MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Wheat receipts Monday 360, a year ago 146.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Spot nonferrous metal prices Monday.
SOUTH ST. PAUL (AP) (USDA) -- Monday cattle: 400.
BURGLARY -- David Goetze, 3000 block of Terratrac Road, reported a burglary at his residence.
Gamble pays off; Mediate wins Buick
GRAND BLANC, Mich. -- If he never wins another tournament, Rocco Mediate still will feel like golf has been a life-long free ride.
Woods chases history while field chases Woods
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- Mike Weir got a close look at Tigermania a year ago at the PGA Championship.
An era in Canadian golf ends with Mallon's third major title
ALYMER, Quebec -- Meg Mallon won the final du Maurier Classic, and immediately tried to win over the Canadian fans.
A major Canadian sporting event is no more
AYLMER, Quebec (AP) -- The LPGA's du Maurier Classic has been played for the last time because Canadian laws have tightened restrictions on advertising of cigarettes.
Jenkins birdies final hole for his first victory of year
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) -- At age 52, Tom Jenkins' life is thriving on and off the golf course.
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) -- Final scores and earnings Sunday of the $1.45 million AT&T Canada Senior Open, played on the par-72, 6,663-yard St. Charles Country Club course:
Crowded highways mean more babies born in traffic
ATLANTA -- Worried about giving birth in the back seat of the car and nearly irrational with pain, Allison Reamer screamed at her mother: "Drive aggressively, this baby's coming!"
Stem cell breakthrough may make fetal tissue issue moot
In a development that eventually might render moot the debate over use of fetal cells in brain therapy, researchers have succeeded in transforming stem cells from bone marrow into functioning brain cells in both rats and humans.
Weight training sends people to hospitals
WASHINGTON -- As more people weight train, more get hurt -- especially baby boomers and older people who are trying to keep from showing their age, a study finds.
Men, women genetically close
Men and women are more alike than scientists thought in their propensity to create genetic mutations that pass to their offspring, a study suggests.
Minnegasco customers feel effects of rising natural gas prices
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Customers on Minnegasco's budget plan are already feeling the effects of rising natural gas prices.
Students to get trip to Deep Portage
Fifth-graders at Whittier Elementary School will be packing their bags in October.
Testimony concluded in Blom trial
VIRGINIA, Minn. (AP) -- Testimony concluded Tuesday morning in the murder and kidnapping trial of Donald Blom.
The Tri-County Community Action Program, Inc. Head Start/Early Head Start is accepting applications for enrollment of low income families for children ages birth to kindergarten for the 2000-2001 school year in the Brainerd-Baxter-Crosby areas.
Looking back on fair
Sunny skies brought endless streams of fairgoers to the grounds of the Crow Wing County Fair last week.
WILLMAR (AP) -- Investigators and family members were searching for a man who has been missing since late Friday morning.
Pequot Lakes to hold school bond referendum
PEQUOT LAKES -- The Pequot Lakes School District this fall will be asking taxpayers for about $28.4 million to build a new elementary school in Breezy Point and to renovate its current school into a sixth- through 12th-grade facility in 2002.
Judge orders convicted stalker of other judges released to halfway house
ST. PAUL (AP) -- A judge ordered a man convicted of stalking judges and law enforcement officials released from jail and placed in the same halfway house where he violated the terms of his earlier release.
HHH grandson contemplates career in politics
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A half-century after Hubert H. Humphrey roused the Democratic National Convention with a speech calling for civil rights, his grandson is attending his first convention as a delegate and weighing a political career of his own.
Winona targets college keg parties
WINONA (AP) -- Hoping to curtail loud parties and underage drinking in this college town, city officials are considering an ordinance to penalize residents caught with more than one keg of beer in their homes.
Bloomington man aims to be first private citizen to launch rocket into space
BLOOMINGTON (AP) -- Sometime this fall, if glitches or government bureaucrats don't stop him, Ky Michaelson plans to launch his own rocket into outer space.
This was Brainerd
20 years ago (1980) - The Brainerd School Board can tell people that there's a special levy election Tuesday, but can't tell them how they should vote.
Tree kills Scout leader
OUTING -- A 51-year-old scoutmaster from Eden Prairie was killed Monday when a tree fell on the tent he was in near Washburn Lake in Cass County.
