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With Imus gone, critics turn to rap

April 14th, 2007 12:54 am by Associated Press

NEW YORK - Fighting in vain to keep his job, radio host Don Imus claimed that rappers routinely "defame and demean black women" and call them "worse names than I ever did."

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Rutgers women's team accepts Don Imus' apology

April 14th, 2007 12:54 am by Associated Press

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. - Rutgers women's basketball coach C. Vivian Stringer said Friday the team had accepted radio host Don Imus' apology. She said he deserves a chance to move on but hopes the furor his racist and sexist insult caused will be a catalyst

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Would-be robber nabbed after apology

April 14th, 2007 12:42 am by Associated Press

KNOXVILLE - A would-be robber was arrested after returning to the scene of the crime to apologize.

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Poll: As tax deadline nears, most filing electronically - but with misgivings

April 14th, 2007 12:27 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - Most people file their tax returns electronically because it's convenient, despite lingering concerns about the security of their most sensitive financial information, according to a new AP poll.

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Osprey will be deployed to Iraq in September

April 14th, 2007 12:27 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - Ten new V-22 Osprey will be in Iraq for combat by September, the Marine Corps said Friday.

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Injured N.J. governor apparently was not wearing his seat belt

April 14th, 2007 12:27 am by Associated Press

CAMDEN, N.J. - Gov. Jon S. Corzine was apparently riding without a seat belt, in violation of state law, when he was critically injured in the crash of his official vehicle, a spokesman said Friday.

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National briefs

April 14th, 2007 12:06 am by Staff Report

Man jumps from Empire State Building

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Preacher's wife told investigator that 'my ugly came out'

April 13th, 2007 11:30 pm by Associated Press

SELMER, Tenn. - A preacher's wife told authorities she shot her husband after a long buildup of domestic problems, according to an audiotape that prosecutors played Friday at her murder trial.

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Tweetsie Railroad stays on track: Theme park to be open through 2010

April 13th, 2007 11:30 pm by Associated Press

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - A landmark Wild West theme park nestled in the mountains of western North Carolina will remain open through 2010, despite skyrocketing land prices that threatened to shutter its doors.

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