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TRUCKER FOUND GUILTY IN 3 WORKPLACE SLAYINGS

COLUMBIANA, Ala. -- A truck driver who walked into two businesses, complained his co-workers there were spreading rumors about him, and then shot them was convicted yesterday of capital murder in the rampage that left three dead.

A Shelby County jury deliberated for 20 minutes before finding Alan Eugene Miller guilty.

The jurors immediately entered the penalty phase, where they will decide whether Miller should receive life in prison without parole or should die in Alabama's electric chair.

During the trial, Miller's lawyers had all but conceded his guilt in the Aug. 5 shootings last year in the Birmingham suburb of Pelham.

FIRST LADY VISITS HOME OF ELEANOR ROOSEVELT

HYDE PARK, N.Y. -- Hillary Rodham Clinton made a pilgrimage yesterday to the home of her hero, Eleanor Roosevelt, a former first lady who declined a challenge the current one has taken on -- a run for the U.S. Senate.

Clinton came to Val-Kill, Eleanor Roosevelt's cottage home and a national historic site, to announce that $150,000 has been raised through private donations to help with preservation. …