Michigan issues air permit for new CMS coal plant

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Consumers Energy’s proposed 830-megawatt coal-fired power plant at the Karn/Weadock complex in Michigan has moved a step closer to construction after the state issued an air permit for the project, the company said Tuesday.

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Jeter to race in Birmingham over 60 metres

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American Carmelita Jeter, the world’s second fastest woman ever over 100 metres, will defend her Aviva Grand Prix 60 metres title in Birmingham on February 20, organisers said on Wednesday.

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Beckham almost cried when Milan drew Manchester United

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David Beckham almost cried when his AC Milan side were drawn against former club Manchester United in the Champions League last 16, the England midfielder said on Wednesday.

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Portsmouth shocked at demands from taxman

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Troubled Premier League club Portsmouth have been ordered by tax authorities to pay money owed to them or face a court case in the New Year.

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Canadian Olympic hockey team named but debate set to continue

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Sidney Crosby was among 15 Olympic newcomers on a 23-man squad named by Hockey Canada on Wednesday to carry the weight of the host nation’s gold medal dreams at the 2010 Winter Games.

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Nadal feels in better shape for 2010 season

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World number two Rafael Nadal believes he is in better shape for the start of the 2010 tennis season than he was this year despite having a relatively short time to prepare.

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Winter Classic eyes another financial home run at Fenway

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The NHL will again take over a baseball shrine for the Winter Classic on New Year’s day, looking to slam another marketing home run at venerable Fenway Park after last year’s success at Wrigley Field.

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Michael Jackson’s death among 2009’s major moments

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The groundbreaking sci-fi movie “Avatar,” Michael Jackson’s death and Hollywood’s $10 billion-plus box office record rank among the 2009 “moments of significance” recognized by the American Film Institute.

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Charlie Sheen seeks to resume contact with wife

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Actor Charlie Sheen asked a Colorado court on Wednesday to lift an order that has required him to stay away from his wife, amid reports that the couple hope to reconcile after his Christmas Day domestic violence arrest.

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Weinstein Co says no plans to cut “Nine” screens

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The studio behind the star-studded musical “Nine” said it has no plans at this time to pull the movie out of any theaters after disappointing box office and lackluster reviews.

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