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The Daily Word in Britney Spears' scary tunes, shootout in Albuquerque and Conrad Murray's release

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Conrad Murray, the doctor who was convicted for playing a role in Michael Jackson's death, was released from jail this morning.

Rock legend Lou Reed died yesterday in New York at the age of 71.

Four inmates escaped an Oklahoma jail by fleeing through a maintenance hatch in the shower.

Police in Phoenix, Ariz., think loud dog barks might have caused a man to kill four of his neighbors, two dogs and then himself.

Mingdong Chen, accused of stabbing a woman and her four children in Brooklyn, will be arraigned this morning on murder charges.

New Mexico professor Dr. Henry Oh, Ph.D, receives prestigious “Master Teacher of Honor” award.

Christopher Chase went on a shooting rampage on Saturday in Albuquerque, which left several officers wounded.

Apparently Somali pirates are frightened by Britney Spears' hit songs.

V.20 No.8 | 2/24/2011

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The Daily Word 2.22.11: Earthquake Rocks New Zealand, Mob Experience in Vegas, Americans Killed by Pirates

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Four Americans are killed after being taken hostage by Somali pirates. I’m still getting over the fact that there are still pirates.

Police arrest an 11-year-old over an inappropriate stick figure drawing.

Another massive earthquake cripples the city of Christchurch, New Zealand. Many dead.

Illinois abruptly cuts off all funding for its drug and alcohol abuse treatment programs.

What the hell? Arizona may make abortions illegal depending on the gender or race of the fetus.

Blockbuster trade in the NBA: Carmelo Anthony, known ‘round these parts as simply ‘Melo’, is traded to the New York Knicks.

Libya’s ousted leader Muammar Gaddafi vows to die as a martyr.

You know times are tough when you’re forced to steal 58 containers of deodorant.

The First Vice Chairman of the state Republican Party names her black Angus cow Oprah. Errrrr ...

Check out the “Mob Experience” at the Tropicana hotel in Las Vegas. So neat.

Meanwhile, this library in Boston is offering a JFK experience, complete with an interactive desk.

Beer as a sports drink? Where have you been all my life?

An Indiana restaurant is banned from making references to Jim Jones’ cult in its advertising campaign. Way to take the fun out of everything, P.C. Police.