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Columbia/HCA Healthcare execs Robert Whiteside, Jay Jarrell and Michael Neeb will be in court tomorrow for a preliminary hearing on charges that the three conspired to charge $1.8 million in illegal bills to Medicare. A conviction would bring each of them up to 25 years in prison and $1.25 million in fines.

We all could use a good walk. Traffic engineers, health care workers and safety experts are converging on Washington's Dupont Plaza Hotel for a three-day conference on "Making America Walkable." On the agenda: safety ("A pedestrian is killed every hour-and-a-half in this country," says U.S. Transportation Secretary Rodney Slater) as well as promoting what the conference organizers call the complete "cultural and social integration of walking."

Thursday's season premiere of The Fred Thompson Show otherwise known as Congressional campaign finance hearings will feature a handful of Buddhist nuns, all dressed in their robes of immunity and ready to talk Gore. Says TIME's Michael Weisskopf: "It's good TV."