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Whirled News (7/11/06) …

… An Aborted Rescue In Florida

An Ibis, shot with an 2-foot arrow, sits on a power line in Holly Hill, Fla., and looks down on Bird Rescuers waiting below hoping to capture the injured bird Monday. After hours waiting and several attempts the bird eluded capture. (AP Photo/Daytona Beach News-Journal, Jim Tiller)

… Famous Beatles Street Under Fire

A general view of Penny Lane in Liverpool, England, Tuesday . Local Liverpool Councillor Barbara Mace has called for street names in Liverpool whose namesakes are linked to slavery to be renamed. Penny Lane is thought to have been named after 18th Century slave ship owner James Penny. The Lane became famous following The Beatles song describing life along Penny Lane. (AP Photo/Dave Thompson)

… Pink Floyd Co-Founder Dies

File photo dated March 3 1967 of Pink Floyd founding member Syd Barrett (2nd right) with other members of the band, from left, Roger Waters, Nick Mason and Rick Wright. Syd Barrett, the troubled genius who co-founded Pink Floyd but spent his last years in reclusive anonymity, has died, a spokeswoman for the band said today. He was 60.


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