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Suspected Drunk Driver Rams Home, Exposes Pot Farm

Updated: 03/23/2009 - Authorities said a 63-year-old man suspected of drunken driving crashed his pickup truck into a neighbor's house, leaving a gaping hole and revealing a small marijuana farm inside.

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Want to live longer? Cut back on red meat

Updated: 03/23/2009 - Burger lovers beware: People who eat red meat every day have a higher risk of dying over a 10-year period -- mostly because of cardiovascular disease or cancer --than their peers who eat less red or processed meat, according to a new study of about half a million people.

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Alaska Volcano Mount Redoubt Erupts 5 Times

Updated: 03/23/2009 - Alaska's Mount Redoubt volcano erupted five times overnight, sending an ash plume more than 9 miles into the air in the volcano's first emissions in nearly 20 years.

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Qualcomm backs game console for `next billion'

Updated: 03/23/2009 - A startup called Zeebo Inc. is betting that people in emerging markets want to play good video games just as much as people in the U.S., Western Europe and Japan do.

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Hunting Tailored Care for Advanced Prostate Cancer

Updated: 03/23/2009 - Prostate cancer has been left behind in the race for personalized medicine but that may be changing: Doctors are starting to attempt gene-guided treatment for men with advanced disease.

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Greek Fisherman Nets 2,200-Year-Old Bronze Statue

Updated: 03/23/2009 - A Greek fisherman must have been expecting a monster of a catch when he brought up his nets in the Aegean Sea last week. Instead, Greek authorities say his haul was a section of a 2,200-year-old bronze statue of a horseman.

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Study: Lots of Red Meat Increases Mortality Risk

Updated: 03/23/2009 - The largest study of its kind finds that older Americans who eat large amounts of red meat and processed meats face a greater risk of death from heart disease and cancer.

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Alaska Volcano Mount Redoubt Erupts 5 Times

Updated: 03/23/2009 - Alaska's Mount Redoubt volcano erupted five times overnight, sending an ash plume more than 9 miles into the air in the volcano's first emissions in nearly 20 years. Residents in the state's largest city were spared from falling ash, though fine gray dust fell Monday morning on small communities north of Anchorage.

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Administration Moves Against Bad Bank Assets

Updated: 03/23/2009 - The Obama administration aimed squarely at the crisis clogging the nation's credit system Monday with a plan to take over up to $1 trillion in sour mortgage securities with the help of private investors. For once, Wall Street cheered.

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Borger: Obama hires face 'vetting hell'

Updated: 03/23/2009 - Tim Geithner may be the latest political piñata in Washington these days, but -- policy aside -- there may be another reason he is the one fellow everyone is picking on at Treasury: He's there alone.

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David Letterman marries longtime girlfriend

Updated: 03/23/2009 - Late-night talker David Letterman married his longtime girlfriend, Regina Lasko, last week, according to a transcript of the taping of his Monday night show.

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Florida Student Suspended From Bus For Passing Gas

Updated: 03/23/2009 - An eighth-grader was suspended from riding the school bus for three days after being accused of passing gas. The bus driver wrote on a misbehavior form that a 15-year-old teen passing gas on the bus Monday to make the other children laugh, creating a stench so bad that it was difficult to breathe. The bus driver handed the teen the suspension form the next day.

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DA: Who buys shoes, then commits suicide?

Updated: 03/23/2009 - Music producer Phil Spector, on trial for the second time in connection with the 2003 death of an actress at his home, is "a very dangerous man," a prosecutor told jurors Monday.

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Study: Lots of Red Meat Increases Mortality Risk

Updated: 03/23/2009 - The largest study of its kind finds that older Americans who eat large amounts of red meat and processed meats face a greater risk of death from heart disease and cancer.

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U.N. report condemns Israel for Gaza operation

Updated: 03/23/2009 - Israeli soldiers routinely and intentionally put children in harm's way during their 22-day offensive against the Palestinians in Gaza, according to a United Nations report made public Monday.

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NJ officials ID woman found wandering mall in 1994

Updated: 03/23/2009 - A mute elderly woman known only as "Jane Doe" since she was found wandering in a New Jersey mall 15 years ago has finally been identified. Lt. Eduardo Ojeda of the New Jersey Department of Human Services police discovered recently that the woman is Elba Leonor Diaz Soccarras, who turns 75 on March 28. She has Alzheimer's disease and has been bedridden in a New Jersey psychiatric hospital for years.

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Armstrong Needs Surgery After Breaking Collarbone

Updated: 03/23/2009 - With the road narrowing and cyclists piling up in front of him, Lance Armstrong tumbled hard off his bike. He was left with a broken collarbone that will need surgery and questions about whether he'll be able to contend for an eighth Tour de France title in July.

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