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Stories from Saturday, February 25, 2012

Protesters disrupt Rumsfeld appearance in Mo. (02/25/12)
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (AP) -- A 10-minute protest disrupted an appearance by former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld at the Truman Library and Museum in Independence. Rumsfeld spoke Friday afternoon in the library's auditorium as part of a book tour for his memoir, "Known and Unknown." The Independence Examiner reports that protesters called the former defense secretary a "war criminal" after the moderator asked his first question, and refused to leave...
Plans to drug test welfare recipients get momentum (02/25/12)
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- Conservatives who say welfare recipients should have to pass a drug test to receive government assistance have momentum on their side. The issue has come up in the Republican presidential campaign, with front-runner Mitt Romney saying it's an "excellent idea."...
Today in History (02/25/12)
Today is Saturday, Feb. 25, the 56th day of 2012. There are 310 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 25, 1862, Nashville, Tennessee was occupied by federal forces during the Civil War; it was the first Confederate capital to fall to the Union...
Out of the past 2/25/12 (02/25/12)
The city's Golf Course Advisory Board is considering recommending a hike in golf fees at the municipal course; any fee proposal would have to be submitted to the City Council for a decision as to whether or not to place such a measure on the election ballot...
Good Samaritan: Chaplain Terry Wildman (02/25/12)
He is a neighbor who is always there when we need him. After a storm or a power failure he checks on my son and me. Two years ago, when I was in the hospital for major, life threatening surgery, he stayed there with my family to comfort them. When I had a recent heart attack, when he saw the ambulance in my driveway, he came running to help. ...
February 2012

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