni insurgent strongho

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Louisiana governor says hurricane buyout program needs billions more

May 3rd, 2007 10:36 pm by Associated Press

BATON ROUGE, La. - Louisiana's $7.5 billion program to buy out homeowners or help them rebuild is going broke, the governor is warning in another crisis in the long-mired effort to rescue neighborhoods smashed by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.

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Bonuses go to officials who shorted budget, vets' care

May 3rd, 2007 10:36 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - Congressional leaders on Thursday demanded that the Veterans Affairs secretary explain hefty bonuses for senior department officials involved in crafting a budget that came up $1 billion short and jeopardized veterans' health care.

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