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Nation/World briefs, May 2, 2007

May 1st, 2007 11:30 pm by Staff Report

World Bank expresses concern over Wolfowitz

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Businesses say smoking ban would eliminate freedom of choice

May 1st, 2007 11:12 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE - Tennessee business owners opposed to banning smoking in workplaces told lawmakers on Tuesday that the measures would hurt them by eliminating their freedom to choose how to run their businesses.

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Legislator wants to allow guns in parks

May 1st, 2007 11:12 pm by Associated Press

KNOXVILLE - A proposal to allow Tennesseans to carry handguns in public parks and recreational areas faces a committee vote next week.

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GM, Ford, Toyota, Honda report decline in sales; Chrysler rises

May 1st, 2007 10:12 pm by Associated Press

DETROIT - April was such a lousy auto sales month that every major manufacturer but Chrysler reported a decrease from the same month last year.

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Venezuela takes over last private oil fields in nation

May 1st, 2007 10:12 pm by Associated Press

BARCELONA, Venezuela - President Hugo Chavez's government took over Venezuela's last privately run oil fields Tuesday, intensifying a power struggle with international companies over the world's largest known single petroleum deposit.

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Castro misses Cuba's May Day celebration

May 1st, 2007 10:12 pm by Associated Press

HAVANA - There was no sign of a convalescing Fidel Castro as hundreds of thousands of Cubans marched through Havana's Revolution Plaza to celebrate May Day, casting new doubts on his recovery and whether he will return to power.

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Three escape injury when U.Va. elevator drops 4 floors

May 1st, 2007 10:12 pm by Associated Press

CHARLOTTESVILLE - Three people attending a concert at the University of Virginia's Old Cabell Hall escaped injury after an elevator plunged four floors, U.Va. officials said.

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Appeals court rules against McDermott in taped phone call dispute

May 1st, 2007 9:15 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - Rep. Jim McDermott had no right to disclose the contents of an illegally taped telephone call involving House Republican leaders a decade ago, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.

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Names in the News - May 1, 2007

May 1st, 2007 12:30 am by Staff Report

NEW YORK - Bruce Willis says being a film star hasn't brought him many perks.

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Kaine closes loophole that armed gunman

April 30th, 2007 11:57 pm by Associated Press

RICHMOND - Virginia's governor on Monday closed a loophole that allowed a mentally disturbed Virginia Tech student to buy the guns he used to kill 32 Tech students and faculty on April 16.

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