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Rocky Mountain News Publishes Final Edition

Updated: 02/27/2009 - Colorado's oldest newspaper, which launched in Denver in 1859, printed its last edition Friday, leaving The Denver Post as the only daily newspaper in town.

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Breathing problems reported near Tenn. ash spil

Updated: 02/27/2009 - A survey finds Tennessee residents are experiencing breathing problems, stress and anxiety near where more than 1 billion gallons of coal ash sludge spilled from a power plant storage facility.

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Oil prices end the week on the down side

Updated: 02/27/2009 - After months of cutting oil production it appeared this week that oil producing nations had finally captured some control in the crude markets, at least until the latest batch of economic news sent oil prices falling yet again.

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Suspect faces more murder charges in NY rampage

Updated: 02/27/2009 - A twice-fired nursing supervisor accused of a Valentine's Day rampage that left four people dead in upstate New York was indicted on murder charges in two of the slayings Friday.

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Obama 2010 budget Highlights by Agency

Updated: 02/27/2009 - Available details of President Barack Obama's proposed government spending for the 2010 budget year that begins on Oct. 1. A more extensive budget outline is expected in April. In most cases, the figures are for discretionary spending and do not include mandatory entitlement programs like Social Security.

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2nd arrest made in NYC hate slaying of Ecuadorean

Updated: 02/27/2009 - A second person was arrested Friday in the hate-crime killing of an Ecuadorean immigrant beaten with a bat and kicked on a New York street as the attackers shouted Hispanic and gay slurs.

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Dozens more bodies found at Bangladesh mutiny site

Updated: 02/27/2009 - Firefighters searching the headquarters compound of Bangladesh's border guards on Friday uncovered the grisly results of the force's two-day mutiny - dozens of senior officers massacred, their bodies hurriedly dumped into shallow graves and sewers.

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Court: Va. man owns 1776 copy of Declaration

Updated: 02/27/2009 - A rare 1776 copy of the Declaration of Independence belongs to a Virginia technology entrepreneur, not the state of Maine, the Virginia Supreme Court ruled Friday.

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Illinois mystery: Placentas found in sewage system

Updated: 02/27/2009 - Someone is disposing of placentas in the sewage system and authorities in central Illinois just want it to stop. Workers in Urbana-Champaign found a placenta Thursday in a filter that keeps large objects out of the sewage treatment plant. It was the third found this year.

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Enemy combatant case moved into civilian courts

Updated: 02/27/2009 - Federal authorities have unsealed an indictment against alleged al-Qaida sleeper agent Ali al-Marri, moving him into the civilian court system as the Obama administration considers a new strategy for handling terror suspects.

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Court: Va. man owns 1776 copy of Declaration

Updated: 02/27/2009 - A rare 1776 copy of the Declaration of Independence belongs to a Virginia technology entrepreneur, not the state of Maine, the Virginia Supreme Court ruled Friday. Richard Adams Jr. of Fairfax County purchased the document from a London book dealer in 2001 for $475,000. But the state of Maine claimed it belongs to the town of Wiscasset, where it was kept by the town clerk in 1776.

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Enemy combatant case moved into civilian courts

Updated: 02/27/2009 - Federal authorities have unsealed an indictment against alleged al-Qaida sleeper agent Ali al-Marri, moving him into the civilian court system as the Obama administration considers a new strategy for handling terror suspects. Al-Marri has been held in a Navy brig outside Charleston, S.C. for more than five years since President George W. Bush declared him an enemy combatant.

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Hundreds Detained, 40 Dead In Bangladesh

Updated: 02/27/2009 - Security forces have detained hundreds of fleeing border guards and set up roadblocks across Bangladesh since a bloody two-day revolt against military officers reportedly left at least 40 people dead, officials and a local TV report said Friday.

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Airlines, plane maker sued over crash near Buffalo

Updated: 02/27/2009 - Relatives of a passenger killed when a commuter plane crashed outside Buffalo have sued Continental Airlines and the flight's operators, claiming the aircraft had inadequate deicing equipment and an improperly trained crew.

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Ex-Employee Blew Whistle On Stanford

Updated: 02/27/2009 - A former employee of Texas billionaire R. Allen Stanford's financial operation blew the whistle on what she called a "Ponzi scheme to defraud [the bank's] clients,” over five years ago, reports the Financial Times.

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FDIC Ups Bank Fees To Boost Insurance Fund

Updated: 02/27/2009 - Federal regulators are raising the fees paid by U.S. banks and thrifts, and levying an emergency premium to rebuild a deposit insurance fund depleted by a cascade of bank failures.

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Ed McMahon, 85, Hospitalized in Los Angeles

Updated: 02/27/2009 - Ed McMahon, former sidekick to Johnny Carson on "Tonight" and a familiar TV commercial pitchman, was hospitalized in intensive care, a spokesman said Friday. McMahon, 85, was suffering from pneumonia and other ailments and had been in the hospital for several weeks, spokesman Howard Bragman said. He declined to identify the Los Angeles facility or the other illnesses.

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