MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Wheat receipts Tuesday 483, a year ago 251.
SOUTH ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) (USDA) -- Tuesday Cattle midsession: 650.
One person was injured in a single-vehicle accident Tuesday on Highway 210 at the Brainerd-Crow Wing County Regional Airport.
Megan Rae Lavoi, 23, Solway, was sentenced for gross misdemeanor DUI to 30 days jail, placed on two years supervised probation and fined $900.
Because of incorrect information submitted to The Dispatch, the Central Lakes College honors list that ran on Page 7E Sunday was the spring 2001 list. The fall 2001 list will be published when it becomes available.
BAXTER -- Three people were injured in a two-vehicle accident Saturday on Highland Scenic Drive and College Road in Baxter.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Spot nonferrous metal prices Tuesday.
The following recently appeared in Crow Wing District Court:
Senate Democrats want new phone tax for emergency channels
SPRING LAKE PARK (AP) -- At a fire station crammed with uniformed emergency workers and their vehicles, Senate Democrats on Monday proposed a $29 million state terrorism package that would increase phone taxes by 22 cents per month.
Senate office building reopens
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Senators and staff were finally returning Tuesday to an office building shut for three months by anthrax contamination. "I go in with confidence and a prayer," said Sen. Joseph Lieberman.
Kiffmeyer to seek second secretary of state term
ST. PAUL (AP) -- Secretary of State Mary Kiffmeyer is passing up a shot at higher office this year and said Wednesday she would seek re-election to her current job.
Rumsfeld says U.S. is treating prisoners 'humanely'
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld, under fire from human rights groups, said Tuesday the United States is treating foreign prisoners detained at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, "humanely," and in accordance with Geneva Conventions.
Congress' budget office projecting sharply smaller 10-year surplus, and deficits this year and next
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Federal surpluses have plunged to $1.6 trillion over the coming decade and annual deficits are back for the next two years, say new congressional projections that herald a budget squeeze sure to color this fall's election for control of Congress.
Volunteer drivers helped 640 Cass seniors
WALKER -- Barb Westberg, Cass County Council on Aging director, reported Tuesday to the county board 86 volunteer drivers provided 2,455 rides to 640 senior citizens needing to go to medical and other appointments in 2001.
Cass meetings set around county to take comments on comprehensive plan
WALKER -- The Cass County Board has set five county board meetings this spring away from the county seat to receive additional public comment and questions on the proposed Comprehensive Plan revision.
Cass County's future focus of annual retreat
HACKENSACK -- Cass County officials switched focus at the sixth annual planning retreat from the future of county government to the entire county's future.
State's average-sized farms are struggling
MOORHEAD (AP) -- Fifth-generation farmer Jon Evert walked away from the life he loved. He had little choice.
Twin Cities Boy Scouts build ice castle on area lake
IDEAL TOWNSHIP -- It's been a dismal winter for snowmobiling and other outdoor activities.
Bicentennial farm family gets out of the business
LAKE CRYSTAL (AP) -- The sun was setting in rose and gold as Bob Schroeder polished his farm equipment, lined up for the next day's auction. He was proud of his machinery, from the two gleaming red tractors that were his favorites to the orange 1934 Allis Chalmers tractor that he had restored.
Todd County deputy on Olympic security force
David Stumpf, a criminal justice instructor at Central Lakes College and a deputy sheriff, likes working community events where he has had the pleasure of experiencing "Minnesota nice."
81 people died last year in Cass County
WALKER -- Dr. M.B McGee, Cass County medical examiner, reported by letter to the county board there were 81 deaths in Cass County last year, up from 74 in 2000.
Cass board OKs three bargaining unit contracts
WALKER -- Cass County has reached agreement with three of five union bargaining units for three-year wage contracts, running through 2004. The board voted Tuesday to accept those three agreements.
Cass board hears rules on removal of noxious weeds
WALKER -- Jeff Sciira, Minnesota Department of Agriculture, told the Cass County Board on Tuesday he receives about a half a dozen complaints from county residents annually concerning noxious weeds.
