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Police in Washington state said they are searching for an attempted shoplifter who pulled a samurai sword on a security guard who attempted to stop him.
The civil rights trial of Jackson, Miss., Mayor Frank Melton has been delayed after doctors testified he is gravely ill, observers said.
Joseph Jones has been given the job of rebuilding the men's basketball program at Columbia.
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Bob Shoop has been named the head football coach at Columbia.
Two high school dropouts from Oswego County, N.Y., won't be able to spend Christmas with their families this year -- and perhaps for a long time to come.
"I'm just glad we do not have an organized hate group here," said Sheriff Reuel A. Todd of Oswego County, N.Y., Tuesday, after discovering that a fire that dest
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