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  • At McLean School, Playing Tag Turns Into Hot Potato

    04/15/2008 1:10:36 PM PDT · by Proverbs 3-5 · 32 replies · 113+ views
    Washington Post ^ | 4/15/2008 | Michael Alison Chandler
    A playground pastime is getting a timeout this spring at a McLean elementary school. Robyn Hooker, principal of Kent Gardens Elementary School, has told students they may no longer play tag during recess after determining that the game of chasing, dodging and yelling "You're it!" had gotten out of hand. Hooker explained to parents in a letter this month that tag had become a game "of intense aggression." The principal said that her goal is to keep students safe and that she hopes to restore tag (as well as touch football, also now on hold) after teachers and administrators review...
  • Israelis kill 'They'll never catch me' militant

    02/24/2006 2:53:44 PM PST · by IonImplantGuru · 64 replies · 3,051+ views
    AP via AZ Daily Star ^ | 2/24/02 | AP
    BALATA REFUGEE CAMP, West Bank — Israeli troops on Thursday killed five Palestinians, including a top militant who said just a day earlier that he would never be caught, in Israel's largest military sweep since pulling out from the Gaza Strip last summer. Three of the dead were gunmen from the Al Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades — a violent offshoot of Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas' Fatah Party — killed during a shootout in their hide-out in the Balata refugee camp. The deaths brought to eight the number of Palestinians killed by army fire since the Balata sweep began Monday. The military...