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People in the news, April 30, 2007

April 29th, 2007 11:39 pm by Staff Report

TAMPA, Fla. - Former "American Idol" finalist Jessica Sierra was arrested early Sunday on felony battery charges for allegedly hitting a man on the head with a heavy glass at a cafe, police said. Sierra, 21, was booked in the Hillsborough County Jail

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Tennessee earthquake commission to begin meeting

April 29th, 2007 11:39 pm by Associated Press

MEMPHIS - Tennessee's first commission devoted to dealing with a major earthquake is scheduled to begin reviewing disaster preparations next month.

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Report: Company develops patch to gauge pet's stress

April 29th, 2007 8:15 pm by Associated Press

TOKYO - Wondering if your dog or cat is stressed? Just stick a special patch on the bottom of its paw and you'll be able to tell, according to a Japanese company.

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News of the Weird, April 24, 2007

April 29th, 2007 8:15 pm by CHUCK SHEPHERD

Lead story

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People, April 29, 2007

April 29th, 2007 12:45 am by Staff Report

LOS ANGELES - He's still two years away from replacing Jay Leno on "The Tonight Show," but already Conan O'Brien seems to be sizing things up.

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Women bear brunt of crackdown on civil liberties in Iran

April 29th, 2007 12:45 am by Associated Press

BEIRUT, Lebanon - Iranian police shoved and kicked them, loaded them into a curtained minibus and drove them away. Hours later, at the gates of Evin prison, they were blindfolded and forced to wear all-enveloping chadors, and then were interrogated throu

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Official: Thwarted Saudi militant plot mirrored attacks of Sept. 11

April 28th, 2007 11:24 pm by Associated Press

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - Al-Qaida-linked plotters hoped to reproduce the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, planning to send suicide pilots to military bases and attack the oil refineries that drive the economy of Osama bin Laden's homeland, the government said Satu

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Budget impasse could hold up money for armored vehicles

April 28th, 2007 11:24 pm by Associated Press

CAMP FALLUJAH, Iraq - The armored carrier has a grim black slash across its side, burn marks on the door and a web of cracks along the window.

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Blast near Shiite shrine kills 58; U.S. announces 9 deaths

April 28th, 2007 11:24 pm by Associated Press

BAGHDAD - A car bomb exploded Saturday in the Shiite holy city of Karbala as the streets were packed with people heading for evening prayers, killing at least 58 and wounding scores near some of the country's most sacred shrines. Separately, the U.S. mil

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Memorial opens at site of 1864 massacre of Colorado Indians

April 28th, 2007 11:09 pm by Associated Press

SAND CREEK MASSACRE NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE, Colo. - More than 142 years after a band of state militia volunteers massacred 150 sleeping Southern Cheyenne and Arapaho Indians in a misdirected act of vengeance, a memorial to the tragic event was officia

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