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Decoys Help Utah Nab Violators Who Hunt At Night

Utah's Division of Wildlife Resources has five robotic deer. They're placed near highways at night and they mimic deer movements. But the deer don't drop when shot. Instead, an officer emerges to seize the violator's gun.
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Least Active City Mocks 'Men's Health' Ranking

Lexington, Kentucky, has been crowned America's least active city by Men's Health magazine. Over the weekend, the city mocked that top ranking. Mayor Jim Gray led a Sedentary Parade through the city, riding on a moving couch with coffee table.
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Underwear Bomber Trial To Begin In Detroit

Opening statements in the trial of the Christmas Day bomber begin in Detroit Tuesday. Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab is the young Nigerian man who is accused of attempting to bring down a U.S. airliner by trying to detonate explosives hidden in his underwear.
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Netflix Abandons Plans To Divide Into 2 Divisions

Three weeks ago, Netflix announced it would split off its online streaming service from its DVD rental business. But after a lot of customer complaints, the company has done a complete turnaround.
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Will N.H. Debate Help Perry Polish Tarnished Star?

The Republican presidential candidates will get together in Hanover, N.H., for a debate to focus on the economy Tuesday night. The Republican field appears to be set now that Sarah Palin and Chris Christie both decided not to run. The old front runner, Mitt Romney, is the new front runner. And Rick Perry, who came into the race at the top of the polls, has lost about half of his support.
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NBA Cancels First 2 Weeks Of Regular Season

NBA Commissioner David Stern made the announcement after owners and players failed to reach a new labor deal and end the lockout. Stern said, "The gap is so significant that we just can't bridge it at this time."
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From Ricky Ricardo To Dora: Latinos On Television

While Spanish has long had a recurring bit role on English-language television, it has slowly but surely become an integral part of the American soundtrack. Think Desi Arnaz on I Love Lucy, Freddie Prinze on Chico And The Man, Sofia Vergara on Modern Family. As part of our series, Two Languages, Many Voices: Latinos in the U.S., here's a look at a few highlights from the past six decades.
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Recession Nips At The Heels Of A Slow-Poke Recovery

Since January, the U.S. economy has been hit by a series of external shocks that brought a modest recovery nearly to a halt. The slowdown, however, may have been under way even before the shocks took place.
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Thomas Confirmation Hearings Had Ripple Effect

Today's Supreme Court confirmation process was shaped by what happened at the hearings for Clarence Thomas 20 years ago. The hearings also changed America's political, judicial and cultural landscape.

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