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Chris Brown: I'm Sorry

Posted: 02/16/2009 - Singer arrested after argument with Rihanna, he says he's seeking counseling.

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Area Crews Fight House Fire Together In Americus

Posted: 02/16/2009 - Several fire crews worked to put out a blaze in Americus Sunday night. Fire units from Americus, Emporia, Dunlap and Admire were called to a house fire just before 5:30pm Sunday. It happened at 521 Road 240.

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Salma Hayek reportedly marries on Valentine's Day

Posted: 02/16/2009 - Salma Hayek picked a romance-lover's ideal time and place for her wedding: Valentine's Day in Paris. The Mexican-born actress wed French magnate Francois-Henri Pinault in a civil ceremony Saturday at the City Hall in Paris' chic 6th arrondissement, according to an official there.

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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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Airstrike in Afghanistan kills Taliban commander

Posted: 02/16/2009 - A coalition airstrike has killed a powerful Taliban commander who broke a promise to renounce violence after village elders persuaded President Hamid Karzai to free him from prison, officials said Monday.

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US calls for treaty on mercury reduction

Posted: 02/16/2009 - The new U.S. administration wants a legally binding international treaty to reduce mercury in the environment, a senior diplomat said Monday, announcing a reversal of previous policy.

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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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Roadside bombs kill 8 Iraqi Shiite pilgrims

Posted: 02/16/2009 - Roadside bombs struck two minibuses filled with Shiite pilgrims returning to Baghdad on Monday, killing eight people, officials said, in the latest of a series of deadly attacks targeting the pilgrims.

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Madagascar troops, opposition clash in capital

Posted: 02/16/2009 - Anti-government protesters threw stones and police responded with tear gas Monday in Madagascar, the impoverished Indian Ocean island where an opposition leader is trying to force out the president. No casualties were immediately reported.

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Electronic evidence firm grilled over absent memos

Posted: 02/16/2009 - Guidance Software Inc. bills itself as the leading provider of technology that helps companies dig up old e-mails and other electronic documents that might be evidence in a lawsuit. Yet when Guidance itself had to face a judge, it was accused of bumbling its internal digital search.

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Microsoft to open own retail stores

Posted: 02/16/2009 - Microsoft Corp. on Thursday announced plans to open its own stores despite the economic downturn that has left many retailers struggling.

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Review: Asus `kitchen computer' does the job

Posted: 02/16/2009 - AsusTek Computer Inc. upended the laptop market when it brought out the tiny, cheap Eee PC a year and a half ago. As a follow-up, the plucky Taiwanese company is trying something harder: conquering the kitchen.

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Backlog still large for TV converter box coupons

Posted: 02/16/2009 - Though hundreds of TV stations are turning off their analog signals next week, households in line for their $40 coupons for digital converter boxes are likely to have to wait at least several weeks longer

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Decoding The Common Cold

Posted: 02/16/2009 - Scientists create genetic map of all known rhinoviruses, first step toward a cure.

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Can all that Twitters turn to gold amid the gloom?

Posted: 02/16/2009 - Twitter Inc. has spawned a new way to communicate by limiting messages to 140 keystrokes. So here's a way to describe the Internet's latest craze within Twitter's space restrictions:

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