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Does the Colorado Theater Shooting Affect Your View on Gun Control? – Survey of the Day

Gun control has always been a major issue of debate in America — right up alongside the more recently heated topics of abortion, same-sex marriage and health care — but the tragic shooting of 71 people during a Colorado theater’s showing of ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ has given this controversy a brand new spotlight.

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Watch President Obama’s Speech on the ‘Dark Knight Rises’ Shooting

President Barack Obama was scheduled to speak this morning at a campaign stop in Fort Myers, Florida. Instead of speaking about his upcoming re-election campaign, he instead delivered a speech on the ‘Dark Knight Rises’ shooting in Aurora, Colorado.

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Victim of Colorado ‘Dark Knight Rises’ Shooting Leaves Behind Eerie Blog About Avoiding Mall Shooting

Details about the victims of the mass shooting in a Colorado movie theater have been scant thus far, but the name of one woman killed in the attack has now been made public — and the details of the days leading up to her death are downright eerie.

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Gas Prices To Rise Due To Drought Conditions; Could Play A Negative Role In The U.S. Recovery

The careful news follower has already heard about the expected rise in prices at the grocery store due to this summers harsh drought conditions across the country.  What you may not have expected was how this dry season will affect prices at the gas pumps

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Tragedy at ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ Screening As Gunman Kills 12, Injures at Least 50

At least 12 people were killed and 50 injured when someone went into an Aurora, Colorado movie theater during a midnight screening of 'The Dark Knight Rises' Friday morning, fired a smoke grenade and began shooting.

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Snow Globes Soon To Be Allowed On Airplanes

Snow globes will soon fall off the Transportation Security Administration's list of forbidden carry-on items. Currently, snow globes are prohibited from being brought through security as a carry-on item. Instead, any flier wishing to fly with a snow globe must put it in his or her checked luggage – or buy one from a post-security airport retailer. Snow Globes?

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EXCLUSIVE: Interview With Duluth Mayor Don Ness, Details On State Of Emergency, What To Do Next, How To Get Involved

I had the pleasure of Talking with Duluth Mayor Don Ness, He was kind enough to call into the morning show and talk about the state of Duluth on Thursday.  I just want to personally thank the Mayor, he could have said he was too busy and I would have understood, but he made the time to call in and talk.

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Online Registration Now Available for Runner Tracking Service at Grandma’s Marathon

If you’re looking to keep track of your favorite runners during Grandma’s Marathon weekend, the Runner Tracking Service is a great solution. It allows you to put in the runners name(s) and get emails or text on how they are doing.

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Obama Is Spying On You

He knows who your mother is - and who she voted for in the last election.  The Obama campaign is mining through the digital world to find out information about you in unprecedented ways, in an effort to win the White House in November

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Food Service Employees Not Treated Well – As Washington Cites Job Growth In That Sector

Washington Insiders continue to boast about how well the economy is doing;  One of the service areas that gets trumpeted as seeing growth is the restaurant and food industry.  And while it's true that there has been some growth there over the last few years, it comes at a price.

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Source: US Army via flickr
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Scientists Still Find D-Day Remnants In The Sand 68 Years Later

My son and I like to visit a nondescript river landing in the Northland to search for "pull tops" -- you know, those peel away sharp pieces of metal that used to seal soda and beer cans until they were discontinued in the late 1970's due to safety concerns

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Source: Adam Zombie via flickr from an original picture sent by Twitter
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No Topic Off Limits In Meghan McCain’s New Book

Whether you agree with her politics (or her fathers', for that matter) - you have to hand it to Meghan McCain:  She truly says what she means and doesn't mince words.   In a world filled with politicians and celebrities that fashion their words and actions to please their desired target, McCain has made a career out of doing just the opposite.  Open, frank, and brash (but in a good way) - she makes no apologies for her opinions.

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