Thursday, October 19, 2006

The Doctor Is Not In, She Wears It Well, -and- Without a Net

The Doctor Is Not In - clinic closed after abortionist disappears
She Wears It Well - British Airways clerk defends right to wear cross
Without a Net - balancing at 1980 feet

On this day in history: October 19, 1982 - Maverick car maker John DeLorean is arrested in Los Angeles with $24M worth of cocaine in his suitcase. The case is later thrown out of court when a judge rules that the FBI sting operation constituted entrapment.

Born on this day in history: October 19, 1931 - John LeCarre (1931 - ____) novelist. He made George Smiley, antithesis of James Bond, famous in "Call from the Dead," 1962; also wrote "Little Drummer Girl," 1983 and "Perfect Spy," 1986.

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A gun battle ended with an armed robbery suspect dead and an elderly couple lucky to be alive. Beth Greer, 73, and her husband Tommy Greer, 60, say they returned home from work shortly before 11 PM Monday night and within minutes were staring down the barrel of a gun. Greer screamed for her husband, who was inside. The gunman walked past her and into the house to confront Tommy Greer. Still outside, Beth Greer had grabbed a gun from her car. "In an instant, he stepped back into the garage. One step in the garage, still with his gun pointed at me, and I just opened fire on him. I just shot, shot, shot, shot," Beth Greer remembered.

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