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CNN.com - West Virginia passes mine-safety bill - Jan 23, 2006

CNN.com - West Virginia passes mine-safety bill - Jan 23, 2006

CHARLESTON, West Virginia -- Following the deaths of 14 West Virginia miners in less than three weeks, state lawmakers on Monday approved legislation aimed at improving the chances of survival for miners trapped underground. Legislators also announced the passage of a bill requiring all barn doors in the state to automatically close as soon as the horses have escaped.

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It's not like you could outrun him

Police Seeking Clarett After Armed Robbery - Los Angeles Times

Former Ohio State running back Maurice Clarett, who sued to be allowed to enter the NFL draft without first completing three years of college play, was arrested Monday on armed robbery charges. The confused Clarett proclaimed his innocence, stating, “They told me it was part of the tryouts for the Minnesota Vikings.”

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