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June 8, 2001
Count on those tax checks
In a White House victory celebration, President Bush put his signature to the nation's first across-the-board tax cut in a generation Thursday.

Execution set
After a second legal setback, Timothy McVeigh puts an end to all efforts to delay his execution. Monday, he will be put to death by lethal injection.

Move to death house marks first of lasts for McVeigh
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. -- Timothy McVeigh could take his final drive outdoors as early as this morning, making the short trip from death row to the death house.

Treated lumber to get labels
Manufacturers vow to better inform consumers to wear protection. Critics: A voluntary program won't work.

Attacker kills eight students at school in Japan
OSAKA, Japan — In Japan's worst mass-killing since a deadly nerve gas attack on Tokyo's subways six years ago, a man brandishing a knife burst into an elementary school on Friday and slashed 29 people, killing at least eight children.

Alzheimer's communication gap exists
It's hard to imagine a scarier diagnosis a doctor can give a patient than Alzheimer's disease. There's no curing it. The patient and their families are doomed to a miserable, lonely decline.

Heartworm drug that lasts 6 months okayed
In a jar on an exam room counter in Dr. James E. Hughes' animal clinic sits a brown lump laced with pale strands of what looks like spaghetti.

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