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Alpena Salvation Army accepting donations for Haiti relief effort
January 15, 2010 – 2:44 am

The Alpena Salvation Army is accepting monetary donations for earthquake relief in Haiti.

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ARMC finances up & down, new exam rooms coming
January 15, 2010 – 2:40 am

Alpena Regional Medical Center posted a mixed bag of financial results for November and December.

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ACC & others hold MLK, Jr. events
January 15, 2010 – 2:38 am

A number of local events are planned in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

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Mich. gets concessions deal with corrections staff
January 15, 2010 – 2:36 am

The state of Michigan and a labor union for corrections staff have reached a tentative agreement on contract concessions that the union says gets about $8.2 million in savings from workers.

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US calls for extra security for int’l flights
January 15, 2010 – 2:32 am

A law enforcement official says airlines have been told to do more of the toughened screening put in place after the attempted Christmas Day terrorist attack aboard a Detroit-bound flight.

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US military ramping up for rescue mission to Haiti
January 15, 2010 – 2:30 am

The U.S. military is conducting a major response to earthquake-ravaged Haiti.

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Arizona may shut down most state parks
January 15, 2010 – 2:26 am

Arizona is on the verge of permanently closing more than half of its state parks to ease budget woes.

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The last word in astrology: 1/15/10
January 14, 2010 – 11:00 pm

CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Ernie Reyes Jr., 38; Chad Lowe, 42; Andrea Martin, 63; Margaret O’Brien, 73

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Wild boar raids anger residents of forest
January 14, 2010 – 11:00 pm

Some of the first wild boar to roam free in England for 300 years have been raiding rubbish bins, attacking dogs and digging up green spaces in villages scattered around England’s first national forest park.

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IOC will weed out drug cheats: Rogge
January 14, 2010 – 11:00 pm

The International Olympic Committee will use a number of measures to weed out doping offenders at next month’s Vancouver winter Olympics, IOC president Jacques Rogge said on Thursday.

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Semenya cannot compete until gender case is resolved
January 14, 2010 – 11:00 pm

South African runner Caster Semenya will not be allowed to compete until a resolution has been reached in her gender case, the country’s athletics association said Thursday.

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Rio won 2016 Olympics on merit not location, Rogge says
January 14, 2010 – 11:00 pm

Rio de Janeiro won the right to host the 2016 Olympic Games on merit and not on its geographical location, International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Jacques Rogge said on Thursday.

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