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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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Archivists work to preserve 9/11 papers, photos

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

NEW YORK - It started with a clogged dust mask that fell onto the desk of Jan Ramirez on the afternoon of Sept. 11, 2001. A friend had used the paper mask to breathe while fleeing downtown Manhattan as the air was filled with grit and smoke from the W

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Commission urges lower GPA to keep state lottery scholarships

April 28th, 2007 12:51 am by Associated Press

NASHVILLE - Lowering the minimum grade-point average college students must maintain to keep their state lottery scholarships was among a number of recommendations the Tennessee Higher Education Commission voted to present to lawmakers.

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Recommendations to improve Tenn. lottery scholarship program

April 28th, 2007 12:51 am by Associated Press

Some of the recommendations made by a special committee appointed to look for ways to improve Tennessee's lottery scholarship program:

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People, April 28, 2007

April 28th, 2007 12:51 am by Staff Report

LAS VEGAS - Pamela Anderson will replace Carmen Electra as special guest star in Hans Klok's new show, "The Beauty of Magic," at the Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino.

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Officials say N.Y. state trooper apparently killed by friendly fire

April 28th, 2007 12:42 am by Associated Press

ALBANY, N.Y. - Friendly fire apparently killed a New York state trooper in a gunfight that erupted as he searched a farmhouse for a suspect in the shooting of a colleague, officials said Friday.

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Democrats prod rivals on war, health care as they court voters in S.C.

April 28th, 2007 12:42 am by Associated Press

GREENVILLE, S.C. - Fresh from their debate, Democratic presidential hopefuls prodded their rivals on war and health care Friday, seeking an advantage with voters in the South's first primary state.

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