- Newsmaker,: Muhammad and Malvo Linked to Tacoma Crimes
The two suspects charged in a dozen Washington, DC-area sniper attacks have been linked to two violent crimes in Tacoma, Washington. Jim Wright, assistant metro editor for the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, reports that handguns loaned by a friend to John Allen Muhammad and Lee Boyd Malvo were used in the murder of 21-year-old Keenya Nicole Cook and in what originally appeared to be a random act of vandalism against a Jewish synagogue.
- Reporter-s Notebook: Pick-Six Bettor Beats 7000-to-1 Breeders- Cup Odds
Three of last weekend-s Breeders' Cup races were won against odds of 13 -to-1, 26-to-1 and 43-to-1. A single Internet better picked them all, as well as the winners of three other races. While the chairman of Catskill Off-Track Betting in upstate New York says the bettor apparently just had -a very good day,- others want an investigation. Bill Heller, editor of Thoroughbred Times, considers the odds on the 7000-to-one lucky winner and the accusations of -past posting.-
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