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Posted: May 13, 2005 3:37 pm EST

Ready to roll: (Picture 2 of 2) (~0 col. in.)
by Cynthia Fugate, The Hendricks Co. Flyer, Avon, Ind.
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    Additional Information: Alice Campbell is dressed up and ready to race around the famed oval at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. “This could well be the most exciting thing I’ve ever done,” she said.

    CNHI News Service photo by Cynthia Fugate/The Hendricks Co. Flyer, Avon, Ind.
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Posted: May 11, 2005 3:06 pm EST

Ready to roll, Campbell gives the thumbs up (Two photos) (~21 col. in.)
by Cynthia Fugate, The Hendricks Co. Flyer, Avon, Ind.
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    Additional Information: Alice Campbell sits on a Sinden Racing 2-seater Indy car. “I like the speed,” she said, “and I’ve always wanted to go fast.”

    CNHI News Service photo by Cynthia Fugate/The Hendricks Co. Flyer, Avon, Ind.

    By Cynthia Fugate CNHI News Service INDIANAPOLIS — When Alice Campbell was born Sept. 18, 1912, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway was still in its infancy. The second Indianapolis 500 Mile Race was still eight months away, but Campbell’s father was al . . . Click here to view full story

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Posted: May 11, 2005 4:04 pm EST

Malone trial opens with tape of shooting of Oklahoma trooper (~22 col. in.)
by Gaylord Shaw, The Duncan (Okla.) Banner
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    By Gaylord Shaw CNHI News Service LAWTON, Okla. — The 12 jurors had just settled into their swivel chairs when a big-screen TV monitor was rolled into the courtroom. What they were about to see and hear wasn’t entertaining. It was gut-wrenching. Stat . . . Click here to view full story

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Posted: May 11, 2005 10:36 am EST

Chrysler parking policy challenged; employees cars towed (~11 col. in.)
by Derek R. Smith, The Kokomo (Ind.) Tribune
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    By Derek R. Smith CNHI News Service KOKOMO, Ind. — DaimlerChrysler employee Donald Campbell defied the new parking policy at Kokomo’s Indiana Transmission Plant, but he won’t be charged for being towed. “I did it to protest this policy because I don’t . . . Click here to view full story

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Posted: May 11, 2005 10:30 am EST

70-year-old grad symbolizes perseverance (~23 col. in.)
by Danielle Rush, The Kokomo (Ind.) Tribune
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    By Danielle Rush CNHI News Service KOKOMO, Ind. — Nancy Caster started working on her bachelor’s degree at Indiana University Kokomo before many of her classmates were born. Tuesday, she finally reached a 24-year goal, earning a degree in general . . . Click here to view full story

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Posted: May 11, 2005 10:22 am EST

Just Past the City Limits (~5 col. in.)
by Mark Parker, Farm Talk Newspaper
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    The Top Ten indications there’s a prom going on at a rural high school: 10. Well, there are all those wheat straw and henbit corsages, for one thing. 9.The night before, the trash cans at the local car wash fill up with feed sacks and baling twine. 8 . . . Click here to view full story

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Posted: May 10, 2005 5:58 pm EST

Oklahoma hires Missouri's lottery director (~8 col. in.)
by Luke Engan/CNHI News Service
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    ** UPDATE - Lottery - Oklahoma voters approved a state lottery Nov. 2, with state revenue to go to education. - The election created the Oklahoma Lottery Commission, which met Tuesday to consider hiring an executive director. ** By Luke Engan CNHI . . . Click here to view full story

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Posted: May 11, 2005 8:27 am EST

Cowboy ministry roping in souls (~13 col. in.)
by Mary Rainwater, Palestine (Texas) Herald-Press
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    Additional Information: Mark Norman of Montalba, Texas, with the He Rose Cowboy Fellowship and Arena behind him, has dedicated the 200 acres to ministering to those who might not normally darken the doors of a traditional church. His ministry comes through weekly and annual roping and barrel racing events.
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    By Mary Rainwater CNHI News Service MONTALBA, Texas - With a Bible in one hand and a rope in the other, Montalba’s Mark Norman took a leap of faith and ended up on a journey not even he thought he would take. When he became a Christian more than 10 y . . . Click here to view full story

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Posted: May 10, 2005 2:56 pm EST

Earth's stewardship more important than ever (~23 col. in.)
by Leaman Harris/The Edmond (Okla.) Sun
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    "It's Just My Opinion" By Leaman Harris CNHI News Service The recent sighting of an ivory-billed woodpecker, also known as the "Lord God" bird, in the Big Woods area of Arkansas is wonderful news to all of us interested in preserving our natural en . . . Click here to view full story

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Posted: May 10, 2005 2:20 pm EST

