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Three escape injury when U.Va. elevator drops 4 floors

May 1st, 2007 10:12 pm by Associated Press

CHARLOTTESVILLE - Three people attending a concert at the University of Virginia's Old Cabell Hall escaped injury after an elevator plunged four floors, U.Va. officials said.

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Appeals court rules against McDermott in taped phone call dispute

May 1st, 2007 9:15 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - Rep. Jim McDermott had no right to disclose the contents of an illegally taped telephone call involving House Republican leaders a decade ago, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.

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Names in the News - May 1, 2007

May 1st, 2007 12:30 am by Staff Report

NEW YORK - Bruce Willis says being a film star hasn't brought him many perks.

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Kaine closes loophole that armed gunman

April 30th, 2007 11:57 pm by Associated Press

RICHMOND - Virginia's governor on Monday closed a loophole that allowed a mentally disturbed Virginia Tech student to buy the guns he used to kill 32 Tech students and faculty on April 16.

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Bay Area commuters switch to public transit after freeway collapses

April 30th, 2007 11:36 pm by Associated Press

OAKLAND, Calif. - Bay Area commuters skirted the wreckage of a collapsed section of freeway Monday as crews began hauling away the charred debris that had been a vital link between San Francisco and its eastern suburbs.

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Newsom, backup band leader for Carson show, dies

April 30th, 2007 11:36 pm by Associated Press

PORTSMOUTH, Va. - Tommy Newsom, the former backup bandleader on "The Tonight Show" whose "Mr. Excitement" nickname was a running joke for Johnny Carson, has died. He was 78.

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N.J. governor leaves hospital 18 days after being in crash

April 30th, 2007 11:36 pm by Associated Press

CAMDEN, N.J. - An emotional Gov. Jon S. Corzine was discharged from a hospital Monday and asked forgiveness for his conduct in a crash 18 days earlier in which he was critically injured.

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Corps asked to explain award of New Orleans pump contract

April 30th, 2007 11:36 pm by Associated Press

NEW ORLEANS - When the Army Corps of Engineers solicited bids for drainage pumps for New Orleans, it copied the specifications - typos and all - from the catalog of the manufacturer that ultimately won the $32 million contract, a review of documents by T

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Police: Kansas City mall shooter had a plan to 'cause havoc'

April 30th, 2007 11:36 pm by Associated Press

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A former Target employee who was turned down for a private security license and planned to "cause havoc" was identified Monday as the man suspected of killing two people in a crowded mall parking lot before he was shot by police.

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Call 811 to get lines marked before digging

April 30th, 2007 11:36 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - A new phone number will make it easier to "call before you dig" in your yard and avoid hitting electric, gas or cable lines.

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