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Group Proposes Lake Near Nebraska-Kansas Line

Updated: 11/24/2008 - Auburn Lake Co. wants to build a 3,000-acre lake near Pawnee City, Neb. to provide recreation and water for communities in Nebraska and Kansas.

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To some psychiatric patients, life seems like TV

Updated: 11/24/2008 - One man showed up at a federal building, asking for release from the reality show he was sure was being made of his life. Another was convinced his every move was secretly being filmed for a TV contest. A third believed everything - the news, his psychiatrists, the drugs they prescribed - was part of a phony, stage-set world with him as the involuntary star, like the 1998 movie "The Truman Show." Researchers have begun documenting what they dub the "Truman syndrome," a delusion afflicting people who are convinced that their lives are secretly playing out on a reality TV show.

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Verdict reached in Muslim charity's second trial

Updated: 11/24/2008 - Jurors have reached a verdict in the second trial of a Muslim charity accused of helping to finance terrorism in the nation's largest such case since the Sept. 11 attacks.

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More Americans serving as their own lawyers

Updated: 11/24/2008 - When Danielle Nitzel found her three-year-old marriage drawing its last breath in 2004, she couldn't afford the minimum of $1,000 she was told she would need to hire a divorce lawyer.

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Bystander dead from NJ church shooting

Updated: 11/24/2008 - A second victim of a weekend church shooting died Monday, leaving one survivor who was in extremely critical condition, authorities said. The estranged wife of the alleged gunman, who remained at large, also died in the attack.

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4 Separate Iraq Blasts Kill At Least 23

Updated: 11/24/2008 - A female suicide bomber blew herself up near an entrance to the U.S.-protected Green Zone and a bomb tore through a minibus in separate attacks on Monday that killed at least 20 people, Iraqi officials said.

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Whales Rescued from Aussie Beach Join Pod

Updated: 11/24/2008 - A group of whales rescued from an Australian beach have joined a larger pod in deep waters - a sign they are doing fine after their ordeal, an official said Monday.

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Obama Names Econ Team, Sees 'Historic' Crisis

Updated: 11/24/2008 - President-elect Barack Obama tapped New York Federal Reserve President Tim Geithner as his treasury secretary on Monday, turning to a veteran of financial crises at home and overseas.

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Gov't Plans Massive Citigroup Rescue

Updated: 11/24/2008 - Rushing to rescue Citigroup, the government agreed to shoulder hundreds of billions of dollars in possible losses at the stricken bank and to plow a fresh $20 billion into the company.

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Dover Woman Among GMA Pie Finalists

Updated: 11/24/2008 - Norma Grubb was crowned "Pie Queen'' on Sunday by the judges at ABC's "Good Morning America.'' Her coconut cream pie was chosen among four finalists in the "Best Slice Challenge.''

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Government Plans Massive Citigroup Rescue Effort

Updated: 11/24/2008 - Rushing to rescue Citigroup, the government agreed to shoulder hundreds of billions of dollars in possible losses at the stricken bank and to plow a fresh $20 billion into the company.

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Opposition Makes Gains In Venezuela Vote

Updated: 11/24/2008 - President Hugo Chavez's opponents made important gains in Venezuela's local elections, capturing the Caracas mayor's office and three of the most populous states, but his allies won a strong majority.

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Police: Wife Shot and Killed at New Jersey Church

Updated: 11/24/2008 - A gunman drove across the country to confront his estranged wife, then killed her in a church vestibule as Sunday services let out, authorities said. Two other people were injured in the attack, which sent churchgoers scrambling for safety.

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Astronauts Venture on 4th, Final Sacewalk

Updated: 11/24/2008 - Three spacewalks down. One to go. Astronauts Stephen Bowen and Robert "Shane" Kimbrough venture outside the international space station Monday for the fourth and final spacewalk of space shuttle Endeavour's nearly two-week visit to the orbiting outpost.

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US Stocks Look to Open Higher on Citigroup Plan

Updated: 11/24/2008 - Wall Street showed relief early Monday over the government's plan to bail out Citigroup Inc. — a move it hopes will help address some of the uncertainty hounding the financial sector.

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Oil Prices Rise back Above $50

Updated: 11/24/2008 - Oil prices were fluctuating around $50 a barrel Monday as investors gained some confidence from reports that ailing U.S. bank Citigroup will get a state bailout and that U.S. President-elect Barack Obama has chosen an economic team to tackle what could be the worst slowdown in decades.

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