College of St. Scholastica offers quicker degree
Earning a bachelor's degree in Brainerd will now be more convenient.
Plane carrying CBIR officials crashes
Before a missing plane that originated from Brainerd was discovered this morning it is believed one of the passengers was able to alert his wife that he had survived.
Family center closer to reality
PEQUOT LAKES -- Through the generosity of Pequot Lakes area community members, businesses and organizations, the Lakes Area Family Community Center in Pequot Lakes is now close to becoming reality.
This was Brainerd
20 years ago (1980) - An estimated 45 men and women filled with dreams of getting rich quick met in a Brainerd basement to play "the Pyramid Game." Last night law officers raided one such "Pyramid" meeting, confiscating the game board and issued restraining orders.
Pequot toughens discipline policy
PEQUOT LAKES -- Pequot Lakes High School students who like to skip school will have a rude awakening the first time they attempt to ditch classes this fall.
Deadline for Profile of Learning changes arrives
Depending on which direction you set out from the Johnson dairy farm in central Minnesota, it's roughly six miles to the high schools in Swanville and Upsala.
Test scoring company expands tuition offer
ST. PAUL (AP) -- The company that incorrectly scored thousands of Minnesota basic-skills math tests on Tuesday offered to reimburse the families of students who paid for math tutoring because they were told they failed the test.
Walseth scores high in evaluation
As they say in Hollywood, Brainerd School District Superintendent Jerry Walseth received great reviews.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The driver of a car that ran a stop sign and crashed into another vehicle following a police chase last week has been charged with second-degree murder.
Brainerd woman dies in 2-vehicle collision
EAST GULL LAKE -- One person died and five others were injured following of a two-vehicle accident Saturday on Cass County Road 77.
State delegation vastly over-represents minorities
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Minnesota DFL likes to brag that its delegation to the Democratic Convention represents the diversity of the state, with 24 percent of its delegates coming from racial minority groups.
Duluth aquarium exceeding hopes
DULUTH (AP) -- They're packing in the visitors like sardines at the new Great Lakes Aquarium.
Balancing conservation in face of development needs forum focus Friday
How to pursue conservation in the face of strong development is one question expected at the Public Land Forum Friday.
The following two area students plan to enroll at the University of St. Thomas this fall: Heather Ziebell, the daughter of Laurie Ziebell and Mick Ziebell both of Baxter, plans to major in pre-medicine; and Matt
Pequot plans to survey patrons
PEQUOT LAKES -- The Pequot Lakes School District is now mailing surveys to community members to find out how the school district is doing and to gauge whether they would pay more for phone services if they could call area cities, like Crosslake or Brainerd, for free.
Patrol identifies victims of North Shore accidents
CASTLE DANGER (AP) -- The State Patrol released the names Sunday of three people killed in a pair of motorcycle accidents on Highway 61 along the North Shore of Lake Superior.
The Lum Park Beach in Brainerd is now closed for the summer. Lifeguards are no longer on duty and the dock in the swimming area will soon be removed.
Unemployment rate creeps up in July
ST. PAUL (AP) -- Minnesota's unemployment rate increased in July to 2.5 percent, slightly higher than the seasonally adjusted rate for June, the Department of Economic Security reported Tuesday.
Quarrel between brothers ends in death
AITKIN -- One brother is dead and another is in custody as a result of an assault Sunday in Aitkin County, the Aitkin County sheriff's and attorney's offices reported today.
Botched armored car heist leaves one shopper dead
LOS ANGELES -- A botched armored car robbery in front of a Costco store left one customer dead and three others wounded as two gunmen, one wielding an AK-47 assault rifle, sprayed bullets into a crowd of shoppers.
CARNEY, Md. -- A speeding car slammed into the side of a crowded Baltimore County bar Monday night, sending at least 20 people to the hospital, police said. Investigators believe the car had eluded police moments earlier at speeds approaching 100 mph.
Murdoch's Chris-Craft deal may doom UPN
Once again, News Corp. chief executive Rupert Murdoch has shaken up the broadcasting industry, this time with the $5.35 billion purchase of Chris-Craft Industries Inc., which owns television stations in some of the nation's largest markets, including New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco.
