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City spending stimulus money on new tennis courts

The Bozeman City Commission authorized spending $49,140 in federal stimulus money on Monday to install new tennis courts at Bogert Park.

'Hundreds of al-Qaeda militants planning attacks from Yemen'

Hundreds of al-Qaeda militants are planning terror attacks from Yemen, the country’s Foreign Minister said today.

GM launches Pontiac, Saturn fire sale

NEW YORK - General Motors will offer auto dealers large incentives to move vehicles from its defunct Saturn and Pontiac brands, in a sale that deeply discounts the cars' sticker prices, the company said Tuesday.

Employers expecting more hires in 2010

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. employers expect to hire more new workers in 2010 than they did in 2009, a sign the U.S. recession may be easing its grip, research showed on Tuesday.

Intel Report: Iran Looking to Smuggle Raw Uranium

Iran is close to clinching a deal to secretly import 1,350 tons of purified uranium ore from Kazakhstan, according to a report obtained by the AP.

Study shows antibody finds, wipes out prostate cancer

UNDATED - US researchers have found an antibody that hunts down prostate cancer cells in mice and can destroy the killer disease even in an advanced stage, a study showed Monday.

Photo Catches N.Y. Prison Guard Sleeping on Job

A city correction officer took a cell phone photo of his co-worker sleeping on duty, leading to disciplinary action against both of them.

Sen. Dodd slashed aviation security funding for pet constituency

Now that our attention is focused on airline security measures thanks to the failed airline attack on Christmas Day, it's worth mentioning that one senator took money away from aviation security to line the pockets

Airports begin to receive whole-body scanners

DALLAS - Only 19 U.S. airports have received sophisticated imaging machines that can detect explosives hidden in clothing.

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