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News the Media Missed This Week!

04/29/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

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The media does a pretty good job covering the major news stories. Sometimes, however, they miss some. My mission? To search for the most interesting stories not covered by traditional news outlets -- and present them to you. Here, then, are this week's news items the media missed -- presented in quick & easy, photo & caption format -- perfect for today's busy professional -- and for you! Enjoy!

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After his hospital release, former Vice President Dick Cheney enjoys visits and presents from friends.

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The Chinese decided not to take over the Hummer vehicles, despite General Motors including "an authentic Callifornia beach babe with every Hummer."

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At the Healthcare Summit, President Obama works hard to put the "Bi" in "Bipartisan."

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At the Olympic Women's Figure Skating finals, Canadian Laurel McAfee took home the Bronze -- and over 12,000 marriage proposals.

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The Dalai Lama kicked off his first week on Twitter with a photo essay titled, "Dumbest World Leaders I've Met"

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At a Senate hearing, Toyota unveils its new truth-in-advertising campaign.

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Caught up with gratitude for his Olympics succes, speedskater Anton Apolo Ohno finally apologizes for breaking up the Beatles.

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Singer Carly Simon finally reveals the subject of her song, "You're So Vain."

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At long last, health insurance companies offer low-cost option for the uninsured.

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Russian guinea pig Vladimir Nostroya takes the Olympic Gold by lifting 8.7 pounds in the Rodent Clean and Jerk event