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Punxsutawney Phil Pandora Prognostication Prize
January 24, 2010 – 2:01 am

Win a beautiful winter or spring-themed Pandora bracelet from Bolenz Jewelry in Alpena!

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Daniele salami recalled over Salmonella concern
January 23, 2010 – 11:00 pm

Daniele Inc is recalling about 1.24 million pounds (562,500 kg) of pepper-coated salami and other meat products that may be contaminated with Salmonella, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said on Saturday.

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Obama says court ruling a blow to democracy
January 23, 2010 – 11:00 pm

President Barack Obama launched an extraordinary attack on the Supreme Court on Saturday, saying a ruling on corporate donations to political campaigns this week “strikes at democracy itself.”

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Biden visits Iraq amid election row
January 23, 2010 – 11:00 pm

Vice President Joe Biden told Iraqi officials on Saturday the United States backed a ban on Saddam Hussein’s Baath party and said he had faith Iraq would resolve a row over the banning of election candidates suspected of links to it.

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Obama’s campaign adviser to expand role: report
January 23, 2010 – 11:00 pm

President Barack Obama’s campaign manager will take on an expanded role as outside adviser to the White House, days after Democrats suffered a major defeat in a Massachusetts special Senate election, The Washington Post reported on Saturday.

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Two Senators confident of Bernanke confirmation
January 23, 2010 – 11:00 pm

The Democratic chairman and a Republican on the Senate banking committee said on Saturday they were confident Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke would win confirmation for a second term.

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Haiti mourns its dead, survivors seek cash, food
January 23, 2010 – 11:00 pm

Haiti on Saturday mourned its earthquake dead and rescuers freed another survivor from the rubble, while victims struggled to find food and cash amid a slow-moving aid distribution operation.

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Japan ruling party No. 2 denies scandal
January 23, 2010 – 11:00 pm

Japanese ruling party kingpin Ichiro Ozawa denied on Saturday any wrongdoing in a funding scandal that is dimming his party’s mid-year election prospects, and vowed to stay on in his key position.

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