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Restrictions lifted in British county where foot-and-mouth started

...restrictions imposed to stop the spread of the disease. "It's obviously good news," said Sam Harrison, a spokesman for the Ministry of Agriculture. The decision, effective Sunday night, affected 614 farms around Colchester, northeast of...
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It's American vs. Czech in 'Bud' trademark battle

CESKE BUDEJOVICE, Czech Republic -- It's the battle of the Buds. A nearly century-long trademark dispute is intensifying between Anheuser-Busch Cos. Inc., the world's largest brewer, and tiny Czech producer Budejovicky Budvar.
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The 12-year-old Augusta chapter of Habitat for Humanity will nail down its 50th house this year. Networked with the international Habitat based in Americus, Ga., area crews are devoted to providing sound, safe housing for low-income families. "We don't want to tell people we are Christians - we want to show them," said Hugh Tarcai, Augusta Habitat business manager. But to complete the chapter's vision of rebuilding a neighborhood near Barton Chapel Road, it needs more volunteers and more money.
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