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What’s Next: Mar. 5, 2007

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After the Storms

State Farm is not there

Amid many lawsuits over its refusal to pay after hurricanes Katrina and Rita, State Farm said it will stop writing any new policies in Mississippi, which is drafting a law to prevent such a move.

E.U. Fights Emissions

Ministers agree to reduce CO2

The war on global warming is heating up. European Union officials have agreed to cut CO2 emissions 20% by 2020 and say they are ready to go to 30% if other industrial nations join in.

Daylight Saving 2K

Longer days, computer glitches

Double-check your computer calendars on March 11. A daylight-saving law passed two years ago means we spring ahead three weeks earlier, and the move may leave old machines in the dark.

Federer’s Big Break

Champ to beat Connors’ record

Ten-time Grand Slam winner Roger Federer, due to compete next in Dubai Feb. 26, is guaranteed to break his tie with Jimmy Connors: of 160 straight weeks ranked No. 1 in men’s tennis.

Milli Vanilli BioEpic

Lip-synchers hit the silver screen

Girl, you know it’s true, Milli Vanilli is too big a story for the boob tube. A film about how lip-synching cost the duo a Grammy is set to hit theaters as early as ’08.

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