Cass appoints five to Shingobee Sewer District Board
WALKER -- The Cass County Board appointed five people to the Shingobee Sewer District Board on Tuesday, to serve from this date forward.
Questions at retreat deal with reasoning behind preparation of county's comprehensive plan
WALKER -- Ninety-five people attended the annual Cass County planning retreat Friday at Deep Portage Conservation Reserve near Hackensack.
Cass Extension worker airs concerns in letter
WALKER -- Cass County Extension Committee Chair Sybil Nies has written a letter to state Sen. Tony Kinkel and state Rep. Larry Howes outlining the area extension committee concerns over proposals to regionalize extension services.
County discusses what it hopes to accomplish in '02
From implementing the countywide transit system to passing a dog ordinance, the Crow Wing County Board plans to accomplish various tasks this year.
This was Brainerd
20 years ago (1982)-An unrelenting January storm dumped 10 to 12 inches of snow on Brainerd as plowing crews tried to keep up with fierce gusts of wind which hampered efforts to keep roads clear.
Bored? Do the limbo
Carlene Grenier (left) held the limbo stick for 5-year-old Haley Norton at the World on Wheels Skate Center in Brainerd Monday.
Cass seeks to keep home open
WALKER -- The Cass County Board passed a resolution Tuesday calling for the governor and Legislature to keep Ah-Gwah-Ching nursing home open to better serve the health care needs of Minnesota residents.
Detox center gets hospital grant
The St. Joseph's Medical Center Board recently donated $100,000 to the Crow Wing County Detox Center.
The Brainerd Parks and Recreation Board will meet 3:30 p.m. Monday at city hall.
Attention, shoppers Kmart files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy
How the Big Kmart may be affected in the Westgate Mall is uncertain today after Kmart Corp. filed for bankruptcy protection under Chapter 11.
March for Life
Marchers walked from Sixth and Oak streets in Brainerd to the Crow Wing County Courthouse Tuesday to mark the 29th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion.
Kixters win CLC
The Brainerd Kixters dance team won the Central Lakes Conference title for the fifth year in a row.
Council remembers Chuck Widmark
The Brainerd City Council Tuesday opened its meeting with a moment of silence in memory of Chuck Widmark, the former Brainerd City Council member who died Sunday.
County works on saving cell phone expense
Crow Wing County expects to save $500 a month on cellular phone bills.
Dispatcher's firing upheld
WALKER -- Cass County commissioners learned Tuesday a Minnesota state arbitrator has upheld the firing of a Cass County Sheriff's Department dispatcher for off-duty criminal misconduct.
Cass County residents told not to expect new hospital any time soon
WALKER -- Seeing a new hospital built in central Cass County is pretty unlikely any time soon, Health and Human Services Director Dorothy Opheim told the county board Tuesday.
Council fights proposed aid cutback
If Gov. Jesse Ventura has his way, Brainerd could lose more than a half-million dollars in aid this year.
County orders buses for new transit system
The Crow Wing County Board ordered three buses at $50,000 each Tuesday for the countywide transit system.
Cass totals cost of inmate care
WALKER -- Cass County spent $65,411.43 for jail inmate health services last year.
The 14th annual Mid-Minnesota 150 Sled Dog race from Aitkin to Remer scheduled for Feb. 1-3 has been postponed because of lack of snow, according to Dan Levno, vice president of the race committee.
Health budget exceeded
WALKER -- Cass County Health and Human Services received 102 percent of budgeted income in 2001 and expended 4 percent more than budgeted.
Chuck Widmark dies at 79 H
An area educator who was loved by students, as well as fellow Brainerd Vocational School faculty, died Sunday.
Cass selling land
WALKER -- The Cass County Board voted unanimously Tuesday to have a purchase agreement drafted to sell 81 acres of land to Wilkinson Township for $500 per acre or $40,500.
Cass weighs what it could lose in aid cuts
WALKER -- Cass County Auditor-Treasurer Sharon Anderson reported to the county board Tuesday the county could lose up to $1,205,063 over two years in state homestead and agricultural aids if the state makes cuts the governor proposes.
County is looking for parks director
If you like to develop, maintain and operate parks, there may be a job for you in Crow Wing County.
