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Man Returns Home After Receiving Artificial Heart

A man who received an artificial heart through surgery is back and home and doing well, he said.

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Man Returns Home After Receiving Artificial Heart

Source: KOCO, Tue October 19, 2010
A man who received an artificial heart through surgery is back and home and doing well, he said.

Federal agency spurs people to adopt older wild mustangs with a new incentive program

Source: CLTV, Sun April 26, 2009
A federal agency is hoping older wild mustangs rounded up from the range will find new homes with a program that will offer stipends to owners who adopt them.

Youth’s trip to Tanzania turns into calling

Source: Tulsa World, Mon March 30, 2009
Kitongo, Tanzania - It all started with a Tulsa woman's promise seven years ago to take one of her grandsons on a safari to Tanzania.

Couple Brings Christmas Cheer to Needy (w/Video)

Source: KWTV, Tue December 23, 2008
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - A non-profit organization, run entirely by a couple from inside their home, brings Christmas to families every year who might not experience the holiday without a little help.

Skies to be swept for alien life

Source: BBC News, Sat October 13, 2007
Hat Creek, California - The switch has been thrown on a telescope specifically designed to seek out alien life.

Al Gore & IPCC Share Nobel Peace Prize For 2007

Source: Scoop, Sat October 13, 2007
Oslo, Norway - The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided that the Nobel Peace Prize for 2007 is to be shared, in two equal parts, between the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and Albert Arnold (Al) Gore Jr. for their efforts to build up and disseminate greater knowledge about man-made climate change, and to lay the foundations for the measures that are needed to counteract such change.

Nike designs shoe for American Indians

Source: Yahoo! News, Wed September 26, 2007
Beaverton, Oregon, USA - Nike on Tuesday unveiled what it said is the first shoe designed specifically for American Indians, an effort aiming at promoting physical fitness in a population with high obesity rates.

Cocaine use by workers drops

Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Mon August 13, 2007
Washington, D.C., USA - Crackdowns on drug traffickers by Colombia and Mexico are credited with a drop in cocaine use by U.S. workers, according to the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy.

Okla. pair wins $105.8 million Powerball prize

Source: MSNBC, Wed July 04, 2007
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - Don Harvey's long-haul truck had almost 2 million miles on it when its engine died this week. Now, he's planning to ride the road in style, after winning a $105.8 million Powerball ticket with his wife.

Route 66 motels stamped historic

Source: USA Today, Mon June 18, 2007
Washington, D.C., USA - Neon-lit motels along Route 66, once considered tacky, have now been officially stamped as historic landmarks.

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