ETFs grow in popularity despite vocal skeptics
NEW YORK -- Exchange traded funds, or ETFs, are arguably the fastest growing investment product on the financial landscape.
Water-polluting poultry plant fined $14 million
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) -- A federal judge has ordered a Mississippi poultry plant to pay $14 million for discharging slaughterhouse waste into a creek that supplies drinking water to the city of Jackson.
CROSSLAKE -- The Brainerd Lakes Area Chambers of Commerce is hosting the November CHOW Time event in Crosslake from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday at event sponsor Ace Hardware on County Road 3.
Fish philosophy keeps employees, customers happy
BURNSVILLE (AP) -- To be a standout in the tough retail world, it's not enough to train your employees to say "Thank you, have a nice day." The employees of the better retailers will meet the needs of customers -- and have fun doing it.
Retailers turn in disappointing sales for October
NEW YORK -- The nation's largest retailers turned in a mixed performance in October as specialty stores reported strong sales and department stores were stymied by heavy markdowns that eroded their profits.
Lighting up the holidays
Branching out from an irrigation business means a lot more roof time for a Brainerd business.
Workers get stock options that can gain in value over time -- or not
NEW YORK -- When Jessica Gleeson began work a decade ago making lattes and cappuccinos at a Starbucks cafe, her goal was to save enough money to buy a house when she was 30. She beat that, signing the papers for a Victorian home in Seattle on her 28th birthday.
Mechanics union sues Northwest
MINNEAPOLIS -- The Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association filed a lawsuit against Northwest Airlines Friday, alleging bad faith bargaining in their contract negotiations and safety issues which Northwest said are unfounded.
Media giants cast an eye on minority businesses
More acquisitions of ethnic media businesses are likely to occur as mainstream businesses recognize the increasing buying power in minority markets.
Tracking stocks: Help or hindrance for market and investors?
NEW YORK -- WorldCom ruffled Wall Street this past week when it announced it was restructuring and adding a tracking stock for its ailing long distance business.
Ruling opens competition on casket sales
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) -- A federal judge opened Mississippi to independent casket dealers who promise cheaper prices, striking down a state law that had allowed sales only by licensed funeral home directors.
Lorillard negotiating $7.5 billion tobacco settlement
Lorillard Tobacco Co., the nation's fourth-largest cigarette maker, is negotiating a deal in which the company would pay about $7.5 billion over 30 years to settle punitive-damage claims filed by thousands of smokers around the United States, according to lawyers close to the case.
Viacom buys black cable channel for nearly $3 billion
NEW YORK -- Viacom Inc., the media giant that owns CBS, MTV and Nickelodeon, is buying the biggest black-oriented cable channel in a nearly $3 billion deal that impressed some black leaders and worried others.
For the new president: A win or else challenge
NEW YORK (AP) -- After this week's victory parties die down comes a sobering challenge for the man answering to the name "President-elect": How to keep the nation's longest-ever economic expansion from withering.
SOUTH ST. PAUL (AP) (USDA) -- Friday cattle: 1250.
Log bank opens for business Monday
Northern National Bank, that new log structure on the corner of Excelsior Road and Highway 371 North in Baxter, will open for business Monday.
Midwest economy slows
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- Six interest rate increases by the Federal Reserve Board since May 1999 have successfully slowed the economy in a nine-state region of the Midwest, an economist said Wednesday.
Business casual: Loosen your tie, but don't wear a T-shirt
NEW YORK -- "Business casual" sounds good. The term implies dressing that is professional but not stuffy, relaxed but not sloppy.
Russian company to buy Getty Petroleum
NEW YORK -- Russia's largest oil company Lukoil agreed Friday to purchase retail gasoline chain Getty Petroleum Marketing for $71 million in cash in what was billed as the first purchase of a publicly traded U.S. concern by a Russian company.
Around the watercooler
OREO AD IS TOAST: A commercial for KoolStuf Oreo Toaster Pastries was recently pulled by snack-maker Nabisco Inc. after a 4-year-old boy reportedly mimicked the TV ad by putting Oreo cookies in the family toaster.
