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Vet Wants 'Taps' to Play Nightly—Across Entire US

Valparaiso, Ind., already on board, but looks like tough sell elsewhere

(Newser) - It's an ambitious plan, to say the least: An Indiana veteran wants "Taps" to be played every single night at dusk—across the entire US, reports the Indianapolis Star . Former Marine Bill Wellman has already convinced Valparaiso, Ind., to pipe the 24 notes over the 50 speakers it... More »

6.7 Earthquake Rattles Chile

Buildings shudder, but no major damage reported

(Newser) - A powerful 6.7-magnitude earthquake shook Chile early today, shuddering buildings and sending panicked residents fleeing outdoors. There was an early report of a death by heart attack during the quake that struck 25 miles northeast of the eastern port city of Valparaiso. The temblor was felt for almost a... More »

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