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Chimp's Attacks A Sign Animals Can Plan

Updated: 03/09/2009 - A canny chimpanzee who calmly collected a stash of rocks and then hurled them at zoo visitors in fits of rage has confirmed that apes can plan ahead just like humans, a Swedish study said Monday.

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Study: Belligerent Chimp Proves Animals Make Plans

Updated: 03/09/2009 - A canny chimpanzee who calmly collected a stash of rocks and then hurled them at zoo visitors in fits of rage has confirmed that apes can plan ahead just like humans, a Swedish study said Monday.

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Gun Dealer Accused Of Selling To Cartels

Updated: 03/09/2009 - In Phoenix Monday, a gun dealer went on trial for supplying assault rifles to Mexican drug gangs who are locked in a bloody war with authorities -- and each other. CBS News correspondent Ben Tracy reports on a case that's being watched closely in both the United States, and in Mexico.

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More Evidence that Depression is Hard on the Heart

Updated: 03/09/2009 - Severe depression may silently break a seemingly healthy woman's heart. Doctors have long known that depression is common after a heart attack or stroke, and worsens those people's outcomes.

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Help Wanted: Companies Hiring In Recession

Updated: 03/09/2009 - Help wanted: pharmacists, engineers and nurses. Believe it or not, even some banks are hiring, at least for their technology teams.

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NY Man Claims NJ Psychic Defrauded Him Of $250,000

Updated: 03/09/2009 - A New York man is suing a New Jersey psychic, claiming she defrauded him of nearly $250,000 he paid her to craft a golden statue that was supposed to ward off negativity. Charles Silveira, 38, of Seaford, Long Island, claims he never received the statue.

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"Harry Potter" Book Sells For $19K

Updated: 03/09/2009 - A softcover copy of the first Harry Potter book has sold for just over $19,000, according to a Dallas auction house.

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Court Won't Expand Minority Voting Rights

Updated: 03/09/2009 - The Supreme Court ruled Monday that electoral districts must have a majority of African-Americans or other minorities to be protected by a provision of the Voting Rights Act.

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Obama Ends Stem Cell Research Ban

Updated: 03/09/2009 - President Barack Obama said Monday he is allowing federal taxpayer dollars to fund significantly broader research on embryonic stem cells because "medical miracles do not happen simply by accident," and promised his administration would make up for the ground lost under his predecessor.

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Recycling Department: Growing or Going?

Updated: 03/09/2009 - The Shawnee County Recycling Department is in need of an overhaul. On Monday morning Steve Bolton, the Interim Director of the Shawnee County Recycling Department met with the Shawnee County Commission during their regular meeting.

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Saudi Court Sentences 75-Year-Old Woman to Lashes

Updated: 03/09/2009 - A 75-year-old widow in Saudi Arabia has been sentenced to 40 lashes and four months in jail for mingling with two young men who are not close relatives, drawing new criticism for the kingdom's ultraconservative religious police and judiciary.

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Virginia Governor Inks Smoking Ban

Updated: 03/09/2009 - The home state of Marlboro and the world's largest cigarette factory is banning most smoking in restaurants and bars.

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Tornadoes Tear Through Midwest

Updated: 03/09/2009 - Strong storms including at least three tornadoes damaged or destroyed homes in parts of the Midwest, and rainfall brought fears of more misery to areas hard-hit by flooding last year.

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Citi Spends $3.5M For Smith Barney Perks

Updated: 03/09/2009 - Embattled banking giant Citigroup Inc. spent about $3.5 million to provide rewards for top-performing advisers at its Smith Barney brokerage unit.

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Blago Attorneys To Stay On Corruption Case

Updated: 03/09/2009 - A federal judge has turned down a request from impeached former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich to have Chicago's top federal prosecutor and his staff thrown off the corruption case against him.

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Union Approves Givebacks To Ford

Updated: 03/09/2009 - Unionized workers at Ford Motor Co. have approved contract changes that include freezing wages and cutting benefits in a move to aimed at helping the automaker remain competitive.

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Wall St. Falters Amid Investor Uncertainty

Updated: 03/09/2009 - With little good economic news or direction from Washington, the pessimism on Wall Street intensified Monday, sending stocks lower.

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