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Brain Signals Revive Paralyzed Muscles In Monkeys

Posted: 10/17/2008 - Monkeys taught to play a computer game were able to overcome wrist paralysis with an experimental device that might lead to new treatments for patients with stroke and spinal cord injury.

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Report Says Arctic Temperatures At Record Highs

Posted: 10/17/2008 - Autumn temperatures in the Arctic are at record levels, the Arctic Ocean is getting warmer and less salty as sea ice melts, and reindeer herds appear to be declining, researchers reported Thursday.

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Australian Leader Holds Firm On Climate Change

Posted: 10/17/2008 - World leaders must deal with the threat of global climate change despite the spreading "cancer" of the global financial crisis, Prime Minister Kevin Rudd said Friday.

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Rodney Dangerfield's Widow Settles Video Lawsuit

Posted: 10/17/2008 - A judge in Los Angeles has ordered a former friend of Rodney Dangerfield not to distribute video footage of the late comedian taken during the final years of his life.

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NJ Flu-Shot Mandate For Preschoolers Draws Outcry

Posted: 10/17/2008 - As flu season approaches, many New Jersey parents are furious over a first-in-the-nation requirement that children get a flu shot in order to attend preschools and day-care centers.

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CPR Study Suggests 'Stayin Alive' Lives Up To Name

Posted: 10/17/2008 - "Stayin' Alive" might be more true to its name than the Bee Gees ever could have guessed: At 103 beats per minute, the old disco song has almost the perfect rhythm to help jump-start a stopped heart.

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CPR Study Suggests 'Stayin Alive' Lives Up To Name

Posted: 10/17/2008 - In a small but intriguing study from the University of Illinois medical school, doctors and students maintained close to the ideal number of chest compressions doing CPR while listening to the catchy, sung-in-falsetto tune from the 1977 movie "Saturday Night Fever."

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Chrysler's CEO Says Auto Industry Ripe For Mergers

Posted: 10/17/2008 - Chrysler LLC Chief Executive Bob Nardelli said Thursday that a steep decline in U.S. auto sales has created an environment for industry consolidation, but he would not comment on reports that talks are accelerating for General Motors Corp. to acquire his company.

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Bush To Give Pep Talk To Anxious Country Friday

Posted: 10/17/2008 - Wild gyrations on Wall Street, a loss of confidence in the U.S. banking system and worries the economy will be weak for some time are raising Americans' anxiety level.

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Drew, Red Sox Stun Rays to Extend ALCS

Posted: 10/16/2008 - J.D. Drew's 2-run homer and game winning single in the 9th help Boston overcome the 2nd largest run deficit in major league playoff history.

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Letterman Finally Gets His McCain

Posted: 10/16/2008 - The Republican nominee tells Dave he "screwed up" by cancelling his earlier "Late Show" appearance.

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Grain Cars Slip off Tracks in Scranton

Posted: 10/16/2008 - A pair of grain cars slid off a damaged side track in Scranton Wednesday night. Authorities say they never tipped or spilled. Rail traffic also was not disrupted.

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Music Aids Cancer Recovery

Posted: 10/16/2008 - The Cotton-O'Neil Cancer Center features weekly piano-playing volunteers to give cancer patients and their families a lift.

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Statehouse Hosts Display Honoring African-Americans

Posted: 10/16/2008 - "From Freedom's Shadow African Americans and the United States Capitol" is the title of the traveling exhibit. It tells how both free and enslaved blacks help construct the US Capitol building.

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