New Pine River bank building to include wildlife museum
PINE RIVER -- When Pine River State Bank's new building opens next May, the bank will not only offer expanded banking facilities, but also a 600-square foot museum of northern Minnesota wildlife.
School lunch menus
AITKIN - TUESDAY -- B-Strudel, applesauce, juice. L-BBQ chicken drummies, mashed potatoes, corn, roll, Special K bar.
Pets of the week
Dandy is a possible Labrador/Springer mix who has a white smooth coat with a black face, tail and spots.
Johnson nears 25 years in creating bead jewelry
PEQUOT LAKES -- Tiny silver beads nestled in the carpet like grains of sand led to an area business that continues to grow 25 years later.
Man who craves empty nest hesitates to force child to fly
DEAR ABBY: I have three children, ages 26, 18 and 15. My 18-year-old is a freshman in college and lives on campus. My 15-year-old lives with his father and visits me often. My 26-year-old is educated and has a good job, but still lives at home.
Child in need
Job Description: Mentoring in Kinship Partners program.
The Cloverleaf 4-H Club recently met at the Oak Lawn Town Hall. Hosting the meeting was Megan Rahto, president. Club members discussed records
With the military
Dorean Noreen, daughter of Ellen and Elroy Noreen, Fort Ripley, recently graduated from the Army Reserve Officer Training Corps Advanced Camp at Fort Lewis in Tacoma, Wash.
With the military
Army National Guard Pvt. Bernard L. Czech, son of Duane P. Czech, Little Falls, recently graduated from basic military training at Fort Leonard Wood, Waynesville, Mo.
Josh and Veronica (Tormanen) Kinsman, Crosby, a boy, Hunter Thomas, 6 pounds, 11 ounces, Oct. 18, 2000.
Richard and LuAnn (Mushel) Jarvis, Little Falls, a boy, Robert Scott, 9 pounds, 1 ounce, Oct. 25, 2000. Grandparents are Robert and Dorothy Mushel, Little Falls, and Laurel Jarvis Rubbelke, Brainerd.
Pillager School Board
Brainerd City Council
Duval gets another shot at Tiger Woods
ATLANTA -- David Duval put to rest any questions about his back, his game and his desire.
Crisis Line-Referral Ser.
Chemical dependency groups and AA groups
Panel clarifies post-surgery options for breast cancer patients
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Many women should consider taking a combination of chemotherapy drugs after surgery for localized breast cancer because the additional treatment improves long-term survival, a panel of experts said Friday.
Is Lasik eye surgery safe for children?
As hundreds of thousands of U.S. adults enthusiastically embrace Lasik eye surgery, it's no surprise that children are beginning to ask, "What about me?"
Nevada tops list of states with highest smoking rates
ATLANTA -- Nevada, home to Sin City and its 24-hour, smoke-friendly bars and casinos, has knocked Kentucky out of the top spot on the government's list of states with the highest smoking rates.
Health officials alarmed at flu shot shortage, profiteering
Unprecedented delays and uneven distribution of the flu vaccine -- complicated by alleged price gouging -- are causing alarm among health officials who warn of severe disease and even death among their most vulnerable patients.
Health care and medical services
Blood Pressure Clinics
Nationwide pet blood shortage prompts call for four-legged donors
MILWAUKEE -- The nation's in desperate need of blood donors -- even the furry, four-legged kind.
Breast, cervical and prostate cancer screenings are set by the Crow Wing County Health Department.
A tearful end to a good season
Brainerd Warriors cheerleader Debbie Murray wept after the Warriors' 27-25 defeat to the Bemidji Lumberjacks in the Section 8, Class 5A championship game Friday night at the Fargodome.
A pregnant women was killed after a head-on accident at 12:58 p.m. on Highway 6, two miles north of Emily in Crow Wing County, reported the State Patrol.
WILLMAR (AP) -- The downtown of this west-central Minnesota town was evacuated and closed for about four hours Friday night after two train cars collided, spilling fertilizer and diesel fuel.
Prosecutor faulted for referring to man's previous sex crime
ST. PAUL (AP) -- The Minnesota Court of Appeals has ordered a new trial for a Windom man convicted of criminal sexual conduct after concluding that a prosecutor should not have referred to the man's previous sex crime conviction in his closing argument.
