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Illegal Ads A Sticky Situation For Many Towns

Updated: 07/04/2009 - From the boardwalks of the New Jersey shore to the desert metropolises of Arizona and Texas, many street signs and light poles are covered with illegal advertising stickers.

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Rising Debt May Be Next Crisis

Updated: 07/04/2009 - The Founding Fathers left one legacy not celebrated on Independence Day but which affects us all. It's the national debt.

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Police: Arizona Woman Led Sons On Crime Spree

Updated: 07/04/2009 - Cynthia Mary Roberson is an unemployed mother who police say led her 12- and 14-year-old sons and their friends to commit at least 20 armed robberies and assaults, including the beating of a teenage boy who had nothing more than an orange lollipop.

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Myanmar Denies UN Chief's Request To See Suu Kyi

Updated: 07/04/2009 - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Saturday he was "deeply disappointed" after Myanmar's military ruler rejected his second and final request to meet jailed opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi.

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Honduras Refuses To Restore President; Snubs OAS

Updated: 07/04/2009 - Honduras' refusal to restore ousted President Manuel Zelaya despite an appeal by the top envoy for the Americas has put the impoverished nation on a collision course with the world community that could lead to its isolation.

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The Old Is New Again At Saturday Evening Post

Updated: 07/04/2009 - The Saturday Evening Post, a centuries-old publication that helped make illustrator Norman Rockwell an American icon and showcased some of the greatest U.S. writers, is returning to its roots to show readers the value of a quiet read in an increasingly frenetic digital age.

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Group Sotomayor Advised Fought Job Tests

Updated: 07/04/2009 - A civil rights group on whose board Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor served filed racial bias lawsuits over employment examinations that resemble a Connecticut case in which she ruled against white firefighters, documents released by the Senate show.

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First Lady Brings Style To Moscow

Updated: 07/04/2009 - Michelle Obama brings her superstar glamor to Moscow this weekend as she accompanies her husband on his summit with the Russian president.

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South Carolina Serial Killer Reminds Residents Of 60s Killer

Updated: 07/04/2009 - A terrified rural South Carolina community hunkered down over the Fourth of July after the sheriff said a serial killer was on the loose, and longtime residents were reminded of a murderer who terrorized the town in the 1960s.

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Obama Cites His Agenda In Holiday Address

Updated: 07/04/2009 - President Barack Obama sought to rally support for his domestic initiatives, while Sen. John McCain called for Americans to support Iranian election protesters. The one-time presidential rivals both cited the spirit of the nation's founders in their Fourth of July radio and Internet addresses.

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Two US Troops Die In Attack On Base In Afghanistan

Updated: 07/04/2009 - Taliban militants fired rockets and mortars at a U.S. coalition base in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday, killing two American troops and wounding several more in a two-hour battle, officials said.

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Iranian Hardliner Calls Opposition Leader US Agent

Updated: 07/04/2009 - A top aide to Iran's supreme leader called the country's main opposition figure a U.S. agent and said in an editorial Saturday that he should be tried for committing crimes against the nation.

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Palin Resignation Leaves 2012 Questions

Updated: 07/04/2009 - Supporters and critics alike say the former GOP vice presidential candidate's resignation, announced Friday afternoon and effective July 26, is an inexplicable move for a high profile Republican widely seen as a contender for a White House run in 2012. A half-term governor campaigning for president?

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Powerful Sedative Found In Jackson's Home

Updated: 07/04/2009 - Questions about Michael Jackson's use of prescription drugs are intensifying after a powerful sedative was found inside his home.

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North Korea Reportedly Fires Seven Missiles Off Coast

Updated: 07/04/2009 - North Korea fired seven ballistic missiles off its eastern coast Saturday, South Korea said, a violation of U.N. resolutions and an apparent message of defiance to the United States on its Independence Day.

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Sedative Found in Jackson's Home; Authorities Prepare For Memorial

Updated: 07/03/2009 - According to a law enforcement official, the powerful sedative Diprivan was found in Michael Jackson's home. Meantime, free tickets to Tuesday morning's memorial will be given to 17,500 people through Staplescenter.com. The names will be randomly selected.

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Missouri Man Charged In Hit-And-Run Fatal In Kansas

Updated: 07/03/2009 - Thirty-two-year-old Clark L. Montgomery remained jailed Friday in Johnson County on $100,000 bond. He has been charged with leaving the scene of an accident resulting in death and with driving with a suspended license.

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