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Building collapse kills 6

By Andrew Branch
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Tragedy | Borbor Davis, 68, was an immigrant from Liberia, West Africa, and an employee at a Salvation Army thrift store serving a poor neighborhood near…

Say sayonara to Saturday snail mail

By Whitney Williams
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National | It may be time to say “bye-bye” to bills and birthday cards delivered on Saturdays. Despite opposition from Congress, the financially struggling U.S.

Faith on display during Alabama hostage crisis

By Whitney Williams
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Crime | For six days, residents of the small town of Midland City, Ala., could do nothing but pray for the 5-year-old boy taken hostage—and nothing could have…

Giffords launches gun control lobby group

By Whitney Williams
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National | Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and her husband waged war on guns Tuesday, launching a political action committee aimed at decreasing gun violence.

Cash-for-gun offers balloon after Newtown

By Tiffany Owens
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National | A Texas church has renewed its gun buyback program, joining a growing number of groups working to get more weapons off the streets after the mass shooting in…

Hobby Lobby punts free campus to foundation

By Leigh Jones
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National | After two unsuccessful attempts to give away a 217-acre campus in Massachusetts, the Green family, owners of the Hobby Lobby retail chain, has turned the…

UPDATE: Doctors say blood clot located in Clinton's head

By Leigh Jones
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National | UPDATE: Secretary of State Hillary Clinton developed a blood clot in her head but did not suffer a stroke or neurological damage and should make a full…

George H.W. Bush battles persistent fever in intensive care

By Mickey McLean
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National | Former President George H.W. Bush, who has been in hospitalized since Nov. 23, is now in intensive care at Houston’s Methodist Hospital with a persistent…

Ex-Penn State president charged in Sandusky case

By Wire Reports
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Crime | HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP)—Former Penn State President Graham B. Spanier was charged Thursday with hushing up child molestation allegations against Jerry…

Newsweek ending print edition, job cuts expected

By Wire Reports
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Business | NEW YORK (AP)— Newsweek plans to end its print publication after 80 years and will shift to an all-digital format aimed at online users starting in…

Armstrong stepping down as Livestrong chairman

By Wire Reports
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Sports | AUSTIN, Texas (AP)—Lance Armstrong stepped down as chairman of his Livestrong cancer-fighting charity and Nike severed ties with him as fallout from the…

Jerry Sandusky sentenced to at least 30 years

By Wire Reports
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Crime | BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP)—Jerry Sandusky was sentenced Tuesday to at least 30 years in prison - effectively a life sentence—in the child sexual abuse scandal…

 
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