Flight disarray could harm United's merger bid, experts say
CHICAGO (AP) -- United Airlines' schedule chaos comes at just the wrong time for a company trying to persuade federal regulators to let it get bigger.
The sky box is the limit, and it's in scarce supply
LOS ANGELES -- Less than 24 hours before the start of the Democratic National Convention, local organizers still had no final plan for divvying up the most coveted rewards for sponsors: credentials and sky boxes.
Forests sacrificed to save homes
HAMILTON, Mont. -- In the Bitterroot Valley, where the worst of the nation's wildfires have marauded across more than 200,000 acres of mountain forests, firefighters over the weekend mounted a desperate stand to channel flames away from thousands of houses that in recent years have been built ever closer to the lovely and treacherous edges of the wilderness.
Light rail train crashes at airport, injuring 21
LINTHICUM, Md. (AP) -- A light rail train crashed Tuesday morning at Baltimore Washington International Airport, injuring 21 people, one seriously.
Firestone plant in Decatur had production problems, ex-workers say
The Firestone plant in Illinois that manufactured many of the 6.5 million tires recalled last week was rife with quality control problems in the mid-1990s, with workers using questionable tactics to speed production and managers giving short shrift to inspections, according to testimony six former employees have given or are about to give in accident lawsuits against the tire maker.
Soft drink industry blasts caffeine study
CHICAGO (AP) -- A tiny study suggesting that caffeine is added to colas not for flavor but to hook consumers prompted a giant response Monday from the soft drink industry, which called the results flawed and irresponsible.
Man dies when lightning hits Wisconsin campground
SOMERSET, Wis. (AP) -- Lightning struck a campground near an Ozzfest concert, killing one man and critically injuring another, authorities said.
Quick thinking saved her
VALLEJO, Calif. -- After spending two nights shackled to the front seat of a kidnapper's car, 8-year-old Midsi Sanchez finally saw her chance to make a dash for freedom and took it -- a move that police say may have saved her life.
Safety advocates urge wider Firestone tire recall
DETROIT (AP) -- Safety advocates are urging Ford Motor Co. and Bridgestone/Firestone Inc. to broaden the Firestone tire recall, saying the same problems that have been reported with the 15-inch tires affect other sizes of the three recalled tire models.
New Jersey residents in disbelief over flood damage
SPARTA, N.J. -- Residents on Seneca Lake once enjoyed a small, private body of water in the northernmost section of the state. Now their homes surround an empty hole that reeks of rotting fish.
Wildfires continue to flare up in West
HELENA, Mont. -- A new wildfire west of Yellowstone National Park has expanded, while a mandatory evacuation order in part of the Bitterroot Valley has been lifted, allowing hundreds of residents to return home.
Montana firefighters close in on blazes
BOULDER, Mont. -- Firefighters have made progress on blazes burning in the scenic Bitterroot Valley in western Montana, but evacuation orders remained in effect for approximately 1,400 households.
Psychologist says her career was fine -- until she recommended leave for Hinckley
WASHINGTON -- A psychologist at St. Elizabeths Hospital alleges she was transferred and punished after recommending that presidential assailant John W. Hinckley Jr. be permitted to leave the grounds for unsupervised visits with his parents.
Beard defies doubters for her second Olympic berth
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Amanda Beard couldn't stop shaking. Not when she looked at the scoreboard. Not when she climbed from the pool. Not when she held a congratulatory bouquet for making it back to the Olympics after people wrote off the former phenom.
Martinez leaves after four innings
Pedro Martinez had shoulder pain, and all the Boston Red Sox felt it.
Chargers' rookie steals spotlight from Leaf
SAN DIEGO -- It's a long way from the Big Sky Conference to the NFL, and rookie Ronney Jenkins is doing his best to narrow the gap.
With a month to go, Sydney getting Olympic feel
SYDNEY, Australia -- For more than 2,500 days, Sydneysiders have maintained an air of indifference while quietly preparing for the 2000 Olympics.
Astros take off on a scoring spree
The Houston Astros haven't played like the worst team in the majors the last two games.
Kapler's hitting streak about only positive for Rangers
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Since changing his swing, Gabe Kapler has responded with the longest hitting streak in the majors this season and provided something positive in an otherwise frustrating summer for the Texas Rangers.
