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Mike Wallace, Master Interrogator Dies [VIDEO]

We lost a great one here. Mike asked the questions those of us sitting in our living rooms would ask. He got the the crux, and he did so quickly. There was no "fluff" with him, he shot from the shoulder, and as he did, he endeared himself to us.

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DHS Still Mum On Why They Need 450 Million Bullets

After the bombshell earlier this week that the Department of Homeland Security has ordered 450 million hollow point bullets from a Minnesota company, they're remaining silent on the need for such a large armament.

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1940 US Census Is the First Census Available Online

If you’ve been searching for your family history, the search just got a little bit easier. For the first time ever, the results of a US census are available online and can be accessed by and shared with anyone on the internet.

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DHS Arms Itself With 450 Million Bullets

What does the Department of Homeland Security need with 450 million bullets?  Who are they planning on defending us against?

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U.S. Government To Change Penny And Nickel Coin Composition

With both the 1-cent penny and 5-cent nickel costing more than double it's face value to mint, the United States government is looking to make changes and save some money.
Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner outlined how his department will find savings, including $286 million in the next fiscal year, by changing the materials that go into coins, replacing paper with electronic communications and consolidating internal agencies

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Returning Soldier Surprises Son Dressed as Captain America From ‘The Avengers’

Kids love and look up to Captain America from ‘The Avengers,’ so it was a shock for this one boy to see his favorite superhero show up on his doorstep. Though the bigger shock came when he realized that this real-life strong man was actually his army dad returning from Afghanistan.

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The Search For Amelia Earhart Takes Flight – Again

75 years after her disappearance, new clues have reignited the search for the flying pioneer.  The new information has also lured in a high-profile helper.
On Tuesday, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is set to meet with historians and scientists as a new hunt is launched for the wreckage of Earhart's Lockheed Electra plane

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10 Signs That Gas Prices Have Gotten Completely Out of Control

Anyone who has a car and a reason to go somewhere may have experienced a little weight loss this month. It’s not because they’ve been power walking, watching what they eat or doing more activities that don’t involve the use of a Snuggie. It’s because their wallets and purses weigh a lot less.

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Obama Continues To Tell Catholics To Go To Hell

Although the White House believes that it placated the Catholic Church on the issue of mandatory birth control, a growing group of legislators aren't in agreement.
Seven states have filed suit against the Department of Health and Human Services' mandate that nearly all health insurance plans cover contraceptives free of charge, saying that it violates religious freedom and leaves "countless additional religious freedoms vulnerable to government intrusion

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Is the Economy Getting Better? – Survey of the Day

Over the last few months, there has been some data that suggests the sluggish economy could be improving. Mainly, the unemployment rate, which has dropped to 8.3 percent after reaching a 26-year high of 10 percent in late 2009. However, according to a new survey from Poll Postion, the public is split on whether America is entering into a period of economic recovery.

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Government Official Replaces Pre-Schoolers Lunch; Bills Mother For The Replacement Cost

Apparently the healthy lunch a California woman packed for her preschooler wasn't healthy enough;  A state agent following the mandates handed down by the  Federal government replaced it and then billed the mother for the cost.
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Who’s Struggling the Most With the Recovering Economy? – Dollars and Sense

Just about everyone was hit hard by the bad economy and had to change their lifestyles in at least some small way. Now that we’re all attempting to regain our footing, there’s actually one group of people having a harder time doing so than everyone else.

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