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Large Mayan pyramid in Belize bulldozed to extract crushed rock

Large Mayan pyramid in Belize bulldozed to extract crushed rock

The Nohmul complex, one of Belize's largest Mayan pyramids, was destroyed with backhoes and bulldozers to extract crushed rock for a road-building project.

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Large Mayan pyramid in Belize bulldozed to extract crushed rock

Large Mayan pyramid in Belize bulldozed to extract crushed rock

BELIZE CITY - A construction company has essentially destroyed one of Belize's largest Mayan pyramids with backhoes and bulldozers to extract crushed rock for a road-building project, authorities announced on Monday.

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US citizens wrongly jailed, deported

US citizens wrongly jailed, deported

Pedro Guzman has been an American citizen all his life. Yet in 2007, the 31-year-old Los Angeles native — in jail on a misdemeanor, mentally ill and never able to read or write — signed a waiver agreeing to leave the country without a hearing and was deported to Mexico as an illegal immigrant.

April 13, 2009 12:00 am Photos

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Jaguar's capture flawed, some say

The State Game and Fish employees who captured Macho B Feb. 18 used the simplest existing protocol for handling the wild cat, not a more complete one that could have better protected the nation's last known wild jaguar.

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Design diva opines on fame, fashion, travel

Design diva opines on fame, fashion, travel

Maybe one of your favorite holiday dresses bears her famous signature. Perhaps you have exciting wardrobe plans for 2009 — or maybe you'd simply like to hear how a genuine fashion queen packs in light of the latest airline restrictions. Whatever the case may be, travelgirl publisher Renee We…

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Volunteerism growing as factor in awarding college scholarships

With the hospice-care volunteer work she's done in Belize, Kara Pennino is one of those millions of young people challenging the myth of the selfish teen- ager.

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States study selling, leasing roads, parks

States study selling, leasing roads, parks

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota is deep in the hole financially, but the state still owns a premier golf resort, a sprawling amateur sports complex, a big airport, a major zoo and land holdings the size of the Central American country of Belize.

December 28, 2008 12:00 am Photos

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Idaho murder suspects die in 'suicide pact'

Idaho murder suspects die in 'suicide pact'

Two women wanted on murder charges in Idaho and missing for more than eight years were found dead northwest of Tucson just hours after their case was aired on the television show "America's Most Wanted."

November 18, 2008 12:00 am Photos

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