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A PROPHET is without honour in his own country, it is said, but that wasn't true of Frank Frost, the pioneer blues harmonica-player. The street where he lived for most of his life and died had been called after him several years before.

Kansas schools ban Darwin

THE BOARD of Education in the state of Kansas has approved a science curriculum for all publicly funded schools that excludes any mention of evolution. This week's decision is the latest attempt by the Creationist movement, which stipulates a literal interpretation of the creation, to exclude Darwin's theory of evolution from school science teaching.

Clinton fined $90,000

PRESIDENT CLINTON'S false testimony about his relationship with Monica Lewinsky will cost him $90,000 (pounds 56,000) a federal judge ruled yesterday, imposing the first ever court penalty on an incumbent president. But the sum is considerably less than the $500,000 claimed as costs by lawyers for Paula Jones, the plaintiff in the case.

Obituary: James Broughton

MAY I add a note to Jonathan Williams's obituary of James Broughton [3 June]? writes Tom Ingram.

US plane crashes in storm, killing 9

AN INVESTIGATION was underway last night after nine people died and more than 80 were injured when an American Airlines plane skidded off the runway at Little Rock airport in Arkansas in a storm, hit a lighting tower, caught fire and broke into pieces. The plane, carrying 139 passengers and six crew, ended up in a backwater of the Arkansas river. The captain, one of the airline's most experienced pilots, was among the dead.

Racing: Rainbow's followers chase Gold Cup cash

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