Ex-Viking Marshall has cancer
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Jim Marshall, the Minnesota Vikings defensive end who never missed a game in his 19-year career, has cancer, the Saint Paul Pioneer Press reported Tuesday.
Holyfield will fight on, no matter how long it takes
LAS VEGAS -- Evander Holyfield plans to fight on, no matter how long it takes or how bad he looks.
Playing Monday night new experience for Super Bowl teams
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The St. Louis Rams and Tennessee Titans experienced the brightest lights possible during the Super Bowl last January.
Titans prove their point to Rams
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- The Tennessee Titans wanted to send a message to their fans about the St. Louis Rams. The fact that they were playing an exhibition just didn't matter.
Gonzalez leads Jays' rout of Twins
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- With seven weeks left in the season, the Toronto Blue Jays have a mediocre record and a shot at the playoffs.
Green sees good play from starters in Vikings' loss
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Despite a penalty-plagued 31-7 drubbing at the hands of the San Diego Chargers, Minnesota Vikings coach Dennis Green was encouraged by the play of his starting units.
Gophers wait for NCAA's response to academic scandal
BEAVER CREEK, Colo. (AP) -- University of Minnesota officials must wait until this fall to learn whether the NCAA is satisfied with the punishments the school imposed on itself for an academic fraud scandal in the men's basketball program.
Former Gophers QB has to stretch to make Vikings
MANKATO (AP) -- Quarterback Billy Cockerham is doing things at training camp that he hasn't done for years.
Fans snatch up Puckett bobbleheads
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Sunday morning in downtown Minneapolis is normally a quiet time -- even when the Minnesota Twins play at the Metrodome.
Indians move ahead in wild-card race
The AL wild-card standings have a new look, courtesy of the Cleveland Indians.
Mary E. Adams
PINE RIVER -- Mary E. Adams, 77, Pine River, died Sunday, Aug. 13, 2000, at home.
PIERZ -- Saraphine Loidolt, 74, Pierz, died Thursday, Aug. 10, 2000, at home.
Barbara A. Gilbert
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Barbara Ann Gilbert, 66, Cedar Falls, Iowa, and formerly of Brainerd, died Saturday, Aug. 12, 2000, of cancer, at Sterling House Assisted Living Center of Cedar Falls, Iowa.
Marie C. Sitzman
PIERZ -- Marie C. Sitzman, 82, Pierz, died Saturday, Aug. 12, 2000, at St. Mary's Villa of Pierz.
LITTLE FALLS -- Eldred Kummet, 74, Little Falls, died Sunday, Aug. 13, 2000, at St. Gabriel's Hospital of Little Falls.
ROYALTON -- Jamie Peterick, 19, Royalton, died Saturday, Aug. 12, 2000, at St. Gabriel's Hospital of Little Falls.
BAXTER -- James Swanson, 70, Baxter, died Monday, Aug. 14, 2000, at home.
Eldred T. Kummet
LITTLE FALLS -- Eldred Theodore Kummet, 74, Little Falls, died Sunday, Aug. 13, 2000, at St. Gabriel's Hospital of Little Falls.
Amy Beth Andersen
Amy Beth Andersen, 38, Brainerd, died Saturday, Aug. 12, 2000, as the result of a traffic accident.
Annette M. Block
Duelm -- Annette Marie Block, 41, Duelm, and formerly of Pierz, died Friday, Aug. 11, 2000, as a result of a motorcycle accident north of Two Harbors.
PIERZ -- Marie Sitzman, 82, Pierz, died Saturday, Aug. 12, 2000, at St. Mary's Villa Nursing Home of Pierz.
Amy Beth Andersen
Amy Beth Andersen, 38, Brainerd, died Saturday, Aug. 12, 2000, as the result of a traffic accident in East Gull Lake.
ROYALTON -- Jamie Peterick, 19, Royalton, died Saturday, Aug. 12, 2000, at St. Gabriel's Hospital of Little Falls.
HACKENSACK -- Frank Bertheau, 70, Hackensack, died Monday, Aug. 14, 2000, in Hackensack.
Dolores C. VonderHaar
LITTLE FALLS -- Dolores C. VonderHaar, 87, Little Falls, died Saturday, Aug. 12, 2000, at Lutheran Care Center of Little Falls.
