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Oklahomans pause to remember victims of 1995 bombing

OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahomans and victims' relatives paused Saturday at the Oklahoma City National Memorial for a simple, poignant ceremony to remember the 168 people killed 13 years ago in the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building.

May 04, 2008 | By MURRAY EVANS Associated Press Writer | National


Charity sues R.I. hospital over free bed donated century ago

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - When Louisa Lippitt died in 1912, the wealthy widow left $4,000 to Rhode Island Hospital on the condition the money be used to provide a permanent ''free bed'' for needy patients, to be selected by a favored charity.

May 04, 2008 | By ERIC TUCKER Associated Press Writer | National


Dalai Lama: Preserve religious traditions, respect others

ANN ARBOR, Mich. - The Dalai Lama on Saturday encouraged people gathered at the University of Michigan to preserve their own religious traditions while respecting others with differing beliefs.

May 04, 2008 | By JEFF KAROUB Associated Press Writer | National


How a hunting ground became polygamous nightmare

ELDORADO, Texas - The guy didn't look much like a hunter. He was beanpole tall - scarecrow-ish, some might say, with a high, collegiate forehead and a reluctant handshake. Even in a pearl-snap shirt and jeans, this cowboy somehow seemed better suited for a college lecture hall than a saddle.

May 04, 2008 | By TODD LEWAN Associated Press Writer | National


Analysis: Congressional climate is tough for farm bill

WASHINGTON - It's not a good year for a farm bill.

May 04, 2008 | By MARY CLARE JALONICK Associated Press Writer | Washington


US diplomat says Arabs should boost support for Iraq

SHANNON, Ireland - Iraq's Arab neighbors have few remaining excuses for withholding diplomatic and economic support for the U.S.-backed government in Baghdad, now that daily life in Iraq is less deadly and the government has demonstrated resolve against militias and outliers, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said Saturday.

May 04, 2008 | By ANNE GEARAN AP Diplomatic Writer | Associated Press


GSU crushes Davidson in game two

DAVIDSON, N.C. - Georgia Southern recorded 12 RBI with two outs and cruised to a 20-2 win at Davidson Saturday afternoon. A.J. Wirnsberger hit two home runs and drove in six as the Eagles improved to 20-17 overall and 7-7 in the Southern Conference.

May 04, 2008 | Georgia Southern AMR | Georgia Southern


A day at the park with some NFL friends

May 04, 2008 | | Sports


Bunches mark 50th

May 04, 2008 | | Anniversaries


Housing-credit woes spur calls for more federal regulation

WASHINGTON - A heavier federal hand is reaching into American life as politicians in both parties demand an overhaul of government financial regulation and more protection for homeowners in the face of mortgage woes and a weakening economy.

May 04, 2008 | By TOM RAUM Associated Press Writer | Washington


Duncan picks a good time to try a three, San Antonio wins in OT

SAN ANTONIO - Tim Duncan saved the Spurs with a rare 3-pointer at the end of the first overtime, and Manu Ginobili hit a layup with 1.8 seconds left in double OT to send San Antonio past the Phoenix Suns, 117-115 on Saturday in Game 1 of their first-round series.

May 04, 2008 | By The Associated Press | Sports


On 3rd anniversary as pope, Benedict encourages young people

NEW YORK - Pope Benedict XVI focused on the future of his American church Saturday as he marked the third anniversary of his election as pontiff, rallying young people, priests and seminarians and assuring them of his support as they dealt with the damage from the clergy sex abuse scandal.

May 04, 2008 | By VICTOR L. SIMPSON Associated Press Writer | National


New Al-Qaida in Iraq tape calls for monthlong offensive

CAIRO, Egypt - A man claiming to be the leader of al-Qaida in Iraq vowed in an audiotape released Saturday to launch a monthlong offensive against U.S. troops.

May 04, 2008 | By OMAR SINAN Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Auditors: Administration overstepped on child health program

WASHINGTON - The Bush administration overreached last year when it limited states' ability to extend health coverage to moderate-income children, government auditors said in a letter released Friday.

May 04, 2008 | The Associated Press | Washington


’Tick Riders’ guard US from deadly pest, one cow at a time

LAREDO, Texas - Fred Garza has been patrolling a piece of the Rio Grande for 16 years, usually riding solo on horseback, sometimes venturing to areas where his radio and cell phone have limited range.

May 04, 2008 | By ELIZABETH WHITE Associated Press Writer | National


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Bernard's Jewelers has what you need for Valentine's Day

Bernard's Jewelers owners Pamela Anderson, Polly Reed Schuman and Pamela Reed have just returned from market and packed every inch of their beautiful little ...

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