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Tenn. spilt on workers' comp program

NASHVILLE, April 9 (UPI) -- Labor and consumer groups in Tennessee said Gov. Bill Haslam's plan to take the workers' compensation process out of the court system has a major flaw.

Germany adds two canoe-kayak golds

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PITTSBURGH, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- A group of Pittsburgh Steelers enthusiasts created a Web site allowing fans to see what they would look like with defensive lineman Brett Keisel's beard.

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HOUSTON, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- Former Houston Astros All-Star relief pitcher Dave Smith has died of a heart attack, the team said on its Web site.

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Scotland banks under attack for fees

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Doughnuts lead cops to theft arrest

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The Web: Reforming Social Security online

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Wanted man spotted by police on TV

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MLB: Detroit 2, Arizona 1

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Houston 5, Tampa Bay 4

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Patriotism boosts American flag sales

CHICAGO, March 28 (UPI) -- American flags, red, white and blue decorations, and yellow ribbons have become part of the nation's landscape as people display patriotic symbols in a show of
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