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Device for Liver Cancer Cleared Business Editors/Health/Medical Writers

May 24, 2009 2:45 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

DENMEAD, United Kingdom-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 24, 2009-- Acculis Limited, the UK based specialist microwave ablation company based in Denmead, England, today announced the clearance of its latest device for coagulating and killing unwanted tissue during surgery. The device, designed for...


USU program for budding engineers on the ropes, UT

May 24, 2009 2:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah State University program designed to interest young students in science and engineering could fold without an infusion of funds.It takes $325,000 annually to run the Junior Engineering Program. In place for 13 years, it operates out of the engineering and technology...

LEAD: G-8 to call for greater transparency in energy markets+

May 24, 2009 2:25 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

ROME, May 25 (Kyodo) — (EDS: RECASTING WITH MORE INFO, TO BE UPDATED WITH CLOSE OF MEETING)Energy ministers from the Group of Eight industrialized nations and some emerging economies will call for greater transparency and supervision of energy markets as part of their efforts to ensure stability in...


Irving, state disagree on records retention, FBN

May 24, 2009 1:59 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

IRVING, Texas (AP) — Irving and state officials disagree over which building records should be kept on file for nonresidential construction — a difference brought to light after the collapse of the Dallas Cowboys practice facility.The city believes state law requires them to retain only building...

Hawaii seals removed for cleaning, HI

May 24, 2009 1:54 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

HONOLULU (AP) — The two 7,500-pound bronze state seals that normally hang from the Hawaii Capitol building have been taken down for the first time since the building was completed 40 years ago.The seals, which are 15 feet in diameter, have been lowered for cleaning and inspection.It took three days...

AIDS/HIV funding won't be coming to Union County, 1st Ld-Writethru, AR

May 24, 2009 1:17 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

EL DORADO, Ark. (AP) — Union County won't receive a state grant to improve outreach to those with AIDS and HIV in the south Arkansas county, despite the fact it has the highest per-capita rate of the illness and virus in Arkansas.Dr. Youmasu J. Siewe, the director of public health education at the...

Officials say Two Elk power plant proceeding, WY

May 24, 2009 1:17 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Developers of a planned coal-fired power plant near Wright say the project is proceeding.Two Elk Generation Partners is a subsidiary of Denver-based North American Power Group.Brad Enzi, vice president for government affairs with North American Power, says the company is...

Slotmaker: baby boomers, seniors still gamble most, 1st Ld-Writethru, APFN

May 24, 2009 1:12 pm | by OSKAR GARCIA - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Slot machine maker WMS Industries Inc. says older people still gamble the most at casinos, but young players and minorities are the future of the industry.The results of a company effort to profile active casino patrons also show customers are less patient and feel more...


Neb. cattle on feed down 5 pct from May 2008, NE

May 24, 2009 1:12 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska inventory of cattle on feed as of May 1 was down 5 percent from last year.The U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service says feedlots in the state with capacities of 1,000 or more had nearly 2.27 million cattle on May 1.Placements...

Cavs sign ownership deal with China group, 1st Ld-Writethru, BKN

May 24, 2009 1:07 pm | by TOM WITHERS - AP Sports Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

ORLANDO, Florida (AP) — The Cleveland Cavaliers have signed an agreement with an investment group from China to become minority owners of the NBA franchise and its arena, a partnership that could impact superstar LeBron James' future with the team.The Asian conglomerate, which includes JianHua...

WVa county preserves 2,900 acres of farm land, WV

May 24, 2009 12:56 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia's fastest growing county has moved to keep nearly 3,000 acres of land preserved from development.The Berkeley County Farmland Protection Board says the value of property under protection is valued at about $20 million.The county has seen rapid growth over the...

Cowboys hired ex-con to give advice on facility, FBN

May 24, 2009 12:51 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

IRVING, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys used advice from a man who falsified his educational credentials and served federal prison time for drug trafficking to make major structural reinforcements to the practice facility that collapsed May 2.A Dallas Morning News investigation showed that the...

FACE THE NATION for May 24, 2009, CBS

May 24, 2009 12:36 pm | by Bob SchiefferAssociated Press | News | Comments


HL:Forces expansion to take almost 20 years: documents@

May 24, 2009 12:36 pm | by Murray Brewster@Associated Press | News | Comments

OTTAWA — It will be 2028 before Canada's thinly-stretched and overworked military reaches the modest expansion goals set for it last year by the Conservative government, federal budget documents reveal.And even that lengthy timeline is optimistic, given the challenges the army, navy and air force...

Interview With Jon Kyl, Ben Nelson

May 24, 2009 12:31 pm | by Chris WallaceAssociated Press | News | Comments



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