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Bill could lower birth control costs at colleges

Updated: 03/12/2009 - The estimated 39 percent of American college women who use birth control pills could enjoy relief from big price increases over the last two years thanks to a provision in the budget bill signed by President Barack Obama.

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TSA reviews airport incident involving La. senator

Updated: 03/12/2009 - The Transportation Security Administration is reviewing a report that Sen. David Vitter, R-La., set off a security alarm when he opened a gate door in his rush to catch a flight last week at Washington Dulles International Airport.

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Safety net health centers struggle to meet demand

Updated: 03/12/2009 - The health care safety net is straining. Just look at Jeffrey Taylor's parking lot. Taylor oversees a community health center for the poor in this suburb a dozen miles east of downtown Atlanta. The center, a modest one-story brick building on a hillside, has never been busier. People who recently lost their jobs and health insurance fill the waiting rooms, and their cars jam into the clinic's 50-space parking lot - with much of the overflow ending up at the nightclub next door.

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Army reaches out to families to prevent suicides

Updated: 03/12/2009 - Fort Campbell officials struggling to stem a recent increase in military suicides hope family members will be able to spot signs that soldiers may be depressed and hesitant to seek help from the Army.

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Federal Job Discrimination Complaints Hit Record

Updated: 03/12/2009 - The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission says it received 95,402 discrimination claims during the 2008 fiscal year, which ended Sept. 30. The number is a 15 percent increase over the previous year.

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Kansas Stunned in Big-12 Tourney

Updated: 03/16/2009 - LaceDarius Dunn hit six 3-pointers and scored 24 points, leading a late surge as Baylor rallied after blowing a 17-point lead to stun No. 11 Kansas 71-64 in the Big 12 tournament quarterfinals on Thursday.

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Man calls police to report moose on roof

Updated: 03/12/2009 - It may have looked like Christmas outside, but Ward Nostdahl says it wasn't reindeer he heard clomping on his roof. Nostdahl called police to report a moose on the roof of his hillside home northwest of Minot.

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Roche to take over Genentech for $47 billion

Updated: 03/12/2009 - Swiss pharmaceutical giant Roche agreed to pay $46.8 billion to buy the 44 percent of biotech pioneer Genentech that it doesn't already own, ending a long corporate struggle with its U.S.-based cancer drug partner.

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Iraqi who threw shoes at Bush jailed for 3 years

Updated: 03/12/2009 - The Iraqi journalist who threw his shoes at then-President George W. Bush was convicted Thursday of assaulting a foreign leader and sentenced to three years in prison, provoking outrage among many Iraqis who consider him a hero.

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Jobless claims rise as retail sales slip

Updated: 03/12/2009 - With layoffs spreading, the number of initial claims for jobless benefits rose last week, while the total number of people continuing to receive benefits set a record high, the government said Thursday.

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GM says it doesn't need $2B from gov't in March

Updated: 03/12/2009 - General Motors Corp.'s chief financial officer says the company will not need the $2 billion loan installment for March that it requested from the U.S. government in February.

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Global Warming To Carry Big Costs For California

Updated: 03/12/2009 - From agricultural losses to devastation wrought by wildfires, California's economy is expected to see significant costs resulting from global warming in the decades ahead, according to a new report.

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No Real Beer For Supermarkets In Colorado

Updated: 03/12/2009 - Convenience stores and supermarkets in Colorado won't be allowed to sell full-strength beer following protests by liquor store owners, who said a proposed law change could drive many of them out of business.

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