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  • SoftBank Raises Bid for Sprint
    Japan's SoftBank raises its bid for Sprint Nextel Corp. in effort to stave off a competing bid for the wireless carrier from Dish Network.        
    June 11, 2013 -
  • How Often Should You Visit The Dentist? Your Genes Will Know
    Brett Smith for - Your Universe Online The age-old recommendation to visit the dentist twice a year could be a bit excessive, according to a new study in the Journal of Dental Research . The study, which was based on insurance claims data for over 5,100 American adults and genetic testing results, found that yearly checkups may be enough to stave off tooth loss in people without ...
    June 11, 2013 - redOrbit
  • OSU baseball: Beavers' bats wake up early in 12-4 win over Kansas State
    When you need to stave off elimination, coming up with back-to-back home runs is a pretty good way to start.
    June 10, 2013 - Lebanon Express

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