Sampling finds backing for Bush, Dayton, opposition to gun control
Brainerd area voters, in a small and unscientific sampling taken last week, supported George W. Bush and Mark Dayton and issued stern warnings to any politicians who might limit their access to firearms.
Brainerd Lions' gambling operation suspended
The Minnesota Attorney General's office has suspended the Brainerd Lions Club's pulltab permits for 90 days.
Vogt says there may be ways to fund water park without referendum
Reaction to the possibility of a water park in Brainerd has been described as exciting, yet many wonder how the $8 million project could be financed.
This was Brainerd
NOVEMBER 5 - 40 years ago (1960) Brainerd Daily Dispatch headline -- Confident Kennedy in N.Y. as Nixon woos Californians
House passes Everglades bill, leaves town
WASHINGTON -- The House left for the campaign trail Friday after laying aside partisan animosity for a moment and passing an Everglades restoration bill that both sides hailed as a testimony to what can be achieved when they work together.
Hopes dim for quick Clinton visit to N. Korea
WASHINGTON -- U.S. and North Korean officials ended three days of talks Friday without resolving key issues about the Communist nation's missile program, diminishing hopes that President Clinton might make a historic trip to the Asian nation this month.
Congress gives governors authority over water sales
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Legislation approved Friday would give governors of the eight Great Lakes states power over whether their water can be exported.
Former HUD secretary Pierce dies
WASHINGTON -- Samuel Riley Pierce Jr., a noted lawyer and public official whose career was marred at its end by an investigation of mismanagement and influence-peddling during his service as secretary of Housing and Urban Development in the Reagan administration, died Oct. 31 at Holy Cross Hospital outside Washington of complications from a stroke. He was 78.
FBI agent sues to blow whistle on undercover abuses
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A 20-year veteran FBI agent is asking court permission to tell President Clinton and watchdogs in Congress about what he calls criminal misconduct by federal workers during a top secret, undercover national security operation.
Yellowstone ranger complains hunters illegally luring trophy elk with salt
DUBOIS, Wyo. -- Ranger Bob Jackson has been catching poachers for 21 years, but he's at a loss to combat the latest threat to Yellowstone National Park's wildlife.
Moss relishes Packers and prime time
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Randy Moss had a hop in his step this week -- as if he needed another advantage in the athleticism department.
What to look for as the season starts
Some of the players, coaches and games to watch for as the 2000-01 season begins:
Wildcats want nothing less than title
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) -- Lute Olson has coached three Final Four teams. He's won a national championship. He's got 422 victories in 17 seasons at Arizona.
Knightless Hoosiers march forward
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) -- At Indiana practices, the differences are immediately clear.
Cloud hangs over Gophers, Timberwolves -- and Minnesota
MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Gophers like to talk about a cloud being lifted from their program, but they still feel the stares, hear the jokes and understand the obstacles ahead.
Boone doesn't care how he got the job
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Whether he was the Cincinnati Reds' first choice for manager or its third doesn't matter one bit to Bob Boone.
The Preseason Top Twenty Five teams in the USA Today/ESPN college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, 1999-00 records, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and last season's final ranking:
Ted Williams in hospital
BOSTON (AP) -- Red Sox great Ted Williams is in the intensive care unit at a Florida hospital where he was taken with congestive heart failure, the Boston Globe reported Saturday.
Salo shows his worth
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) -- Tommy Salo is already justifying his new contract with the Edmonton Oilers.
Steelers face reality
After the first three games of the season, the Pittsburgh Steelers were 1-11 dating back to the midway point of last year. They're 5-0 since.
Vikings Football - Week 10
8 p.m., ABC
Strawberry tells court 'Life not worth living'
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Former New York Yankees slugger Darryl Strawberry says he does drugs because he has a death wish. "I'm an addict, I go out and use drugs. I figure the drugs may kill me," Strawberry told Circuit Judge Florence Foster on Friday.
ISLE -- Betty Mize, 34, Isle, died Thursday, Nov. 2, 2000, at her home.
Bonnie V. Dircks
Bonnie V. Dircks, 74, Brainerd, died Thursday, Nov. 2, 2000, at home.
