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50 Jobs, 50 States In A Year, Man Gives It A Try

Posted: 02/23/2009 - At a time when some people are having trouble finding one job, Daniel Seddiqui is lining up 50, one in every state. Each job symbolizes the state's most famous industry, and each lasts one week, just long enough for the 26-year-old to appreciate the labor and explore the region.

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Regulators Pledge To Shore Up U.S. Banks

Posted: 02/23/2009 - Federal regulators pledged Monday to do all they can to shore up the struggling U.S. banking system and said they will launch a revamped program to inject fresh capital into financial institutions this week.

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"Slumdog" Win Cheered In Mumbai's Slums

Posted: 02/23/2009 - Children broke into Bollywood dance numbers and crowds cheered in the narrow lanes of a teeming Mumbai slum on Monday as their hometown heroes nabbed Hollywood's highest honors.

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Obama Vows To Halve Deficit In 4 Years

Posted: 02/23/2009 - President Barack Obama, battling to keep the U.S. economy afloat, pledged Monday to cut the U.S. budget deficit by half in four years even as he dispatched $15 billion to the states to help them make health care payments to the poor.

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Child Prostitutes Rescued By FBI, Police

Posted: 02/23/2009 - The FBI has completed a sweep in major cities around the U.S., rescuing 48 teenage girls - some as young as 13 - whom the agency says were forced into prostitution.

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Preisner Calls Out Bunten Over Book Controversy

Updated: 02/23/2009 - In a statement Monday, Topeka mayoral candidate and deputy mayor Jeff Preisner says Mayor Bill Bunten injected politics into the library board by appointing people who'd carry out his personal agenda. Bunten says the council approves those appointments.

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Phelps Calls Sean Penn "Bible-dumb"

Posted: 02/23/2009 - A member of the Westboro Baptist Church claims sean penn's acceptance speech at the oscars shows the actor is "Bible-dumb".

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Green Beret: Afghan man lunged before I shot him

Posted: 02/23/2009 - A Green Beret charged with killing and mutilating an Afghan man said at his court-martial Monday that he shot the man - whom he suspected to be a Taliban insurgent - when he lunged at him during questioning.

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Green Beret: Afghan man lunged before I shot him

Posted: 02/23/2009 - A Green Beret charged with killing and mutilating an Afghan man said at his court-martial Monday that he shot the man - whom he suspected to be a Taliban insurgent - when he lunged at him during questioning.

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Trial begins over asbestos-contaminated Mont. town

Posted: 02/23/2009 - A federal prosecutor told jurors Monday that a chemical company knew for years that its mining operation in a small Montana town exposed residents to asbestos, but it hid the risks from workers and government regulators.

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Mass. health system is being tested by recession

Posted: 02/23/2009 - Massachusetts' pioneering health care system, which requires nearly everyone to carry insurance or face fines, is about to be put to the test by this bad economy.

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Doubts Raised About Autism Treatment Bill

Posted: 02/23/2009 - The head of the Senate committee considering a bill to require insurance companies to cover the treatment of autism is raising doubts about the legislation.

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US Airways Won't Charge for Sodas

Posted: 02/23/2009 - In the ultra-competitive airline industry, it's tough being out there alone as the only large network carrier to charge some passengers for soda, juice and coffee, especially in the middle of a deep economic recession that is sharply reducing demand for air travel.

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Stars, Informal Wear, Tattoos Abound at Oscars

Posted: 02/23/2009 - Gratitude was the emotion of the Oscar day for first-time supporting actress nominees Taraji P. Henson and Viola Davis, who agreed it really was enough just to be nominated.

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Woman Deported in '96 Arrested in U.S. Again

Posted: 02/23/2009 - A woman from Mexico who was deported from the U.S. after being convicted of drug trafficking in Missouri has been found again, this time in Kansas.

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