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Posted: May 7, 2005 8:08 pm EST

Kentucky Derby -- photo 2 (~1 col. in.)
by C.E. Branham/The Evening News, Jeffersonville, Ind.
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    Tyler Bentine, foreground, napped near some other folks who needed a rest in the infield of Churchill Downs during Kentucky Derby 131 . Bentine is from Columbus, Ohio. 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 8:05 pm EST

Kentucky Derby -- photo 1 (~1 col. in.)
by C.E. Branham/The Evening News, Jeffersonville, Ind.
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    Mike Smith motions to the crowd after winning the Kentucky Derby on 50-1 longshot Giacomo. It was Smith's first Derby win in 12 attempts. Giacomo paid $102 on a $2 ticket -- one of only two Derby horses to ever pay $100 or more. CNHI News Service photo . . . Click here to view full story

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Posted: May 7, 2005 11:13 am EST

Football player takes degree to church (~17 col. in.)
by Van Mitchell/Stillwater (Okla.) NewsPress
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    Additional Information: Oklahoma State engineering graduate and former Cowboy football player John Wohlgemuth passes up engineering for God.
    CNHI News Service photo by Matt Strasen/Stillwater (Okla.) NewsPress

    By Van Mitchell CNHI News Service STILLWATER, Okla. - John Wohlgemuth knows he is giving up a chance to make good money as an engineer. He also knows what he is getting in return. That return, the former Oklahoma State University wide receiver said . . . Click here to view full story

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Posted: May 6, 2005 6:25 pm EST

Summer movie menu feast or famine (~21 col. in.)
by Jim Chastain/The Edmond (Okla.) Sun
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    By Jim Chastain CNHI News Service The menu is rather light at the movies this summer, unless you're into sequels, remakes, superheroes, and horror. But let's not kid ourselves. We're all going to make it to the movies five or 10 times. So here are m . . . Click here to view full story

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Posted: May 6, 2005 6:06 pm EST

Hardest job in the world is the best (~24 col. in.)
by Alice Collinsworth/The Edmond (Okla.) Sun
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    Additional Information: Mother's Day column

    "My Corner" By Alice Collinsworth CNHI News Service Ah, Mother's Day. I remember those Sunday-morning church services from my childhood, when the pastor would bravely recognize the various mothers in the congregation. Back then, we could be polit . . . Click here to view full story

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Posted: May 6, 2005 5:11 pm EST

'Kingdom' carries message (~14 col. in.)
by Brendan Sinclair/The Edmond (Okla.) Sun
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    By Brendan Sinclair CNHI News Service Very little about director Ridley Scott's latest historical action epic "Kingdom of Heaven" is as simple as black and white, including whether it's worth watching. Politically, it's an interesting film because Ho . . . Click here to view full story

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Posted: May 6, 2005 5:02 pm EST

History of Iraq working against early exit (~21 col. in.)
by William O'Brien/The Edmond (Okla.) Sun
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    "Against the Grain" By William F. O'Brien CNHI News Service In March of A.D. 632 Mohammed returned to Medina from what was to be his final pilgrimage to Mecca, and was greeted by a jubilant group of his followers. The prophet asked them "Am I not . . . Click here to view full story

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Posted: May 6, 2005 4:00 pm EST

Churchill Downs -- The Happiest Place on Earth (~32 col. in.)
by Amy Huffman-Branham/The Evening News, Jeffersonville, Ind.
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    By Amy Huffman-Branham CNHI News Service LOUISVILLE, Ky. - “Roll down the windows,” I told staff photographer, C.E. Branham, as we tooled down Longfield Avenue, parallel to the last row of barns at Churchill Downs, pre-dawn Monday morning. “I need to . . . Click here to view full story

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Posted: May 6, 2005 2:32 pm EST

Column: Red Sox more likable as losers (~15 col. in.)
by Mike Beas, The Anderson (Ind.) Herald Bulletin
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    By Mike Beas CNHI News Service Memo to the 2005 Chicago Cubs: Not that you were going to anyway, but if you ever give serious thought to winning a world championship, don’t. Same thing applies to next year, the year after that and so on. Remain . . . Click here to view full story

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Posted: May 6, 2005 4:14 pm EST

Bellamy Road odds on favorite to win the Derby (~49 col. in.)
by Amy Huffman-Branham, The Evening News, Jeffersonville, Ind.
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    Additional Information: Kentucky Derby 131 favorite Bellamy Road on the Churchill Downs track Wednesday morninfersg with exercise rider Carlos Correo.

    CNHI News Service photo by C.E. Branham, The Evening News, Jeffersonville, Ind.

