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Midday Roundup: Put away the turkey, it’s time to go shopping

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Hit the stores. The traditional Black Friday shopping day again started last night, with many stores opening at 5 p.m. The idea quickly has caught on with the…

Midday Roundup: Ferguson violence simmers after post-grand jury explosion

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Night Two. Overnight protests in Ferguson, Mo., were less violent than on Monday, but angry rioters did torch one police car and vandalize several businesses.

Midday Roundup: Grand jury documents reveal Ferguson officer’s story

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Completely overpowered. Members of the public can now review almost all the evidence that the St. Louis grand jury saw in its review of the Michael Brown…

Midday Roundup: The IRS had Lois Lerner’s emails after all

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Found. The U.S. Treasury Inspector General has discovered 30,000 emails sent by former IRS official Lois Lerner—messages the IRS claimed had been destroyed…

Midday Roundup: When it snows in Buffalo, it pours

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Heads up. The snow has finally stopped in Buffalo, N.Y., but the city still has much work to do to recover from one of the biggest winter storms in its…

Web Reads: What does Thanksgiving taste like in your state?

Web Reads: What does Thanksgiving taste like in your state?

By Susan Olasky
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Newsworthy | Beyond the turkey. For those cooking or eating on Thanksgiving Day, The New York Times offers a recipe from each state, Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico that…

Midday Roundup: Three shot, gunman dead at Florida State library

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | School shooting. A gunman opened fire in the Florida State University (FSU) library early this morning, sending students who were up late cramming for exams…

Midday Roundup: Weathermen work overtime as winter arrives early

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Brrrrrrr. New Yorkers are digging out from an unwelcome blanket of snow this morning as unseasonably cold temperatures set most of the country shivering. As…

Midday Roundup: Parents of ISIS victim say they will heal, forgive in time

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | A life laid down. Peter Kassig’s parents made their first public appearance since their son’s death during a press conference in the United Methodist…

Midday Roundup: Ebola doc dies at Nebraska hospital

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Despite every effort. Dr. Martin Salia, a Sierra Leone native who held permanent residency in the United States, died of the Ebola virus after being…

Midday Roundup: Obama tweaks the GOP with hints of immigration reform

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Immigration reform? The White House is floating a proposal for immigration reforms by executive order, although officials who “leaked” the plans say the…

Midday Roundup: Teacher describes horrific school shooting on 911 tapes

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Caught on tape. Officials have released the 911 tapes from last month’s school cafeteria shooting in Washington state. On the tapes, first-year teacher…

 
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