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Grass Theft On The Rise Amid Stubborn Drought

Posted: 10/03/2012 - Petty crime and burglaries aren't unusual in New Mexico's isolated Guadalupe County, but lately Sheriff Michael Lucero has seen thieves steal something a bit unexpected - grass.

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Report: Some Dietary Supplements Illegally Labeled

Posted: 10/03/2012 - Dozens of weight loss and immune system supplements on the market are illegally labeled and lack the recommended type of scientific evidence to back up their health claims, government investigators warn in a new review of the $20 billion supplement industry.

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1960: First Televised Presidential Debate

Posted: 10/03/2012 - If you were watching television on the night of Sept. 26, 1960, you probably thought that the young Sen. John F. Kennedy had won that night's presidential debate. Yet if you heard the event on radio, Vice President Richard M. Nixon was the clear winner.

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Illegal Immigrant In Fla. Fights For Law License

Posted: 10/03/2012 - A Florida man's bid to become the first illegal immigrant to obtain a law license in the United States met skepticism Tuesday from most of the state's Supreme Court justices.

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Study Finds Phones Still Contain Toxic Chemicals

Posted: 10/03/2012 - The Motorola Circus was determined to be the least toxic phone on the market out of a test of 36 commonly sold mobile phones, according to a study completed by HealthyStuff.org and ifixit.org.

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Social Network For Women With Breast Cancer Launches

Posted: 10/03/2012 - A newly launched social network aims to connect many estimated 227,000 women will develop breast cancer in the United States in 2012 with other women who have or survived the disease.

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Vitamin D May Do Nothing To Prevent Common Colds

Posted: 10/03/2012 - If you're looking for a surefire way to prevent a common cold, you may have to wait a bit longer. A new study finds one previously trusted remedy -- a dose of vitamin D -- does nothing to ward off the sniffles.

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Massive Marijuana Field Discovered In Chicago

Posted: 10/03/2012 - Chicago police have discovered a field of marijuana plants spanning the equivalent of two football fields -- a crop that has an estimated street value of $7 million to $10 million, CBS Chicago reported.

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US Peanut Butter Recall Expands To More Stores Including Whole Foods, Target

Posted: 10/03/2012 - In an ongoing recall of peanut and almond butter products over possible salmonella contamination, New Mexico-based Sunland Inc. announced Monday it expanded its recall yet again to include cashew butters, tahini and blanched and roasted peanut products sold at many U.S. supermarkets.

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Mom, 5 Kids Jump From Apartment To Escape Fire

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Posted: 10/03/2012 - A New Jersey woman and her five children jumped from the window of a third-floor apartment early Wednesday after a fire engulfed the residence, CBS New York reported.

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Costly Post-9/11 Info Sharing Program Slammed

Posted: 10/03/2012 - A multibillion-dollar information-sharing program created in the aftermath of 9/11 has improperly collected information about innocent Americans and produced little valuable intelligence on terrorism, a Senate report concludes. It portrays an effort that ballooned far beyond anyone's ability to control.

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As Supreme Court Reconvenes, Civil Rights Issues In The Fore

Posted: 10/01/2012 - Three months after ruling on President Obama's landmark health care law last June, the Supreme Court officially reconvenes on Monday for the 2012 session, facing a long list of high-profile cases grounded in controversial, emotionally-charged questions about discrimination and civil rights.

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Shooting At Fla. VFW Post, 2 Dead

Posted: 09/30/2012 - Police say two people are dead and another is injured after a shooting at a central Florida Veterans of Foreign Wars post.

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NATO, Afghanistan Assure Strong Relations After Attack

Posted: 09/30/2012 - The deputy commander of NATO's military force in Afghanistan said on Sunday that incidents such as the fighting in Wardak province that killed two Americans and three Afghan soldiers would not weaken the strong relations between international and local forces.

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California Bans "Gay Cure" Therapy

Posted: 09/30/2012 - California will become the first state to ban a controversial form of psychotherapy aimed at making gay teenagers straight.

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Another Big Supreme Court Term Kicks Off Monday

Posted: 09/29/2012 - When last we saw the Chief Justice of the United States on the bench, John Roberts was joining with the Supreme Court's liberals in an unlikely lineup that upheld President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.

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Officials Urge Flu Vaccine For Unpredictable 2012-2013 Season

Posted: 09/29/2012 - Health officials are urging Americans to start thinking about their flu vaccine for the upcoming 2012-2013 influenza season. Though last year's flu season was considered mild, health experts warn influenza is unpredictable and the disease could take a serious toll on many Americans.

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