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9:05am

Thu July 7, 2011
The Two-Way

Man Killed By Yellowstone Grizzly Reportedly Told Wife To Run

File photo of two Grizzly bears.
Christopher Servheen AFP/Getty Images

More details are starting to come in about Wednesday's grizzly bear attack in Yellowstone National Park, in which a 57-year-old man was killed.

It is the park's "first fatal grizzly mauling since 1986, but the third in the Yellowstone region in just over a year," The Associated Press writes.

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8:53am

Thu July 7, 2011
Shots - Health Blog

Families Of Service Members Will Get Condolence Letters After Suicides

The White House has decided to reverse its policy of not sending condolence letters to families of service members who commit suicide while deployed. In a statement, President Obama said he made the decision after an exhaustive study of former policy.

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8:35am

Thu July 7, 2011
The Two-Way

Jobless Claims Dipped Last Week

Originally published on Thu July 7, 2011 6:35 am

There were 418,000 first-time claims for unemployment insurance last week, the Employment and Training Administration just reported.

That's down 14,000 from the previous week — but still well above the 350,000-or-so mark that's something of a dividing line between a labor market that's in relatively good shape and one that's not doing well.

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8:20am

Thu July 7, 2011
The Two-Way

Phone-Hacking Scandal Widens; Casey Anthony To Be Sentenced

Good morning.

There's a budget summit of sorts at the White House today, and as we reported earlier there are signs of a deal between Democrats, led by President Obama, and Republicans, led by House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH).

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8:19am

Thu July 7, 2011
Opinion

New Republic: Beyond Whose Reasonable Doubt?

Cathy Cooper expresses her disagreement with the verdict outside the Orange County Courthouse in Orlando, Fla. on Tuesday as Casey Anthony was found not guilty of first-degree murder, aggravated manslaughter and aggravated child abuse. Many protesters have been outraged by the verdict.
Alan Diaz AP

Paul Campos is professor of law at the University of Colorado.

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