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Komen breast cancer charity names new CEO

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Susan G. Komen gets new CEO

Susan G. Komen for the Cure announced Monday that a physician with a long career in health policy and research will become the breast cancer charity's new president and chief executive. Judith Salerno will replace Nancy Brinker as CEO. Brinker said last summer she would step down after criticism over Komen's decision — quickly reversed — to stop giving grants to Planned Parenthood for breast cancer screenings. Salerno, 61, is executive director and chief operating officer of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences.

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Federal agents revived the hunt for Jimmy Hoffa's body on Monday, bringing excavation equipment to a field in suburban Detroit where a reputed Mafia captain says the Teamsters boss' body was buried. The FBI said its search warrant allowed it to dig at property in Oakland Township.

Associated Press

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