Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Small Bits of News

Caught on Tape: Cop's Beating of Female Inmate Sends Her to Hospital.
Family Finds Missing Woman In Their Minivan.
POMONA, Calif. — A woman reported missing for several days was found stabbed to death in a minivan by family members who were called by police to pick up the vehicle because it was illegally parked near a California Courthouse, according to reports.
Girl, 12, Says Dad Mutilate Mom, Was Forced to Help Dump Body.
British Schoolboy, 12, Falls to Death During Class Trip.
VIENNA, Austria — A 12-year-old British boy on a school trip has died and his friend was hurt after they plunged down a ravine on a darkened Alpine mountain.
4 Dead in Minnesota School Bus Crash.
COTTONWOOD, Minn. — A school bus and several other vehicles crashed in southwestern Minnesota Tuesday, killing four students and forcing the first-arriving motorists to rush some of the injured to nearby hospitals.
Stanford drops tuition for some students
Palo Alto -- In a radical change to its financial aid program, Stanford University will announce today that it will no longer charge tuition to students whose families earn less than $100,000 a year. In addition, the university will waive room and board fees for students whose families earn less than $60,000 a year.

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