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Auto CEOS to Make Another Pitch

Posted: 11/19/2008 - Auto executives told a Senate panel yesterday and will tell a House committee today that if their companies fail, other businesses will also be pulled under, resulting in the loss of millions of jobs.

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Clinton to Stump for Martin

Posted: 11/19/2008 - Former President Bill Clinton will arrive in Georgia to campaign for Democrat in Jim Martin in the state's hotly-contest U.S. Senate runoff.

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Bonfire Blamed for Sparking Santa Barbara Wildfire

Posted: 11/19/2008 - Santa Barbara County Sheriff Bill Brown says it appears the fire was the result of carelessness, not criminal attent, and that the students said they thought they'd put the fire out. The county district attorney will review the case.

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McCain to seek 5th Senate term

Posted: 11/18/2008 - Sen. John McCain, whose presidential bid was snuffed out two weeks ago by President-elect Barack Obama, is setting up a political action committee as a first step in running for a fifth term in the Senate.

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Astronauts lose tool bag in space

Posted: 11/18/2008 - Two astronauts are back inside the international space station after a nearly seven-hour spacewalk that was marred by a lost tool bag.

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Big Three CEOS to Capitol Hill

Posted: 11/18/2008 - The chief executives of GM, Ford and Chrysler go before the Senate Banking Committee today -- ahead of this week's vote on a Democratic plan to provide their companies $25 billion in loans.

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8-year-old murder suspect interrogation video online

Updated: 11/18/2008 - An 8-year-old boy accused of fatally shooting his father and another man is shown in a video calmly telling investigators he found the men lying in his home after returning from school the day of the shootings.

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Top Salesmen for Financial Bailout Face Grilling

Posted: 11/18/2008 - Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson and Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke will testify before the House Financial Services Committee. They're expected to explain why the administration has ditched its original strategy behind the rescue.

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Nebraska Senators Eye Age Limit for Safe Haven Law

Posted: 11/18/2008 - A committee of state lawmakers advanced a bill Monday that calls for a 30-day age limit after child welfare experts and others told them 3 days was not old enough.

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Yahoo to replace Yang as CEO, ending rocky reign

Posted: 11/17/2008 - Yahoo will replace founder Jerry Yang as CEO as soon as a replacement is found. The move announced Monday will end Yang's rocky 17-month reign running the Internet company that he started 14 years ago.

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Chambliss fights subpoena in Imperial Sugar suit

Posted: 11/17/2008 - Sen. Saxby Chambliss is fighting a subpoena by a Savannah attorney who's suing Imperial Sugar on behalf of victims of the deadly February explosion at its Georgia refinery.

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Columbia mayor goes to DC for stimulus money

Posted: 11/17/2008 - Columbia Mayor Bob Coble is going to Washington, hoping that a second federal economic stimulus package might include some money for South Carolina's capital city.

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SC man dies after meth lab explodes

Posted: 11/17/2008 - Newberry County deputies say a man has been killed after his methamphetamine lab exploded and caught a home on fire.

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Report: DHEC Not Doing Job Watching State

Posted: 11/17/2008 - An investigation by The State newspaper of Columbia indicates that the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control often sides with companies it regulates during disputes with residents. The report also said the agency often shares crucial information slowly or not at all, and sometimes fails to alert the public to dangers.

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SC Priest Says He Was Hasty in Obama Comments

Posted: 11/17/2008 - A South Carolina priest says he was too hasty when he told parishioners who voted for President-elect Barack Obama to refrain from taking Holy Communion because of his stance in support of abortion.

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Georgia Senate: Huckabee Leads Chambliss Rally

Posted: 11/17/2008 - Several thousand Georgians crowded into the Gwinnett Center on Sunday afternoon for a raucous event that also featured radio talk show host Neal Boortz, one the most vocal boosters of the "fair tax.".

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Auto Bailout and Power Struggles Await Returning Congress

Posted: 11/17/2008 - The bailout plan will begin in the Senate, though it may not go any further. The White House is against the idea and several Republican leaders seem inclined to ignore the pleas coming from Detroit.

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Obama and McCain to Meet Today

Posted: 11/17/2008 - Obama's office says both men share a desire to make government "more effective and efficient", and will discuss ways they can work together on that.

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Economists See Prolonged Recession

Posted: 11/17/2008 - Downgrading the forecast amid the growing financial crisis, the National Association for Business Economics survey looks for gross domestic product to fall 2.6 percent in the final quarter of this year. The group's panel of 50 economists sees growth of just 0.7 percent in 2009.

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