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Author Zane Grey's Cabin to Remain Open to All

Posted: 05/19/2008 - A cabin on the Roge River and once owned by Zane Grey will continue to be open to the public. This month, the cabin was bought by the Trust for Public Lands and sold to the U.S. Bureau of Land Management, which is nominating it for the National Register of Historic places. The purchase means that the site will remain open to visitors.

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Study Says Global Warming Not Worsening Hurricanes

Posted: 05/19/2008 - Global warming isn't to blame for the recent jump in hurricanes in the Atlantic, concludes a study by a prominent federal scientist whose position has shifted on the subject.

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3,000 Evacuated After Trains Leak Acid

Posted: 05/19/2008 - More than 3,000 people were evacuated in Lafayette, Louisiana, on Saturday after two of six derailed train cars containing highly corrosive hydrochloric acid began leaking, authorities said Saturday.

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Microsoft: New Talks For Alternative Yahoo Deal

Posted: 05/19/2008 - Microsoft Corp. is once again trying to team up with Yahoo Inc. to challenge Internet search and advertising leader Google Inc., although at this point the renewed talks haven't escalated to another attempt to take over Yahoo.

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Chesney After ACM Win: Fans Votes Shouldn't Decide

Posted: 05/19/2008 - Kenny Chesney won entertainer of the year for a fourth straight time Sunday, then promptly took issue with the way the Academy of Country music awarded the honor: through fan votes.

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US: 500 Youths Detained In Iraq; 10 In Afghanistan

Posted: 05/19/2008 - The U.S. military is holding about 500 juveniles suspected of being "unlawful enemy combatants" in detention centers in Iraq and has about 10 detained in Afghanistan, the United States has told the United Nations.

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China Stands Still To Mourn Quake Victims

Posted: 05/19/2008 - China stood still and sirens wailed Monday to mourn the country's tens of thousands of earthquake victims, as the search for survivors increasingly became a search for bodies.

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China Holding 3 Days of Mourning for Quake Victims

Posted: 05/18/2008 - BEICHUAN, China - Flags flew at half-staff, public entertainment was canceled and 1.3 billion people were asked to observe three minutes of silence as China began three days of mourning Monday for the victims of the nation's massive earthquake.

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US Soldier Removed from Iraq for Shooting at Quran

Updated: 05/19/2008 - An American sniper was removed from Iraq after he used a copy of the Quran for target practice, the military said Sunday, a day after a U.S. commander held a formal ceremony apologizing to Sunni tribal leaders.

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Microsoft: New talks for alternative Yahoo deal

Posted: 05/18/2008 - Microsoft Corp. said Sunday it is talking to Yahoo Inc. about a transaction that doesn't involve a full buyout like the software maker's $47.5 billion offer that fell apart earlier this month.

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McCain's national finance co-chair resigns

Posted: 05/18/2008 - John McCain's national finance co-chairman has stepped down, the latest casualty of a presidential campaign eager to cauterize damage caused by its ties to lobbyists.

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American Axle workers see faults in tentative deal

Posted: 05/18/2008 - Most of the workers leaving Martin Luther King Jr. High School on Sunday were unhappy with the tentative agreement the United Auto Workers reached with parts maker American Axle and Manufacturing Holdings Inc.

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Obama warns seniors on Social Security

Posted: 05/18/2008 - Democrat Barack Obama told seniors Sunday that Republican John McCain would threaten the Social Security that they and millions like them depend on because he supports privatizing the program.

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Seacrest: Cheap shots with Cowell are real

Posted: 05/18/2008 - "American Idol" host Ryan Seacrest talked with Larry King on Thursday about next week's finale. The show is down to its last two contestants: David Archuleta and David Cook.

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Sen. Clinton speaks to Kentucky voters

Posted: 05/18/2008 - Despite Sen. Barack Obama's commanding lead in the delegate count, Sen. Hillary Clinton campaigned hard Sunday, telling voters she's "running for the toughest job in the world."

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On 'Idol,' Good Singers Make For A Dull Season

Posted: 05/18/2008 - This season of "American Idol" had talented singers, a doe-eyed teenage contestant for the prepubescent crowd, visits from pop royalty, stinging comments from Simon Cowell and jaw-droppers from Paula Abdul.

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Chesney, Atkins Up For Country Music Awards

Posted: 05/18/2008 - Kenny Chesney leads all nominees at the 43rd Annual Academy of Country Music Awards with 11 and can tie Garth Brooks by winning his fourth straight entertainer of the year trophy.

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Polygamist Sect Cases Begin Individual Hearings

Posted: 05/18/2008 - The more than 400 children, from newborns to teens, forced from a polygamist sect's sprawling ranch during a raid six weeks ago and into foster care have been treated as a single group of abused and at-risk kids.

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Ashley Simpson Gets Fairytale Wedding

Posted: 05/18/2008 - Ashlee Simpson got her fairy tale wedding to Pete Wentz on Saturday complete with an "Alice in Wonderland" themed reception at her parents' Los Angeles area home, according to People magazine.

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Bush: Women, freedom key to Mideast prosperity

Posted: 05/18/2008 - President Bush told Arab and Middle Eastern leaders Sunday what they must do to advance their nations: Empower women, release political prisoners, foster free trade, repudiate terrorism and defend freedoms of speech and religion.

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