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SATURDAY, APRIL 2, 2011


Boot Camp For Dropouts In Offing 

Item: Senate to tackle boot camp bill: Military style school would be available to dropouts, at-risk teens/Tom Hasslinger, Coeur d'Alene Press More Info: "It's about getting dropouts back into school and getting high school diplomas for them," said Sen. John Goedde, the Coeur d'Alene Republican…

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NAACP Leader To March In Spokane 

The head of the nation’s largest civil rights organization will lead a march in Spokane on Sunday to commemorate the 43rd anniversary of the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., who was killed April 4, 1968. Benjamin Todd Jealous, president and CEO of…

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Solons Want To Declare Wolf Emergency 

Wolf-fearing lawmakers want Idaho to declare a disaster emergency that could include enlisting local law enforcement officers to help eradicate packs of the predators. Rep. Judy Boyle from west-central Idaho, one of Idaho's most active wolf opponents, told a hastily organized meeting of the House…

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Skydivers make their way to the ground at the Perris Valley Airport one day after the deaths of two skydivers in Perris, Calif. Patrick James McGowan, a skydiving instructor who had made more than 17,000 jumps, and Christopher David Stasky died Thursday, March 31, 2011 when their parachutes collided and deflated and they plunged 200 to 300 feet to the ground of Perris Valley Airport, a popular skydiving destination in Riverside County. (Frank Bellino / The Press-enterprise)

Skydivers Take To Air After Tragedy 

Skydivers make their way to the ground at the Perris Valley Airport one day after the deaths of two skydivers in Perris, Calif. Patrick James McGowan, a skydiving instructor who had made more than 17,000 jumps, and Christopher David Stasky died Thursday when their parachutes…

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Calorie Counts Next Up On Menu 

Item: Calorie counts next up on menu: Proposal would require chains to post numbers/Tribune Washington Bureau More Info: In the latest attempt to gain ground against the nation’s epidemic of obesity, the Food and Drug Administration proposed rules Friday that require restaurant and fast-food chains…

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Afghan Mob Kills 7 After Koran Burning 17 

The burning of the Muslim holy book by a Florida pastor last week went largely unnoticed in the U.S. But it enraged a mob that stormed U.N. offices in a normally placid area of Afghanistan, an outbreak of violence that also signaled broadening anti-American sentiment…

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