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Updated 3:00 p.m., Tuesday 12/30/03
Steve Spurrier, the head coach of the Washington Redskins, called owner Dan Snyder this morning to resign "in the best interests of the Redskins". According to spokesman Karl Swanson, Snyder accepted the resignation with "much regret".
Details from WTOP
|Ashcroft Recuses Self From CIA Leak Probe Attorney General John Ashcroft will recuse
himself from an investigation into who leaked the name of a CIA operative, Justice
Department sources said Tuesday. The investigation will be headed by the U.S.
attorney in Chicago, Patrick Fitzgerald,who will report to Ashcroft's Deputy,
James Comey, the officials said. Details from WUSA-TV News
|Mad Cow: Officials Insist Public Is Safe Authorities
are learning more about a cow that is at the center of a mad cow disease
scare in this country.
They say the cow came from Canada -- and was born four months before cattle
feed restrictions took effect in the U.S. and Canada. Details from WUSA TV9
Police Chief Spends Holiday Working On Defense:
It was not a merry Christmas for embattled U.S. Park Police Chief Teresa Chambers. Her husband tells the Washington Post, there were no decorations, gifts, or cards just a relentless campaign to save her job. Details from WUSA-TV News
of World Almanacs - FBI Issues An Alert An
alert was issued to police throughout the nation to be on the lookout for
people carrying around World Almanacs. The well know reference books that
include information geography to trends in the weather could be used for
planning terrorist activities, the alert warns. The alert was sent to around
18,000 police organizations on the eve of Christmas. Details from WTOP News.
|Virginia Tax Amnesty Program Brings in $$$ The Virginia Tax Amnesty Program that waived all penalties and reduced the interest by half on funds owed raked in twice as much revenue as anticipated. The program, which is now over, grossed $98.3 million dollars. Details from WTOP News.|
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