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AMA seeks probe of journal editors' actions

Posted: 03/31/2009 - The American Medical Association is seeking an investigation of claims that editors of its leading medical journal threatened a whistleblower who pointed out a researcher's conflict of interest.

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Arizona boy arrested for explosion at school yard

Posted: 03/30/2009 - A 15-year-old boy has been arrested for possessing a device made of drain cleaner that exploded in an Arizona school yard Monday, injuring him and seven others.

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Texas man guilty in selling defective shuttle part

Posted: 03/30/2009 - Federal prosecutors say a Houston-area machine shop owner has pleaded guilty to selling NASA a defective space shuttle part that if used could have resulted in the loss of the spacecraft.

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Romanian citizen sentenced in phishing scheme

Posted: 03/30/2009 - A Romanian citizen will serve more than four years in prison for his role in a global crime ring that obtained personal information from Internet users and stole hundreds of thousands of dollars.

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World's largest laser now ready for use

Posted: 03/30/2009 - WASHINGTON (AP) -- Engineers have completed the world's most powerful laser, capable of simulating the energy force of a hydrogen bomb and the sun itself.

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Obama meets House Democrats to push for budget

Posted: 03/30/2009 - President Barack Obama is meeting with House Democrats at the Capitol to urge them to pass his budget plan, which includes extensive changes in health and energy policies.

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Bill would allow armed profs on Tenn campuses

Posted: 03/30/2009 - Potentially thousands of handguns could find their way onto Tennessee college campuses -- legally -- under one of the latest gun bills coming before the General Assembly.

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Gang member pleads guilty in 11-year-old case

Posted: 03/30/2009 - A leader of a Los Angeles-based street gang that used intimidation, torture and murder to protect a vast multi-state drug enterprise has pleaded guilty in Nashville to murder and drug trafficking.

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Is April 1st computer worm real or a hoax?

Updated: 03/30/2009 - Rumors are circulating that April fools day could wreak Internet havoc if a worm makes it's way to cyberspace. Volunteer TV talked to a local software company that says either way experts are on alert and say you should be too.

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New legislation to change school bus advertising

Updated: 03/30/2009 - Looking for a bargain on a new car? Not sure where to go for dinner? The answer may soon be on that yellow school bus next to you in traffic. Newly passed legislation will allow businesses to advertise in color on school buses.

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Memphis conference to focus on Obama election

Posted: 03/30/2009 - President Barack Obama's former pastor is scheduled to speak at an academic conference in Memphis focused on the election of America's first black president.

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