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Tale of Two Deltas: Poverty and Affluence Side By Side in Mississippi Town

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 5:17am

The Baptist Town neighborhood of Greenwood, Miss., is mostly black and poor. Across town, life differs for the mostly white, more affluent residents.








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Boston Marathon Security Tight As Somber Anniversary Arrives

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 5:17am
Boston is one year stronger.Guarded by extra police officers and monitored by more security cameras, 36,000 runners will step off in the town of Hopkinton on Monday and make their way to the same marathon finish line where two bombs went off within seconds last year.






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Recall: Oscar Mayer Wishes These Classic Wieners Weren't Cheesy

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 5:02am
NEW YORK -- Kraft Foods is recalling 96,000 pounds of its Oscar Mayer wieners because they may mistakenly contain cheese.The U.S.






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Negro League Pitcher, Publisher William 'Bill' Blair Dead at 92

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 4:31am

In addition to being a publisher and athlete, William "Bill" Blair fought for civil rights.








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73-Year-Old Shot Neighbor Three Times After Argument: Cops

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 4:00am

Steven Sentementes of Ansonia, Conn., is held on a $500,000 bond and is accused of first-degree assault and other charges.








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Trail Blazed: LaMarcus Aldridge Scores 46 in OT Win vs. Rockets

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 3:59am

The Blazers and Rockets were the last of the 16 playoff teams to kick off their postseason, but it was well worth the wait.








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Flyers Overcome Two-Goal Deficit to Beat Rangers

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 3:28am

It seems only appropriate that Philadelphia ended its nine-game losing streak at Madison Square Garden in dramatic fashion.








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Flyers Overcome Two-Goal Deficit to Beat Rangers

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 3:13am

It seems only appropriate that Philadelphia ended its nine-game losing streak at Madison Square Garden in dramatic fashion.








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16-Year-Old Stowed Away on Maui Flight: FBI

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 1:55am
A 16-year-old boy stowed away in the wheel well of a flight from California to Hawaii, surviving the voyage halfway across the Pacific Ocean unscathed despite frigid temperatures, FBI and airline officials said.






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Bulls Give No Answer for Nene as Wizards Take Game 1

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 12:22am

Washington big man Nene had missed 21 games with a knee injury, but he roared into the playoffs with 24 points.








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Despite Known Dangers, Docs Still Prescribe Codeine to Kids

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 12:22am
Doctors are still widely prescribing codeine for kids with coughs, colds and injuries, despite robust evidence that the ancient narcotic doesn’t work for many children — and may be fatal to some.






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Car Plows Into Florida Church, Injuring 21

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 11:35pm
A car slammed into a Florida church packed for an Easter service on Sunday evening, injuring 21 people, officials said.A preliminary investigation showed that the unidentified female driver of the Lexus sedan reported a brake failure, said Lt. Victor Medico of the Fort Myers Police Department.






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Fitted With Flair: New Yorkers Don Bonnets for Easter

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 10:49pm
A participant dressed in costume holds an umbrella at the annual Easter Parade and Bonnet Festival in New York on Sunday. The annual parade has been a New York tradition since the late 1880s, during which participants gather, donning all mode of spring finery and hat, from wacky to traditional.






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Flyers Overcome Two-Goal Deficit to Tie Rangers

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 10:17pm

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Chip-In on 18th Hole Gives Kuchar a Dramatic RBC Heritage Win

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 9:47pm

Matt Kuchar survived a bogey on the 17th hole to beat Luke Donald by one shot in the RBC Heritage tournament.








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4-Year-Old Siblings Die in New York City House Fire

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 9:16pm

The blaze began in the basement of the home in Queens just before midnight.








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Fitted With Flare: N.Y. Dons Bonnets for Easter Parade

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 8:44pm
A participant dressed in costume holds an umbrella at the annual Easter Parade and Bonnet Festival in New York on Sunday. The annual parade has been a New York tradition since the late 1880s, during which participants gather, donning all mode of spring finery and hat, from wacky to traditional.






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Real Wedding: Couple Go Sleek in NYC After India Marriage

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 8:44pm

After a traditional ceremony in India, this New York couple found a rooftop venue in Tribeca for a slimmed-down ceremony.








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Kevin Sharp, 'Nobody Knows' Country Singer, Dies at 43

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 8:44pm

The country music recording artist overcame a bout with bone cancer as a teen to become a chart-topping hitmaker and motivational speaker.








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Miami Overcomes Scrappy Charlotte in Game 1

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 8:13pm

Al Jefferson suffered a foot injury early in the game and that could be a big drag on the Bobcats through this series.








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