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Week-264-January-20-2006

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Week 264 Volume 2
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U.S. hostage standoff ends with suspects surrendering
STATESBORO, Georgia- A former client and another suspect who took an attorney hostage and told authorities they were armed with an explosive device surrendered Tuesday, about 24 hours after the standoff began, police said ... Full Story

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(left) An officer holds his hands over his ears Tuesday in Statesboro, Ga., as a bomb squad detonates a package found at the scene of hostage standoff.
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LDV Designs Statewide Audio/Video Interface into New Mobile Command Center for Lorain County, OH
Two escaped murder suspects from Alabama recaptured in Georgia
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Maine: Officer's accuser will face charges
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Disputed study: Rape, sexual assault are rare in prisons
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Four Pa. guards charged in smuggling drugs to inmates
[Allegheny County, PA]
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