This was Brainerd
20 years ago (1982)-More than 100 professional snowmobile drivers will compete for prize money this weekend at the Gull Lake 400 Race.
Cass seeks bids for garbage transfer station north of Pine River
WALKER -- The Cass County Board voted Tuesday to advertise for bids to construct a garbage transfer station building north of Pine River and consider awarding contracts Feb. 19.
Rivals will see gains from Kmart's losses
Kmart Corp.'s model of selling a broad array of goods at value prices -- once a winning strategy -- in recent years has become vulnerable to newer, tougher and more innovative retailers that each have picked off segments of Kmart's target customers.
Spy drone crashes
WASHINGTON (AP) -- An unmanned U.S. spy plane collecting intelligence for the war in Afghanistan has crashed, the Pentagon said Tuesday.
NEW YORK (AP) -- A stronger-than-anticipated economic report Tuesday failed to impress investors, who instead retreated into the now-familiar pattern of unloading technology stocks as they worried about the timing of a recovery.
Advocacy groups battle to ease religious restrictions at Catholic hospitals
On the 29th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision, advocacy groups called for Roman Catholic hospitals to ease restrictions on emergency abortions and contraceptive procedures -- and urged politicians to threaten the facilities with funding cutoffs.
FBI looks into Enron shredding
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Senior officials of the Arthur Andersen accounting firm are receiving subpoenas to compel them to testify to Congress about the massive destruction of Enron-related documents.
Shooting at American Center in Calcutta leaves five dead
CALCUTTA, India (AP) -- Heavily armed gunmen killed five Indian police officers Tuesday at a U.S. government cultural center, and Indian officials called the slayings a "terrorist attack," saying a Pakistan-based Islamic militant group claimed responsibility.
Enron shredded papers after probe began, ex-employee says
HOUSTON -- Enron Corp. shredded documents after the company came under federal investigation, attorneys for shareholders said Monday, and the energy company said it would review the allegations.
Minot probe to take months
MINOT, N.D. (AP) -- The investigation into a deadly train derailment here will stretch into the fall, a federal official says.
Vanity plates become the latest vehicle to memorialize Sept. 11 terror attacks
Hours after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, drivers began papering their vehicles with American flags. Then they turned toward something more permanent: vanity plates.
Kmart customers react to bankruptcy filing
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) -- Larry Guydon remembers when Kmart was premiere discount retailer in town, long before Target and Wal-Mart stores began multiplying across America.
Colts hire Dungy
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Tony Dungy was the only coach Jim Irsay wanted.
Tyson and Lewis fight, and it's only a news conference
NEW YORK -- Mike Tyson might have jeopardized a fight that took years to make with one left hand that whizzed past the face of Lennox Lewis.
Capriati, Safin into semis
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- Marat Safin went through the darkest period of his tennis career just after Jennifer Capriati won her first Grand Slam event at the 2001 Australian Open.
Seles beats Venus
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- Venus Williams, supreme at Wimbledon and at Flushing Meadows, stumbled at the Australian Open.
Having watched four NFL games, some pro basketball, some college basketball, some golf and the Golden Globes over the last few days, I am very confused.
Larry A. Anderson
Larry A. Anderson, 60, Brainerd, died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2002, at home.
Jimmy M. Jones
Jimmy M. Jones, 66, Brainerd, died today, Jan. 22, 2002, at home.
AITKIN -- Edwin Mattson, 88, Aitkin, died Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2002, at Aicota Health Care Center in Aitkin.
Charles 'Chuck' Widmark
Charles "Chuck" R. Widmark, 79, Brainerd, former Brainerd City Council member, died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2002, at Bethany Good Samaritan Village in Brainerd.
Maureen C. Thommes
LITTLE FALLS -- Maureen C. Thommes, 59, Little Falls, formerly of Bemidji, died at her home.
Ernest R. Rostberg
MOTLEY -- Ernest R. Rostberg, 78, Motley, died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2002, at the Lutheran Care Center in Little Falls.
Jimmy M. Jones
Jimmy M. Jones, 63, Brainerd, died Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2002, at his home.
