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Workers rescued from scaffolding 69 stories up

CNN - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 9:10pm
New York emergency crews rescued two workers trapped in a window-washing scaffold at Manhattan's One World Trade Center. The crews cut through glass to pull the workers to safety.
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Army Cuts Hit Officers Hard, Especially Ones Up From Ranks

The New York Times - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 9:06pm
Faced with declining budgets, the Army has had to cut its force, and, for reasons the Army has not explained, the largest group of officers being pushed out — nearly one in five — began as enlisted soldiers.

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Hasbro mulls buying DreamWorks Animation

CNBC - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 8:59pm
Hasbro is in talks to buy DreamWorks Animation, a person briefed on the matter said on Wednesday.
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U.S. Accepts Trinity’s Plan to Test Design of Guardrail

The New York Times - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 8:58pm
The ET-Plus, made by Trinity Industries and suspected of malfunctioning during crashes, will be tested by a research organization in San Antonio.

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Florida Finds Tricky Balance Over Feeding of the Homeless

The New York Times - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 8:55pm
How to feed, help and handle the ever-present homeless population in a state that draws an outsized share of the dispossessed is a growing debate.

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Army employee pleads guilty after being accused of stealing gear, trading equipment for pot

FOX News - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 8:46pm
A former civilian U.S. Army employee has pleaded guilty to theft after being accused of stealing sophisticated military equipment from a Northern California depot and trading some of it for marijuana.
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Obama fears potential Ferguson fallout

POLITICO - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 8:41pm
The president hopes to avert violence after a grand jury decides whether to indict a police officer.
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New Orleans Police Routinely Ignored Sex Crimes, Report Finds

The New York Times - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 8:30pm
Five detectives responsible for investigating sex crimes followed up on only 14 percent of reported cases in three years, a city audit has concluded.

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Congress Returns After 6 Weeks Away, but Immediate Actions Are Few

The New York Times - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 8:26pm
The denouement of Election Day continued to play out as the House and the Senate scheduled dueling votes to try to influence the outcome of the unresolved Louisiana Senate race.

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Net neutrality storm engulfs FCC

POLITICO - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 8:25pm
Chairman Tom Wheeler is under pressure from all angles.
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Dan Sullivan, G.O.P. Senate Challenger in Alaska, Wins Senate Race

The New York Times - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 8:16pm
Senator Mark Begich narrowly lost his re-election bid to Dan Sullivan after a count of absentee ballots.

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Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Law in the Raw

The New York Times - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 8:15pm
The Supreme Court’s decision to take up the Affordable Care Act again raises a question: Is it a court? Or a collection of politicians in robes?
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Op-Ed Contributors: Protect Those Who Protect Our Food

The New York Times - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 8:11pm
We need new labor laws for restaurant, farm and slaughterhouse workers.
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Watch Thursday's show!

CNN - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 8:11pm
November 13, 2014
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Reid taps Warren as envoy to liberals

POLITICO - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 8:11pm
She could inject fresh blood into a team reeling from midterm election losses.
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National Briefing | Southwest: Texas: Ebola Victim’s Family to Be Paid by Hospital

The New York Times - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 8:02pm
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas, which treated the only Ebola patient to die in the United States, will pay his relatives an undisclosed sum and create a charitable foundation in his name, the family’s lawyer said Wednesday.

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National Briefing | South: Attorney General Pam Bondi of Florida Defends Free Trips

The New York Times - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 7:59pm
Attorney General Pam Bondi, who was re-elected last week , has defended her decision to take free trips to conferences and socialize with lawyers for corporations under investigation by other states.

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National Briefing | South: South Carolina: Marriage Ban Falls

The New York Times - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 7:58pm
Judge Richard Gergel of Federal District Court on Wednesday struck down South Carolina’s same-sex marriage ban as unconstitutional, but gave the state a week to appeal.

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Authorities say underwear bandit stealing women's under garments in Alaska town

FOX News - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 7:56pm
An underwear bandit is actively stealing women's undergarments in Kodiak, Alaska.
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National Briefing | Rockies: Colorado: Sage Grouse Is Given Protected Status

The New York Times - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 7:55pm
Federal officials granted protection to the Gunnison sage grouse on Wednesday, a move that could bring restrictions on oil and gas drilling and other activity to preserve the bird’s habitat in areas of Colorado and Utah.

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