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Bank tellers testify preacher's wife tried to pass bad checks

April 14th, 2007 11:06 pm by Associated Press

SELMER, Tenn. - Bank tellers testified on Saturday that a preacher's wife accused of murdering her husband with a shotgun was in financial trouble and that their bank had caught her trying to deposit bad checks.

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Sears catalog houses: part history, part restoration, mostly obsession

April 14th, 2007 10:24 pm by Associated Press

CARLINVILLE, Ill. - She speaks with the fervor of a woman possessed. In the cadence of a grange hall auctioneer, Laurie Flori jabs a finger at each house on her street, every one ordered from Sears, Roebuck and Co.

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KKK robe sent by mail to Memphis councilman

April 14th, 2007 10:06 pm by Associated Press

MEMPHIS - City Councilman Edmund Ford received a package containing a white Ku Klux Klan robe, and the council chairman wants police to investigate.

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Commission picks 3 nominees for Tennessee Supreme Court

April 14th, 2007 9:48 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE - The state Judicial Selection Commission on Friday reintroduced two previous candidates and added a new third for Gov. Phil Bredesen to consider in filling the final vacancy on the state Supreme Court.

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Mrs. Tennessee's son charged with bringing gun to school

April 14th, 2007 9:48 pm by Associated Press

KNOXVILLE - The 18-year old son of the reigning Mrs. Tennessee is charged with having a gun at school, authorities say.

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Two 82nd Airborne paratroopers, one from Tenn., killed in Afghanistan

April 14th, 2007 9:48 pm by Associated Press

FORT BRAGG, N.C. - Two paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division have died from a roadside bombing in Afghanistan, bringing the number from the division killed in a week to six.

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IMF should strengthen monitoring of currency exchange rates - officials

April 14th, 2007 9:48 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - Finance officials expressed satisfaction Saturday with the robust expansion of the global economy but said more must be done to correct trade imbalances.

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Surgery on N.J. governor's leg successful

April 14th, 2007 9:48 pm by Associated Press

CAMDEN, N.J. - Surgery on Gov. Jon S. Corzine's injured leg was successful Saturday, while state police said the driver blamed for the wreck that critically injured the governor had been found but didn't realize he was involved.

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Chinese, N. Korean advances spur Asia's race into space

April 14th, 2007 9:48 pm by Associated Press

TOKYO - Upstart China challenges the United States by blasting a satellite out of orbit. North Korea lobs a missile over Japan, prompting Tokyo to initiate a multibillion dollar spy satellite program. India is readying a lunar mission, while rival Pak

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Chinese satellite kill challenges U.S. vow to dominate space

April 14th, 2007 9:48 pm by Associated Press

TAIPEI, Taiwan - The Fengyun - "Wind and Cloud" - 1-C weather satellite was a proud worker in China's space program. Launched in May 1999, it provided a wealth of information that scientists used for forecasting floods, sandstorms and disturbances in

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