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Nation's schoolchildren breathing in pollutants while riding on aging buses

May 4th, 2007 10:30 pm by Associated Press

Day in and day out, children across the U.S. are riding to school on aging buses, breathing what some activists say is a dangerous brew of pollutants up to five times dirtier than the air outside.

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Police in Tennessee arrest suspected bank robbers dressed as Nixon, Reagan

May 4th, 2007 9:09 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE - Usually bank robbers just wear a mask.

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59 farms in UVA country earn 'Century Farm' tag

May 4th, 2007 9:09 pm by BRIAN McNEILL

CHARLOTTESVILLE - For more than 100 years, Windy Bluff Farm was a tranquil 250-acre cattle, horse and hay farm in Greene County near the South River and the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

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Climate plan in hand, world heads for crucial talks, possibly 'deep trouble'

May 4th, 2007 9:09 pm by Associated Press

BANGKOK, Thailand - From nuclear power to reforestation to better toasters, the world now has a game plan from climate experts for fighting global warming, a report their chief scientist says will have a "profound influence" on upcoming negotiations.

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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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