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Tar Heels: 'Huge probability' Lawson won't play

Updated: 03/19/2009 - North Carolina coach Roy Williams says Ty Lawson's recovery is going slower than expected and that there's a "huge probability" Lawson will sit out today's NCAA game against the 16th-seeded Radford Highlanders.

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Oil Hits High for 2009 as Dollar Plunges

Updated: 03/19/2009 - Oil prices hit new highs for the year Thursday after a decision by the Federal Reserve to spend billions snapping up U.S. bonds sent the dollar tumbling.

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FedEx 3Q Earnings Tumble on Weak Global Economy

Updated: 03/19/2009 - FedEx said Thursday its fiscal third-quarter profit tumbled 75 percent as severe weakness in the global economy offset the benefit of lower fuel prices.

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Wall Street Heading for Modestly Lower Open

Updated: 03/19/2009 - Investors are set to give up some of their gains ahead of a key reading on unemployment. Stock futures are lower a day after a rally spurred by the Federal Reserve's plans to pump more money into the economy.

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Asia Stocks mostly Higher after Fed's $1.2T Plan

Updated: 03/19/2009 - Asian stocks were mostly higher Thursday on guarded optimism the U.S. Federal Reserve's $1.2 trillion spending plan would bring a quicker end to the worst global slowdown in decades. But Japanese exporters got whacked as the dollar tumbled against the yen.

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Morris Communications To Cut Employee Wages

Updated: 03/19/2009 - The Augusta Chronicle reports that Morris Communications, owner of the Topeka Capital-Journal and WIBW AM and FM radio will cut employee wages by 5-10%.

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Sebelius Signs Bill Protecting Kansans’ Health

Updated: 03/18/2009 - Gov. Kathleen Sebelius (D-Kan.) has signed a senate bill allowing the state access to resources that will keep kids safe from lead poisoning, and a house bill that requires vehicles be moved out of the roadway after an accident that is non-injury and non-fatal.

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Texas prostitution ring catered to the rich, police say

Updated: 03/18/2009 - A Houston, Texas, couple is facing felony charges in connection with what authorities allege was an upscale prostitution ring that screened clients before charging them hundreds of dollars a session.

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Good Kids are Recycling

Updated: 03/18/2009 - Seeing all those plastic bottles going into landfills sparked these Indian Hills Elementary 5th graders into action. Here's what they did.

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Hard-pressed for money, parting with prized possessions

Updated: 03/18/2009 - Jim Vincent loved everything about his 1972 Plymouth 'Cuda. The purr of its V8 engine. The way the sun danced off it after a spit-shine wax. Whenever he revved the engine, he also thought about his father, who first brought home one of the muscle cars more than 30 years ago.

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Suspect in Slaying of Family Kills Himself

Updated: 03/18/2009 - Answers to what led to the slayings of a mother and her three children in a western North Carolina home might have died along with the suspect, who killed himself as police closed in on him along a stretch of Utah highway, investigators said Wednesday.

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Stormont Achieves Recognition

Updated: 03/18/2009 - Stormont Vail hosted a news conference Wednesday to announce its nursing services has achieved "magnet" recognition, the highest level of recognition a health care organization can get.

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Incest Father Pleads guilty to Charges, Faces Life

Updated: 03/18/2009 - Josef Fritzl abruptly pleaded guilty to all of the charges against him Wednesday - a surprising twist amid disclosures that the daughter he imprisoned for 24 years in a dungeon where she bore him seven children secretly sat in on the trial.

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Man may get death penalty in firefighters' deaths

Updated: 03/18/2009 - A California jury Wednesday recommended the death penalty after convicting a man on murder and arson charges in the deaths of five U.S. Forest Service firefighters who died in a 2006 blaze outside Los Angeles.

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Chinese-made drywall ruining homes, owners say

Updated: 03/18/2009 - Officials are looking into claims that Chinese-made drywall installed in some Florida homes is emitting smelly, corrosive gases and ruining household systems such as air conditioners, the Consumer Product Safety Commission says.

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