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Freight Train Cars Derail In Chicago, No Injuries

Posted: 09/02/2012 - A freight train struck the rear of another freight train in southwest Chicago early Sunday, derailing several rail cars and damaging a third freight train on an adjacent track, authorities said. Local reports said power was briefly knocked out to more than 2,500 people in the neighborhood.

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As Mass. Movernor, Romney Took Tough Welfare Line

Posted: 09/01/2012 - Mitt Romney is trying to gain an edge in the presidential contest with the disputed charge that President Barack Obama is giving welfare recipients a free ride.

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Obama, GOP Duel Over Rising College Expenses

Updated: 09/01/2012 - President Barack Obama would make $2,500 tax credits for college expenses permanent and expand Pell grants for students from lower-earning families. Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan would instead focus on the need to curb tuition increases that they blame on Obama.

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Boy Sticks Head Out Of Party Bus, Hits NJ Overpass

Posted: 09/01/2012 - Police say a teenager headed to a Sweet 16 party in New Jersey was killed after he stuck his head out of an emergency hatch of a double-decker bus and hit the underside of a highway overpass.

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Federal Court Rejects New Texas Voter Photo ID Law

Posted: 08/31/2012 - A three-judge panel in Washington has struck down a Texas law requiring voters to show ID at the polls. It's the second loss in federal court in just three days for the Lone Star State.

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Maine Mom Blames Sitter, Too, For Baby's Death

Updated: 08/31/2012 - The mother of a baby allegedly killed by a 10-year-old Maine girl says she is glad the girl is charged but says the girl's mother, who was watching the baby, is really the one who needs to be held responsible.

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Romney: Time to Leave Disappointments Behind

Posted: 08/30/2012 - Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is planning to tell the nation that he wishes President Barack Obama had succeeded but that the time has come to move on.

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Louisiana Official: Levee Will Be Breached Amid Flooding

Posted: 08/29/2012 - State Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority head Garret Graves says the levee won't be breached Wednesday because of weather conditions but it will happen as soon as they can get equipment to the site.

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President Obama Suggests Amendment on Money in Politics

Posted: 08/29/2012 - President Barack Obama says the nation should consider mobilizing behind a constitutional amendment process to overturn the Supreme Court ruling that loosened restrictions on money in politics.

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