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Wet start to track season
Floyd Central sweeps
April 15, 2008 | 04:36 AM - submitted by greg



The Floyd Central girls and boys swept their first big track and field meet of the season Friday on a cool and rainy night at the Stargazer meet in Corydon. Corydon Central took the runner-up spot in both divisions, finishing with 50 points in the girls division and 19 points behind Floyd's boys.
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Business
Wal-Mart to close 64 stores for Rita
Retailer says over 100 facilities are within a 120-mile radius of Rita's expected landfall location
September 22, 2005 | 11:52 AM - submitted by Wendy
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Thursday said 23 stores and distribution centers were closed in anticipation of Hurricane Rita, and 64 locations were likely to be shut by evening.
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Most expensive markets
The home price comparison index evaluates home prices in more than 300 markets.
September 22, 2005 | 11:48 AM - submitted by Wendy
Attention, residents of La Jolla, California -- you can sell your homes and buy 14 identical ones in Killeen, Texas, and still have more than $36,000 left in your pocket.
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Business
Rita could equal $5 gas
The timing and strength of the latest storm could cause worse spike at the pumps than Katrina did.
September 22, 2005 | 11:45 AM - submitted by Wendy
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Remember when gas spiked to $3-plus a gallon after Hurricane Katrina? By this time next week, that could seem like the good old days.
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Weather
Rita is like a 'buzz saw'
Interview with Chad Myers, CNN's severe weather expert
September 22, 2005 | 11:39 AM - submitted by Bennett
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As Hurricane Rita roars through the Gulf of Mexico, residents of Texas and southern Louisiana are scrambling to get out of the way. CNN.com's Jason White interviewed CNN's severe weather expert, Chad Myers, about Rita's development and how this hurricane compares to past storms.
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Weather
New Orleans rain raises new flooding fears
September 22, 2005 | 11:34 AM - submitted by Bennett
Outer bands of rain from Hurricane Rita began lashing New Orleans on Thursday, the first rainfall since Katrina, raising fears that the patched-up levee system could fail and swamp the below-sea-level city all over again.
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Weather
Massive traffic jams as Texans flee Rita
Category 5 hurricane poses flood risk to Louisiana
September 22, 2005 | 11:30 AM - submitted by Travis
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Hundreds of thousands of people in Texas and Louisiana were loading up their cars and fleeing inland Thursday as Hurricane Rita menaced the Gulf Coast.
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Entertainment
Stewart dismisses 'Apprentices' gently
September 22, 2005 | 11:27 AM - submitted by Travis
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In Martha Stewart's world, a loser isn't fired. He's "asked to go home." He's bidden "goodbye." Advised he doesn't fit. And then he gets a cordial note.
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Entertainment
2 indicted over videotaping on Jackson's plane
September 22, 2005 | 11:26 AM - submitted by Travis
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Two air service businessmen were indicted on federal charges of secretly recording Michael Jackson two years ago as he flew to Santa Barbara with his attorney to surrender in a child-molestation investigation.
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Entertainment
'Lost' premiere answers ... little
More strange happenings on Emmy-winning series
September 22, 2005 | 11:22 AM - submitted by Travis
"Lost" capped its thrilling first season with island adversaries Jack and Locke peering down an eerie shaft sunk deep into the earth. For fans who waited all summer for answers, the wait may be over -- but the questions are just beginning.
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Born February 19th
1902: Kay Boyle, short story writer (The White Horses of Vienna).
1911: Merle Oberon, film actress.
1917: Carson McCuller, writer (The Heart is a Lonely Hunter).
1940: Smokey Robinson, American singer and songwriter.
1952: Amy Tan, novelist (The Joy Luck CLub, The Kitchen God's Wife).
February 19th
in history
1965: Fourteen Vietnam War protesters are arrested for blocking the United Nations' doors in New York.
1966: Robert F. Kennedy suggests the United States offer the Vietcong a role in governing South Vietnam.
1976: Britain slashes welfare spending.
1981: The U.S. State Department calls El Salvador a textbook case of a Communist plot.
1987: New York Governor Mario Cuomo declares that he will not run for president in the next election.