Oddest News Alert of the Day

Amanda Carpenter
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Posted: Nov 12, 2008 10:21 AM
From my inbox. Go Navy!!
NEWS ALERT
from The Wall Street Journal

Nov. 12, 2008

The Supreme Court is lifting restrictions on the Navy's use of sonar in training exercises off the California coast, a defeat for environmental groups who say the sonar can harm whales. The court, in its first decision of the term, voted 5-4 that the Navy needs to conduct realistic training exercises to respond to potential threats by enemy submarines.