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By Michael P. Orsi
Edward Snowden should declare his patriotism in court
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - John Burke
A young child was killed and four others injured when the school bus they were riding crashed with a dump truck on a road in southwestern Idaho.
One of the biggest drug dealers in the Cincinnati area was led into court this week. He looked more like the president of the math club — skinny, pale, bespectacled, dressed in a blue buttoned-down shirt and khakis, and just 17 years old.
Investors sent U.S. stocks barreling to their highest levels of the year Thursday, buoyed by slivers of encouraging news about jobs and housing. At least for a day, they overlooked the lack of clarity about Greece's marathon negotiation for a bailout.
A growing belief that the country is headed toward recession gave the stock market its fourth straight week of losses.
Worries about Europe's economic and debt problems Tuesday sent stocks to their first loss in four days.
"It's a horrible ... it's a terrible thing," said Idaho State Police Sgt. John Burke, in CBS. "The family [of the killed child] is devastated. They need our prayers, and all we can do is hope they can get through it."
"We can't really speculate. We need to gather more information and continue the investigation," Mr. Burke said in the report.