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Scientists Dig for the Guts of Earthquakes

Posted: 02/16/2009 - Scientists are pursuing earthquakes deep into their subterranean lairs, studying them on land and below the sea. Yet, confronted with the question of when and where the "next big one" will occur, an uncomfortable silence sets in.

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Study: 'Astonishing Richness' in Polar Sea Species

Posted: 02/16/2009 - The polar oceans are not biological deserts after all. A marine census released Monday documented 7,500 species in the Antarctic and 5,500 in the Arctic, including several hundred that researchers believe could be new to science.

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California Lawmakers Seek One Vote to Pass Budget Fix

Posted: 02/16/2009 - California lawmakers on Monday were locked in a frustrating search for one more vote to approve a $42 billion budget-balancing plan state leaders say is needed to stave off fiscal disaster.

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Japan's Economy Shrinks at Fastest Rate in 35 Years

Posted: 02/16/2009 - Strangled by the collapse in global export demand, Japan's economy shrank at its fastest rate in 35 years in the fourth quarter and shows no signs of reversing course anytime soon.

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Texas Horse Team Ends Search for Haleigh

Posted: 02/16/2009 - The Texas based EquuSearch finished its ground search Monday afternoon, saying "it's heartbreaking to leave without finding her."

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Free Dental Work Offered in Manhattan This Weekend

Posted: 02/16/2009 - Licensed dentists and hygienists from the clinic will be at the United States National Guard Armory at 721 Levee Drive, offering free dental work to low income families and individuals.

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Auschwitz Plans put on Display in Berlin

Posted: 02/16/2009 - Architectural plans for the Nazi death camp Auschwitz that were discovered in Berlin last year go on public display in the German capital on Tuesday.

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Beaver Sighted in Detroit River; First in 75 Years

Posted: 02/16/2009 - Wildlife officials are celebrating the sighting of a beaver in the Detroit River for the first time in decades, signaling that efforts to clean up the waterway are paying off.

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Beware of New Identity Scam

Posted: 02/16/2009 - 13 news is on your side with an email scam that could cost you your identity. The email says you have been chosen in the Coke Rewards promotion in conjunction with Microsoft and Yahoo, to receive $811,000.

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Police In Conn. Shoot Chimp After It Attacks Woman

Posted: 02/16/2009 - A 175-pound chimpanzee kept as a pet was shot and killed by a police officer Monday after it attacked a woman visiting its owners' home, leaving her with serious facial injuries, authorities said.

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Nevada Plans More Lion Hunts in Effort to Save Deer

Posted: 02/16/2009 - State wildlife officials have announced a plan to kill more mountain lions to help increase the deer population, a move criticized by animal advocates who say drought and development are more important factors in the decrease of deer numbers.

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Garage Fire on Wanamaker

Posted: 02/16/2009 - Another fire broke out at a home in southwest Topeka Monday afternoon.

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UAW, GM Said To Make Progress In Talks

Posted: 02/16/2009 - With a government-imposed deadline for its restructuring plan just a day away, General Motors Corp. was making progress Monday in concession talks with debtholders and its main union, but deals may not come until after the deadline passes, according to people briefed on the situation.

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Salma Hayek Marries French Beau

Posted: 02/16/2009 - Salma Hayek picked a romance-lover's ideal time and place for her wedding: Valentine's Day in Paris.

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Key Parts Found From Flight 3407 Crash

Posted: 02/16/2009 - Investigators have located key components that might help reveal what the pilot did to try to save Flight 3407 during its final desperate seconds, when the plane plunged to the ground so suddenly that sending a mayday was impossible, an investigator said Monday.

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Push is on to tailor cancer care to tumor's genes

Posted: 02/16/2009 - The days of one-size-fits-all cancer treatment are numbered: A rush of new research is pointing the way to tailor chemotherapy and other care to what's written in your tumor's genes.

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