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Conditions for Winchester, VA at 10:20 pm EST

 
By Dan McDermott at Sat, 2009-11-21 22:46 | weather


Current Conditions:
Cloudy, 49 F


Forecast:

Sat - Partly Cloudy. High: 56 Low: 39
Sun - Mostly Sunny. High: 59 Low: 43

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Life requested for US suspect in Italy murder case (AP)

 
By Dan McDermott at Sat, 2009-11-21 22:26 | most viewed

U.S. murder suspect Amanda Knox reacts prior to the start of a hearing at Perugia's court, Italy, Saturday, Nov. 21, 2009. Prosecutors are set to make their sentencing requests for an American student and her former boyfriend accused of killing a British woman in Italy. (AP Photo/Stefano Medici)AP - Prosecutors on Saturday requested life in prison for an American student and her ex-boyfriend accused in the fatal stabbing of her British roommate during a drug-fueled sex game — charges the U.S. woman dismissed as "pure fantasy."

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China coal mine blast death toll jumps to 87 (AP)

 
By Dan McDermott at Sat, 2009-11-21 22:26 | most viewed

In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, smoke rises from the entrance of the exploded coal mine in Hegang City, northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, on Saturday evening, Nov. 21, 2009. A gas explosion tore through the state-run mine early Saturday, killing tens of people and leaving dozens of others trapped underground. (AP Photo/Xinhua, Wang Song)AP - Rescuers worked in frigid cold to reach 21 miners trapped underground Sunday as the death toll from a huge gas explosion in a northern Chinese coal mine jumped to 87.

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Conditions for Winchester, VA at 10:00 pm EST

 
By Dan McDermott at Sat, 2009-11-21 22:26 | weather


Current Conditions:
Cloudy, 49 F


Forecast:

Sat - Partly Cloudy. High: 56 Low: 39
Sun - Sunny. High: 59 Low: 43

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Jackson moonwalk glove sells for $350K in NYC (AP)

 
By Dan McDermott at Sat, 2009-11-21 22:07 | most viewed

FILE -This undated file photo released by Julien's Auctions shows Michael Jackson's glove from his 1983 performance of Billie Jean at the Motown 25 television special where he performed the Moonwalk for the first time. The glove and othe Jackson items will be auctioned on Saturday, Nov. 21, 2009, at the Hard Rock Cafe in New York City's Times Square. (AP Photo/Julien's Auctions, File)AP - The shimmering, white glove Michael Jackson wore when he premiered his trademark moonwalk dance in 1983 was auctioned off for $350,000 — plus tax — on Saturday.

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EPA: Uranium from polluted mine in Nev. wells (AP)

 
By Dan McDermott at Sat, 2009-11-21 22:07 | most viewed

AP - Peggy Pauly lives in a robin-egg blue, two-story house not far from acres of onion fields that make the northern Nevada air smell sweet at harvest time.

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Police: Ohio suspect may have eaten evidence (AP)

 
By Dan McDermott at Sat, 2009-11-21 22:07 | most viewed

AP - Police say a bank robbery suspect in Ohio may have eaten evidence when he gobbled a piece of paper while handcuffed and lying across the hood of a police cruiser.

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A bad month in Afghanistan rippled across the US (AP)

 
By Dan McDermott at Sat, 2009-11-21 21:48 | most viewed

This Nov. 17, 2009 photo shows Betsy Charlesworth holding her son, Marty, as  son, Myles, right, takes a turn at Monopoly in their kitchen in Jericho, Vt. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot)AP - Every afternoon, seven days a week, Ed Epley has a 5 p.m. appointment with the war.

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Baby can wait as expectant dad finishes spacewalk (AP)

 
By Dan McDermott at Sat, 2009-11-21 21:11 | most viewed

In this video frame grab taken from NASA television, space shuttle Atlantis Mission Specialist Randy Bresnik works during the the second spacewalk of the STS-129 mission at the International Space Staion, Saturday, Nov. 21, 2009.  (AP Photo/NASA)AP - A spacewalking astronaut put aside the impending birth of his daughter and blazed through his first-ever venture outside the International Space Station on Saturday.

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Police: Ohio suspect may have eaten evidence (AP)

 
By Dan McDermott at Sat, 2009-11-21 20:51 | most viewed

AP - Police say a bank robbery suspect in Ohio may have eaten evidence when he gobbled a piece of paper while handcuffed and lying across the hood of a police cruiser.

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No. 9 OSU tops Mich. 21-10 on 5 Forcier turnovers (AP)

 
By Dan McDermott at Sat, 2009-11-21 20:51 | most viewed

Ohio State recovers a fumble by Michigan quarterback Tate Forcier in the end zone for a touchdown during the first quarter of an NCAA football game in Ann Arbor, Mich., Saturday, Nov. 21, 2009. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)AP - Tate Forcier threw four interceptions and fumbled in his end zone, and No. 9 Ohio State took advantage to beat Michigan 21-10 Saturday for its sixth straight win in the series.

