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'Idol' finalists relieved, excited about future

Posted: 05/24/2008 - On Tuesday's "American Idol," judge Simon Cowell declared David Archuleta delivered a knockout over his competitor David Cook. However, fans felt otherwise as Cook won the Fox singing competition by 12 million votes.

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EPA tests plans to protect water from terrorists

Posted: 05/24/2008 - Water utilities would get earlier warning of viruses, bacteria or chemicals that could be introduced into drinking water systems by terrorists under a test monitoring program set for expansion beyond Cincinnati.

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USS Intrepid, war museum, faces new peril _ money

Posted: 05/24/2008 - Once it was Japanese torpedoes and kamikaze suicide planes. Then, the threat of the wrecking ball. Now, it's money - or the lack of it - that could imperil the future of the USS Intrepid.

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AP engages pastors, parishoners about racism in US

Posted: 05/24/2008 - The issue of race drew sharp focus as Barack Obama's contentious split with his longtime pastor, Rev. Jeremiah Wright, played out in a national glare. In response, the United Church of Christ and National Council of Churches USA called on 10,000 ministers to initiate a "sacred conversation on race.

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Calif. wildfire grows despite effort, calmer winds

Posted: 05/24/2008 - Firefighters took advantage of cooler temperatures and calmer winds Saturday as they continued to fight a persistent wildfire in the Santa Cruz Mountains that has chewed through acres of centuries-old redwoods, destroyed at least 17 homes and displaced hundreds of people.

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Texas appeals sect ruling, lets 3 families reunite

Posted: 05/24/2008 - State child welfare authorities on Friday appealed a stinging court ruling that said their seizure of more than 440 children from a polygamist sect's ranch was unjustified, but they also agreed to reunite 12 children with their parents while the case moves on.

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School bus, semitrailer collide in Wisconsin

Posted: 05/24/2008 - A semi-truck slammed into the back of a school bus that had stopped to drop off students along a highway on Friday afternoon, seriously injuring five people.

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Veterans' burials nonstop at national cemeteries

Posted: 05/24/2008 - The scene at the Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery is repeated nationwide more than 100 times a day. Military veterans are being buried at such a rapid rate that national cemeteries use heavy equipment to make room

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Tornadoes strike western and central Kansas

Posted: 05/24/2008 - Forecasters said Saturday that at least a dozen tornadoes spun across western and central Kansas a day earlier, destroying numerous homes, downing trees and injuring several people.

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Energy fears looming, new survivalists prepare

Posted: 05/24/2008 - Convinced the planet's oil supply is dwindling and the world's economies are heading for a crash, some people around the country are moving onto homesteads, learning to live off their land, conserving fuel and, in some cases, stocking up on guns they expect to use to defend themselves and their supplies from desperate crowds of people who didn't prepare.

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3 dead, 3 injured in SoCal chopper crash

Posted: 05/24/2008 - A tour helicopter crashed in rainy weather on an island off the Southern California coast Saturday morning, killing three people and injuring three others, a county sheriff's deputy said.

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Eastwood's 'Changeling' Goes for Gold at Cannes Festival

Posted: 05/24/2008 - CANNES, France - With all of his Academy Awards and other Hollywood honors, Clint Eastwood is not necessarily in the market for more prizes. He'll never shy away from a contest, though, including the one at the world's most prestigious film showcase.

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China Rescuers Rush to each Trapped Coal Miners

Posted: 05/24/2008 - YINGXIU, China - Rescuers rushed to reach 24 coal miners trapped underground by China's earthquake almost two weeks ago, officials said Saturday, as the government sharply raised the quake's death toll, warning it could exceed 80,000.

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More Tornadoes Strike Kansas, Oklahoma

Posted: 05/24/2008 - KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Emergency workers were picking through debris after tornadoes rampaged in western and central Kansas and northern Oklahoma for a second night in a row.

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Clinton Apologizes for RFK Assassination Remark

Posted: 05/24/2008 - SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton quickly apologized Friday after citing the June 1968 assassination of Robert F. Kennedy in defending her decision to keep running for the Democratic presidential nomination despite increasingly long odds.

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Al-Sadr Lawmakers Denounce Iraqi Government

Posted: 05/24/2008 - BAGHDAD - Lawmakers loyal to anti-U.S. cleric Muqtada al-Sadr accused the Iraqi government of trying to crush the movement and warned Saturday of "black clouds" on the horizon for truces that have eased fighting between al-Sadr's militia and security forces.

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Manhattan-Ogden Board of Education Settles on Bond Package

Posted: 05/23/2008 - The Manhattan-Ogden Board of Education has settled on a bond issue package with a price tag of $97.5 million dollars. The Manhattan Mercury reports $40 million of that money is allocated to renovate Manhattan High school's west campus and add classroom space.

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Bus Carrying Moroccans Crashes in France, kills 7

Posted: 05/23/2008 - A bus carrying Moroccan workers crashed into a pillar under a highway overpass southwest of Paris early Friday, killing seven and injuring 25, regional authorities said.

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Sri Lanka: 22 Rebels, 2 Soldiers Killed

Posted: 05/23/2008 - Government troops and ethnic Tamil separatists fought gunbattles that killed 22 rebels and two soldiers in war-ravaged northern Sri Lanka, the military said Friday.

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$5 Million in Aid Going to China from Kansas City

Posted: 05/23/2008 - More than $5 million dollars in aid is on its way to help those affected by the deadly China earthquake. Friday a Fed-ex plane loaded with medical supplies, blankets and other basic necessities took off from the Kansas City International Airport bound for central China.

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What makes up the price of gas?

Posted: 05/23/2008 - What determines the hair-pulling figure you see displayed in large electronic or plastic numbers? Why is a gallon of gas, say, $4.11 - not $4.10 or $4.12? Why is the price different across the street?

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Cindy McCain had $6 Million income in 2006

Posted: 05/23/2008 - Cindy McCain, who two weeks ago said she would never make her tax returns public, revealed Friday that she had a total income of more than $6 million in 2006. The presidential campaign of her husband, Republican John McCain, released the top two summary pages of her 2006 tax return, eager to avoid making her earlier refusal an issue in the contest.

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