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Pope begins his first trip to Latin America

May 9th, 2007 10:06 pm by Associated Press

SAO PAULO, Brazil - Pope Benedict XVI began his first papal trip to Latin America stressing church opposition to abortion Wednesday, suggesting that Catholic politicians in Mexico had excommunicated themselves by legalizing abortion in that nation's c

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Dogwood winter bites into poke sallet

May 9th, 2007 10:06 pm by Associated Press

GAINESBORO, Tenn. - They can never get enough poke sallet in Gainesboro, where the poor man's roughage is honored with an annual festival.

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Panel votes to change conditions for HOPE scholarships

May 9th, 2007 1:33 am by Associated Press

NASHVILLE - Community college students could get some help qualifying for and retaining lottery scholarships under a bill unanimously passed by the Senate Education Committee on Tuesday.

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Senator: Bill to prevent ban of Indian mascots is 'insulting'

May 9th, 2007 1:33 am by Associated Press

NASHVILLE - State Sen. Thelma Harper says legislation that would prevent the state from banning American Indian mascots at schools is insulting and she hopes it fails this session.

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Tennessee prepares to execute Workman

May 9th, 2007 1:33 am by Associated Press

NASHVILLE - A death row inmate convicted of killing a Memphis police officer in 1981 was running out of legal options Tuesday as federal courts denied several last-minute moves by his attorneys to get a stay of execution.

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Spill forced NFS to shut down processing area

May 9th, 2007 1:33 am by JIM WOZNIAK

ERWIN - Nuclear Fuel Services had to shut down a processing area of its highly enriched uranium facility for six months in 2006 when 35 liters of that substance spilled into an unused glovebox and onto the floor, creating a potential for problems, officia

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Theft of video game may have led to fatal shooting

May 9th, 2007 12:27 am by Associated Press

FRESNO, Calif. - Police arrested a college student Tuesday suspected of opening fire in an off-campus apartment during a dispute over a video game console, killing one man and wounding two others.

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Car bomber strikes Shiite holy city; 68 killed or found dead around Iraq

May 9th, 2007 12:21 am by Associated Press

BAGHDAD - A suicide car bomber sent a fireball through a crowded market Tuesday in the Shiite holy city of Kufa, killing at least 16 people and threatening to further stoke sectarian tensions in relatively peaceful areas south of Baghdad.

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Six men charged with plotting to kill troops at Fort Dix

May 9th, 2007 12:21 am by Associated Press

FORT DIX, N.J. - Six foreign-born Muslims were arrested and accused Tuesday of plotting to attack Fort Dix and slaughter scores of U.S. soldiers - a scheme the FBI says was foiled when the men asked a store clerk to copy a video of them firing assault

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Hamas 'Mickey Mouse' calls for Muslim world domination

May 9th, 2007 12:21 am by Associated Press

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - Hamas militants have enlisted a figure bearing a strong resemblance to Mickey Mouse to broadcast their message of Islamic domination and armed resistance to their most impressionable audience - children.

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