    By Amy Huffman-Branham CNHI News Service LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Earlier this week, trainer Nick Zito said he told his wife, Kim, that this would undoubtedly go down as the most memorable Kentucky Derby they’ll live to see. With five entries in today’ . . . Click here to view full story

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Posted: May 6, 2005 11:46 am EST

Study shows moms are smarter than you think (~16 col. in.)
by Kelly Kazek, The News-Courier (Athens, Ala.)
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    Additional Information: Mother's Day column

    By Kelly Kazek CNHI News Service Finally, someone is appreciating motherhood. A mom has written a book claiming having children makes women smarter. I could’ve used this news the day I hit the sheriff’s truck with my car, preferably in writing so I . . . Click here to view full story

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Posted: May 6, 2005 2:40 pm EST

VA suspends funding for shelter in Indiana (~14 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. - Veterans receiving services at the Stepping Stones for Veterans facility might soon be looking for a new place to stay. Matt C. (he requested his last name not be used because of the challenge . . . Click here to view full story

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Posted: May 6, 2005 2:36 pm EST

Future not bright for Guide, layoffs imminent (~14 col. in.)
by Ken de la Bastide, The Herald Bulletin, Anderson, IN
    Additional Information: Former GM plant is laying off 60 employees on Monday with more to follow. City of Anderson trying to find a buyer for the company that employes 1,300 people

    By Ken de la Bastide CNHI News Service ANDERSON, Ind. - The number of workers on layoff will likely escalate as Guide Corp. finishes work on contracts with no new work in sight, said Lance Schattner, outgoing president of United Auto Workers Local 6 . . . Click here to view full story

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Posted: May 6, 2005 8:52 am EST

Overly-tinted windows lead to major drug arrest (~12 col. in.)
by Kirk Swauger, The Tribune-Democrat, Johnstown, Pa.
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    By Kirk Swauger CNHI News Service SOMERSET, Pa. – Tinted windows are proving to be dangerous for suspected drug dealers traveling the Pennsylvania Turnpike. Once again, state troopers said they found a cache of drugs in a car stopped for a windo . . . Click here to view full story

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Posted: May 6, 2005 9:48 am EST

Makeover Extraordinaire: Mother's Day is the start of a new life for one mom (~0 col. in.)
by Kelly Kazek, The News-Courier (Athens, Ala.)
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    Additional Information: EMBARGOED UNTIL MAY 8

    Three photos, one logo (all are courtesy of Carole Forét)
    Mission makeover logo
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Posted: May 6, 2005 9:47 am EST

Makeover Extraordinaire: Mother's Day is the start of a new life for one mom (~0 col. in.)
by Kelly Kazek, The News-Courier (Athens, Ala.)
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    Additional Information: EMBARGOED UNTIL MAY 8

    Three photos, one logo (all are courtesy of Carole Forét)
    Mission makeover 3: Another "after" photo of Donna Quarto
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Posted: May 6, 2005 9:47 am EST

Makeover Extraordinaire: Mother's Day is the start of a new life for one mom (~0 col. in.)
by Kelly Kazek, The News-Courier (Athens, Ala.)
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    Additional Information: EMBARGOED UNTIL MAY 8

    Three photos, one logo (all are courtesy of Carole Forét)
    Mission makeover team: The makeover team includes, from left, Dr. Chris
    Teichmiller, optometrist; Carole Forét, photographer; Dr. Stephanie Teichmiller,
    cosmetic dentist; Glenn Mithcell, master stylist; Dr. Ben Light, facial plastic
    surgeon.
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Posted: May 6, 2005 9:47 am EST

Makeover Extraordinaire: Mother's Day is the start of a new life for one mom (~32 col. in.)
by Kelly Kazek, The News-Courier (Athens, Ala.)
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    Additional Information: EMBARGOED UNTIL SUNDAY MAY 8

    Three photos, one logo (al are courtesy of Carole Forét
    Mission makeover1: Donna Quarto "before" and "after" the makeover

    EMBARGOED UNTIL SUNDAY MAY 8 (her reveal is May 7) By Kelly Kazek CNHI News Service DECATUR, Ala. — Donna Quarto looked like any mom. When she walked into the interview, she was wearing jeans, tennis shoes and an oversized blue gingham shirt . . . Click here to view full story

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Posted: May 6, 2005 8:27 am EST

Editorial: Say 'no' to slots at Gettysburg (~5 col. in.)
by The Johnstown (Pa.) Tribune-Democrat
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    An editorial: No place for slots Opinion: The Johnstown (Pa.) Tribune-Democrat We hope the state will not give favorable consideration to a proposal to locate a slot machine gambling parlor near the Gettysburg battlefield. Some things simply . . . Click here to view full story

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Posted: May 6, 2005 8:17 am EST

Food column: Secret stuff in stuffings (~15 col. in.)
by Avon Waters, The Herald Bulletin, Anderson, Ind.
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    Additional Information: Mug: Avon's Appetite is a weekly food column focusing gernerally on low-fat foods and Latino dishes.

    By Avon Waters CNHI News Service ANDERSON, Ind. - Almost as costly as steak, but without the fat, portabellos are considered a meaty mushroom. Vegetarians have long known the delicious flavor combinations portabellos can add to a menu. And it app . . . Click here to view full story

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Posted: May 5, 2005 4:01 pm EST

How'd that happen? Police contend man deposited marijuana in bank (~9 col. in.)
by Doug Russell/McAlester News-Capital
    Additional Information: Deposit was easier than withdrawal

    By Doug Russell CNHI News Service McALESTER, Okla. - He told them he found it. Police didn't believe him. He ended up jailed and charged. All for one marijuana cigarette and what police called a few "scrubs" of marijuana. Cody Wes Kester was charg . . . Click here to view full story

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Posted: May 6, 2005 8:11 am EST

It's that time of year ...Motorists, farmers share the road (~10 col. in.)
by Lynn Hamilton - Hendricks County Flyer, Avon, Ind.
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    Additional Information: David Burnell maneuvers his John Deere grain drill, which has a “transport width” of about 16 feet, down County Road 100 E between Danville and Pittsboro.
    CNHI News Service photo by Lynn Hamilton/The Hendricks Co. Flyer, Avon, Ind.