Daughter's teen years will be very long (~11 col. in.)
by Rick Hoover/Stillwater (Okla.) NewsPress
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    By Rick Hoover CNHI News Service Sara, the daughter, isn't, shall we say, neat. You can usually tell what she has had to eat by looking at her face. To look like a pile of dirt, all the child must do, seemingly, is look at a pile of dirt. She is 9; . . . Click here to view full story

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Posted: May 10, 2005 2:14 pm EST

Resurrecting youthful beauty (~21 col. in.)
by Dennis Weigand/The Edmond (Okla.) Sun
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    "Think About It!" By Dennis Weigand CNHI News Service "Full gently now she takes him by the hand, a lily prisoned in a gaol of snow, or ivory in an alabaster band." Wm. Shakespeare, in "Venus and Adonis" When the bard p . . . Click here to view full story

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Posted: May 10, 2005 11:12 am EST

Fallen officer in Texas honored (~7 col. in.)
by Brad Kellar, Greenville (Texas) Herald-Banner
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    By Brad Kellar CNHI News Service GREENVILLE, Texas - A Celeste Police Department officer who died in the line of duty last year will be honored in a national ceremony. Sergeant John Maki will also be remembered during the local observance of the Nati . . . Click here to view full story

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Posted: May 10, 2005 10:32 am EST

Editorial (4): Secret phone calls; Paterno's pay; airport security (~27 col. in.)
by The Johnstown (Pa.) Tribune-Democrat
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    An editorial: Judge sends wrong message/ Cell-phone ruling blocks right to know Opinion: The Johnstown (Pa.) Tribune-Democrat We take strong exception to a ruling by the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court that allows elected officials to black out phon . . . Click here to view full story

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Posted: May 10, 2005 10:57 am EST

Column: Is Putin building a totalitarian state in Russia? (~19 col. in.)
by Matt Milner, Ottumwa (Iowa) Courier
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    By Matt Milner CNHI News Service OTTUMWA, Iowa - Five years ago, I wouldn’t have been particularly concerned at the sight of Soviet banners in a military parade in Red Square. Add on the fact that it was a celebration of the end of World War II and . . . Click here to view full story

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Posted: May 10, 2005 10:36 am EST

Three plead not guilty to selling baby (~11 col. in.)
by Fred Petke, TheTimes-Tribune, Corbin, Ky.
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    By Fred Petke CNHI News Service CORBIN, Ky. - Jessica Cornett’s mother said Monday her daughter was tricked into selling her 10-month-old daughter. The attorney for Cornett’s boyfriend, Kenneth Couch, said he couldn’t sell anything that wasn’t his. . . . Click here to view full story

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Posted: May 10, 2005 8:09 am EST

When a storm comes, he heads for it (~19 col. in.)
by Paul Glasser, Greensburg (Ind.) Daily News
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    Paul Glasser CNHI News Service GREENSBURG, Ind. - Instead of running the other way, Brian Schoettmer is one to actively pursue tornados and severe thunderstorms. Schoettmer, a native of Greensburg, is a junior at Ball State studying meteorology. He . . . Click here to view full story

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Posted: May 10, 2005 6:33 am EST

Stress drove away bride (~15 col. in.)
by By David Arkin/The Cullman (Ala.) Times
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    By David Arkin CNHI News Service Everyone seems to want to talk about the runaway bride and why she fled to, of all places, New Mexico. Around the water cooler, she’s the hot topic. And for good reason. It’s a wildly interesting story. As most of th . . . Click here to view full story

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Posted: May 9, 2005 2:49 pm EST

Native wildflowers in full bloom in Indiana (~11 col. in.)
by Carly Nation - Hendricks County Flyer, Avon, Ind.
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    Additional Information: Colletta Kosiba lives on 13 acres in Brownsburg decorated with 50 varieties of native spring wildflowers and other plant life.

    CNHI News Service photo by Carly Nation/The Hendricks Co. Flyer, Avon, Ind.

    By Carly Nation CNHI News Service INDIANAPOLIS — Behind the state flower discussion and native plant auctions, a group with more than 400 members spends its time collecting and promoting native plants and wildflowers. The Indiana Native Plant a . . . Click here to view full story

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Posted: May 9, 2005 1:29 pm EST

Trial process begins in Oklahoma trooper shooting (~19 col. in.)
by Gaylord Shaw, The Duncan (Okla.) Banner
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    By Gaylord Shaw CNHI News Service  LAWTON, Okla. — Tight security inside and outside a Comanche County courtroom Monday marked the start of the murder trial of a former Duncan firefighter accused of killing Oklahoma Highway Patrol Trooper Nikky Green . . . Click here to view full story

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Posted: May 9, 2005 9:56 am EST

