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In Illinois, New Governor’s Campaign Promises Are About to Meet Budget Realities

The New York Times - Sat, 01/10/2015 - 1:24pm
Bruce Rauner, a Republican businessman who has never held elective office, has called for tax cuts in a state that received the worst credit rating in the country.

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Free community college makes sense

CNN - Sat, 01/10/2015 - 1:20pm
Before you dismiss President Obama's proposal of two years of free community college as frivolous government spending, let me toss a number out at you: 500%.
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Iowa Republicans vote to continue Ames straw poll

POLITICO - Sat, 01/10/2015 - 1:17pm
The unanimous vote reflects the poll's ongoing popularity with the base.
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Is it OK to joke about religion?

CNN - Sat, 01/10/2015 - 1:15pm
Is it OK for comedians to joke about religion? Comics, including Muslims comedians, weigh in
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Student says she was gang-raped

CNN - Sat, 01/10/2015 - 1:13pm
A woman who alleges she was gang-raped by three University of Oregon men's basketball players in March has filed a Title IX lawsuit against the university and head men's basketball coach Dana Altman.
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Car dragged 16 miles behind semi

CNN - Sat, 01/10/2015 - 1:12pm
A Michigan family is safe after the mini-van they were in became lodged underneath a semi-trailer truck and dragged for 16 miles through a snowstorm.
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Chain-reaction wreck closes I-94

CNN - Sat, 01/10/2015 - 1:11pm
Michigan State Police had to use buses to evacuate people from a massive traffic pileup that also became a hazardous materials situation and included a fireworks explosion.
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North Korea Offers U.S. Deal to Halt Nuclear Test

The New York Times - Sat, 01/10/2015 - 1:11pm
North Korea said it had told the United States that it would impose a temporary moratorium on nuclear tests if Washington canceled its joint annual military exercises with South Korea.

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Phylicia Rashad: I was misquoted

CNN - Sat, 01/10/2015 - 1:10pm
Phylicia Rashad says she was misquoted.
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Was NAACP bombing terror?

CNN - Sat, 01/10/2015 - 1:10pm
The FBI is digging into an explosion that happened near the NAACP office in Colorado. CNN's Ed Lavandera reports.
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U.S. official: 'This isn't going to stop'

CNN - Sat, 01/10/2015 - 1:08pm
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George Zimmerman arrested

CNN - Sat, 01/10/2015 - 1:03pm
George Zimmerman -- the man acquitted by a Florida jury over the death of Trayvon Martin -- was arrested Friday in Florida on suspicion of domestic violence with a weapon, local authorities said.
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White House seeks cyber bounce

POLITICO - Sat, 01/10/2015 - 1:03pm
It's a policy package of executive actions and proposed legislation to promote cyberthreat information sharing.
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Opinion: When Will the North Face Its Racism?

The New York Times - Sat, 01/10/2015 - 1:01pm
The protests against police shootings are a referendum on the black condition since the Great Migration.

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Could fitness tech replaces trainers?

CNBC - Sat, 01/10/2015 - 1:00pm
Fitness clubs are adapting to the challenge presented by the latest tech fad: wearables.
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Obama to Announce Cybersecurity Plans in State of the Union Preview

The New York Times - Sat, 01/10/2015 - 12:31pm
Speeches in the coming week will address identity theft, privacy, protections for government and company computers, and high-speed broadband access.
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