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Duke DA apologizes to accused lacrosse players

April 12th, 2007 10:21 pm by Associated Press

DURHAM, N.C. - The local prosecutor who charged three Duke lacrosse players with raping a stripper apologized to the athletes Thursday and said the North Carolina attorney general's decision to drop the case was right.

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Not a dime of overtime, says former home care worker

April 12th, 2007 9:54 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - Evelyn Coke spent more than two decades caring for the sick and infirm in their homes, working long hours in a physically demanding job that doesn't pay any overtime.

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Strong business tax collections drive Tenn. revenues in March

April 12th, 2007 9:54 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE - Tennessee tax collections were nearly $70 million higher than expected in March, the state Department of Finance announced Thursday.

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Bredesen requests disaster help for damaged crops

April 12th, 2007 9:54 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE - Gov. Phil Bredesen asked the U.S. Agriculture Department on Thursday to declare all 95 Tennessee counties as federal agricultural disaster areas.

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Federal health advisers recommend Vioxx successor not be approved

April 12th, 2007 9:27 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - A painkiller proposed as a successor to Vioxx should not be approved, a panel of federal health advisers overwhelmingly recommended Thursday.

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Names in the News - April 12, 2007

April 11th, 2007 11:57 pm by Staff Report

PASADENA, Calif. - A stone-faced Snoop Dogg pleaded no contest to felony gun and drug charges Wednesday and avoided what could have been a yearslong prison sentence.

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Nation/World briefs, April 12, 2007

April 11th, 2007 10:51 pm by Staff Report

Snowstorm closes schools, grounds flights in Midwest

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Officials investigating why White House aides used GOP-sponsored e-mail accounts

April 11th, 2007 10:51 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - The White House said Wednesday it had mishandled Republican Party-sponsored e-mail accounts used by nearly two dozen presidential aides, resulting in the loss of an undetermined number of e-mails concerning official White House business.

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Senate passes stem cell research bill; unlikely to survive Bush veto

April 11th, 2007 10:51 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - A stubborn Senate voted Wednesday to ease restrictions on federally funded embryonic stem cell research, ignoring President Bush's threat of a second veto on legislation designed to lead to new medical treatments.

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