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Groups Sue EPA Over Ship Discharge Permit

Posted: 01/12/2009 - Environmentalists are suing the federal government over a new policy that critics say does too little to prevent cargo ships from dumping invasive species into the nation's waterways.

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Bush Asks Congress To Release $350 Billion

Posted: 01/12/2009 - The White House says President George W. Bush has asked Congress to release the remaining $350 billion intended to help the nation deal with its financial crisis.

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NYC Judge Allows Madoff To Remain Free

Posted: 01/12/2009 - A judge has allowed Bernard Madoff to remain free on bail, rejecting a bid by prosecutors to send the disgraced money manager to jail.

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Snowmobilers Round Up and Run Over, Kill Deer

Posted: 01/12/2009 - WAUPACA, Wis. (AP) -- State wildlife officials say a group of snowmobilers ran over five deer, killing four of them and severely injuring a fifth in what a warden calls a senseless act of cruelty.

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Madison County Has New Court For Veterans

Posted: 01/12/2009 - Judicial authorities in Madison County in southern Illinois have established a court that will deal only with military veterans charged with nonviolent crimes.

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Whitewater Group Opposes Plant on Fox River

Posted: 01/12/2009 - APPLETON, Wis. (AP) -- A national group that promotes whitewater recreation is asking the federal government to look into plans for a new hydroelectric plant on the Fox River.

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Obama Hair Salon In Chicago

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Posted: 01/12/2009 - Owner Mike Elsheikh says he's already seen business improve in the two weeks since he unveiled the name change from Ossama's Hair Design to Obama's Hair Design.

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Bill Ayers To Speak At FSU

Posted: 01/12/2009 - Vietnam War-era radical and Chicago professor Bill Ayers is scheduled to speak at Florida State University, an invitation that has rankled area conservatives.

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Bush Asks Congress to Release $350 Billion

Posted: 01/12/2009 - WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House says President George W. Bush has asked Congress to release the remaining $350 billion intended to help the nation deal with its financial crisis.

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