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Nebraska Parents Rush to Leave Children at Hospitals Before ‘Safe Haven’ Law Changes

November 14, 2008

nebraska-leg.jpgThe mother was running out of more than patience when she abandoned her 18-year-old daughter at a hospital over the weekend under Nebraska’s safe-haven law. She was also running out of time: She knew that state lawmakers would soon meet in a special session to amend the ill-fated law so that it would apply to newborns only.

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Congregants at Predominantly Black Churches Celebrate Obama’s Victory

November 12, 2008

Congregants at predominantly black churches blew horns, waved American flags and raised their hands from Raleigh to Los Angeles to the Atlanta church where the dream was born on the Sunday after Barack Obama was elected president.

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Sources at Chicago Tribune say Balfour Admitted Involvement in Hudson Killings

November 10, 2008

william-balfour-2.jpgWilliam Balfour — the only suspect in the Hudson triple murder case — allegedly told his current girlfriend he was involved in the murders of Hudson’s mother and brother, according to sources at the Chicago Tribune.

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Obama to Get his First Look at the Oval Office

November 10, 2008

Barack Obama has never set foot in the Oval Office. Talk about making an entrance. In a sit-down discussion Monday with President Bush, the president-elect will get his first feel for the place where momentous decisions will soon fall to him.

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Jobless Rate at 14-Year High of 6.5%

November 7, 2008

jobless-rate.jpgThe nation’s unemployment rate
bolted to a 14-year high of 6.5 percent in October as another 240,000
jobs were cut, stark proof the economy is almost certainly in a
recession.

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Palestinians Fire Dozens of Rockets at Israel

November 6, 2008

palesinian-rockets-fired.jpgHamas militants in
the Gaza Strip fired more than 35 rockets toward Israel Wednesday, the
army and the Islamist group said, hours after the Israeli army killed
six militants in the coastal territory.

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Not a Word on Obama at Trinity United Church of Christ on Sunday Before Election

November 4, 2008
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A middle-aged woman rattles a spoon against the frets of a washboard and music comes out. A robed choir, some 150-strong, sings gospel, making a joyful sound. The congregation, on its feet, waves hands in the air in windshield wiper motions as if Windex-ing a glass pane.

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