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eHarmony Has An App For When A Date Goes South

The app simulates a rescue phone call. The app can show a telephone number — a coworker's, your mother's — and a photo of the supposed caller. Although it can't guarantee your date will believe the fake excuse.
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City Of Brotherly Love Has A Different Kind Of Cupid

In Philadelphia, two men in their 40s were involved in a road rage incident. One driver cut in front of the other, who retaliated by doing the same thing. The first driver was arrested when he pulled out a crossbow and aimed it out the window.
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Secrecy Surrounds Jesse Jackson Jr.'s Illness

Constituents and colleagues of Chicago Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. are calling for him to reveal more about his health problems and whereabouts. Two weeks ago, his office issued a statement saying Jackson had taken a leave of absence and was being treated for exhaustion. Now, Jackson's aides say his condition is more serious than previously thought.
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Phillies' Ballpark Offers Best Vegetarian Delights

They may not be having a great season on the baseball diamond, but the Philadelphia Phillies are in first place with the group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. PETA says Citizens Bank Park has the best vegetarian choices.
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Google Expected To Pay Fine In Privacy Setting Case

Google is expected to pay a $22.5 million fine for breaching the privacy settings for millions of Apple users. The case targets Google's use of a computer code that tracks web searches from Apple"s Safari even when users had explicitly blocked the tracking from occurring.
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Seals Lure Sharks To Summer At Cape Cod

Beach-goers are seeing more sharks off the coast of Cape Cod, and experts say that is not surprising. The sharks follow their food, seals, to that part of the Massachusetts coast. Several sharks had been tagged by researchers, and some have already reappeared this year.
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Romney Campaigns In Conservative Parts Of Colorado

GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney is in Houston Wednesday to address a convention of the NAACP. On Tuesday, he was in Colorado, one of the most hotly contested swing states. Romney, who unexpectedly lost to Rick Santorum in the Colorado caucuses earlier this year, is working to shore up support among the GOP base

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