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BALTIMORE (AP) Rodger Doxsey, an early leader of the Hubble Space Telescope's science team, has died at age 62, according to the Hubble Web site. Doxsey died of cancer Tuesday after entering a hospice over the weekend.

WASHINGTON (AP) More cell phone users will be able to get service in the Metro starting tomorrow. A new wireless network will provide service to customers of Verizon Wireless, Sprint Nextel, AT+T and T-Mobile.

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