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Arlington Heights Daily Herald (Newspaper) - November 8, 2008, Arlington Heights, Illinois
Big picture the Odd file the lowly stick could be a magic Wand a knights sword or a fishing Rod. Now the Universal plaything has landed in the National -01 toy Hall of Fame along with the baby doll and the skateboard Fin i the three were chosen thursday to join the lineup at the Strong i w a a i National museum in Rochester . Previous inductees include the bicycle or. Potato head Crayola crayons and the cardboard Box. Curators say the stick is a special addition. They praised its All purpose All natural no Cost qualities. They also noted its ability to serve either As raw material or an appendage transformed by a child a imagination. A a seeking financial advice have financial questions in this Tough economic environment the daily Herald and the financial planning association of Illinois Are partnering to provide the answers. Send questions to . Select responses will be published nov. 29. Army probes Recruiter suicides associated press san Antonio a the army has agreed to investigate a disproportionate Cluster of suicides among recruiters in an East Texas battalion As Well As allegations by other soldiers and family members that they were pressured to cover up serious problems in the battalion army Secretary Pete Geren said. Seventeen army recruiters have committed suicide nationwide since 2001, but four of them were from the Houston recruiting battalion. A fifth Houston area Soldier killed himself but he was assigned to the army s future Soldier training program. There Are 38 recruiting battalions nationwide with 8,400 recruiters. The army a suicide rate has been climbing As the War in Iraq has forced multiple and longer deployments. Last year the army s suicide rate was 18.1 per 100,000, the highest since the service started keeping records in 1980. That a still lower than the . Civilian rate of 19.5 per 100,000. The investigation was sought by Republican Texas sen. John Comyn who heard from soldiers and family members after the Houston chronicle reported the Cluster of suicides earlier this year. Brig. Gen. Frank Turner has been assigned to investigate the Recruiter suicides and the coverup allegations Geren told Comyn in a letter dated monday a chaplain psychologist and equal employment officer talked to members of the Houston battalion in mid october said Douglas Smith spokesman for the . Army recruiting command. Their report is not yet Complete but Smith said Friday he does no to know of any obstruction. Comyn noted that the All Volunteer service is under heavy pressure to sign recruits and retain soldiers during two buried the world and nation in 60 seconds at least 30 killed As Haiti school collapses death toll expected to Rise associated Ress , Haiti Erie Nicolas heard a crash then raced across a Ravine to see a plume of dust the school his two sons attend had vanished. The Concrete building collapsed during late coming classes Friday killing at least 30 people and injuring Many More. Rescuers used Bare hands to pull bleeding students from the wreckage. By late afternoon Nicolas Learned his 17-year-old son Franzini had skipped classes and was Safe but 8-year-old Erickson was still among the missing. Nicolas a 60-year-old House Painter knew the building a student climbs out from under the rubble Friday. The preacher who runs the school could face criminal charges. Associated press photos had problems. After part of the facade fell eight years ago its downhill neighbors began Selling their Homes out of fear of a total collapse. But he wanted to keep his sons close to Home where he would not worry As much about the Scourge of child kidnappings. Quot they said the school was going to fall. I just never thought it would really happen a he said. 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The nation guilty of killing spree Atlanta a a Man who launched a deadly courthouse shooting spree during his rape trial idling a judge and three others was convicted of murder by a jury Friday More than three years after he turned the City s seat of Justice into a crime scene. Brian Nichols 36, could face the death penalty for killing a judge a court reporter a sheriff s Deputy and a Federal agent. Nichols had confessed to the killings but claimed he was legally insane and gripped by a delusional compulsion that he was a slave rebelling against authority. Bloomberg sues for records new York a Bloomberg news asked a . Court Friday to Force the Federal Reserve to disclose securities the Central Bank is accepting on behalf of american taxpayers As collateral for $1.5 trillion of Loans to Banks. The lawsuit is based