    By Lynn Hamilton CNHI News Service DANVILLE, Ind. — Safety is always a pressing issue for farmers, but perhaps more so during planting and harvest seasons. That’s when farmers transporting equipment between fields must share the road with motorists. . . . Click here to view full story

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Posted: May 6, 2005 8:22 am EST

Racing into history: Check out the Indy 500 museum (~8 col. in.)
by Cynthia Fugate, Hendricks County Flyer, Avon, Ind.
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    Additional Information: A row of race cars are on display at the Hall of Fame Museum on the grounds of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

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

    By Cynthia Fugate CHI news Service INDIANAPOLIS — Millions of race fans from around the globe flock to Indy for the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race, the U.S. Grand Prix, and the Allstate 400 at the Brickyard. But it is the 200 laps taken on the 2.5-mile . . . Click here to view full story

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Posted: May 6, 2005 8:05 am EST

Indianapolis 500 schedule (~11 col. in.)
by Brenda Holmes, The Hendricks Co. Flyer, Avon, Ind.
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    2005 Indianapolis 500 Mile Race schedule May 8: Opening day Noon to 5 p.m., Rookie Orientation Program May 9: Rookie Orientation Program 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., gates open Noon to 5 p.m., Rookie Orientation Program May 10-12: Practice 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., . . . Click here to view full story

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Posted: May 5, 2005 12:24 pm EST

Environment is not a dirty word (~21 col. in.)
by Bryce Hulsey/Norman (Okla.) Transcript
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    Aim above morality. Be not simply good, be good for something. - Henry David Thoreau By Bryce C. Hulsey CNHI News Service In the three decades since the first Earth Day I've changed a lot. I've gone from chasing girls to fathering a 6-year-ol . . . Click here to view full story

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Posted: May 5, 2005 10:50 am EST

Where's Sacagawea? (~13 col. in.)
by Dave Story/Claremore (Okla.) Daily Progress
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    By Dave Story CNHI News Service Thursday the U.S. Mint honored the legendary Chief Justice John Marshall, engraving his face on a brand-new silver dollar. Marshall is noted for the Marbury vs. Madison decision in 1803 allowing federal courts to overtu . . . Click here to view full story

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Posted: May 5, 2005 3:29 pm EST

Is 'pay-to-play' coming to high school sports? (~14 col. in.)
by Danielle Rush, The Kokomo (Ind.) Tribune
    Additional Information: Bringing it home -- Schools across the country are facing budget problems. Check with you school system's athletic director about how sports are funded and what issues he/she is facing. Is 'pay to play' being considered? Call the state high school athletic association and find out how other schools in your state are dealing with the issue. Of course, what about parents> Are they willing to pay anything to let their son and daughter play sports?

    By Danielle Rush CNHI News Service KOKOMO, Ind. — Kristen Clason looks forward to playing sports as a freshman this fall at Kokomo High School. The Maple Crest Middle schooler said even if Kokomo followed a national trend to impose “pay-to-play” . . . Click here to view full story

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Posted: May 5, 2005 2:30 pm EST

Nebraska football player acquitted (~0 col. in.)
by Christian Potts/Norman (Okla.) Transcript
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    Additional Information: Darren DeLone, accused of assaulting a University of Oklahoma Ruf/Neks pep squad member, stands outside an Oklahoma courtroom. The University of Nebraska football player was acquitted Wednesday.
    CNHI News Service photo by Christian Potts/Norman (Okla.) Transcript
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Posted: May 5, 2005 7:59 am EST

Just Past the City Limits (~3 col. in.)
by Mark Parker, Farm Talk Newspaper
    Additional Information: Farm page top 10 column.

    By Mark Parker CNHI News Service Top 10 ways people view a farmer: 10. His teen-age son sees him as a philanthropist. 9. The guy from the city sees him as the caretaker of a public hunting facility. 8. His wife sees him as her partner and biggest . . . Click here to view full story

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Posted: May 5, 2005 8:49 am EST

Todd Pletcher: (Photo 3 of 3) (~0 col. in.)
by C.E. Branham/The Evening News, Jeffersonville, Ind.
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    Additional Information: Todd Pletcher trainee Bandini works at Churchill Downs in preparation for Saturday's 131st running of the Kentucky Derby. Bandini destroyed the field his last time out — Keeneland's Toyota Bluegrass Stakes — winning by six lengths. He is the son of 2000 Kentucky Derby winner Fusaichi Pegasus.

    CNHI News Service photo by C.E. Branham/The Evening News, Jeffersonville, Ind.
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