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8:45am

Wed March 23, 2011
The Two-Way

Reports From Syria: Six Protesters Killed Outside Mosque

From Daraa, Syria, The Associated Press reports that "new violence in a restive southern Syrian city killed as many as six people early Wednesday, making it the deadliest single day since anti-government protests inspired by uprisings across the Arab world reached this country last week, an activist said."

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8:20am

Wed March 23, 2011
The Two-Way

Report: Army Could Have Prevented Anthrax Attacks

Originally published on Wed March 23, 2011 6:20 am

A panel of behavioral analysts has concluded that the "Army scientist believed responsible for the 2001 anthrax letter attacks that killed five people and crippled mail delivery in parts of the country had exhibited alarming mental problems that military officials should have noticed and acted on long before he had a chance to strike," the Los Angeles Times reports this morning.

And, the Times writes:

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7:45am

Wed March 23, 2011
The Two-Way

Live Blog: Conflict In Libya; Wednesday's News

In this post: The latest news on the conflict in Libya, where forces loyal to Col. Moammar Gadhafi continue to attack positions held by the opposition even as an international military campaign aimed at stopping the Libyan leader's attacks continues. (This post will automatically refresh every 30 minutes — or sooner if we update it in between):

Update at 9:45 a.m. ET. Allies Target Gadhafi Forces Near Misrata:

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7:37am

Wed March 23, 2011
Around the Nation

Jury Finds 'Wally The Beer Man' Not Guilty

Wally the Beer Man is a fixture at Minnesota Twins baseball games. He even has his own trading cards and bobblehead doll. But he got in trouble when police accused him of selling alcohol to a minor. The beer salesman said he was set up in an unfair police sting. A Minnesota jury found him not guilty.

7:30am

Wed March 23, 2011
Around the Nation

Computer Geek Uses Technology To Catch A Thief

Someone snatched Mark Bao's laptop but the 18-year-old had a program that automatically backed up his files on remote servers. When the thief used the server, his files were transmitted to the backup site. Bao was able to track down the thief and contacted police.

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