Peter Butera was 18, a model student, class president for all four years at Wyoming Area Secondary Center in Exeter, Pennsylvania. And at the last possible minute, he was going to tell them all what he really thought.
Officials have denied parole for convicted killer Patricia Krenwinkel _ a follower of cult leader Charles Manson _ after considering whether battered women's syndrome affected her state of mind at the time of the notorious murders nearly five decades ago.
Temperatures are going to be hot this weekend in Yosemite. Officials are asking people to think twice before jumping in the water for a cool-down swim. The Merced River and other waterways are running swift, high, and cold.
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