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Mass burials after Haiti quake; aid jams airport
January 14, 2010 – 11:00 pm

Troops and planeloads of food and medicine streamed into Haiti on Thursday to aid a traumatized nation still rattled by aftershocks from the catastrophic earthquake that flattened homes and government buildings and buried countless people.

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Obama enlists Bush, Clinton to help Haiti
January 14, 2010 – 11:00 pm

President Barack Obama pledged $100 million for Haiti quake relief on Thursday and enlisted two former U.S. presidents to help raise more, vowing to the Haitian people: “You will not be forsaken.”

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Obama proposes bank fee, slams Wall Street
January 14, 2010 – 11:00 pm

President Barack Obama on Thursday proposed Wall Street banks pay up to $117 billion to reimburse taxpayers for the financial bailout, as he slammed bankers for their “massive profits and obscene bonuses.”

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Las Vegas Monorail bankrupt; Ambac big exposure
January 14, 2010 – 11:00 pm

The Las Vegas Monorail Co has filed for bankruptcy protection, marking the latest economic trouble to hit America’s busiest gambling center, and exposing bond insurer Ambac Financial Group Inc to a potential $1.16 billion of liabilities.

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Looking for guns, bombs harder when risk is small
January 14, 2010 – 11:00 pm

Screeners searching for weapons like guns or bombs are more prone to error when the incidence of such threats is small, U.S. researchers said on Thursday.

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U.S. watchdogs warn of Haiti relief scams
January 14, 2010 – 11:00 pm

U.S. law-enforcement agencies and charity watchdogs have warned that con artists may use Haiti-relief scams to take advantage of an outpouring of generosity after the Haitian earthquake to steal cash and sensitive financial information from potential donors.

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Gay marriage good for economy, San Francisco says
January 14, 2010 – 11:00 pm

Legalizing gay marriage would provide a financial boost for San Francisco, the city’s top economist said on Thursday in a closely watched federal trial over California’s same-sex marriage ban.

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Ridership slump costs New York transit authority $100 million
January 14, 2010 – 11:00 pm

New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority carried 75 million fewer riders in the first 10 months of 2009 as employers cut jobs, costing the agency over $100 million of revenue, a report said Thursday.

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HOTDOGS WITH SAUERKRAUT & DUMPLINGS
January 14, 2010 – 4:50 am

It’s a sad day…. the last day of Hotdog week 🙁

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Sports reports from teams in Michigan
January 14, 2010 – 4:47 am

Spartans cruise past Gophers; Tigers sign 1 year deal with Zumaya.

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International Olympic snowboarders descend on Gaylord
January 14, 2010 – 3:16 am

International Olympic snowboarding hopefuls continue to usher into Gaylord.

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APS could receive $370K through Race to the Top
January 14, 2010 – 3:15 am

There is still debate among Michigan schools on whether or not a new proposed federal program will be good for students.

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