Carl A. Schellin
AITKIN -- Carl A. Schellin, 85, Aitkin, died today, Jan. 23, 2002, at Cuyuna Regional Care Center in Crosby.
Phyllis M. Mueller
GLEN -- Phyllis M. Mueller, 72, Glen, died Monday, Jan. 21, 2002, at Fairview University Hospital in Minneapolis.
Mardell D. Ford
PARK RAPIDS -- Mardell D. Ford, 68, Park Rapids, died Friday, Jan. 18, 2002, at St. Joseph's Hospital in Park Rapids.
Rodney J. Thomas
AITKIN -- Rodney John Thomas, 48, Aitkin, died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2002, at Unity Hospital in Fridley.
Beatrice 'Bea' Holub Schultz
STAPLES -- Beatrice "Bea" Holub Schultz, 76, Staples, died Monday, Jan. 21, 2002, at Greater Staples Hospital.
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Facing sin in the ranks
This editorial appeared in Monday's Los Angeles Times:
Did you know that by the time they are 18, one out of four girls and one out of six boys will have been sexually assaulted?
It's a professional sports fan's inherent right to second-guess the actions of athletes, referees, coaches or owners. It might be poor manners but few actions are as satisfying as standing up at a pro sporting event and lustily booing a bad call.
No perfect plan
To be honest, I don't do a very good job of dog paddling while attempting to swim.
News that Kmart Corp. filed for bankruptcy protection Tuesday was yet another disturbing testament that the U.S. economy is going through rough times.
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Borg, Tomberlin ice-racing winners
Randy Borg and Randy Tomberlin were winners in their classes in ice racing at the Northstar Track Sunday.
Waite Park man still critical
UPSALA -- A 22-year-old Waite Park man injured Saturday after being ejected from his pickup is still in critical condition.
Warm weather won't melt hopes for the St. Paul winter carnival
ST. PAUL (AP) -- There will be snow and ice at St. Paul's 116th Winter Carnival despite the warm weather, even if organizers have to truck snow in from a ski resort and cut ice out of a frozen lake.
Sun Country saved plenty
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- People who flew Sun Country Airlines from Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport saved nearly $250 million during a two-year period, according to an economist's study.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) -- An Asheville man has been charged in the hit-and-run death of an elderly Minnesota couple a week earlier, Asheville police said.
Animal-rights group targets fishing in state parks
WINONA (AP) -- Minnesota anglers like their fishing enough to wake up before dawn in the summer and sit on thin ice in the winter, so they probably won't take kindly to the latest campaign by an animal-rights group.
CHISAGO CITY. (AP) -- Police arrested a 17-year-old boy Tuesday after the snowmobile he was driving struck and killed a 2-year-old boy Monday night.
Northwest to end frequent flier blackouts
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Northwest Airlines announced major changes in its frequent flier program Tuesday that will increase the minimum number of award miles needed for free travel while eliminating blackout dates.
Local sports shorts
BLOOMINGTON -- Pillager is one of four Minnesota high schools that has received a donation from Wendy's International.
Pierz wins twice at Milaca triangular
MILACA -- Nathan Janson and Zach Solinger pinned their opponents in both matches as the Pierz Pioneers wrestling team defeated Sauk Rapids 51-21 and Milaca 37-20 at the Milaca triangular Tuesday.
Willmar gymnasts outscore Little Falls
WILLMAR -- The Willmar Cardinals defeated the Little Falls Flyers 142.41 to 127.93 in Central Lakes Conference gymnastics on Tuesday.
Pickar brothers lead Warriors past Willmar
What started out as the destruction of the Pickar family rumpus room has turned into a pretty good thing for coach Bob Brakke and the Brainerd Warriors wrestling team.
Pillager girls knock off Verndale
VERNDALE -- The Pillager Huskies jumped to a 16-2 lead after the first quarter and posted a 48-37 victory over the Verndale Pirates in Park Region Conference girls' basketball Tuesday.
Little Falls boys beat Staples-Motley
LITTLE FALLS -- Break out the brooms.
Anderson sparks Flyers girls to win
LITTLE FALLS -- The Little Falls Flyers are glad guard Becky Anderson wears purple and gold.
