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Call 811 to get lines marked before digging

April 30th, 2007 11:36 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - A new phone number will make it easier to "call before you dig" in your yard and avoid hitting electric, gas or cable lines.

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Mexican druglords seize control of people-smuggling routes

April 30th, 2007 11:36 pm by Associated Press

SASABE, Mexico - Mexican druglords are taking over the business of smuggling migrants into the United States, using them as human decoys to divert authorities from billions of dollars in cocaine shipments across the same border.

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Woman seriously injured when truck hits home; driver to face charges

April 30th, 2007 11:36 pm by Associated Press

GREENEVILLE - An elderly woman was seriously injured when a pickup truck ran off the road and crashed into her bedroom early Monday morning, police said.

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Supreme Court sides with officer tactics in high-speed chases

April 30th, 2007 11:36 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - Police may use tactics that put fleeing suspects at risk of death to end high-speed car chases, the Supreme Court said Monday in ruling against a Georgia teenager who was paralyzed after his car was run off the road.

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University of Mary Washington fires president over DUI charges

April 30th, 2007 11:36 pm by Associated Press

RICHMOND - The University of Mary Washington fired its president Monday after he was charged in two separate incidents with driving under the influence.

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Suicide bomber strikes Iraqi funeral; U.S. toll surpasses 100 for April

April 30th, 2007 11:36 pm by Associated Press

BAGHDAD - A suicide bomber struck a crowd of funeral mourners Monday north of Baghdad, taking more than 30 lives at the end of one of the deadliest months of the war so far for U.S. forces. At least 104 American troops were reported killed in April.

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Southern California counties top survey of nation's most polluted

April 30th, 2007 11:36 pm by Associated Press

LOS ANGELES - Los Angeles can continue being the butt of smog jokes now that it has once again topped the American Lung Association's bad air list of most polluted cities in America.

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Residents protest plans to burn nerve gas waste

April 30th, 2007 11:36 pm by Associated Press

PORT ARTHUR, Texas - At the Carver Terrace housing projects, only a chain-link fence and a cluster of no-trespassing signs separate brightly painted jungle gyms from the Motiva oil refinery.

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