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Midday Roundup: Un-celebrating Columbus Day

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Newsworthy | Holiday revision. While much of the nation commemorates Christopher Columbus’ voyage to the New World today, the city of Seattle will celebrate its first…

CDC investigating after Dallas nurse tests positive for Ebola

By Lynde Langdon
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Ebola Virus | Health officials are closely watching the nurses, doctors, and hospital staff who cared for Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan after one of his nurses tested…

Midday Roundup: Pope calls meeting to tackle family matters

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Newsworthy | Catholic family values. More than 200 senior Roman Catholic bishops gather today for the Synod on the Family at the Vatican. The group will try to find ways…

Judge wants Missouri to uphold other states’ marriage definitions

By Lynde Langdon
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Marriage | A county judge in the Kansas City area ruled today Missouri must recognize same-sex marriages performed in states that issue licenses for them. The order…

Quarantine in effect for Ebola patient’s relatives

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Ebola Virus | The Dallas family of Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan is waiting under armed guard in their apartment for a cleaning crew to sanitize their home. The county…

Midday Roundup: Community, school board still at odds in Colorado

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Newsworthy | History lesson. The Jefferson County School Board in Golden, Colo., made some concessions last night to students, teachers, and parents who have protested in…

Court allows Texas to enforce closing of abortion centers

By Lynde Langdon
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Abortion | Texas can immediately start enforcing new protections for women and unborn children, a federal appeals court said today, overturning another judge’s ruling…

Midday Roundup: Lesbians sue after daughter born black

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Newsworthy | Unwanted. A white Lesbian couple filed a wrongful birth lawsuit this week against a sperm bank that mixed up their vial with that of an African-American man.

Dallas Ebola patient might have infected others, including children

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Ebola Virus | Texas Gov. Rick Perry and other health officials said at a press conference this afternoon that a handful of school-aged children had contact with a man…

Prosecutor: Oklahoma beheading attack was more about race than religion

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Crime | Though radical Islam might have influenced accused killer Alton Nolen, religion was not his primary motive for beheading a coworker, the prosecutor in the…

Midday Roundup: Flights still sluggish after sabotage in Chicago

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Newsworthy | Air traffic jam. Flights in and out of Chicago are still being cancelled or delayed after a worker set fire to an air-traffic control center there on Friday.

Midday Roundup: Presidential candidates woo values voters

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Newsworthy | On message. The annual Values Voter Summit opens today in Washington with potential Republican presidential candidates attempting to woo evangelical…

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