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LSU Part of Study of Icy Earth

Posted: 07/15/2008 - According to LSU-supported research, Earth may have been completely covered in ice many millions of years ago.

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EPA Experts Detail Global Warming's Health Risks

Posted: 07/15/2008 - Government scientists detailed a rising death toll from heat waves, wildfires, disease and smog caused by global warming in an analysis the White House buried so it could avoid regulating greenhouse gases.

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NASA Engineers Work On Alternative Moon Rocket

Posted: 07/15/2008 - These dissenting scientists and their backers insist they have created an alternative rocket that would be safer, cheaper and easier to build than the two Ares spacecraft that will replace the space shuttle.

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Nebraska Governor Learns Agriculture In Europe

Posted: 07/15/2008 - Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman will travel to Brussels this fall to address European Union officials he says are reconsidering the union's ban on importing beef treated with growth hormones.

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Arkansas Cotton Growers Hope For Good Weather

Posted: 07/15/2008 - Arkansas cotton growers, who had to wait to plant this year because of a cool and rainy spring, are watching the weather and keeping an eye out for pests as they hope the crop will mature enough for a good harvest.

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Alaska Volcano Spews Huge Ash Plume For 3rd Day

Posted: 07/15/2008 - Lonnie Kennedy was taking everything in stride after he and his family were rescued from their cattle ranch near an erupting volcano. The mountain, on the other hand, remained agitated, spewing out a huge plume of ash more than 6 miles high.

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California Firefighters Get Help From NASA Drone

Posted: 07/15/2008 - Fire crews battling nearly 300 blazes burning across California are getting help from a pilotless plane that transmits real-time images of hot spots and flare-ups to commanders in the field.

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Tropical Storm Bertha Rakes Bermuda

Posted: 07/15/2008 - Tropical Storm Bertha headed back out over open ocean Tuesday after it battered Bermuda, knocking out electricity to thousands on the Atlantic tourist island.

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Report: US Behind In Doubling Science Grads

Posted: 07/15/2008 - A high-profile push by business groups to double the number of U.S. bachelor's degrees awarded in science, math and engineering by 2015 is falling way behind target, a new report says.

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Mystery Insect Bugging Experts At London Museum

Posted: 07/15/2008 - The experts at London's Natural History Museum pride themselves on being able to identify species from around the globe, from birds and mammals to insects and snakes. Yet they can't figure out a tiny red-and-black bug that has appeared in the museum's own gardens.

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Suspect Charged in Mize Shooting

Posted: 07/14/2008 - A suspect has been charged with murder and aggravated assault in a shooting Friday in Smith County.

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Trio Charged in May Burglary

Posted: 07/14/2008 - Officials in Wayne County made three arrests in connection with a May 30 burglary.

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Snowden: Lack of Medicaid Solution May Cost Jobs

Updated: 07/14/2008 - The Mississippi Hospital Association says it may ask courts to block Gov. Haley Barbour's plan to cut millions of dollars from Medicaid, which takes effect Aug. 6.

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Harris Defends Political Choices

Updated: 07/14/2008 - A Meridian city councilman says he has been a victim of personal attacks because of his political choices.

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Crash Claims Life

Updated: 07/14/2008 - A California woman died in an auto accident Monday morning in northern Lauderdale County.

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Troops Blood Drive

Updated: 07/14/2008 - A special effort is underway to encourage the public to remember the sacrifices of the troops, by giving the gift of life.

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More Offshore Drilling Depends on Congress

Updated: 07/14/2008 - President Bush plans to lift an executive ban on offshore drilling. But it will not lead to more drilling unless Congress also lifts its ban.

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DPS Gets $555,000 Federal Grant

Posted: 07/14/2008 - U.S. Rep. Bennie G. Thompson says the federal government is giving Mississippi a grant to help prevent the abuse of disabled women.

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