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SOFTWARE FLAW SUSPECTED AFTER ARMY WEB SITE IS HIT

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Computer hackers apparently used a well-publicized software flaw to vandalize the U.S. Army's main Internet site for as long as nine hours before anyone noticed.The move was the latest in a string of electronic attacks against high-profile federal government Web sites, including those run by the White House, the Senate and the FBI.

The Army said it replaced the altered page at the www.army.mil site early Monday and said no internal systems were otherwise affected.

"There were no security breaches," Army spokesman Jim Stueve said.

Administrators believe the hackers hit between 8 p.m. Sunday and 5 a.m. Monday. Stueve said the site was repaired within one hour.

HUSBAND'S ONLINE CHATTING MAKES WIFE A REAL HACKER

GRAFTON, Ohio (AP) -- A woman tired of her husband's online chatting allegedly became a computer hacker -- literally.

Police said Kelli Michetti grew so upset she hacked the computer terminal with a meat cleaver.

Kelli Michetti, 29, first tried to cut the power on the computer and then attacked it as her husband fended her off early Sunday, deputies said.

She told police in this town about 20 miles southwest of Cleveland that her husband had been online until 4 a.m. the past several days talking to women.

She pleaded no contest Monday to domestic violence and resisting arrest charges and was fined $200.

N.C. RAPIST-MURDER SUSPECT SLAIN WHILE TRYING TO FLEE

JACKSON, N.C. (AP) -- A rapist and accused killer was fatally gunned down by corrections officers after trying to dash from a prison work crew. Two other inmates also were wounded.

Bem Kayin Holloway, 22, of Raleigh, was shot in the back Monday afternoon by two guards who fired 19 times with a rifle, shotgun and handgun, said Charles Hill, superintendent of maximum-security Odom Correctional Institution in Jackson.

Inmates Wesley Eugene Turner, 22, and Bennie Culver Joyner Jr., 23, were wounded in the leg and shoulder. Turner was in critical condition Tuesday and Joyner was in stable condition. Both men had been convicted of second-degree murder

POLICE SEEKING A MOTIVE BEHIND THE KILLING OF 4

GREENVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- A man accused of killing his parents and two neighbors was being held without bond while police tried to determine a motive behind the crimes.

Police said Terry Todd Wedding, 27, shot and killed his mother; police officer Joey Vincent, also a pastor and Wedding's first cousin; and Vincent's wife. He used a baseball bat to bludgeon his father to death, police said.

Wedding pleaded innocent Monday to four counts of murder and one count of theft for allegedly taking $1,200 from his parents' home. A preliminary hearing was scheduled July 7.

Police said Vincent, 29, and his 22-year-old pregnant wife, Amy, were killed early Sunday morning in the driveway of their home, which is adjacent to the home of Wedding and his parents. The Vincents' 3-year-old daughter was found inside unharmed.

Police said Wedding killed his parents, Manville Todd Wedding, 59, and Beverly W. Wedding, 56, late Saturday or early Sunday in an open field about a mile from the family home in Depoy.

BLINDNESS NOT A HANDICAP AS FLORIDIAN ACES PAR-3 HOLE

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Golfer Worth Delton never saw where his tee shot went, but it didn't take long for him to realize it was a hole-in-one.

"I didn't know it went in until everybody started yelling and hollering," said Delton, who is blind. "I wish I could tell you it was in the hole when I hit it, but I had no idea that I was even close to the hole."

The ace came Monday on the 125-yard, par-3 seventh hole at Tripoli Country Club.

Delton, 52, of Orlando, Fla., suffers from retinitis pigmentosa, a hereditary eye disease that has left him blind since 1980.

Delton was participating in a charity outing benefiting the Foundation for Fighting Blindness.