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Explorers say they set record in South Pole trek

Updated: 01/09/2009 - A trio of Canadian adventurers said Friday they have set a new record for fastest trek across Antarctica to the South Pole, after suffering through whiteout conditions, temperatures as low as minus 40 — and a steady diet of deep-fried bacon and butter.

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Obama mother-in-law to join family in White House

Updated: 01/09/2009 - Get ready for the in-law in chief. Transition officials said Friday that President-elect Barack Obama's mother-in-law, Marian Robinson, is moving into the White House to join Michelle Obama and their two children.

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Dell Touts Luxury Brand But Offers Few Details

Updated: 01/09/2009 - Computer maker Dell Inc., trailing Hewlett-Packard Co. in worldwide sales, could have used a home run at the International Consumer Electronics Show. Instead, it came to Vegas with a model and a mirage.

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Illinois, 41 other states in salmonella outbreak

Updated: 01/09/2009 - A nationwide salmonella outbreak that has struck 42 states has put about one in five of its victims in the hospital, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday.

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US doctors pay to hear Ore. town's vaccine views

Updated: 01/09/2009 - There are so many parents in this free-spirited, unconventional small town who won't get their kids vaccinated that federal researchers are paying money just to hear their side of things. On Saturday, 80 locals will get $50 apiece to talk about their worries over the risks of childhood shots.

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Obama Says His Economic Plan Will Be Refined

Updated: 01/09/2009 - President-elect Barack Obama said Friday that he and Congress will "hone and refine" his nearly $800 billion economic recovery plan, as he seeks to patch fissures with senior Democrats over key features of the still-emerging plan.

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Madoff awaits fate: Jail or bail?

Updated: 01/09/2009 - Disgraced money manager Bernard Madoff could find out soon whether he'll be sent to jail while he awaits trial in what is alleged to be largest financial fraud in history.

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US Troops in Iraq Get to Drink Beer For Super Bowl

Updated: 01/09/2009 - American troops in Iraq will be allowed to drink beer without fear of court-martial for this year's Super Bowl — an exception to a strict military ban on drinking alcohol in combat zones.

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Panel calls for continuing probe of lost pilot

Updated: 01/09/2009 - A Navy review board says the Pentagon should continue investigating what happened to a fighter pilot who was the first American lost in the Persian Gulf War almost 20 years ago, saying it's not yet time to close the case.

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Afghan held for sister's alleged ad hoc abortion

Updated: 01/09/2009 - The mother and brother of a 14-year-old girl who was raped are facing prosecution for allegedly performing an abortion on her in a cattle shed in central Afghanistan, officials said.

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Toxic coal ash piling up in ponds in 32 states

Updated: 01/09/2009 - Millions of tons of toxic coal ash are piling up in power plant ponds in 32 states, a practice the government has long recognized as a risk to human health and the environment but has left unregulated.

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Boeing to Cut 4,500 Jobs as Airline Demand Falls

Updated: 01/09/2009 - Boeing Co., the world's second-largest airplane maker, is planning to cut about 3 percent of its work force as jetliner demand falls, hurt by the global economic downturn.

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NASA: Keeping shuttle costs $3 billion yearly

Updated: 01/09/2009 - The cost of continuing the life of the space shuttle past next year's planned retirement is $3 billion a year plus extending the risk of a deadly accident, NASA's chief said Thursday.

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Man gets jail for fleeing before probation verdict

Updated: 01/09/2009 - A man who would have been on probation for his drug conviction will now have to spend six months in jail — all because he fled before hearing a jury's sentencing verdict.

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Local Cupcake Bakery Makes Rachael Ray's Magazine

Updated: 01/09/2009 - It's been a few months since we first featured Daddy Cakes, but since then our newsroom has developed quite a crush on their cupcakes! So when "Every Day with Racheal Ray" decided to feature them, it was no surprise to us.

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Web Startup to Offer Foreign News As Papers Cut

Updated: 01/09/2009 - As budget cuts force many U.S. newspapers to retrench on their foreign coverage, veteran journalist Charles Sennott saw virtually no chance of getting another assignment abroad.

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Ex-`Sopranos' Actor Gets 10 Years in Prison

Updated: 01/09/2009 - A former actor on "The Sopranos" was sentenced Friday to 10 years in prison for a botched burglary in the Bronx in which an accomplice shot and killed an off-duty police officer.

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Somali Pirates Reportedly Release Saudi Tanker

Updated: 01/09/2009 - Somali pirates released an oil-laden Saudi supertanker after receiving a $3 million ransom, a negotiator for the bandits said Friday. A photo appeared to show the money delivered by parachute to the ship's deck.

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Gazprom May Resume Gas Shipments to Europe Friday

Updated: 01/09/2009 - Russia's Gazprom said it could restart gas shipments to Europe on Friday if an agreement can be signed allowing an EU-led monitoring mission to track gas flows through Ukrainian pipelines, but hopes for a quick resumption of gas flow faded amid continuing arguments.

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