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Experts say natural wonders at risk from global warming

April 6th, 2007 12:00 am by Associated Press

BRUSSELS, Belgium - An environmental group said Thursday some of the world's greatest natural treasures are threatened with destruction because of global warming - from the Great Barrier Reef to the Amazon rain forests and the unique ecosystem of the Mex

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Climate change threatens new dust bowl

April 6th, 2007 12:00 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - Changing climate will mean increasing drought in the Southwest - a region where water already is in tight supply - according to a new study.

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Names in the News - April 6, 2007

April 5th, 2007 11:24 pm by Staff Report

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. - William Lee Golden of The Oak Ridge Boys always talked about restoring the roof of his historic home to its original height. He just didn't know the opportunity would come because of a tornado.

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Medical history may have played part in McCoy-Hatfield feud

April 5th, 2007 11:24 pm by MARILYNN MARCHIONE

The most infamous feud in American folklore, the long-running battle between the Hatfields and McCoys, may be partly explained by a rare, inherited disease that can lead to hair-trigger rage and violent outbursts.

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Government: Pet food recall expands further

April 5th, 2007 11:15 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - The recall of pet foods and treats contaminated with an industrial chemical expanded Thursday to include dog biscuits made by an Alabama company and sold by Wal-Mart under the Ol'Roy brand.

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Wet, heavy snow slams Northeast

April 5th, 2007 11:15 pm by Associated Press

CONCORD, N.H. - A spring storm brought more than a foot of snow to parts of the upper Northeast, closing schools, tangling traffic and knocking out power to more than 180,000 homes and businesses on Thursday.

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Finding people who call 911 on cell phones: FCC chief wants better accuracy

April 5th, 2007 11:15 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - People make more 911 calls from cellular telephones than landlines these days, and police and firefighters increasingly worry about finding those callers in distress.

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Immigration crackdown generates 'collateral arrests'

April 5th, 2007 11:15 pm by Associated Press

SAN DIEGO - More than one-third of 18,000 people arrested in a nearly yearlong federal crackdown on illegal immigrants were not the people authorities targeted, according to government figures.

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Big dog, little dog, it's all in the genes

April 5th, 2007 11:15 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - From the towering Great Dane to the feisty little Chihuahua, all dogs are brothers under the skin. Now, researchers have uncovered a reason why the animals wearing that skin vary so much in size.

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Anna Nicole Smith diaries detail thoughts on love, sex, weight

April 5th, 2007 11:06 pm by Associated Press

DALLAS - Two diaries penned by Anna Nicole Smith in the early 1990s reveal a troubled young woman professing to be deeply in love with octogenarian oil tycoon J. Howard Marshall II, and often depressed and concerned about her weight and eating habits.

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