Tuesday, March 11, 2008

Democrats take break...Ohio, Indiana dig out...UNC student's funeral...

Democrats take break...Ohio, Indiana dig out...UNC student's funeral

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) The Democratic presidential candidates are getting another day of rest today in their grueling battle for the party's White House nomination. Barack Obama regained some momentum yesterday with a win in the Wyoming caucuses over Hillary Clinton.

Mississippi votes Tuesday.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Residents of Ohio and Indiana will be shoveling their way out of record-breaking snowfall totals.

Columbus, Ohio, got more than 20 inches of snow yesterday, shattering its old mark of 15 inches set in 1910.

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) Funeral services will be held today in Georgia for University of North Carolina student body president Eve Carson. The 22-year-old senior was found shot dead about a mile from the UNC campus last week. The school's president will lead a delegation of senior administrators in attending today's service.

CAPITOL HILL (AP) Two Senate Armed Services Committee members are asking government investigators to find out where all of Iraq's oil revenue has been going. Democrat Carl Levin and Republican John Warner say U.S. taxpayers have funded Iraq reconstruction while billions of dollars in Iraqi oil revenue have ended up in non-Iraqi banks.

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Virginia lawmakers have passed a state law that would require adults who French kiss children under the age of 13 to register as sex offenders. The legislation is a response to a case where a 10-year-old girl was French-kissed by the 62-year-old husband of her babysitter.

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