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Elevator traps suspected vandals

May 8th, 2007 12:24 am by Associated Press

OSLO, Norway - Two young Norwegian vandals overlooked a small but crucial detail when they started smashing up a train station elevator: They were inside it.

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Court allows execution to proceed

May 7th, 2007 11:18 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE - Death row inmate Philip Workman's execution is back on schedule after being halted last week over concerns about Tennessee's revised execution method.

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Tennessee budget surplus could exceed $500 million this year

May 7th, 2007 11:18 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE - Tennessee could have more than a half-billion dollars worth of higher-than-expected revenue collections by the time the budget year ends in June, according to projections presented to the State Funding Board on Monday.

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Doctors hoping to improve pain care for returning soldiers

May 7th, 2007 10:54 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - They call it the coming tsunami, veterans returning from Iraq who will suffer chronic pain years from now. Get ready, military doctors are warning pain specialists - even as they hope that slowly improving battlefield pain control may stem t

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Senate blocks bid to allow imports of prescription drugs

May 7th, 2007 10:54 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - In a triumph for the pharmaceutical industry, the Senate on Monday killed a drive to allow consumers to buy prescription drugs from abroad at a significant savings over domestic prices.

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Kansas tornado toll climbs to 10

May 7th, 2007 10:54 pm by Associated Press

GREENSBURG, Kan. - The death toll from a tornado that nearly obliterated this farming town climbed to 10 on Monday, but residents said it could have been far worse if not for a 20-minute warning that gave them time to take shelter in storm cellars and ba

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Archaeologist discovers tomb of King Herod, Holy Land master builder, Hebrew University says

May 7th, 2007 10:54 pm by Associated Press

JERUSALEM - An Israeli archaeologist has found the tomb of King Herod, the legendary builder of ancient Jerusalem and the Holy Land, Hebrew University said late Monday.

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Bush hosts first white-tie dinner of his presidency for queen

May 7th, 2007 10:54 pm by JENNIFER LOVEN

WASHINGTON - Washington turned out adoring schoolchildren and ladies in hats for Queen Elizabeth II's visit. The White House laid on special touches, too, at President Bush's first-ever white-tie state dinner to honor America's closest ally and make the

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'Spidey' pulls in record audience

May 7th, 2007 10:54 pm by Associated Press

LOS ANGELES - "Spider- Man 3" shattered box-office records with $151.1 million domestically and $382 million worldwide in just days, pulling in more people over opening weekend than any film ever has, according to studio figures Monday.

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Tennessee among states vying for deadly disease research lab

May 7th, 2007 10:54 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - A dozen states are competing for a government research lab full of killer germs like anthrax, avian flu and foot-and-mouth disease - a prospect some of their residents want to avoid like the plague.

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