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Jazz Surge Past Ailing Wizards

Loss of Butler continues to take a toll on Washington

(Newser) - Despite the absence of leading scorer Caron Butler for a third game, Washington fought hard to keep last night's contest against the surging Jazz respectable. But the Wizards' 96-87 loss was a plodding affair of 28 turnovers, the Washington Times reports, more than half of which belonged to Utah. The... More »

Feds Beef Up Presence in New Orleans

Surge in violent crime endangers post-Katrina rebound

(Newser) - Violent crime is such a pressing problem in New Orleans that the federal government is shoring up the local criminal justice system, USA Today reports. Crime was up 107% in the first quarter of 2007 over the previous year, a jump the NOPD attributes to population growth—but the increased... More »

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