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Tag Archives: Hearsay

Last Call (access required)

Memo to frat guys across the continent: Don’t let this happen to you. Last week, a beer bomb nearly leveled the little town of Adair in northeast Oklahoma. Back up. Okay, it wasn’t that dramatic, but last week, a beer ...

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Mary, Mary (access required)

Who can turn the world on with her smile? Who can take a nothing day and suddenly make all seem worthwhile? Mary, of course. Mary Tyler Moore, that is, whose namesake program was a staple of 1970s television. Playing a ...

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A bucket of dope?two of them (access required)

It was a pretty normal Saturday morning at a high-end jeans boutique in Philadelphia called “Fusion.” Fed-Ex guy comes with a big box from California. New designer duds from the west coast? Not exactly. Inside the box was a five-gallon ...

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Good old George (access required)

MOUNT VERNON—(AP) The Mount Vernon estate may soon begin selling whiskey from George Washington’s rebuilt distillery, which is scheduled to open to the public next month. Gov. Timothy M. Kaine is expected to sign into law a measure that would ...

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Hang up and drive (access required)

(AP) That’s the message sent to novice drivers by the House of Delegates, which voted 86-10 Wednesday to pass legislation banning motorists under age 18 from using cell phones or other wireless telecommunications devices while driving. Amendments added by a ...

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You are not worthy? (any longer) (access required)

Legislation doesn’t get more straightforward than this: The doctrine of worthier title is abolished in this Commonwealth as a rule of law and as a rule of construction. Last week, the House Courts of Justice Committee reported out House Bill ...

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In Bowzer We Trust (access required)

Here’s something you don’t see too often: “Bowzer,” that guy from Sha Na Na, mentioned in a Virginia General Assembly story. Actually, you don’t hear much about music from the Assembly, unless it’s one of those state-song stories. And you ...

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Hearsay (access required)

And sentence her to Grandma school… (AP) A woman mistakenly put her 1-month-old grandson through an X-ray machine at Los Angeles International Airport, authorities said. A startled security worker noticed the shape of a child on the carry-on baggage screening ...

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What ho! Robin's at the gate! (access required)

Football fans here can get rowdy. But no one has seen this: Over in Stockport, England, a crossbow arrow was fired into a soccer stadium, whistling past one of the players and forcing the amateur game to be called off. ...

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Hurry, hurry, hurry (access required)

In New Cumberland, W.Va., a man facing robbery charges will receive a new trial after a juror was overheard to say the defendant should be convicted quickly so jurors could go home. The statement was allegedly made when the 12 ...

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