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Hormone pills may make lung cancer more deadly

May 30, 2009 7:55 am | by MARILYNN MARCHIONE - AP Medical Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — There's more troubling news about hormone therapy for menopause symptoms: Lung cancer seems more likely to prove fatal in women who are taking estrogen-progestin pills, a study suggests.Hormone users who...

Thornton program helps residents pay water bills, CO

May 30, 2009 7:49 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

THORNTON, Colo. (AP) — The Thornton City Council has approved a one-year pilot program to help an estimated 1,000 people pay their water bills.Residents earning less than 185 percent of the federal poverty level can apply...

Dozens of whales perish on South African shore

May 30, 2009 7:49 am | by CLARE NULLIS - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — Authorities shot dozens of exhausted whales that beached on a shore near South Africa's storm-lashed southern tip Saturday amid scenes of grief and despair from volunteers who had tried to save...

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Ohio food stamp participation rates soaring, 1st Ld-Writethru, OH

May 30, 2009 7:34 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

CLEVELAND (AP) — Ohioans are increasingly turning to food stamps to make ends meet as the state's economy worsens.Figures show than one in seven people in Cuyahoga County, Ohio's most populous county, received food stamps in...

House to debate role of local school boards, LA

May 30, 2009 7:34 am | by KEVIN McGILL - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Get a job as a school superintendent in Louisiana and you are likely to get a refresher course in math, according to James Easton."If you have a nine-member board, the first thing you're told is, you'...

HL:International Financial Reporting Scandal? New accounting not to every taste@

May 30, 2009 7:28 am | by Gary Norris@Associated Press | News | Comments

TORONTO — Anyone who admires the effectiveness of the United Nations and enjoyed Canada's conversion to the metric system can look forward to a treat on Jan. 1, 2011: International Financial Reporting Standards.Ahead of that...

Old dissidents still a voice in Russia, but fading, EU

May 30, 2009 7:13 am | by DOUGLAS BIRCH - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

MOSCOW (AP) — They would meet in secret, terrified of a KGB knock on the door. They laboriously typed out banned publications. Many ended up in prison, labor camps and exile.They were the Soviet dissidents, the human faces...

Italy: EU should decide on Gitmo inmates, EU

May 30, 2009 7:13 am | by MARTA FALCONI - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

ROME (AP) — Italy's interior minister insisted Saturday that any decision to accept Guantanamo inmates must be unanimously made by members of the European Union and expressed worry the suspected terrorists might move easily...

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BW)(FL-OSI-PHARMACEUTICALS)(OSIP.NASDAQ) Data from the Phase III ATLAS Study Show Tarceva in Combination with Avastin as First-Line Maintenance Therapy Improved Progression-Free Su...

May 30, 2009 7:08 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

ORLANDO, Fla.-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 30, 2009-- OSI Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: OSIP) announced today that its U.S. partner for Tarceva(R) (erlotinib), Genentech, Inc., a wholly-owned member of the Roche Group, informed...

DSM among many Iowa airports getting federal funds, 1st Ld-Writethru, IA

May 30, 2009 7:02 am | by MICHAEL J. CRUMB - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — More than $11 million in federal money will be used to make repairs and improvements at 26 Iowa airports, including the Des Moines International Airport, which plans to use some of the money to...

Neb. company promises to find unadvertised jobs, NE

May 30, 2009 7:02 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — InfoGroup says one of its Web sites can help applicants find jobs that companies don't advertising and find jobs that fit their skills well.InfoGroup says its www.EmployersUSA.com can help job seekers...

Patients Lived Longer Without Advanced Lung Cancer Progressing When Tarceva Was Added to Avastin as First-Line Maintenance Therapy Business Editors/Health/Medical Writers

May 30, 2009 7:02 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

ORLANDO, Fla.-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 30, 2009-- Genentech, Inc. today announced that a Phase III study (ATLAS) showed patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) who received Tarceva(R) (erlotinib) in...

WVa man reaps happiness from farm, WV

May 30, 2009 7:02 am | by BEV DAVISAssociated Press | News | Comments

CRAB ORCHARD, W.Va. (AP) — "Come here, Cutie Pie," Sam Croy says, nudging a frisky red angus heifer toward the huge bottle of formula he wants to feed her.Born March 3, the calf didn't appear to be thriving as the days went...

WVa native is casualty of Iraq war, WV

May 30, 2009 6:57 am | by J.MILES LAYTONAssociated Press | News | Comments

FAIRMONT, W.Va. (AP) — Sgt. Ralph Suter Jr. didn't die on the battlefields of Iraq, but in his sleep months after returning home."When I got that call about what happened to my son, it was one of the lowest points in my life...

Welds on Navy vessels to be examined, 1st Ld-Writethru, VA

May 30, 2009 6:52 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — A shipyard worker's admission that he signed off on inspections he never completed has prompted Northrop Grumman Corp. and the Navy to launch an examination of welds on 13 vessels built or serviced...

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