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Fund managers provide midterm GOP boost

CNBC - Sun, 10/12/2014 - 9:00am
Wall Street is spending more on the midterms than ever before—particularly in support of the GOP.
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1 dead, 22 injured _ some seriously _ when Halloween hay ride crashes in Maine woods

FOX News - Sun, 10/12/2014 - 8:55am
A teenager is dead and two others are in critical condition after a Halloween-themed hay ride careened down a hill and crashed in the Maine woods.
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5,000 spiders force family from home

CNN - Sun, 10/12/2014 - 8:51am
Around 5,000 brown recluse spiders forced a family to move from their home worth nearly $500,000.
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Motherlode Blog: My Toddler, Bartleby

The New York Times - Sun, 10/12/2014 - 8:41am
The “terrible twos” are merely the beginning of a futile attempt to tame the Bartleby in each of us.






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Filing: Witness can testify marathon bombing suspect knew of brother's role in 2011 slayings

FOX News - Sun, 10/12/2014 - 8:40am
Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) say a prosecution witness is prepared to testify Tsarnaev knew his older brother was involved in a 2011 triple slaying.
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Ferguson protesters warned not to touch police

CNN - Sun, 10/12/2014 - 8:36am
Chants demanding "justice for Mike Brown" rang out into the night early Saturday as protesters marched in a St. Louis suburb to highlight fatal police shootings.
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Questions emerge about Ebola readiness

POLITICO - Sun, 10/12/2014 - 7:25am
It is the first known case of the disease being contracted in the U.S.
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Raising kids with money, social smarts

CNBC - Sun, 10/12/2014 - 7:00am
Add sharing and giving back to working hard, respecting money and learning to save as basic skills children should learn.
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2 jets have troubled flights into same airport

CNN - Sun, 10/12/2014 - 5:19am
A U.S. Airways jet landed safely Saturday night after air pressure problems developed during its descent into Charlotte Douglas International Airport in North Carolina, airline spokesman Matt Miller said.
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15 hospitalized after Maine hayride accident

CNN - Sun, 10/12/2014 - 5:19am
A haunted hayride in Maine turned tragic Saturday evening when a trailer rolled over, sending at least 15 people, including two by helicopter, to area hospitals, a fire official said.
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7 high school football players charged in sex abuse scandal

CNN - Sun, 10/12/2014 - 5:15am
Seven teenage football players were charged with hazing and sexual assault at a New Jersey high school after reports of locker-room sexual contact.
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Amid Ebola Crisis, Liberian Army Sees Its Chance at Rebranding

The New York Times - Sun, 10/12/2014 - 5:01am
The Liberian Army, working alongside American troops, has become a linchpin in the fight against the Ebola virus. But it faces a wary public.






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Ferguson police shooting protests: Organizers anticipate arrests

FOX News - Sun, 10/12/2014 - 3:49am
A weekend of peaceful daytime protests and nightly police standoffs is expected to continue Sunday as organizers prepare for a wave of resistance they anticipate will lead to widespread, intentional arrests the following day.
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Cancellation of High School Football Season Leads Sayreville to Ask What Happens Next

The New York Times - Sun, 10/12/2014 - 2:18am
On Friday afternoon, with the vaunted football team in Sayreville, N.J., shut down, residents were left divided and disturbed by sex-crime charges against seven players ages 15 to 17.






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Arrest on arson charges for California wildfire that scorched 157 homes

CNN - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 10:21pm
A 24-year-old man was arrested Saturday in connection with a wildfire that destroyed more than 150 homes in Northern California, not far from the Oregon border.
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Fraternity prank, then dead flamingo

CNN - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 1:55pm
A fraternity scavenger hunt at the University of Southern Mississippi was supposed to be a routine off-campus prank rushing pledges in the middle of the night: Go to the local zoo and get your picture taken next to a swan.
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