Selma M. Duus
LAKESHORE -- Selma M. Duus, 96, Lakeshore, died Friday, Nov. 3, 2000, at Whispering Pines Village in Pine River.
AITKIN -- Ralph Coursolle, 91, Aitkin, died Saturday, Nov. 4, 2000, at Our Lady of Good Counsel Nursing Home in St. Paul.
LITTLE FALLS -- Raymond Schoessling, 93, Little Falls, died Thursday, Nov. 2, 2000, at St. Gabriel's Hospital of Little Falls.
Albert Albertson, 85, Brainerd, died Friday, Nov. 3, 2000, at Woodland Good Samaritan Apartments.
Cora Gustavson, 94, Brainerd, died Friday, Nov. 3, 2000, at Bethany Good Samaritan Village in Brainerd.
William Wroolie Sr.
William Wroolie Sr., 73, Brainerd, died Saturday, Nov. 4, 2000, at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Minneapolis.
Grace E. Jewell
CROSBY -- Grace E. Jewell, 74, Crosby, formerly of Ross Lake Township, died Friday, Nov. 3, 2000, at the Cuyuna Regional Medical Center in Crosby.
Who'll fix my car?
Life as we know it in central Minnesota shuts down when the firearms deer season opens.
Who ran the best campaign?
WASHINGTON--Good campaigns are not always winning campaigns. In 1976, from the conventions to Election Day, Gerald Ford ran a much better race than Jimmy Carter, but Carter took the White House.
Go slowly, Kosovo
The following editorial appeared in Friday's Los Angeles Times:
Tough call - Dispatch Editorial
The brutal murder of five family members in Lino Lakes contained a tragedy within a tragedy.
Electoral fraud, pure and simple
How can you cheat the federal government out of $68 million, flaunt it on television and get away with it scot-free? Easy: Run for president.
Open Forum guidelines
The Dispatch encourages readers to contribute to the Open Forum.
Lizard Lake -- the champ among DNR walleye rearing ponds
CROSSLAKE -- A DNR walleye rearing pond near this Crow Wing County city has exceeded expectations by producing about 308,000 fingerlings this year.
Safe shooters are never sorry
DNR officials urge deer hunters to carefully identify their targets
DNR on the lookout for poachers
As Minnesota hunters gear up for the deer season, DNR conservation officers are out in force to stop poachers. The general firearm deer season opens Nov. 4.
BRAINERD/NISSWA - Gull Lake is kicking out walleyes in 18 to 33 feet of water during the day and in 5 to 10 feet of water at night. Jigs tipped with rainbow minnows are your best bet during the day, while crankbaits have been a productive option at night.
ROOSTERS on the PRAIRIE
The Midwest has experienced three mild winters in a row and wildlife populations, including ringneck pheasants, have responded accordingly. Judging from the number of hunters that greeted the South Dakota pheasant opener that fact apparently is no secret.
Colorful ladybugs a late autumn delight
In the extended bliss of this balmy autumnal weather, with pre-winter chores almost completed, I've managed to squeeze in a bit of wildlife watching. I've been looking for lovely little ladybugs; a.k.a. ladybird beetles, to photograph.
Projects enhance Dry Sand Lake WMA
Several wetland wildlife habitat improvement projects completed this year at the Dry Sand Lake State Wildlife Management Area will enhance aquatic vegetation and habitat for waterfowl shore birds, sand hill cranes, and trumpeter swans.
November - 25 -- Muzzleloader deer hunting season opens
Ronda Johnson, 15, of Brainerd posed Saturday with her first deer as the Minnesota firearms deer season opened.
The DNR is hosting a series of public input meetings to solicit comment on a proposal to restrict lake sturgeon harvest on Minnesota-Canadian border waters. In recent years, angling pressure directed at sturgeon has been increasing and the current harvest is approaching the maximum for a recovering population.
Deer registration stations
Rebecca Terava and Richard Polipnick announce their engagement. Parents are Jack Terava, Brainerd, and the late Shirley Terava, and Susan and Tim Polipnick, Nisswa.
Jessica Storm and John Herron were married Sept. 9, 2000, at an outdoor wedding in Brainerd with Pastor Dan Clites officiating.