Pillager boys defeat Verndale
VERNDALE -- The Pillager Huskies used a strong second-half surge to defeat the Verndale Pirates 68-52 in boys' basketball Monday.
C-I-A nips Moose Lake/WR
MOOSE LAKE -- The Crosby-Ironton-Aitkin Grizzlies snapped a four-game losing streak by defeating the Moose Lake/Willow River Rebels 5-4 in boys' hockey Tuesday.
Sebeka overcomes Pillager girls 53-40
SEBEKA -- The Pillager Huskies dropped a 53-40 Park Region Conference girls' basketball matchup to the Sebeka Trojans Monday.
In his grasp
Steve Perpich of the Crosby-Ironton Rangers (32) dove for a loose ball Tuesday night.
Top area boys' teams battle Thursday
For years Staples-Motley, Pine River-Backus and Crosby-Ironton have been the powerhouses in area boys' basketball, but that distinction currently belongs to two new teams.
Northwoods League's Alexandria Beetles to be sold
ST. CLOUD (AP) -- The owner of two Northwoods League teams said he will sell the Alexandria Beetles to two Alexandria-area businessmen.
Aitkin benefits from wild finish
AITKIN -- It was a play that could have gone either way, but it helped the Aitkin Gobblers boys' basketball team defeat the Crosby-Ironton Rangers Tuesday.
Warrior girls skate to 2-0 triumph
Fans may have been expecting a blowout when the 2-13-3 Fergus Falls Otters met the Brainerd Warriors in non-conference girls' hockey Tuesday.
Pequot Lakes boys smash Onamia
PEQUOT LAKES -- All 12 Pequot Lakes Patriot boys' basketball players scored in a 77-39 non-conference victory over the Onamia Panthers Tuesday.
Zemke to speak to boosters club
Brainerd Warriors boys' swimming and diving coach John Zemke will be the speaker at the Brainerd Sports Boosters Club meeting, which begins noon Thursday at the Sharing Bread Soup Kitchen.
WOMEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL
Fergus Falls nips Warrior boys' hockey team 5-4
FERGUS FALLS -- Ryan Kantrud scored with one second remaining in the final period to give the Fergus Falls Otters a 5-4 non-conference victory over the Brainerd Warriors in boys' hockey action Tuesday.
Tice continues to talk to potential assistant coaches
EDEN PRAIRIE (AP) -- Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Tice continues to interview potential assistant coaches, speaking with Atlanta Falcons special teams coach Joe DeCamillis on Monday about a similar position in Minnesota.
Strike two Baseball loses another round in Minnesota courts
ST. PAUL -- Baseball's plan to eliminate two teams has two strikes against it in Minnesota's courts.
Wolves impress Jordan
MINNEAPOLIS -- Michael Jordan used to beat up on the Minnesota Timberwolves. This time, he complimented them.
Gophers make women's poll for first time in 20 years
Once again, it's all Duke.
Gophers' Whalen player of week
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Sophomore Lindsay Whalen was named the Big Ten Women's Basketball Player of the Week Monday for the third time this season after leading Minnesota to a pair of wins last week over nationally ranked opponents.
BREEZY POINT -- The Breezy Point Area Women's Club awarded a $500 scholarship to Patty Durham, an elementary education student in the Southwest State University program based at Central Lakes College in Brainerd.
Couple goes ahead with wedding plans despite woman's cancer
FERGUS FALLS (AP) -- When Lynn Sonstebo Bauer, formerly of Underwood, was diagnosed and hospitalized for leukemia just a month before her wedding, it wouldn't have been surprising for the couple to postpone the wedding. Not Lynn and Michael Bauer.
Seven seniors to seek Miss Nisswa crown
NISSWA -- The Nisswa Area Women of Today will host the Nisswa Scholarship Pageant and Little Miss Nisswa Pageant at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8, at Lutheran Church of the Cross in Nisswa.
The Weather Elsewhere
Wisconsin state forecast
Today...Partly to mostly sunny...Breezy and unseasonably mild. Highs from near 30 north to the lower 50s southwest.
