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  • Mississippi Barge

    An ordinarily busy stretch of the Mississippi River is closed today due to a barge colliding with a railroad bridge. The barge was carrying 80,000 gallons of oil, which is now leaking into the river, …

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    29 Jan 13
  • drinking soda

    In response to ever growing concerns about the link between soft drink consumption and obesity, Coca-Cola has created a series of ads meant to bring awareness to the problem of obesity in general while emphasizing …

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    15 Jan 13
  • CO Shooter

    A preliminary hearing started today for James Holmes, the 25-year-old former graduate student charged with killing 12 and wounding 58 people last July during a screening of “Batman” at a Colorado movie theater. During the …

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    08 Jan 13
  • capital hill

    Politicians had 507 days to steer the U.S. economy away from the fiscal cliff, but chose to come to a solution during the wee hours on the day of the deadline — technically falling over …

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    02 Jan 13
  • Oregon Shooting

    A masked gunman opened fire Tuesday afternoon in a mall in suburban Portland, Oregon, killing three people, including himself, and critically wounding another. According to authorities, the gunman entered the Clackamas Town Center through a …

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    12 Dec 12
  • CU

    Forget spiking the punch, two University of Colorado at Boulder students took things to the next level by feeding their unsuspecting classmates and professor pot-laced brownies during a “bring food to class” day. The brownie …

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    10 Dec 12
  • World's oldest woman

    Besse Cooper, a woman who lived through such notable events as Ford’s first automobile, World War One, the moon landing, and President Obama’s reelection died on Tuesday in a Monroe, Georgia nursing home. Besse Cooper …

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    06 Dec 12
  • Explosives

    While you never really know what’s going on behind the closed doors of other people’s homes and businesses, you probably don’t expect to find enough explosives to threaten detonatation of a whole town. But, that’s …

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    04 Dec 12