Veronica Warner and Gary Jensen were married Aug. 19, 2000, at Bethel Lutheran Church of Brainerd with Pastor Bob Twiton officiating.
Gina Steiff and Rob Dahlin were married July 15, 2000, at the First Presbyterian Church of Brainerd with Pastor Roger Anderson of Isanti officiating.
Melissa Grange and Ben Fogal were married Sept. 16, 2000, at St. Christopher's Church of Nisswa with Father Joseph Fogal officiating.
Marcie Jo Larsen and Paul Leibold were married Aug. 5, 2000, at Northland Arboretum in Brainerd with Major Eugene Harris officiating.
Trisha Koop and Jeff Midthun were married Sept. 2, 2000, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church of Crosby with Father Howard Eisel officiating.
Claudia Sota and Wesley Chase Jr. were married Sept. 1, 2000, in the Rose Garden at Lake Harriet in Minneapolis with the Rev. Edmund Lother officiating.
Kris Kupfer and Matt Walsh were married June 3, 2000, at Trinity Lutheran Church of Brainerd with Pastor David Holte officiating.
Four generations recently gathered were Jaide Elizabeth, daughter; Peggy Morison, mother; Tina Henderson, grandmother; and Myrle Munsch, great-grandmother.
Samantha Voss and James Schlosser were married Aug. 12, 2000, at Bethlehem Evangelical Church of Brainerd with Pastor Andrew Prin officiating.
Stephanie Spencer and Merlin James were married Aug. 5, 2000, at College Church of the Nazarene in Olathe, Kan., with the Rev. Dennis Apple officiating.
Art and Stella Cunningham celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with their family. They were married Nov. 4, 1950, in Newport.
Connie L. Brown and James G. Krueger announce their engagement. Parents are Donald Hale, Aitkin, and Viola Krueger, Sleepy Eye.
Amanda Eide and Jason Thiesse were married Sept. 16, 2000, at St. Francis Catholic Church of Brainerd with Father Seamus Walsh officiating.
Kimberly Andolshek and Justin Bolz were married Aug. 26, 2000, at Crosslake Lutheran Church of Crosslake with Pastor Mark Anderson officiating.
Lisa Shifflett and Tom Wenner announce their engagement. Parents are Norm and Betty Shifflett, Brainerd, and Paul and Lorraine Wenner, Sauk Rapids.
Beate Adkins and Steven Braker were married Sept. 7, 2000, at their home known as the Healing Gardens in Brainerd with the Rev. Marlys Korman officiating.
Groups free from spending and fund-raising restraints inject $130 million into election
WASHINGTON -- Tax-exempt groups have spent more than $130 million trying to sway the fall elections, an Associated Press analysis has found.
Dayton clarifies gun stance; Grams on the road
ST. PAUL (AP) -- Democrat Mark Dayton sought to clarify his position on gun control Friday, and Sen. Rod Grams launched a "Common Sense" bus tour as Minnesota's Senate race sped toward the finish line.
Gore defends home turf as Bush concedes 'mistakes'
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Al Gore told African-American ministers "you know my heart" in defending his home turf from a challenge by presidential rival George W. Bush, who conceded "I've made mistakes" after apologizing for a 1976 drunken-driving arrest.
Major changes give Wallace ninth pole
AVONDALE, Ariz. -- It only took Rusty Wallace about three laps around the one-mile oval at Phoenix International Raceway to know he was in trouble.
Class A state quarterfinals
7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10
The game in figures
Bemidji 7 7 6 7 -- 27
TUESDAY 4:15 10/24
Area events Saturday
Cross Country Running
High school playoff scores
Class 5A, Section 1 Championship
Lumberjacks chop down Brainerd rally
Bemidji Lumberjacks senior defensive back Matt Hendricks (34) broke up this pass intended for Jason Goerges of the Brainerd Warriors in the final moments of the Warriors' 27-25 loss in the Section 8, Class 5A championship game at the Fargodome on Friday night. (Dispatch Photos by Clint Wood)
W-DC advances to 8AA volleyball finals
PERHAM -- The Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines' volleyball team turned to their defense to defeat Hawley 16-14, 15-3, 15-10 Friday and advanced to the Section 8AA championship match against Roseau that was slated for Saturday, November 4 at Glyndon.
