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NEWPORT NEWS, Va., May 11 (UPI) -- The Cracker Barrel chain of U.S. restaurants has halted sales of vegetable soup nationwide after a mouse was found in a Virginia woman's serving.

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LOS ANGELES, March 22 (UPI) -- An environmental group Monday called seaports the largest unregulated sources of air pollution in the nation and urged steps to restrict diesel emissions.

The Almanac

This is Tuesday, March 9, the 69th day of 2004 with 297 to follow.
By United Press International

Executive Business Briefing

Here is a look at more of Wednesday's top business stories:

SARS cases in Arizona, Virginia

A third Virginian was diagnosed Tuesday with the mystery illness known as severe acute respiratory syndrome, while health officials in Arizona identified the st
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The Almanac

Today is Sunday, March 9, the 68th day of 2003 with 297 to follow.
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What U.S. papers say about death penalty

U.S. newspaper editorial comment on decision by Illinois governor to commute sentences of all death row inmates.

What U.S. papers say about Lott

U.S. newspaper editorial comment on controversey created by remarks made by Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott, R-Miss.

Report: Bush approves Iraq war plan

WASHINGTON, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- President Bush wants the U.S. military to hit Iraq with an intense and compressed air attack, if necessary, before using up to 250,000 troops in a wider offensi

NFL spotlight on Emmitt Smith

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U.S. newspaper editorial comment on recent sniper shootings in the Washington, D.C., area.

Jockstrip: The world as we know it

Police say 24-year-old Chad Dillon somehow ended up snoozing inside a trash bin early Friday and is lucky to be alive to talk about it.
ELLEN BECK, United Press International

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A man who served a prison term for fraud and larceny in Minnesota has won the Republican nomination for Missouri state auditor in an upset that left his party-backed opponent stunned.
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Of Human Interest: News lite

, July 29 (UPI) -- The lighter side of news.

The stuff dreams are made of

CHICAGO, April 17 (UPI) -- Film noir detective Sam Spade, gangster Joel Cairo and the Fat Man were pikers compared with the legions of people lining up in seven states for the chance to win the $325 million Big Game lottery jackpot. The winning numbers: 7, 10, 25, 26, 27, and money
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Hampton Roads
A spectacular manuever by the US Air Force Thunderbirds during Air Power over Hampton Roads, Langley Air Force Base's annual air show, May 23, 2004. (UPI Photo/Austin Knox/Air Force)

Coordinates: 36°58′N 76°22′W / 36.967°N 76.367°W / 36.967; -76.367

Hampton Roads is the name for both a body of water and the Norfolk-Virginia Beach metropolitan area which surrounds it in southeastern Virginia, United States. Hampton Roads is notable for its year-round ice-free harbor, for United States Navy, Coast Guard, Air Force, NASA, Marines, and Army facilities, shipyards, coal piers, and hundreds of miles of waterfront property and beaches, all of which contribute to the diversity and stability of the region's economy.

The water area known as Hampton Roads is one of the world's biggest natural harbors (more accurately a roadstead or "roads"), and incorporates the mouths of the Elizabeth River and James River with several smaller rivers and itself empties into the Chesapeake Bay near its mouth leading to the Atlantic Ocean.

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