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A dog that was found sick and abandoned in a trash pile in Los Angeles now can see, thanks to animal rescue group Hope for Paws. The dog was covered with fleas and had no sight when she was found, but vets were able to restore sight in one eye.


Quote of note


"Despite some positive economic signs, home prices continued to drop. Eight cities - Atlanta, Chicago, Cleveland, Las Vegas, New York, Portland, Seattle and Tampa - made new lows." - David Blitzer, spokesman for the S&P/Case-Shiller home price index, which reported that home prices fell in January, the fifth month in a row of falling prices. The group also said home prices have fallen 34.4 percent since July 2006.


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