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Florida Shooting Leaves 2 Dead, 1 Injured
- A Florida official says a sheriff's deputy and a gunman have been killed in shootout near Tallahassee.
Pardoned Turkey in the Valley
- Every year on the eve of Thanksgiving, the presidents pardon a turkey from the dinner table. One of those lucky birds lives on a farm in the Valley.
Broadway Farmers Market Applies for Snap Benefits
- Members of the Farmers Market in Broadway want to give more people the opportunity to buy the fresh foods they sell, which is why they recently applied for SNAP benefits.
Obama Calls Immigration Plan Commonsense, Lawful
- President Barack Obama says the immigration plan he's unveiling Thursday night is a commonsense, middle ground approach. To Republicans who oppose his action, he has a three-word challenge: "Pass a bill."
Before Snowden, a Debate Inside NSA
- Intelligence officials say that years before Edward Snowden sparked a public outcry with his disclosure that the National Security Agency had been secretly collecting American telephone records, some NSA executives voiced strong objections to the program.
Senate Democrats Reject Bill to Build Oil Pipeline
- The Democrat-controlled Senate has defeated a bill to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline.
Judge Refuses to Toss Perry Case on Technicalities
- A Texas judge has refused to quash two felony indictments for abuse of power against Gov. Rick Perry on technicalities, ruling that the case against the possible 2016 presidential hopeful should continue.
Walker Waiting for Calling as He Mulls 2016 Run
- Republican Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says he is seriously considering whether to get into the race for president in 2016.
Baltimore Man Gets 25 Years in Roommate's Scalding
- A judge has sentenced a Baltimore man to 25 years in prison after prosecutors say he threw boiling water on his roommate after a dispute over breakfast sausages.
Missouri Governor Activates National Guard
- Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has declared a state of emergency and activated the National Guard in advance of a grand jury decision about whether a white police officer will be charged in the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson.
Heart Stents May Require Longer Blood Thinner Use
- Millions of people with stents that prop open clogged heart arteries may need anti-clotting drugs much longer than the one year doctors recommend now.
Hagel: US Needs Game-Changing Military Innovation
- Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is announcing a plan to inject fresh thinking and new ideas into how the U.S. can keep and extend its military superiority despite tighter budgets and military modernization by Russia, China and others.
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