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Navy sifts Blue Angels crash for clues

April 22nd, 2007 11:21 pm by Associated Press

PENSACOLA, Fla. - Investigators looked through wreckage Sunday to determine what caused a Navy Blue Angel jet to crash during a maneuver, while the military identified the fallen pilot as a 32-year-old who was performing in one of his first air shows w

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Students return to Va. Tech campus, prepare for classes

April 22nd, 2007 11:21 pm by Associated Press

BLACKSBURG - Still grieving and increasingly wary of the media spotlight, Virginia Tech students returned to their beleaguered campus Sunday, preparing to salvage the final weeks of a semester eclipsed by violence.

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Impromptu memorial to shooting victims has room for their killer

April 22nd, 2007 11:21 pm by Associated Press

BLACKSBURG - On the edge of the Virginia Tech Drillfield stands a semicircle of stones - 33 chunks of locally quarried rust- gray "Hokie" limestone.

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French voters propel Sarkozy, Royal to presidential runoff

April 22nd, 2007 11:21 pm by Associated Press

PARIS - Nicolas Sarkozy and Segolene Royal advanced to a runoff in Sunday's presidential election, presenting France with a fundamental left-right choice between a conservative who could push his anxious nation toward painful change and a socialist who

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Gunmen kill 23 members of ancient sect in Iraq

April 22nd, 2007 11:21 pm by Associated Press

BAGHDAD - Gunmen shot and killed 23 members of an ancient religious sect in northern Iraq on Sunday after stopping their bus and separating out followers of other faiths while car bombings in the capital killed at least another 20 people.

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Al-Maliki orders halt to construction of wall

April 22nd, 2007 11:21 pm by Associated Press

CAIRO, Egypt - Iraq's prime minister said Sunday that he has ordered a halt to the U.S. military construction of a barrier separating a Sunni enclave from surrounding Shiite areas in Baghdad after fierce criticism over the project at home.

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Comprehensive review finds long-term dieting doesn't work

April 22nd, 2007 11:21 pm by Associated Press

LOS ANGELES - Roberta Perry has tried it all to lose the pounds - organized diet programs, prescription pills, psychotherapy, even hypnosis.

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News of the Weird, April 23, 2007

April 22nd, 2007 10:03 pm by CHUCK SHEPHERD

Lead story

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Panel recommends lowering GPA required to maintain scholarship

April 22nd, 2007 8:24 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE - A special panel has recommended dropping the minimum grade-point average college students must maintain to keep their state lottery scholarships, but the idea is drawing mixed reviews from Tennessee lawmakers.

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