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Miley Cyrus will have one less name to keep up with: the actress/singer legally changed her name from her given name, Destiny Hope Cyrus, to Miley Ray Cyrus. Miley's TV character's name remains Hannah Montana.  Associated Press
Associated Press
Miley Cyrus will have one less name to keep up with: the actress/singer legally changed her name from her given name, Destiny Hope Cyrus, to Miley Ray Cyrus. Miley's TV character's name remains Hannah Montana.

A new Web site, my2centsforchange.org, targets teens who are too young to vote to express their opinions. The site also offers helpful links to Web sites to educate yourself on the presidential campaign. You give your "2 cents," you can read others and even send your opinion to presidential candidates. The site is sponsored by a Jewish teen organization.

nation

March 19 was the fifth anniversary for the war in Iraq. President Bush spoke at the Pentagon, vowing to continue efforts until insurgents are defeated.

health

ScienceDaily recently reported a study conducted by the Rural Center on AIDS/STD Prevention at Indiana University that has parents split on opinions about a mandatory HPV vaccine for middle school students. The telephone survey found parents were three times as likely to oppose a mandatory vaccine if they thought it encouraged sexual activity. The study found 24.8 percent of respondents favored a mandatory vaccine for middle school students, 35.5 percent opposed it and the rest were uncertain.

entertainment

Miley Cyrus will have one less name to keep up with: the actress/singer legally changed her name from her given name, Destiny Hope Cyrus, to Miley Ray Cyrus. Miley's TV character's name remains Hannah Montana.


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