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Major flooding expected this spring in N. Dakota

Updated: 03/14/2009 - Emergency management officials in Fargo and Grand Forks are ordering pumps, topping off levees and planning dikes after forecasters predicted record flooding this spring along the Red River Basin.

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AT&T Hopes to Gain Concessions From Unions

Updated: 03/14/2009 - AT&T Inc., the largest employer of union labor in the country, is renegotiating contracts that cover 112,500 workers and looks set to take advantage of the recession to reduce its health care costs.

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Ireland Riots After Police Arrest 3 Over Killings

Updated: 03/14/2009 - Irish nationalist gangs hurled gas bombs at police Saturday after three alleged IRA dissidents were arrested on suspicion of killing two British soldiers in an attack designed to trigger wider violence in Northern Ireland.

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Deaths of gamers leave their online lives in limbo

Updated: 03/14/2009 - When Jerald Spangenberg collapsed and died in the middle of a quest in an online game, his daughter embarked on a quest of her own: to let her father's gaming friends know that he hadn't just decided to desert them.

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Calif. court issues warrant for Lindsay Lohan

Updated: 03/14/2009 - An arrest warrant has been issued for actress Lindsay Lohan, possibly in connection with a 2007 drunken driving arrest after she crashed her Mercedes-Benz into a tree, police said Saturday.

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Women in Congo speak out about rape despite taboo

Updated: 03/14/2009 - Zamuda Sikujuwa shuffles to a bench in the sunshine, pushes apart her thighs with a grimace of pain and pumps her fist up and down in a lewd-looking gesture to show how the militiamen shoved an automatic rifle inside her.

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Bozo the Clown Creator Alan Livingston Dies at 91

Updated: 03/14/2009 - Alan W. Livingston, the music executive who created Bozo the Clown and signed the Beatles during his tenure as president of Capitol Records, has died. He was 91.

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Boom-Years Borrowing Hits Churches

Updated: 03/14/2009 - From a group of freed slaves in Civil War-era Washington, Metropolitan Baptist had grown into a modern-day megachurch and community service powerhouse. In 2006, construction began on the congregation's dream complex in Largo, Md. — a $30 million campus with a 3,000-seat church, an education center and an 1,100-car parking lot.

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Deaths of Gamers Leave Their Online Lives in Limbo

Updated: 03/14/2009 - When Jerald Spangenberg collapsed and died in the middle of a quest in an online game, his daughter embarked on a quest of her own: to let her father's gaming friends know that he hadn't just decided to desert them.

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Kan. late-term abortion provider faces trial

Updated: 03/14/2009 - For abortion opponents, the trial of one of the nation's few late-term abortion providers has been a long time coming, a chance for a little bit of justice after years of seeing their efforts thwarted.

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Major flooding expected this spring in N. Dakota

Updated: 03/14/2009 - Emergency management officials in Fargo and Grand Forks are ordering pumps, topping off levees and planning dikes after forecasters predicted record flooding this spring along the Red River Basin.

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Green light: Driver's ed in America turns 75

Updated: 03/14/2009 - In the 75 years since State High began offering the nation's first driver's ed course, the cars have changed. The anxiety of taking the wheel for the first time hasn't.

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Browns WR Stallworth Hits, Kills Fla. Pedestrian

Updated: 03/14/2009 - Cleveland Browns wide receiver Donte Stallworth hit and killed a pedestrian with his Bentley Saturday morning on a busy causeway linking Miami and Miami Beach, police said.

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G-20 pledge sustained action on financial crisis

Updated: 03/14/2009 - Finance officials from rich and developing countries pledged to boost the role of the International Monetary Fund and make a "sustained effort" to restore global growth after a key conference that sought to bridge deep divisions on how to tackle the financial crisis.

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Great Depression Senior Citizens Talk Current Recession

Updated: 03/14/2009 - 13 News sat down with five survivors of the great depression on Saturday to talk about how they survived, as well as their tips for people trying to make it through the current economic recession.

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Texas pastor has advice for grieving Ill. church

Updated: 03/14/2009 - The Rev. Al Meredith was more than 700 miles away when a gunman walked into a Maryville church and gunned down its preacher in front of his horrified congregation. But the tragedy hit the Texas preacher hard, and he's coming to help.

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Rare Superman comic sells for $317,200

Updated: 03/14/2009 - A rare copy of the first comic book featuring Superman has sold for $317,200 in an Internet auction. The previous owner of Action Comics No. 1 bought it for less than a buck.

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Report: Cuba, Venezuela could host Russian bombers

Updated: 03/14/2009 - A Russian Air Force chief said Saturday that the country could base some strategic bombers in Cuba or on an island offered by Venezuela, the Interfax news agency reported, but a Kremlin official quickly said the military had been speaking only hypothetically.

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Report: Cuba, Venezuela could host Russian bombers

Updated: 03/14/2009 - A Russian Air Force chief said Saturday that Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has offered an island as a temporary base for strategic Russian bombers, the Interfax news agency reported.

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Obama focuses on food safety, picks FDA new chief

Updated: 03/14/2009 - The nation's food safety system is a "hazard to public health" and overdue for an overhaul, President Barack Obama said Saturday as he focused on that task by filling the top job at the Food and Drug Administration.

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G-20 pledge sustained action on financial crisis

Updated: 03/14/2009 - Finance officials from rich and developing countries pledged to boost the role of the International Monetary Fund and make a "sustained effort" to restore global growth after a key conference that sought to bridge deep divisions on how to tackle the financial crisis.

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