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Why is my header reigion being pushed down

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My header area/div with the banner is being pushed down about 10 pixels in this website .....  cocktailcornerband.com

When I created the layout with CSS I placed the header div at the beginning of wrapper div and it was correctly placed at the very top of the wrapper. However, somewhere in the design process this error occurred. I cannot see how this is happening.

All pages are produced from a template. I have enclosed the code for the template and 3 css files
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">
<head>
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8" />
<!-- TemplateBeginEditable name="doctitle" -->
<title>Untitled Document</title>
<!-- TemplateEndEditable -->
<link href="../_css/main_layout.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" media="screen, projection" />
<!--[if IE 5]>
<style type="text/css"> 
/* place css box model fixes for IE 5* in this conditional comment */
.twoColFixLtHdr #sidebar1 { width: 230px; }
</style>
<![endif]-->
<!--[if IE]>
<style type="text/css"> 
/* place css fixes for all versions of IE in this conditional comment */
.twoColFixLtHdr #sidebar1 { padding-top: 30px; }
.twoColFixLtHdr #mainContent { zoom: 1; }
/* the above proprietary zoom property gives IE the hasLayout it needs to avoid several bugs */
</style>
<![endif]-->
<script type="text/javascript" src="../p7mbm/p7MBscripts.js"></script>
<link href="../p7mbm/p7MBM01v.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" media="all" />
<link href="../_css/Styles.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" /></head>
<body>
<div class="p7MBfirst" id="wrapper">
  <div id="header">
    <p><img src="../clipart/cocktail.gif" width="940" height="88" /></p>
  </div>
  <div id="mainBody"><!-- TemplateBeginEditable name="EditRegion1" -->
    <h2>HEADING</h2>
    <p>Text information space</p>
    <p>Text</p>
    <p>Text</p>
    <p>Text</p>
    <p>Text</p>
    <p>Text</p>
    <p>Text</p>
  <!-- TemplateEndEditable --></div>
  <p class="yellowTextCentIndent">Last Update:<br />
    1st October 2011
  </p>
  <div id="sidebar">
    <div id="p7MBM_1" class="p7MBM01v">
      <ul>
        <li><a href="../index.html">HOME PAGE</a></li>
        <li><a href="../docs/gallery.html">GALLERY</a></li>
        <li><a href="../docs/setlist1.html">SETLIST 1</a></li>
        <li><a href="../docs/setlist2.html">SETLIST 2</a></li>
        <li><a href="../docs/videos.html">VIDEO</a></li>
        <li><a href="../docs/packages.html">PACKAGES</a></li>
        <li><a href="../docs/contact.html">CONTACT</a></li>
        <li><a href="../docs/links.html">LINKS</a></li>
      </ul>
      <!--[if lte IE 6]>
<style>.p7MBM01v li, .p7MBM01v li a {height: 1%;}</style>
<![endif]-->
      <script type="text/javascript">
<!--
P7_MBop('p7MBM_1',1,0,0,0,-300,0,300,200,1,1);
//-->
      </script>
    </div>
    <p><img src="../pics/groupt_humb.jpg" width="130" height="80" /></p>
</div>
  <div id="footer"><a href="../index.html" class="justYellow">GO TO HOME PAGE</a>&nbsp;&nbsp; |&nbsp; &nbsp;&copy; Corner Cocktail Band 2011</div>
</div>
</body>
</html>

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There is a <p> tag wrapped around the image in the header.  If you remove it, the space will go away.

<div id="header">
    <p><img src="../clipart/cocktail.gif" width="940" height="88" /></p>
 </div>
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by:Andrew Derse
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Change main-layout.css line 20:

from:

margin: 0;

to:

margin-top: -15px;

Also, I would check into Firebug if I were you.  It's a plugin for Mozilla Firefox that allows you to modify css code directly in the browser so you can see that changes you need to make...
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by:Andrew Derse
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jtwcs's comment works as well...remove the <p> tag...why is it there?
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by:LZ1
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Inside your header, you have your image, which is wrapped inside a <p> tag.  Eliminate the <p> tags and see if that helps.
<div id="header">
    <img src="../clipart/cocktail.gif" width="940" height="88" />
  </div>

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by:Eirman
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Thanks jtwcs .... that worked perfectly!

I'll give you your 2000 points after midnight which will be a good start to your October quota.
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Wow ... I didn't expect more comments and another solution!

Will assign points after midnight
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Many To Thanks Everyone
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