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Members of the Secret Service stand watch on the Old Executive Office Building in Washington, as President Bush arrived to greet federal workers today Bush urged Americans to return to work and put the U.S. economy back on track even as they remain alert to the possibility of more terrorist acts.

Bush wants bin Laden 'dead or alive'
President Bush said he wanted Osama bin Laden "dead or alive'' and warned today of American casualties in the gathering war on terrorism.
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Dow ends down 684 points
Scared investors sent stocks reeling today as Wall Street resumed trading after its longest shutdown since the Great Depression. The Dow Jones industrial average set a record for a one-day point drop and closed below 9,000 for the first time in more than 2 1/2 years.
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Bradbury won't seek re-election
Ventura County District Attorney Michael Bradbury announced today that he will not seek re-election next year.
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Daniel and Corinna White share a kiss after their son Brian's baseball game in Simi Valley. Daniel White was on the 84th floor of the second World Trade Center tower to be hit by hijacked airliners.

Simi man back home after his ordeal, escape from WTC hell
After a plane rammed into the World Trade Center's north tower, Daniel White heard a message on the public-address system in his tower assuring people that everything was safe and asking them to stay inside. The 31-year-old Simi Valley man decided to leave the south tower anyway.
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Area folks reflect, remember
They went to church and played soccer. Drank coffee and went to the hardware store. Did homework and went boogie boarding. And held hands. Tightly. Throughout Ventura County on Sunday, people took to their weekend routines. But the thousands of human beings killed in Tuesday's terrorist attacks in New York City and Washington, D.C., were not far from the Ventura County area's thoughts.
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Americans look for answers in churches
Clutching patriotic flags and prayer books, Americans filled churches Sunday, struggling to comprehend the terror of the week before. "God Bless America" mixed with gospel music. Images of the destruction in New York and Washington flashed on some sanctuary walls. Ushers in one church distributed tissues to weeping parishioners.
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NEWS SECTION
 Top U.S. leaders pledge reprisal
 Backlash takes an apparently violent turn
 Stores can't keep Old Glory in stock
 Mayor Giuliani rallies New Yorkers to be strong
 Military training came to fore with escape from hit Pentagon
 Specter of bioterror alarms experts


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Silent, sorrowful Sunday
The temperature was a pleasant 72 and the sky over Giants Stadium was cloudless -- unless you looked 10 miles southeast, where white smoke from the rubble of the World Trade Center still hung in the air. And the dozens of empty parking lots proclaimed it all: "No Game Today."
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SPORTS SECTION
 Surfers pay their respects
 Baseball goes back to work, but will anyone care?
 Ryder Cup is latest event to change
 Zanardi's crash jolts auto racing


Business
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Extra-small science
Like a spacecraft's snapshots of another world, the images on R. Stanley Williams' computer show stark landscapes where parallel ridges poke out of what appear to be roiling blue rivers. The distances on this barren terrain are measured in the width of atoms, not miles. The ridges -- just six atoms wide -- will be the wires of an infinitesimally small circuit of the future.
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Lifestyle
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Young Americans sense a turning point
Torment, not years, creased the faces of Americans coming of age as they watched the terrorists' horrific handwork unfold along with the rest of the nation and the world. Now that young people have had a few days to absorb Tuesday's events, some say they sense the terrorist attacks may have changed them forever.
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LIFESTYLE SECTION
 Eye on the Environment: Hazardous wastes need special care
 What's Happening: Events calendar


Entertainment
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NFL star Gale Sayers likes new 'Brian's Song'
NFL Hall of Fame running back Gale Sayers says he likes how he's portrayed in the remake of "Brian's Song," which will air during November sweeps on ABC's "Wonderful World of Disney." Sayers said the 1971 ABC movie made him look too shy during his speech accepting an award for the late Brian Piccolo.
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ENTERTAINMENT SECTION
 Late-night comedies prepare for work


Opinion
Editorial: Return to normal the best antidote
As callous as it may seem, America's best way to combat last week's acts of terrorism is to resume normal life as quickly as possible. It shows to the world that we are tough, resilient and will not be cowed into stunned immobility.
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OPINION SECTION
 Reality set in when airport security system failed
 Making sure the guilty are punished our goal

 
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