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Corzine's crash raises questions about how governors get around

April 28th, 2007 11:09 pm by Associated Press

TRENTON, N.J. - The high-speed automobile accident that critically injured Gov. Jon S. Corzine has focused attention on the practices of governors' official drivers across the nation.

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Virginia Tech wounded must overcome deep scars

April 28th, 2007 11:09 pm by Associated Press

BLACKSBURG - Senior Kevin Sterne will see the scar on his thigh every time he pulls on his pants. Freshman Hilary Strollo will have to decide whether to bare her stomach in a swimsuit. And on the day someone slips a wedding band on her finger, junior Kate

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More states expand children's health insurance coverage

April 28th, 2007 11:09 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - Many states are making more children eligible for government-funded health insurance even as President Bush's health chief says families are relying too much on public money for the coverage.

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Wolfowitz running into opposition

April 28th, 2007 10:21 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - Paul Wolfowitz encountered stiffening opposition Saturday to staying on as World Bank president amid allegations he showed favoritism in arranging a promotion and pay package for his girlfriend.

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Pakistan bombing kills 22, injures interior minister

April 28th, 2007 10:21 pm by Associated Press

PESHAWAR, Pakistan - A suicide bomber trying to assassinate Pakistan's interior minister detonated his explosives in a crowd surrounding the official Saturday, killing 22 people and wounding 35.

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Bush seeks graduates' help on immigration legislation

April 28th, 2007 10:21 pm by Associated Press

MIAMI - President Bush, pushing for a hard-to-find breakthrough on a broad immigration overhaul, appealed to graduating college students in this diverse city Saturday for help in persuading Congress to produce a bill.

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Rally draws support for Thompson

April 28th, 2007 9:51 pm by Associated Press

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. - Supporters of a Fred Thompson bid for the Republican nomination for president on Saturday held what was billed as the first organized rally to urge the former U.S. senator and actor to make a White House run.

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Trump gave donation to Schwarzenegger

April 28th, 2007 9:51 pm by Associated Press

SACRAMENTO - Billionaire Donald Trump gave $10,000 to Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger to help pay off his campaign debts, a little more than a month after the governor guest-starred on Trump's TV show "The Apprentice: Los Angeles," according to a campaign

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15 years after race riot, future of LA's 'black village' uncertain

April 28th, 2007 9:51 pm by Associated Press

LOS ANGELES - With rows of Afro-centric boutiques, cafes and soul food restaurants shaded by tall old trees, Leimert Park has become a serene enclave in the 15 years since a race riot tore apart its neighborhood in south-central Los Angeles.

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Rocket carries ashes of Doohan, Cooper into space

April 28th, 2007 9:51 pm by Associated Press

UPHAM, N.M. - The cremated remains of actor James Doohan, who portrayed engineer "Scotty" on "Star Trek," and of Mercury astronaut Gordon Cooper soared into suborbital space Saturday aboard a rocket.

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