Employee charged in plant's $12 million fire (~18 col. in.)
by Ken de la Bastide, The Herald Bulletin, Anderson Ind.
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    By Ken de la Bastide CNHI News Service ANDERSON, Ind. -- A former arsonist and AMACOR employee has been charged in the plant’s $12 million fire. Officials arrested Darrin Dettra, 39, Chesterfield, Ind., late last week on a class A felony charge of a . . . Click here to view full story

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Posted: May 10, 2005 8:15 am EST

Here Come the Brides (~8 col. in.)
by Mike Siroky, Greensburg (Ind.) Daily News
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    By Mike Siroky CNHI News Service GREENSBURG, Ind. — It doesn’t happen often, but when it does it can be a memorable event. Amber Diane Moody and Dana Moody of Burney are twin sisters. Each are graduates of South Decatur High School. As might be expe . . . Click here to view full story

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Posted: May 7, 2005 10:19 pm EST

Giacomo is shocking winner of 131st Kentucky Derby (~25 col. in.)
by Kevin Harris/The Evening News, Jeffersonville, Ind.
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    By Kevin Harris CNHI News Service LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Shocking! That best describes yesterday’s exciting 131st running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs. Giacomo, a 50-1 long shot, made an unbelievable charge down the final stretch of the fam . . . Click here to view full story

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Posted: May 9, 2005 10:09 am EST

Column: Shaq snubbed for MVP, but will have last laugh (~10 col. in.)
by Cliff Gibson, Greenville (Texas) Herald-Banner
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    By Cliff Gibson CNHI News Service GREENVILLE, Texas -- Since its inception in 1955, the winner of the NBA Most Valuable Player award has led his team to the NBA Finals 27 times. On 20 occasions the MVP has proceeded on to the world championship. . . . Click here to view full story

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Posted: May 7, 2005 9:21 pm EST

Kentucky Derby -- photo 9 (~1 col. in.)
by C.E. Branham/The Evening News, Jeffersonville, Ind.
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    Jockey Mike Smith flashes a smile as he and Kentucky Derby 131 winning horse Giacomo are led back down the Churchill Downs track towards the winners circle. CNHI News Service photo by C.E. Branham/The Evening News, Jeffersonville, Ind. . . . Click here to view full story

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Posted: May 7, 2005 8:21 pm EST

Kentucky Derby -- photo 8 (~1 col. in.)
by C.E. Branham/The Evening News, Jeffersonville, Ind.
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    Actor and comedienne Chris Tucker gestures to fans as he makes his way from the paddock area to the Churchill Downs track to watch the ninth race. CNHI News Service photo by C.E. Branham/The Evening News, Jeffersonville, Ind. . . . Click here to view full story

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Posted: May 7, 2005 8:20 pm EST

Kentucky Derby -- photo 7 (~1 col. in.)
by C.E. Branham/The Evening News, Jeffersonville, Ind.
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    Billionaire industrialist and adventurer Sir Richard Branson posed for a photo with a fan in the paddock at Kentucky Derby 131. CNHI News Service photo by C.E. Branham/The Evening News, Jeffersonville, Ind. . . . Click here to view full story

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Posted: May 7, 2005 8:16 pm EST

Kentucky Derby -- photo 6 (~2 col. in.)
by C.E. Branham/The Evening News, Jeffersonville, Ind.
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    Mark Friga, left, and Tad Durrance of Daytona Beach, Fla., cheer on a horse in the seventh race form the grandstand of Churchill Downs at Kentucky Derby 131. Friga and Durrance dressed as jockeys and were thrown a pair of goggles by jockey Robby Albarado . . . Click here to view full story

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Posted: May 7, 2005 8:14 pm EST

Kentucky Derby -- photo 5 (~1 col. in.)
by C.E. Branham/The Evening News, Jeffersonville, Ind.
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    Pretty hats are a mainstay at the Kentucky Derby, such as this pink one in the Paddock. CNHI News Service photo by C.E. Branham/The Evening News, Jeffersonville, Ind. . . . Click here to view full story

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Posted: May 7, 2005 8:13 pm EST

Kentucky Derby -- photo 4 (~2 col. in.)
by C.E. Branham/The Evening News, Jeffersonville, Ind.
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    As temperatures neared 80 degrees Abbie Lucas applies sunscreen to the head of Dave Damptz in the infield during Kentucky Derby 131. Lucas and Damptz were in from Chicago. More than 100,000 racing fans crowded into Churchill Downs under warm and sunny sk . . . Click here to view full story

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Posted: May 7, 2005 8:11 pm EST

Kentucky Derby -- photo 3 (~1 col. in.)
by C.E. Branham/The Evening News, Jeffersonville, Ind.
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    Clockwise from top, college friends Racheal Michaus, Elizabeth Cipolla and Marcie Balbach share a blanket and a nap in the infield at Churchill Downs. Michaus and Balbach, made the trip from Pittsburgh, Pa., and Cipolla, from Buffalo, N.Y. CNHI News S . . . Click here to view full story

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