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IIS ReWrite DLL Rule

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Running Windows 2003 R2 Server with IIS.

I use a REWRITE.DLL to change the URL of the server on the fly.

As an example, the REQIRE.INI file contains the following:
RewriteEngine On

RewriteRule ^/members/(.*)/(.*) /download/download.cfm?area_word=$1&filename=$2 [L]

RewriteRule (.*)\/page\-(.*) $1\&page\=$2

RewriteRule ^/files/area\-(.*) /files/index.htm?area=$1 [L]
RewriteRule ^/pages/area\-(.*) /pages/page.cfm?area=$1 [L]
RewriteRule ^/biography/(.*) /biography/bio.htm?$1 [L]

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I don't need to change any of those examples, only the one listed below. My point is to remove the question mark on my example below and make the URL look less like using CF. And before you ask, I know the site will still be indexed by search engines. I know what I want and need some help with writing this correctly. I've tried but have given up.

So, my question is, what exact usage would I enter in the ini file to change this URL:

/services_pro/category/category.cfm?cat=news-editing

to this URL:

/services_pro/category/news-editing/

Or any suggestion using the ReWrite.DLL remove the question mark ? and the equal = sign and maintaining a decent looking URL.
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