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Lucey is tops in Iowa's `Beautiful Bulldog' event

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- Lucey is a slobbering 18-month-old pooch whose human family dreams of making her a therapy dog....
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Former Iron Curtain still barrier for deer

PRAGUE (AP) -- The Iron Curtain was traced by an electrified barbed-wire fence that isolated the communist world from the West....
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Indiana cat missing 5 years reunited with owner

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) -- A cat that went missing five years ago has been reunited with its owner in Indiana thanks to an implanted microchip....
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GM profit sinks; CEO sees no recall hit to sales

DETROIT (AP) -- The cost of recalling nearly 7 million cars and trucks sank General Motors' first-quarter profit, but the company's CEO said the much-publicized recalls have yet to cut into sales....
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Man seeks to hide 'murder' tattoo before trial

GREAT BEND, Kan. (AP) -- A Kansas man charged with first-degree murder is afraid the tattooed mirror-image letters spelling out the word "murder" across his neck might prejudice a jury, so he is asking for a professional tattoo artist to remove or cover it up....
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Extra crispy: French fry truck burns in Maine

WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) -- Bring on the ketchup: A tractor-trailer carrying 40,000 pounds of french fries caught fire in a Wal-Mart parking lot in the Maine city of Waterville....
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Mexican vigilantes search caves for cartel leader

MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Vigilantes are searching an extensive cave system in the hunt for the last fugitive boss of the Knights Templar drug cartel, a "self-defense" group leader in western Mexico said Thursday....
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Mayor's menu filled up: 1 day, 24 restaurants

JENKINTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- The mayor of a small town in the Philadelphia suburbs can offer a guarantee to his constituents: He won't be going to bed hungry....
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Rabbit heads left in 2 sisters' mailboxes

WESTFIELD, Mass. (AP) -- Westfield police are investigating after severed rabbit heads were found this week in two mailboxes in this western Massachusetts town....
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Easter butter lamb gets 'pardon' at Buffalo market

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- There's at least one butter lamb in Buffalo that won't be going under the knife this Easter....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you believe the court-appointed receiver for the August Wilson Center should be removed? <More Info>

Yes:
No:
No:
85%
Yes:
14%
Total Votes: 6,565

Yesterday's Poll

Do you think campaigning on the economy is a losing strategy for Democratic candidates?

Yes:
82%
No:
18%
Total Votes: 6,194