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Study: Volunteer rates dipped slightly in 2006

April 15th, 2007 10:21 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - People in this country have been volunteering at record levels in the years following the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, but that voluntary service dropped slightly in 2006, a study found.

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Gonzales says firings not improper but claims little direct role

April 15th, 2007 10:21 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, fighting to save his job, said in prepared Senate testimony Sunday he has "nothing to hide" in the firings of eight federal prosecutors but claimed a hazy memory about his involvement in them.

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Airline passengers pay fees that benefit corporate jets, weekend warriors

April 15th, 2007 10:21 pm by Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO - The federal government has taken billions of dollars from the taxes and fees paid by airline passengers every time they fly and awarded it to small airports used mainly by private pilots and globe-trotting corporate executives.

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News of the Weird, April 16, 2007

April 15th, 2007 10:21 pm by CHUCK SHEPHERD

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Bills would prohibit other flags from flying above U.S. flag

April 15th, 2007 8:12 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE - Tennessee lawmakers want to outlaw placing a foreign flag above the American or state flag on government property.

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Preacher's wife's murder trial to continue today

April 15th, 2007 8:12 pm by Associated Press

SELMER, Tenn. - In the first week of testimony, prosecutors played an audiotape in which a preacher's wife acknowledges shooting her husband, telling investigators her "ugly came out."

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Tech president predicts double-digit tuition hikes

April 15th, 2007 12:12 am by Associated Press

BLACKSBURG, Va. - Annual tuition increases of 10 percent and a greater reliance on private gifts are in Virginia Tech's future, President Charles Steger told the faculty senate.

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Hawaiian entertainer Don Ho dies

April 15th, 2007 12:12 am by Associated Press

HONOLULU - Legendary crooner Don Ho, who entertained tourists for decades wearing raspberry-tinted sunglasses and singing the catchy signature tune "Tiny Bubbles," has died. He was 76.

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Storm heads east after killing five in central United States

April 15th, 2007 12:12 am by Associated Press

ALBANY, N.Y. - The Northeast on Saturday braced for a hard-blowing nor'easter that could bring severe coastal flooding, power outages and more than a foot of snow in some places.

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Exhibit puts human cadavers, organs on display

April 15th, 2007 12:12 am by Associated Press

ARLINGTON, Va. - A new exhibit is giving visitors a chance to gaze at - and, in some cases, touch - preserved human bodies and organs.

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