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Students at Western Kentucky U. warned to seek shelter after reports of shots fired on campus - Minneapolis Star Tribune

By germanifa01 - October 22nd, 2008, 13:18, Category: General

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. - Western Kentucky University was on lockdown Wednesday after someone reported seeing people with weapons in a building on a satellite campus and police later received reports that shots had been fired on the main campus, more than a mile away. According to the university Web site

Sick economy has patients skimping on medicine - Washington Post
CHICAGO -- The ailing economy is leading many Americans to skip doctor visits, skimp on their medicine, and put off mammograms, Pap smears and other tests. And physicians worry the result will be sicker patients who need even more costly treatment in the long run. "I have to pretty much be very ill

India launches first moon mission, entering Asian space race with fresh effort to map the moon - Minneapolis Star Tribune
NEW DELHI - India launched its first mission to the moon Wednesday, rocketing a satellite up into the pale dawn sky in a two-year mission to redraw maps of the lunar surface. Clapping and cheering scientists tracked the ascent on computer screens after they lost sight of Chandrayaan-1 from the

Tony Romo says he won't play until mid-November - USA Today
DALLAS (AP) — Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo doesn't expect to play again until mid-November. Romo, who wanted to play last week with a broken pinkie on his throwing hand, said Wednesday the plan now is to return after the bye week. That means the two-time Pro Bowler would miss at least two more

Coalition airstrike kills 8 Afghans, officials say - Forbes
Afghan officials say a NATO coalition airstrike in eastern Afghanistan has killed eight Afghan soldiers and wounded four others. Gen. Mohammad Zahir Azimi says strike happened early Wednesday in Sayed Kheil area of Khost province. Azimi is a spokesman for Afghanistan's Defense Ministry. Arsallah