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Existing Home Sales And Prices Both Rose In April

The news is one sign that home prices may finally be recovering.
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Minnesota Couple Gets Hitched At a Cemetery

The parents of Diane Waller and Randy Kjarland are deceased. The couple tells the Daily Herald they decided to have their wedding at Oakwood Cemetery in Austin, Minn., to be near their family.
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Commuting By Kayak Has Multiple Benefits

Two New Jersey men have found a way around high gas prices and traffic jams. The mile long trip from Hoboken across the Hudson River to their Manhattan office takes about a half-hour to paddle. They also get their exercise in for the day.
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'Picture Perfect Launch' For Private Rocket Headed To Space Station

A robotic cargo ship owned by SpaceX, a private company, is ferrying supplies to the space station. NASA is turning over routine flights to the commercial sector so that it can focus on other missions.

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Now In New York, What's Next For Chinese Activist?

Chen Guangcheng is settling into his new apartment in New York. But Chen says he is worried about the safety of members of his family left behind in China, and the activists who helped him escape from house arrest and take refuge in the U.S. Embassy in Beijing.
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Obama Camp Hammers Away At Bain Capital Issue

The Obama campaign continues its attack on Mitt Romney's time at the private-equity firm Bain Capital. Over the weekend, Newark, New Jersey, Mayor Cory Booker seemed to veer off the campaign's message. Later, Booker tempered his remarks in a YouTube video. But it didn't take long for the Romney campaign to seize on Booker's comments.
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Prosecutor Links Rajat Gupta To Raj Rajaratnam

The insider trading trial of Rajat Gupta is underway in New York. Gupta is a former Goldman Sachs board member, who prosecutors say provided inside information to hedge fund manager Raj Rajaratnam. Gupta's lawyer told the jury that the case against his client was based on guesswork and speculation.
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Thunder Force L.A. Lakers Out Of NBA Playoffs

For the second straight year, one of the NBA's greatest players is leaving the playoff party early. Kobe Bryant and his Lakers are out after losing their second-round series against the young and explosive Oklahoma City Thunder, 4-1.

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