Iowa state forecast
Today...Cloudy with scattered flurries. Temperatures steady or slowly falling from the 20s north to an early morning high in the low 50s southeast.
State forecast for north dakota
Today...A chance of light snow northwest. Occasional light snow central and east. Highs from around 5 northeast to around 30 southwest.
Wisconsin state forecast
Today...Mostly cloudy. Scattered flurries. Highs from the mid 20s northwest to the lower 40s southeast.
Fishing picking up
Weather drawing by Lauren Johnson in the Harrison fifth grade of Mrs. Larson.
The rink is ready
Weather drawing by Erik Carter in the Baxter 4th grade of Mr. Trucano.
State forecast for south dakota
Today...Mostly cloudy west and north. Increasing clouds southeast. Chance of light snow west. A few flurries or sprinkles south central this afternoon. Highs from the lower 30s north to around 60 degrees extreme southeast.
The Weather Elsewhere
State forecast for south dakota
This afternoon...Becoming partly cloudy west and south central. Cloudy east and north central with a few flurries. Nearly steady temperatures in the teens to lower 20s in the east. Highs in the upper 20s to upper 30s in the west.
Minnesota state forecast
Today...Colder. Partly to mostly cloudy with scattered flurries. Highs from zero far northwest to the middle 20s southeast.
Iowa state forecast
Today...Sunny to partly sunny with record or near record highs in the 50s to mid 60s.
Minnesota state forecast
Winter weather advisory far northwest into this evening...
State forecast for north dakota
Today...Variable cloudiness with flurries and light snow west. Cloudy with flurries east. Highs 5 below zero northeast to the lower 20s southwest.
Patriots must learn to pay proper respect for the flag
DEAR ABBY: How do you chew out someone whose heart is in the right place? During the Cold War, I spent almost six years defending the flag of our country. While I am delighted to see it flying everywhere, folks -- please use your head as well as your heart.
Daughter who sleeps nude keeps mom awake at night
DEAR ABBY: I started college last fall and moved into a dorm. My roommate and I get along great. She sleeps in the nude. It shocked me at first, but the weather was hot, so I tried it. Now I wouldn't sleep any other way.
Thousands urged to apply King principles
ATLANTA (AP) -- Across the nation, thousands remembered the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. with parades, speeches, rallies and memorial services that invoked the slain civil right leader's message of unity and equality, especially after the events of Sept. 11.
Minority children face more challenges
ST. PAUL (AP) -- Minnesota is growing more diverse, yet minority children remain behind in key demographic measurements, such as infant mortality and graduation rates.
With the military
Airman First Class Shirley J. Lindroth, daughter of Gary and Diane Lindroth, Brainerd, was recently awarded the AETC Commander's Award in recognition as the top graduate for superior academic achievement and
Helping parents cope with snow days
At this time of year, two words can strike fear into the heart of any parent.
Peggy Lee dies
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Peggy Lee, the singer-composer whose smoky, insinuating voice in such songs as "Is That All There Is?" and "Fever" made her a jazz and pop legend, died Monday. She was 81.
Families struggle with missing deployed troops
FORT DRUM, N.Y. (AP) -- On this forlorn Army post, Karina Blaz is struggling with the unaccustomed hardships of the Snow Belt and the heartache of not knowing if her husband is in harm's way.
Limbaugh says his hearing returned
MIAMI (AP) -- Talk show host Rush Limbaugh told his listeners Monday that an ear implant has partially restored his hearing.
Four Islamic militants killed
NABLUS, West Bank (AP) -- Israeli commandos raided a Hamas hide-out and explosives lab in this Palestinian city Tuesday and killed four Islamic militants in a gun battle, the army and Palestinian officials said. Hamas said it would no longer abide by a truce with Israel.
Marines killed in chopper honored
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) -- U.S. Marines swiped at their eyes and hugged Tuesday as a military chaplain invoked the memory of two comrades killed in the Afghan campaign's second deadly air crash in less than two weeks.
Gunshots in central Jerusalem
JERUSALEM (AP) -- A gunman opened fire on a busy downtown street Tuesday afternoon, wounding at least 14 people before he was killed by police, officials said.
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