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Maryland school district to strip references to religious holidays on school calendars

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 06:45
For some students in the suburbs of Washington, Christmas -- or at least recognition of it on their school calendars -- has been canceled.
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Colorado rescue crews extract man believed trapped for days in store wall

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 02:45
Police and firefighters in a Colorado town were forced to slice through a department store to free a man who is believed to have trapped himself between two walls of the store for at least two days. 
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1st-in-nation tobacco ban to receive public comment

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 02:14
Health officials in Westminster were to hold a public hearing on a proposed first-in-the-nation ban on sales of all tobacco and nicotine products — a move that has bitterly divided the usually cozy community of 7,700.
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Ex-officer nicknamed Cannibal Cop faces sentencing after judge nixed most serious charge

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 01:45
A former New York City police officer acquitted in a conspiracy to kidnap, kill and eat women faces sentencing for his conviction on a minor charge.
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Pennsylvania State Police barracks reopening to public exactly 2 months after deadly ambush

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 01:30
A Pennsylvania State Police barracks is reopening to the public exactly two months after a sniper opened fire, killing a trooper and seriously wounding another.
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Driver fleeing police hits, kills boy in San Francisco Bay Area hit-and-run

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 01:30
San Francisco Bay Area authorities say a driver fleeing police struck and killed a boy in a crosswalk and continued driving.
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Missouri governor outlines Ferguson preparations

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 00:00
Police will work to protect peaceful protesters after a grand jury's decision in the Michael Brown shooting case is announced, but those who cross the line into violence will face consequences, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon warned Tuesday.
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Man who shot Usama bin Laden speaks out in exclusive Fox News interview

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 00:00
In “The Man Who Killed Usama bin Laden” a two-part special airing Tuesday and Wednesday, Robert O’Neill details how he discovered he was embarking on the mission to kill bin Laden.
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Father of Lakers guard Wayne Ellington Jr. shot to death in car on Philadelphia street

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 20:54
The Los Angeles Lakers have confirmed that a man shot and killed in Philadelphia over the weekend was the father of a player on the team.
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Connecticut man whose son died after being left in hot car is charged with negligent homicide

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 17:46
The father of a 15-month-old boy who died after being left in a hot car in July has been charged with negligent homicide.
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Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel appears at Veterans Day ceremony with cheek bandaged

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 17:30
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel appeared at a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery with a bandage on his cheek.
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Air Force Ready to Fight Ebola with Virus-killing Robot

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 16:56
Air Force doctors at Joint Base Langley-Eustis in Virginia have a germ-killing robot ready to help keep rooms clean should any returning service member show symptoms of Ebola. The 366th Medical Group at Langley is responsible for housing and monitoring troops returning from Ebola aid missions to West Africa during a mandatory 21-day quarantine period. […]
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Goodbye, snow days: Students across the nation increasingly hit the books from home

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 16:45
She's no Grinch about it, but Lynn Grewing is the principal who stole snow days at St. Cloud Cathedral.
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At least 2,207 US military deaths in Afghanistan since 2001

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 16:20
As of Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014, at least 2,207 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, according to an Associated Press count.
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New York police hunt suspects in brazen Diamond District robbery

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 16:19
New York City police were searching Tuesday for two men who violently robbed a watch store in the city's Diamond District, authorities said.
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Temperatures plunge as storm buries parts of Rockies, Upper Midwest in more than foot of snow

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 16:19
Heavy snow blanketed parts of the Upper Midwest with more than a foot of snow on Tuesday, leaving residents there and in the Rockies waking up to frigid temperatures that plunged as much as 50 degrees overnight.
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