Wayne E. DeVriendt
SAUK CENTRE -- Wayne E. DeVriendt, 57, Sauk Centre, died Sunday, Aug. 13, 2000, at St. Michael's Hospital, as the result of a motorcycle accident.
Karen Smith, 57, Brainerd, died Monday, Aug. 14, 2000, at North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale.
SAUK CENTRE -- Wayne Devriendt, 57, Sauk Centre, died Sunday, Aug. 13, 2000, at St. Michael's Hospital, Sauk Centre.
Annette M. Block
DUELM -- Annette Marie Block, 41, Duelm, and formerly of Pierz, died Friday, Aug. 11, 2000, as a result of a motorcycle accident north of Two Harbors.
Alan D. Siggers
Alan D. Siggers, 40, Brainerd, died Sunday, Aug. 13, 2000, at home.
The following editorial appeared in today's Washington Post:
Outstate jobs - Dispatch Editorial
The sign in the Brainerd sandwich shop on Saturday spoke volumes about the state of our economy. On a busy summer weekend at the height of tourist season the shop had to close for a couple of hours in the early afternoon because of the "labor shortage."
Crow Wing County is updating its management plan for tax- forfeited lands. The plan hasn't been updated for years. The decisions made now will affect our environment, our quality of life, our children and grandchildren for many years! We need your help!
Al Gore is on his own
LOS ANGELES--In the words of Sen. Ernest F. (Fritz) Hollings of South Carolina, the first politician I ran into leaving the Staples Center Monday night, "He just read them the damned riot act."
Gore's turn to show his mettle
The following editorial appeared in Sunday's Los Angeles Times:
"Invoking 'news judgment' and pleading time and space limitations, news media managers pose an inevitable bottleneck in the flow of information," wrote Prof. Richard A. Schwarzlose of Northwestern University in "For Journalists Only" in 1972.
The stakes in Los Angeles
The following editorial appeared in Sunday's Washington Post:
Sales tax - Dispatch Editorial
Faced with an array of needs and limits on what property taxes can support, the St. Cloud City Council may take its case to the people to decide which improvements, if any, should be financed by adding a city sales tax.
Democrats' convention strategy will be to focus on the issues
At the Republican National Convention four years ago, Bob Dole accepted the presidential nomination with a sentimental speech offering "a bridge" to a nobler past.
Democrats open with Clinton finale
LOS ANGELES -- Boasting of prosperity and trying to erase the vestiges of scandal, Democrats open their change-of-command convention Monday with a farewell address by President Clinton. The rest of the week belongs to Al Gore.
Convention opens to protests, rubber bullets
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Hundreds of demonstrators threw rocks and fired slingshots at police, who answered with pepper spray, rubber bullets and finally a charge on horseback, as street protests turned violent while President Clinton addressed the Democratic National Convention.
Sanchez now declines to speak
LOS ANGELES -- In the latest twist to what some are calling Bunnygate, Rep. Loretta Sanchez of California on Monday stunned Democratic Party officials -- again -- by withdrawing as a speaker at the Democratic National Convention in Los Angeles.
Platform reflects party's shift to political center
The Democratic platform, the party's election-year statement of its agenda for the United States, this year continues a march from liberal orthodoxy to the political center that has been the hallmark of the Clinton era.
Mondale applauds pick of Lieberman
LOS ANGELES -- Al Gore's selection of a Jewish running mate won the approval of former Vice President Walter Mondale, who picked a woman to be his vice president for his unsuccessful run at the presidency.
Ventura predicts demise of Reform Party
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura, who quit the national Reform Party earlier this year, predicted the past week's raucous convention was the beginning of the group's demise.
Sendoff for Clinton, liftoff for Gore
LOS ANGELES -- Heralding Al Gore as "one strong leader," President Clinton got a roaring, sentimental send-off from the Democratic National Convention as he yielded the political stage to the man he wants elected his successor.
Krisher on roll in Pro Stock
WHAT: 19th annual Colonel's Truck Accessories NHRA Nationals, the 16th of 23 events in the $45 million NHRA Winston Drag Racing Series.
Gordon, Stewart steal Park's show
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. -- Jeff Gordon and Tony Stewart realized they might be battling side by side at Watkins Glen International.
