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Sandusky Waives Hearing, Vows To Fight Charges

Posted: 12/13/2011 - Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky opted against forcing his accusers to make their claims of child sex abuse in a packed courtroom Tuesday but then took his case to the courthouse steps as his lawyer assailed the credibility of the alleged victims and witnesses.

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Driver Sent Or Got 11 Texts In 11 Minutes Before Crash

Posted: 12/13/2011 - A 19-year-old pickup truck driver involved in a deadly highway pileup in Missouri last year sent or received 11 texts in the 11 minutes immediately before the accident, federal investigators said Tuesday.

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Facebook Aims To Help Prevent Suicide

Posted: 12/13/2011 - Facebook is making it easier for people who express suicidal thoughts on the social networking site to get help.

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Police Remove Occupy Baltimore Protesters

Posted: 12/13/2011 - Authorities in full riot gear removed Occupy Baltimore protesters early Tuesday from a downtown plaza where they had been camped out for months.

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Sandusky Hearing May Bring Testimony By Accusers

Posted: 12/13/2011 - The stunning allegations that a beloved icon of Penn State's football team has secretly been a serial molester who used his charity for children to find and groom new victims will undergo their first legal test Tuesday inside a picturesque rural Pennsylvania courthouse. There, prosecutors will try to prove they have enough evidence to advance the case to county court for trial.

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Bad Economy? Farmers Have One Of Best Years Ever

Posted: 12/12/2011 - While much of America worries about the possibility of a double-dip recession, stories of prosperity are cropping up as U.S. farmers enjoy their best run in decades, thanks to high prices for many crops, livestock and farmland and strong global demand for corn used in making ethanol.

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San Francisco Becomes First US City To Top $10 Minimum Wage

Posted: 12/12/2011 - San Francisco makes history by becoming the first city in the nation to scale a $10 minimum wage. The city's hourly wage for its lowest-paid workers will hit $10.24, more than $2 above the California minimum wage and nearly $3 more than the working wage set by the federal government.

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Funeral Scheduled For Fallen Va. Tech Officer

Posted: 12/12/2011 - A big contingent of law enforcement officials is expected to honor a fallen brother when a funeral is held today for a Virginia Tech police officer who was killed in the line of duty.

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Northeast States Cut Heating Aid To Poor

Posted: 12/11/2011 - Thousands of poor people across the Northeast are bracing for a difficult winter with substantially less home heating aid coming from the federal government.

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Passenger Advocate Sought For US Airports

Posted: 12/11/2011 - Two New York lawmakers have called for a passenger advocate at airports to immediately act on complaints by passengers over security screenings.

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Analysis: For Gingrich, No Bombast Or Apologies In Iowa

Posted: 12/11/2011 - Newt Gingrich is trying to preserve his rapid rise in the GOP presidential race by defending his most controversial stands without appearing to be the thin-skinned hothead his critics often describe.

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Democrats Encouraged About Obama In 2012

Posted: 12/11/2011 - After last summer's fight over government borrowing, many rank-and-file Democrats say they are growing more optimistic about President Barack Obama's prospects in 2012.

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Police Evict Occupy Boston Protesters; 46 Arrested

Posted: 12/10/2011 - Police officers swept through Dewey Square early Saturday, tearing down tents at the Occupy Boston encampment and arresting dozens of protesters, bringing a peaceful end to the 10-week demonstration.

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Va. Tech Gunman Called Quiet; Went To Small School

Posted: 12/10/2011 - The man who authorities say killed a Virginia Tech police officer was described as a typical college student in many ways, making it difficult to understand why he would commit an armed robbery and then, apparently at random, target the patrolman before killing himself.

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Obama's Balancing Act On High-Profile Issues

Posted: 12/10/2011 - President Barack Obama has broken with liberal activists on recent issues such as air pollution and contraception, and that's alienated those supporters as he's moved more to the political center.

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Suspect In Massachusetts Shooting Found Dead

Posted: 12/10/2011 - Massachusetts authorities say a former police officer suspected in the shooting deaths of three people in a Cambridge home has fatally shot himself.

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Accuser Raises Questions About Sandusky's Wife

Posted: 12/09/2011 - Grand jury reports alleging child sex abuse by former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky are also raising questions about whether his wife knew about his alleged pattern of preying on boys -- or how she couldn't have known.

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Motive Still Unknown In Va. Tech Officer Shooting

Posted: 12/09/2011 - The Virginia Tech police officer who was shot dead at his parked cruiser was a trained firearms and defense instructor with a specialty in crisis intervention. His death leaves investigators puzzling over how and why a gunman walked up to the patrol car during a traffic stop, killed the officer and wound up dead himself in a nearby parking lot.

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