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ACC offers builders course
January 13, 2010 – 2:56 am

Alpena Community College is offering a residential builder’s pre-Licensure course.

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Possible MI gov candidate Ilitch at White House
January 13, 2010 – 2:50 am

University of Michigan Regent Denise Ilitch has met with White House officials to explore a possible Democratic bid for Michigan governor.

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Feds investigate wolf killings in 3 states
January 13, 2010 – 2:48 am

Federal agents are investigating a recent rash of illegal wolf killings across northern Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.

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AP reporters say Port au Prince largely destroyed
January 13, 2010 – 2:40 am

The first Associated Press reporters in Port au Prince, Haiti, after its powerful earthquake say it’s a city devastated.

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Florida citrus growers reel under prolonged freeze
January 12, 2010 – 11:00 pm

Central Florida citrus growers, already reeling from an unusually long freeze, reported more overnight ice damage to their orange fruit and groves on Tuesday, which they feared could also hurt the 2010/11 crop.

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Somali charged in New York in more ship hijackings
January 12, 2010 – 11:00 pm

A Somali teenager extradited to New York last year on charges he attempted to hijack a U.S. ship in the Indian Ocean was indicted on Tuesday for his alleged involvement in two additional attacks.

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U.S. justices question sex offender confinement law
January 12, 2010 – 11:00 pm

Supreme Court justices on Tuesday expressed skepticism about the Obama administration’s argument that the U.S. Congress can keep sex offenders in custody for an indefinite time beyond their prison sentences.

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U.S. job hiring picks up in November
January 12, 2010 – 11:00 pm

More U.S. business hired people in November, but workers had limited choices as the number of jobs open fell despite an economy inching forward, government data showed on Tuesday.

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U.S. East Coast port shut after explosives spill
January 12, 2010 – 11:00 pm

The U.S. East Coast port of Morehead City, North Carolina, which handles rubber imports and chemical cargoes, was closed and evacuated Tuesday after several drums containing a powerful explosive were accidentally punctured, authorities said.

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U.S. medical research funding falls: analysis
January 12, 2010 – 11:00 pm

Public and private funding for U.S. biological and medical research has slowed and resources from one major federal source shrank when inflation is taken into account, researchers reported on Tuesday.

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Obama bank fee could exceed $100 billion
January 12, 2010 – 11:00 pm

A fee being considered for banks could raise more than $100 billion if the Obama administration seeks to recoup the current estimate of financial bailout costs, but exact figures are preliminary.

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Nigerian’s trips may offer clue to U.S. attack plot
January 12, 2010 – 11:00 pm

Studying in Yemen, the reserved Nigerian aroused the curiosity of housemates, prompting one to ask why the young man “excused himself from our revelries, our late night meals, our conversations ’till all hours.”

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