These lands belong to all of us, as Americans

and to future generations of collezione scarpe hogan Americans," said Sandy Bahr, director of the Sierra Club's Grand Canyon chapter. "Senator Melvin's bill is a short-sighted selfish bill that would promote selling off our national heritage." Bahr said the state already has done a "deplorable job" in managing its state parks and expects that it will do no better with federal public lands. Melvin said at least four other states are reviewing similar efforts, including Colorado, Idaho, New Mexico and Wyoming. A homeless man walked up to collezione hogan a policeman in Montana last week and confessed to involvement in the murder of an Oklahoma county commissioner 25 years ago, authorities said on Monday. "He just said he wanted to get something off of his chest," said Stan Florence, director of the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation. "I think it was just one of those things he carried with him for 25 years and wanted to talk to somebody about it." The man, Clifford W. Eagle, hoagn scarpe 53, told police he and another man were involved in the death of Leo Boyd Reasoner, a commissioner in Haskell County, Oklahoma, who was found lying across the seat of his pickup truck with a single bullet wound in his temple on June 25, 1987. The sudden turn in the long-dormant case caught people in Haskell County by surprise, including the slain commissioner's widow, who has remarried, and his daughter, who both attended the announcement of the break in the case, said Florence. Eagle told police he and the scarpe hogan other man, Vince Allen Johnson, were driving along a rural Oklahoma road when they met the county commissioner, who accused Johnson of stealing from him, court documents show. When Johnson jumped out of his vehicle and yelled that the county commissioner was reaching for a gun, Eagle said he and Johnson both drew pistols and fired, records of Eagle's confession show. Johnson was executed in Oklahoma in 2001 for the murder of a woman in 1991 in what police called a murder-for-hire plot.

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which largely oppose efforts by the

so-called sagebrush rebels to hogan loosen federal controls. Conservationists say less federal management would lead to degradation of the land and its wildlife while allowing a virtual giveaway of publicly owned natural resources. "All of these federal agencies have been infiltrated by extreme environmentalists and have almost killed off what Arizona was built on - lumber, mining and ranching," said Republican state Senator Al Melvin, the bill's chief sponsor. "It's wrong and it's happening all over the West. We are bound and determined to put it to an end to this." Under the bill, the state would scarpe hogan uomo seek title to most of the state's federal acreage, including national monuments, national forests and national wildlife refuges. Military bases and national parks would be exempt, as would Indian reservations. The bill also would allow Arizona to sell off the land it receives, retaining 5 percent of the net proceeds, with the rest going to the federal government. Critics blasted the measure, saying that its sponsors are out of touch with most of Arizona's voters.

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Beachcombers and cleanup workers

in Alaska and the Pacific Northwest have found debris, including sports equipment, that was likely set adrift by the tsunami, Helton said. But this soccer ball stood out because it had identifying information. The ball was found by scarpe hogan David Baxter, a technician at a radar station on Middleton Island, a remote site in the Gulf of Alaska. "We're working with the guy who found it and the State Department and the consulate in Seattle to set up a process" to return the ball, Helton said. Middleton Island, once the site of a Cold War-era Air Force station, is located about 75 miles southwest of the Prince William Sound village of Cordova. The treeless island is largely uninhabited, except for the radar station, which is used by the Federal Aviation Administration, and as a seasonal research camp for federal biologists. In Alaska, beach cleanup hogan scarpe crews on the lookout for tsunami debris have found mostly floats and buoys from Japanese oyster farms. It can be difficult to determine whether Japanese items found washed up are from the tsunami or just part of the normal marine flotsam that accumulates every year, Helton said. One other piece of tsunami debris with an owner positively identified by NOAA was an abandoned fishing vessel found adrift off Alaska earlier this month and sunk April 5 by the U.S. Coast Guard. The 170-foot Ryou-Un Maru, hogan which had been scheduled to be scrapped by its owner prior to the tsunami, was considered a navigational hazard after it meandered an estimated 4,500 miles in the North Pacific from a port in Hokkaido, according to the Coast Guard. Salvage of the ship was considered too costly and difficult, and the owner did not want the vessel returned, the Coast Guard and NOAA said. A Coast Guard cutter crew scuttled the vessel in the Gulf of Alaska. Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has been keeping an atypically low profile as he undergoes cancer treatment in Cuba, prompting his ministers to speak out to quell rumors his health had worsened. Since arriving in Havana last hogan outlet week for a final round of radiation therapy, the 57-year-old Chavez -- usually onmipresent in state media -- has only communicated via Twitter and written statements, with no TV appearances. The last new message on his Twitter feed appeared on Saturday. Some critics suggested the firebrand leftist president may have taken a turn for the worse, and slammed what they called his ruling from abroad by tweet.