Gophers blank Badgers 4-0
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Minnesota scored four goals in the third period and Wisconsin goaltender Graham Melanson made 47 saves as the Gophers beat the Badgers 4-0 on Friday night.
PILLAGER PULLS A SURPRISE
FARGO, N.D. -- "Poetry in motion" is one of those overused cliches, unless you apply it to the Pillager Huskies football team, which Friday clinched the first state football tournament berth in school history.
BEMIDJI STOPS BRAINERD
FARGO, N.D. -- Brainerd Warriors football coach Ron Stolski turned to a reporter at midfield and said, "I've been here before."
Free Internet access sputters in Latin America despite promise
SAO PAULO, Brazil (AP) -- What's in a name? A lot, when you're iG, Brazil's leading free Internet service provider.
Wireless demand creates air traffic gridlock
In a desperate moment before finals, a worried college student pulling an all-nighter grabs his laptop, anxious to tap into the vast world of knowledge that a wireless connection to the Internet provides.
Asteroid could hit Earth in 2030, astronomers say
There is a small but significant chance that an asteroid will strike Earth in 2030 with a force up to 100 times the Hiroshima bomb, an international team of astronomers concluded Friday.
A laser printer for less
A laser printer that produces business-quality documents usually carries a minimum $400 price tag. But attention, laser shoppers -- there's now a half-price sale.
Study says digital divide narrows, but some significant gaps remain
Could the digital divide actually be narrowing?
Video cam reaches out to internet
I have been trying out PC-based video cameras for years, but every one I've used has one major drawback: It's tethered to a computer.
Speedy lizard may have been first biped, study says
WASHINGTON -- A fleet, long-legged lizard that darted onto the scene some 80 million years before the dinosaur is the first known creature to walk upright on two feet, according to an analysis of a new fossil.
Study concludes Internet fosters friendship, family bonds
Contrary to the popular notion that the Internet creates social misfits who prefer to spend their time hunched over computer terminals to the detriment of personal relationships, a major new study concludes that the global network actually fosters friendships and furthers family bonding.
PayPal leads the way
PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) -- Shopping for a teapot on the Internet, Paul Lewis found several merchants selling just the kind he wanted. But his decision on which one to buy boiled down to which seller accepted PayPal, the Web's most popular online payment service.
Typhoon death toll rises to 43, hundreds of thousands seek shelter
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- Hundreds of thousands of people sought shelter Saturday, fleeing landslides and floodwaters from Typhoon Bebinca, which swept across the capital and the northern Philippines, leaving at least 43 dead.
Voting will make the day sunny
Weather drawing by Rylie Fussy of Mrs. Bieganek's fourth grade class at Whittier school.
We send a deep thank you to all special children and cari
The Brainerd Shrine Club will meet at noon Monday for soup and sandwich. Board of directors meeting at 10:31 a.m. at the Shriners' Club room.
Greek gunman hijacks tourist bus
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- A car repairman hijacked a bus carrying 33 Japanese tourists Saturday after killing his mother-in-law and a friend in a village in southern Greece, police said.
France's beloved cote de boeuf in spotlight due to mad cow scare
PARIS (AP) -- The beloved cote de boeuf -- a grand and delicious cut of beef savored by meat-eaters -- faces an uncertain future in France, where fears over the deadly mad cow disease are reaching beyond farms and into schools, grocery stores and restaurants.
Barak, Arafat ready for separate meetings with Clinton
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israeli and Palestinian leaders said they were willing to meet with President Clinton in Washington for crucial negotiations aimed at breaking the vicious circle of violence that has shattered hopes for peace in the Middle East.
Tens of thousands of Filipinos rally against Estrada
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- Tens of thousands of Filipinos crowded streets and highway overpasses in Manila on Saturday in a rally demanding that President Joseph Estrada resign over allegations he received millions of dollars from illegal gambling.
Egyptian police open fire on angry crowd, killing teen-ager in election violence
DAKAHLA, Egypt (AP) -- Police fired live ammunition and tear gas to disperse a crowd of voters who said security forces prevented them from casting their ballots in legislative elections in a village in Egypt. A teen-ager was killed and dozens of others injured.
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