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Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013 12:00 am
Curses, foiled again• Police charged four people with theft after they used a stolen credit card to buy tickets at a movie theater in Crofton, Md. Anne Arundel County police identified the three
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Thursday, July 18, 2013 12:00 am
Problem solved• Harmful carbon emissions from coal plants could be greatly reduced or eliminated by storing as much as 3,000 metric gigatons of carbon dioxide in underground rock formations all o
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Thursday, July 11, 2013 12:00 am
Curses, foiled againRobert Johnson, 69, pleaded guilty to shooting his wife in the back of the head at their home in O’Toole, W.Va. Prosecutors said Johnson then shot himself under the chin, but
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Wednesday, July 3, 2013 12:00 am
Curses, foiled again• When long-distance runner Sarah Tatterson, 37, saw a man ride off after stealing her husband’s bicycle from her garage in West Seattle, Wash., she gave chase on foot.
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Thursday, June 27, 2013 12:00 am
Curses, foiled againAuthorities charged Scott Simon, 24, with first-degree murder after he “pocket dialed” 911 and was overheard telling someone he was going to follow a 33-year-old man ho
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Thursday, June 20, 2013 12:00 am
An end to doughnut breaks• Police in Lowell, Mass. agreed to allow global-positioning systems in patrol cars to track officers. The Lowell Patrolmen’s Union had expressed concerns about the
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Thursday, June 13, 2013 12:00 am
Curses, foiled againFederal agents tracking a man who claimed he was selling 700,000 stolen identities identified Nathaniel Troy Maye, 44, as their suspect after a witness informed them he received a
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Thursday, May 30, 2013 12:00 am
Curses, foiled againu  A man ordered coffee at a Dunkin’ Donuts drive-through in West Haven, Conn., but when he pulled up to the window, he got out of his vehicle, announced a robbery and s
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Thursday, May 23, 2013 12:00 am
Curses, foiled again• Authorities charged Carolyn James, 55, with assaulting her 96-year-old mother in Dickson City, Pa., after a neighbor recorded James slapping the invalid woman on the back an
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Thursday, May 16, 2013 12:00 am
Homeland insecurityObjecting to the bipartisan immigration bill, U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, declared that radical Islamists infiltrating the United States “are trained to act Hispanic.&rd


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