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the latest news on Bush in Africa, Kosovo independence, Another hero passes, Primaries, Mothers in the Army, Militias in Iraq, L.A. gangs, Housing crisis, Pakistan, Gaza, and select op-eds

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Primaries. Political tenor shifts in Wisconsin "the once reliably Democratic state in presidential elections - it has been blue since Michael Dukakis carried it convincingly in 1988 - has become more conservative, and George W. Bush came within thousands of votes of winning it in 2000 and 2004."

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the latest news on the University shooting, Bush to Africa, Republican campaign, Democrat campaign, surveillance, Billy Graham recovering, Contempt of Congress, Attacks on homeless people, Darfur-Chad, Canada-Afghanistan, Iran, Kenya, Climate change and oceans, Globalization and the church

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University shooting. 6th NIU student dies; 4 identified "The gunman dressed in black stormed into an oceanography class Thursday afternoon and opened fire with a shotgun and two handguns. In a matter of seconds, he killed six and wounded 15."

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The latest news on Ban torture, Presidential primaries, Church & politics, Climate Change, Surveillance, Immigration, China-Darfur, Israel threatened, Iraq, Iran, Syria, Afghanistan-Australia, Hunger & Biofuels, Bush to visit Africa, Commentary, and Editorials.

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Today's prayer request. Graham alert after surgery "Charlotte-born evangelist Billy Graham, 89, underwent a 28-minute operation Wednesday that updated the valve for a shunt regulating pressure in his brain."


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The latest news on Primaries, Surveillance, Mortgage crisis, Writers strike, Rev. Wright retires, Australia, Iran, Waterboarding, Iraq, Nuclear weapons, Canada-Afghanistan, Darfur, Kenya, Hezbollah leader killed, and Irrigation.

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Primaries. Obama on primary roll "It's time to remove the asterisk from the candidacy of Sen. Barack Obama in the Democratic presidential race. And it is perhaps time to place one on the candidacy of the presumed Republican nominee, Sen. John McCain."

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The latest news on 9-11 trials, Immigration, Primary campaigns, Evangelical voters, Budget, Farm Bill Climate change, Mortgage crisis, Journalism, Iran, Iraq, Darfur, and Archbishop.

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9-11 trials. U.S. to Try 6 On Capital Charges Over 9/11 Attacks 'The Bush administration announced that it intends to bring capital murder charges against half a dozen men allegedly linked to the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks,'

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The latest news on Campaign-Democrats, Campaign-Republicans, Budget, Congress, School vouchers, Immigration, Environoment, Chad-Darfur, Iraq, Pakistan, Israel-Gaza, Arms control, Iran, Book reviews, and Opinion.

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Campaign-Democrats. Obama Defeats Clinton in Maine Caucuses "Barack Obama defeated Hillary Rodham Clinton in Maine presidential caucuses Sunday, grabbing a majority of delegates as the state's Democrats overlooked the snowy weather and turned out in heavy numbers for municipal gatherings."

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The latest news on Presidential campaigns, Evangelicals, Democratic campaign, Stimulus, Waterboarding, Veterans, New Army doctrine, Immigration, Biofuel, Hungry in Ohio, National Prayer Breakfast, Islamic law in UK, Iraq, Gaza, Iran, Pakistan, Chad and Opinion.

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Presidential campaigns. Romney out; McCain seeks unity "Sen. John McCain yesterday told conservatives to overcome past disagreements and trust him to carry their banner on national security and cutting spending," Romney Out, McCain Looks Ahead "Sen. John McCain effectively sealed the Republican presidential nomination yesterday when ...

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Stimulus. Senate's Stimulus Measure Blocked "A $158 billion economic stimulus plan drafted by Senate Democrats that included relief for low-income seniors, disabled veterans and the unemployed was blocked by a Republican filibuster when the Senate fell a single vote short of the 60 needed to consider the measure."

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The latest news on Tornadoes, Super Tuesday primaries, Pakistan, McClatchy newspapers, Chicago Tribune, New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, CNN Politics, Evangelical voters, Congress-stimulus, Congress-global warming, Gaza, Iraq, Iran, Chad, and Afghanistan.

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Politics isn't the most important news. Please pray for everyone affected by these storms. Southern Residents Assess Tornado Damage "Residents in five Southern states tried to salvage what they could from homes reduced to piles of debris, a day after the deadliest cluster of tornadoes in nearly a decade tore through the region, ...

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The latest news on Super Tuesday, Budget, Military budget, Veterans, Immigrants, EITC, Climate change, Canada, Israel, Afghanistan, Chad, Christians in Pakistan, and Colombia protest.

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Super Tuesday. As 24 States Vote, a Grab for Delegates, and an Edge"There will be plenty of trends to track in Tuesday's free-for-all, as 43 contests in 24 states allocate 3,156 delegates on what could be the most significant day of the race to date."

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