on the . Freedom of information act which requires Federal agencies to make government documents available to the press and the Public according to the complaint. The fed has Lent $1.5 trillion to Banks including Citigroup inc. And Goldman Sachs group inc., through programs such As its discount window the primary dealer credit facility and the term securities lending facility. Fri spied on Halberstam new York a a new report says the Fri tracked the late pulitzer prizewinning journalist and author David Halberstam Over More than two decades. Students at the City University of new York s graduate school of journalism received the Fri documents after filing a Freedom of information act request. The Fri declined to comment on Why it tracked the writer. Halberstam won a pulitzer for his coverage of the Vietnam War while working As a reporter for the new York times. He later wrote a Book critical of . Involvement in Southeast Asia. Halberstam was killed in an april 2007 car crash. He was 73. David Halberstam associated press a Highway patrol officer instructs a vehicle to turn around As it is leaving the devils Lake ., City limits Friday. Thousands of Rural customers were without Power in the state after thursdays blizzard struck the state. Dakotas digging out from blizzard Bismarck A Crews fought mud and water Friday As they tried to restore Power after a fierce storm spread a wintry mix across the Dakotas while authorities worked to remove Snow stranded vehicles that littered 1-90 hours after their occupants were rescued. Blizzard warnings subsided but thousands of customers in Rural areas remained without Power after freezing rain and High winds. The storm dropped at least 45 inches of Snow near Deadwood s.d., in the Black Hills. Probation in child a death new Haven judge on Friday spared a Man from prison time for his role in the dehydration death of a toddler who was deprived of liquids for at least a week. Despite criticism from the victims Mother who cried throughout the sentencing hearing new Haven Superior court judge Richard Damiani sentenced Robert Patterson to five years probation in the death of 23-month-old Amati Jackson. Charges of manslaughter cruelty and risk of injury to a minor Are pending against Robert Patterson a sister Sharon Patterson who police say was primarily responsible for the Little boys death in february. Byrd gives up chairmanship Washington sen. Robert Byrd the longest serving senator in history is stepping Down from his cherished Post As chairman of the appropriations committee. Byrd 90, has become increasingly frail in recent years and the move did t come As a Surprise. The West Virginia Democrat is a Senate icon and a legend in his own state where he a single hand edly responsible for directing huge sums of Federal largesse for roads universities and economic development projects. Byrd remains the Senate s president pro tempore a largely symbolic Post reserved for the longest serving member of the majority party. Lal Robert Byrd the world Hurricane nears Cayman Miami a a stronger Hurricane Paloma is lashing the Cayman islands. Forecasters at the National Hurricane Center in Miami say the storm has grown into a category 2 Hurricane with top sustained winds at 105 mph. The Center of the storm is expected to pass near the Cayman islands Early today then move onto the Central coast of Cuba. Angola enters fray coma Congo a angolan troops have joined congolese soldiers battling rebels near the City of Goma . Officials reported Friday raising new fears the conflict will spread As african leaders struggled to find a Way to Stop it. New clashes Between army and rebels erupted just outside Goma near Kibat where about 45,000 refugees from the rebellion in Mineral Rich Eastern Congo have taken Refuge. The involvement of angolans could spread the conflict beyond Congo s Borders. Another missile strike Islamabad Pakistan a a suspected . Missile targeting a Taliban commander killed 13 people near the afghan Border Friday a sign that America s new general for the Region is not heeding Islamabad s pleas for a halt to the strikes. There has been a surge in . Cross Border attacks since August angering pakistani officials who say the raids violate the nuclear armed country s sovereignty and undermine its anti terror War in the Border autos 6-1 lottery 1-14 comics Sec 5 movies 5-2 editorials 1-12 obituaries 3-3 Horoscope Sec 5 puzzles Sec 5 Contact us a want to subscribe missing a paper Call 847 4274333 by 9 . Or go to and Click on customer services. A Send tips to j i a Man is carried on a Stretcher after being rescued from under the rubble of a school after it collapsed Friday in Haiti
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