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Quotes of note
- "Oh, no, this is accidental. She wouldn't have left her daughter like that. She wouldn't have done that to her daughter." - Billy Watson, Whitney Houston’s brother in law, talking to ABCNews.com about the singer’s death.
- "She did not seem disheveled. She was dancing, she was laughing. ... We were having a good time. What I saw on Thursday night was not erratic behavior. I didn't see someone who was high." - Kelly Price, who sang with Houston at a party two days before Houston’s death.
Officials said Monday that Houston’s death is not being investigated as a homicide, but few other details were released. A full autopsy and toxicology report won’t be out for several more weeks.
News to know
President Barack Obama released his 2013 budget plan on Monday. The $3.8 trillion plan includes tax hikes on the richest Americans, and – not surprisingly – it’s being called inadequate by Republicans and even some Democrats.
Don’t know who Jeremy Lin is? You’re probably one of the few who don’t know, thanks to Twitter and Facebook. Check out this report on the NBA’s hottest new star.
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