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FDA says changes coming in wake of critical report

Posted: 09/29/2008 - The nation's fresh produce would be safer if U.S. farmers were required to adopt strict standards for growing leafy greens similar to industry-written ones devised for California growers, a Food and Drug Administration official said Friday.

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Most Kansas Lawmakers Oppose Bailout Measure

Posted: 09/29/2008 - Only one member of Kansas' congressional delegation voted in favor of the Wall Street bailout legislation, Democratic Representative Dennis Moore, of Lenexa. Democratic Rep. Nancy Boyda, of Topeka, opposes the measure, along with her opponent in the November election, Lynn Jenkins.

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West Nile season appears to be mildest in 7 years

Posted: 09/29/2008 - The West Nile virus season is on track to be the mildest in seven years, with less than a third the number of serious cases as last year's total, U.S. health officials said.

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Iowa Man Faces Charges After Hugging Officer

Posted: 09/29/2008 - A hug has landed an Iowa City man in hot water. An Iowa City man who thought a police officer just "needed a hug" faces several charges including assault on a peace officer and public intoxication.

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Kidnappers Free US Hotelier Abducted in Honduras

Posted: 09/29/2008 - Authorities say a U.S. hotelier kidnapped a week ago has been freed. Security Vice Minister Mario Perdomo says 55-year-old Thomas Jacobson was released by his captors Saturday in Copan, about 250 miles (400 kilometers) west of Tegucigalpa, the capital.

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More foods getting labeled as US or foreign-grown

Posted: 09/29/2008 - No more wondering where your hamburger came from, or where your lettuce and tomatoes were grown: Starting this week, shoppers will see lots more foods labeled with the country of origin.

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RIM 2Q earnings up 72 percent but outlook soft

Posted: 09/29/2008 - The stock of Research in Motion Ltd. plunged in extended trading Thursday after the BlackBerry maker said the cost of launching new smart phones would eat into near-term profits.

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Rock drummer released from Ga. burn hospital

Posted: 09/29/2008 - Former Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker has been released from a Georgia hospital after suffering severe burns in a fiery plane crash more than a week ago.

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Ledger ex-lawyer, insurer spar over policy

Posted: 09/29/2008 - A former attorney for Heath Ledger is suing over a $10 million life insurance policy he claims has gone unpaid since the actor's death earlier this year.

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Apple faces iTunes test case in Norway

Posted: 09/29/2008 - Norway's top consumer advocate said Monday he is taking Apple Inc. to the government's Market Council in a test case seeking to force the American company to open its iTunes music store to digital players other than its own iPod.

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New software turns PC into TiVo TV recorder

Posted: 09/29/2008 - TiVo Inc. and Nero AG of Germany were set to announce Monday that they will be launching a package that turns a Windows PC into a TV recorder, just like a TiVo set-top box.

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Cadbury pulls melamine-laced chocolate from China

Posted: 09/29/2008 - British candy maker Cadbury said Monday it is recalling 11 types of Chinese-made chocolates found to contain melamine, as police in northern China raided a network accused of adding the banned chemical to milk.

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NYC museum ship Intrepid coming home shipshape

Posted: 09/29/2008 - Almost two years after being pried ignominiously from the mud by a phalanx of huffing tugboats and towed off to a shipyard for a major overhaul, the historic aircraft carrier Intrepid is returning home.

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`Rockefeller' pleads not guilty to taking daughter

Posted: 09/29/2008 - A German citizen who calls himself Clark Rockefeller pleaded not guilty Monday to charges related to the kidnapping of his 7-year-old daughter off a Boston street in July.

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Investigators examine helicopter wreckage in Md.

Posted: 09/29/2008 - The sole survivor of a weekend medical helicopter crash that killed four people in suburban Washington clung to life Monday, while federal air safety investigators combed through wreckage to determine what caused the accident.

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NASA delays repair mission to Hubble telescope

Posted: 09/29/2008 - NASA said Monday it is delaying its mission to the Hubble Space Telescope until next year because of a serious breakdown of the observatory in orbit.

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