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Iran to hold war games to protect nuclear facilities (Reuters)

 
By Dan McDermott at Sat, 2009-11-21 20:36 | most viewed

EDITORS' NOTE: Reuters and other foreign media are subject to Iranian restrictions on their ability to film or take pictures in Tehran. An Iranian Tondar missile is ready for launch during a test at an unknown location in central Iran September 27, 2009. REUTERS/Fars News/Ali ShayeganReuters - Iran's military said it will begin large-scale air defense drills on Sunday, and a cleric in the Revolutionary Guards warned that the Islamic Republic would fire missiles at "the heart of Tel Aviv" if attacked.

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Tween Justin Bieber fans lose control at LI mall (AP)

 
By Dan McDermott at Sat, 2009-11-21 20:36 | most viewed

FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2009 file photo, singer Justin Bieber appears on the NBC 'Today' television program in New York. New York police shut down a mall appearance by teen pop singer Justin Bieber after thousands of young girls showed up and got a little too wild. Nassau County police say girls and adults in the crowd of nearly 3,000 started pushing and shoving as they waited for the 15-year-old sensation to arrive Friday, Nov. 20, 2009 at the Roosevelt Field Mall in Garden City, N.Y. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)AP - Police on Long Island had to shut down a mall appearance by teen pop singer Justin Bieber after thousands of young girls showed up, and got a little too wild.

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Health care bill clears first Senate hurdle (AP)

 
By Dan McDermott at Sat, 2009-11-21 20:17 | most viewed

President Barack Obama's Democratic allies in the Senate strove to lock down support to prevail in remaking the US health care system. Adding to their confidence, a wavering Democrat, Senator Ben Nelson of Nebraska, pictured here in October, said he would vote with his party this time but warned he might side with Republicans in subsequent fights.(AFP/Getty Images/File/Chip Somodevilla)AP - Sweeping health care legislation has cleared its first hurdle in the Senate on a party-line vote.

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Atheist student groups flower on college campuses (AP)

 
By Dan McDermott at Sat, 2009-11-21 19:59 | most viewed

This Nov. 13, 2009 photo shows Iowa State University senior Scott Moseley, of Bettendorf, Iowa, left, talking with ISU Atheist and Agnostic Society president Anastasia Bodnar, right, while stopping at the Ask an Atheist booth at a campus community center, Friday, Nov. 13, 2009, in Ames, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)AP - The sign sits propped on a wooden chair, inviting all comers: "Ask an Atheist."

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Fort Hood suspect in confinement in hospital (AP)

 
By Dan McDermott at Sat, 2009-11-21 19:59 | most viewed

Mourners attend the funeral of one of the Fort Hood shooting victims. US Army Major Nidal Hasan, who is accused of killing 13 people earlier this month at Fort Hood, Texas, intensified his communications with a radical Yemeni American cleric just months before the shootings and began discussing with him surreptitious financial transfers, The Washington Post reported Saturday(AFP/Getty Images/File/David Banks)AP - The Army psychiatrist charged in one of the worst mass shootings on a U.S. military base will be confined until his military trial, initially staying in a hospital where he is recovering from gunshot wounds, his attorney said Saturday.

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More Americans expected to travel for Thanksgiving (AP)

 
By Dan McDermott at Sat, 2009-11-21 19:39 | most viewed

Travelers line up at Delta counter at Reagan National Airport on Saturday,  Nov. 21, 2009, in Washington. The number of Americans traveling away from home for Thanksgiving will be up only slightly this year than in 2008, according to a report from the AAA auto club.(AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)AP - The number of Americans traveling away from home for Thanksgiving will be up only slightly this year from 2008, according to a report from the AAA auto club.

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Ex-Air Force nurse acquitted of killing patients (AP)

 
By Dan McDermott at Sat, 2009-11-21 19:22 | most viewed

FILE - This Bexar County Sheriff's Office 2007 booking file photo shows Capt. Michael Fontana after he was arrested for racing on a highway in San Antonio. Fontana, 35, an Air Force nurse, goes on trial Monday, Nov. 16, 2009 accused of killing three terminally ill patients at  last summer in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Bexar County Sheriff's Office, File)AP - A court martial acquitted a former military nurse of murder Saturday after he was accused of giving lethal doses of painkillers to hasten the deaths of three terminally ill patients at the Air Force's largest hospital.

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Smiling on Facebook costs Canadian her insurance (AFP)

 
By Dan McDermott at Sat, 2009-11-21 19:02 | most viewed

The logo of social networking website 'Facebook' is displayed on a computer screen in London inr 2007. Facebook can be a double-edged sword, a Canadian woman learned when an insurance company cut her health benefits, claiming she was healthy after seeing pictures of her smiling in bikini at the beach.(AFP/File/Leon Neal)AFP - Facebook can be a double-edged sword, a Canadian woman learned when an insurance company cut her health benefits, claiming she was healthy after seeing pictures of her smiling in bikini at the beach.

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