Bazemore find out what it's like to drive 'a fast hotrod'
Like last year, NHRA Funny Car pilot Whit Bazemore has one win as he prepares to compete in the 19th annual Colonel's Truck Accessories NHRA Nationals at the Colonel's Brainerd International Raceway Thursday through Sunday.
Musel, Jones sweep at NCMS
Nick Musel and Kevin Jones recorded clean sweeps Saturday night at North Central Motor Speedway in Barrows.
BHS swimmers learn about life Down Under
Paul Fitzpatrick and Scott Antolak have spent much of their lives on or under water.
Radio guide -- WYRQ-FM (92.1), KFML-FM (94.1), KKIN-FM (94.3), KTCF-FM (101.5), KTIG-FM (102.7), WCCO-AM (830), KWAD-AM (920), KKIN-AM (930), KTLF-AM (960), 3WI-AM (1270), KVBR-AM (1340), KLIZ-AM (1380), KLLZ-AM (1600)
St. Cloud wins Northwoods League championship
ST. CLOUD (AP) -- Pete Jones hit a three-run home run in the bottom of the 10th inning to give the St. Cloud River Bats an 8-5 victory over the Waterloo Bucks Sunday night, wrapping up St. Cloud's second Northwoods League championship in the past three seasons.
Braves win 8C title
FLENSBURG -- The Brainerd Braves captured the Region 8C amateur baseball championship for the second consecutive year Saturday following a 15-2, 8-inning win over the Fort Ripley Rebels.
Ultimate eliminates Bees
COLD SPRING -- The Brainerd Bees' bid for a return trip to the state tournament ended one game prematurely Saturday as they were defeated 8-2 by Ultimate Sports of Waite Park in a Region 7B tournament elimination game.
High School Athletics
Weather drawing by Jordynn Beckman of Gayle Kub's first grade class at Lowell school.
Tonight...Scattered evening thunderstorms followed by clearing. Lows around 60. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Rain chance 30 percent.
Great day to be in water
Weather drawing by Megan Mitchell of Mrs. Frank's second grade class at Riverside school.
Tonight...Mostly clear and cool. Lows 45 to 50. Northwest around 10 mph becoming becoming light east.
Dress code helps swimming instructors avoid embarrassment
DEAR ABBY: I'm sure you'll get a lot of mail about the letter from the man who was accused of sexual harassment after he commented that the bathing suit his child's instructor was wearing had become transparent.
Don't leave kids in cars -- not even for a minute
DEAR ABBY: In a recent column, your readers were reminded to never leave their dogs and other pets inside cars during the warm summer months. In that vein, I would like to bring to your attention a more common practice than some would think: children left in the car by well-meaning parents during a hectic day of running errands or driving the kids to various activities.
Names and faces
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Farrah Fawcett admits she is anything but an angel.
All friends, family and property owners on Big and Little Pelican Lakes are invited to Pelican Lake Appreciation Day for a family beach party and fundraiser from 3-7 p.m. Saturday at 30021 CR 3 (a
Names and faces
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A judge says he expects to rule against television model Holly Hallstrom in her lawsuit claiming she was unjustly fired by game show host Bob Barker and a corporation that produces "The Price is Right."
Sound off about loud music
Dear Heloise: It's easy to identify with one of your readers complaining (in the Monday Sound Off section of this column) about the LOUD VOLUME IN MUSIC STORES. I want to sound off, too, because it seems a lot of people think that louder is better, and t his is not just in music stores, but also in many churches nowadays.
Korean relatives reunite after 50 years
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- One hundred North Koreans embraced and wept with Southern relatives whom they had not seen for half a century, in an outpouring of joy and distress televised live Tuesday in South Korea.
Efforts to rescue Russian nuclear sub in trouble
MOSCOW (AP) -- Frantic efforts to reach a Russian nuclear submarine trapped on the ocean floor failed Tuesday and chances of rescuing 116 sailors on the vessel appeared bleak as a storm lashed the area, officials said.
British Airways suspends Concorde operations
LONDON (AP) -- British Airways suspended Concorde operations Tuesday after being told that British and French officials intended to revoke the supersonic plane's airworthiness certification, the airline said.
Russian nuclear sub trapped on ocean floor
MOSCOW -- A Russian nuclear submarine with more than 100 crew members was trapped Monday on the ocean floor above the Arctic Circle, and chances of a rescue were not good, Russia's navy chief said.
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