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Shivnarine Chanderpaul earned the man

of the match award, scoring a century and a half-century in a low-scoring affair. The ground has been used in hoagn scarpe this year's regional 4-day competition and each match has also seen batsmen struggle with only one innings total above 300. For the West Indies, Fidel Edwards, who bowled some excellent spells without luck in Trinidad, has some back soreness. He was the most successful bowler for the West Indies in the previous Test at Windsor Park. Ravi Rampaul, who is set to scarpe hogan replace him, last played a Test in November 2011. He has been recovering from a bout of dengue fever and a shoulder problem. West Indies will also be looking to seamer Kemar Roach to keep the pressure on Australia. In Trinidad, he became the first West Indian since Curtly Ambrose in 1993, and the fifth West Indian overall, to pick up a 10-wicket match haul against Australia. Kirk Edwards, with an injury to his left knee, has been withdrawn and replaced by the uncapped, left-hander Assad Fudadin. He has only scored two centuries Spaccio Hogan in eighty first-class innings, but both of those came in the recent regional 4-day competition. A soccer ball that bobbed onto the shore of a remote Alaska island is likely the first salvageable debris from last year's Japanese tsunami that could be returned to its owner, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The ball, found on Alaska's hogan interactive Middleton Island, bears writing that identifies its place of origin, said Doug Helton, operations coordinator for NOAA's Office of Response and Restoration, which is tracking debris from the tsunami. According to a translation provided by Tokyo-based journalists, the ball is from the Osabe School in the Iwate Prefecture, ralph lauren outlet an area that was hit by the devastating tidal wave unleashed March 11 by the magnitude 9 earthquake off Japan's northeastern coast, Helton said Sunday.

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Australia coach Mickey Arthur vowed

his team will go for the West Indies' jugular in the third and final Test even if their full throttle assault backfires. Australia have already collezione scarpe hogan ensured they will keep the Frank Worrell Trophy they have held for two decades after winning the first Test in Barbados and then seeing the rain-hit second match in Trinidad peter out into a draw. But Arthur said his side will continue their positive approach, which was highlighted by two sporting declarations made by skipper Michael Clarke in the first two games. "I'd rather lose a Test match trying to win it than just play dull cricket, because then you don't learn anything about your players," said Arthur, ahead of the final Test which starts at Windsor Park on Monday. "You want to see players stand collezione hogan up in pressure situations. I'd rather that we went all out to win a game rather than just let a game meander." Australia face a selection dilemma after fast bowlers Peter Siddle and James Pattinson were both forced to return home with back injuries. That means Ryan Harris, man hogan of the match in Barbados before being rested in Port of Spain, may be recalled while left-armer Mitchell Starc could also get the nod if the pitch looks likely to favour pace. In Trinidad, Australia played two specialist spinners in Nathan Lyon and Michael Beer while paceman Ben Hilfenhaus remains the visitors' top wicket-taker with eight at an average of under twenty. "When you lose two of your quality quick bowlers it does disrupt plans just a little bit," admitted Arthur. "They're world-class scarpe hogan uomo bowlers so it is a bit of a pity but we cater for that. We felt Ryan needed a break. We're going to have him fit and ready to go and we've got Starc, who has been fantastic all tour, to take his spot if we decide to go with three seamers. "Lyon was outstanding and Beer did a really good job for us in Trinidad. We've still got the options of going with the seam or going with the spin." Windsor Park has only staged one other Test when India were the visitors 10 months ago and the match was drawn.

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Civil rights advocates and criminal justice

experts say frustrated teachers and hoagn rebel principals are calling in the police too often to deal with the most minor disturbances. But other teachers say a police presence that has grown in response to zero tolerance policies of the 1990s and tragedies like the Columbine High massacre is needed to keep teachers and well-behaved students safe. From sexual harassment in elementary and middle school to children throwing furniture, "there is more chronic and extreme disrespect, disinterest and kids who basically don't care," said Ellen Bernstein, president of the Albuquerque teacher's union. Experts point to a number of scarpe hogan factors that lead to the arrests: Some officers are operating without special training. School administrators are desperate to get the attention of uninvolved parents. And overwhelmed teachers are unaware that calling in the police to defuse a situation could lead to serious criminal charges. "I have had some concern for a while that the schools have relied a little too heavily on police officers to handle disciplinary problems," said Darrel Stephens, a former Charlotte, N.C., police chief and executive director of the Major Cities Chiefs Association.

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Looking forward, Philip Morris cut its full-year

earnings forecast to between $5.20 and $5.30 per share, down from a prior forecast of $5.25 to $5.35 per share. Wall Street expects earnings of $5.28 per share. The company blamed a stronger dollar for the weaker outlook. A rising dollar cuts into revenue made in foreign currencies when it's converted back into dollars. That effect is particularly strong for Philip Morris International, because it does all its business overseas. Philip Morris International is hogan outlet the world's second-biggest cigarette company after the state-controlledChina National Tobacco Corp. It has offices in in New York and Lausanne, Switzerland. Altria Group Inc. in Richmond, Va., owner of Philip Morris USA, spun off Philip Morris International in 2008. Altria is the largest U.S. cigarette seller. U.S. corporate earnings are back in focus, sending stock futures higher on some strong results. Wall Street is also expecting some positive jobs and housing numbers. Dow Jones industrial average Peuterey futures are up 11 points to 12,968 and Standard & Poor's 500 index futures are up 2 points at 1,380.3. Nasdaq composite futures are up 8.75 points to 2,703.25. Shares of Southwest Airlines and Bank of America are rising after posting quarterly results Thursday. And the DuPont Co. says its profits are rising. Later, the Labor Department is expected to report that the number of people seeking unemployment benefits is falling. And economists believe that the National Association of Realtors will report rising sales for previously occupied homes.

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