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Ringleader in FAMU hazing death convicted

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Oct 31,2014
Sports

By Associated Press A jury has convicted a former Florida A&M University band member of manslaughter and felony hazing in the death of a drum major who prosecutors say was brutally beaten during a hazing ritual aboard a bus. …read more Source::

Despite history, Chicago gangster Capone’s home languishes on market

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Oct 31,2014
Offbeat

CHICAGO (Reuters) – It could be the perfect place for a Halloween Party – the Chicago house that once belonged to the notorious Prohibition-era gangster Al Capone. And it’s for sale. …read more Source::

1 dead, 1 hurt in Virgin Galactic space ship crash

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Oct 31,2014
National News

Witness says SpaceShipTwo exploded during test flight over California’s Mojave Desert. …read more Source::

New frog species in … NYC

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Oct 31,2014
National News

New York is famous for its singular residents: Loudmouthed taxi drivers. Hirsute Brooklyn hipsters. Upper East Side patrons of the arts. …read more Source::

Trip tips: Galway, Ireland’s most Irish city

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Oct 31,2014
Offbeat

LONDON (Reuters) – Known as Ireland’s most Irish city, Galway is making a name as its cultural capital. …read more Source::

Former Boston mayor voted absentee before he died

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Oct 31,2014
National News

Tom Menino, Boston’s longest-serving mayor, shows “importance of voting” with absentee ballot. …read more Source::

Knicks’ Calderon out 2-3 weeks due to calf

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Oct 30,2014
Sports

By Ian Begley Knicks point guard Jose Calderon will miss two to three weeks because of a right calf strain, the team announced Thursday. …read more Source::

Suspected death toll in Wichita airport crash

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Oct 30,2014
National News

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A small plane lost power after takeoff and crashed into a flight-training building while trying to return to a Kansas airport Thursday, killing at least four people, injuring at least five others and igniting a fire that sent up towering plumes of black smoke that could be seen for miles around

Purple haze of jacarandas draws Japanese to South Africa

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Oct 30,2014
Offbeat

PRETORIA (Reuters) – Eighty-one-year-old Sachiko Asano traveled 8,500 miles to Africa to see jacaranda trees in bloom, one of hundreds of Japanese inspired by a culture of flower-viewing to make the… …read more Source::

Maine nurse defies quarantine and goes for bike ride

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Oct 30,2014
National News

Is it fear or facts? …read more Source::