Tuesday, April 19, 2011

MORNING HEADLINES: Unstable rock stops mine rescue, a studlier Bug and a BONUS: cult craziness in the Dalles

Posted on Tue, Apr 19, 2011 at 7:52 AM

 UPDATE! Safety concerns halt digging — Unstable rock prompts federal mine safety officials to suspend rescue effort, crews to try from a different angle. (SR) See a diagram.

Mine rescuers keep digging — Slow going through cave-in at Lucky Friday mine, no contact with trapped miner. (SR) 

Love triangle? — Riotous birthday party left a man stabbed to death in Plummer. Victim and suspect had ties to same woman. (CdA Press)

1-800-OMG... — Porn company snaps up abandoned 800 numbers, callers get quite a surprise. (AP)

Stud Bugs — Volkswagen unveils a manlier Beetle, tries not to be seen as a "chick car." (AP) See it here.

Life after death — Two years after the death of the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, a former P-I reporter dishes on the afterlife. (Crosscut)

Where have all the Rajneeshees gone? — Gone to rural Oregon every one. And now they plan to run for office. (Oregonian)

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