If you would like the navigation along the top, simply move the ul.nav to the top of the page and recreate the styling.
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This .footer contains the declaration position:relative; to give Internet Explorer 6 hasLayout for the .footer and cause it to clear correctly. If you're not required to support IE6, you may remove it.