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No, no, it's "duuuuuude."

A CD-ROM series popular in Italy uses clips from "Beverly Hills 90210" to teach proper pronunciation of English words.

But will they serve iceberg lettuce?

The San Francisco Port Commission is considering a proposal to construct a 860-foot long, 568-room floating hotel modeled after the doomed Titanic.

Plus free checking.

The Seychelles government passed legislation stating that anyone depositing at least $10 million in one of the nation's banks should be given citizenship.


Congressman George Nakano from California is a fifth degree blackbelt in kendo.

We're looking for a few sick men.

A hotline has been set up to locate 100,000 people born at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, where the Marine Corps base's drinking water was contaminated with chemicals linked to cancers and birth defects.

White House Outhouse

A man on a public tour of the White House was arrested for urinating in the Green Room.

They should have a halftime show

Twice as many people watched the last Super Bowl as all the presidential debates.
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Title Annotation:News Briefs
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Geographic Code:1USA
Date:Dec 1, 2000
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