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Paul Simon Performs At Sandy Hook Teacher Victoria Soto’s Funeral

The often outspoken political activist, singer, songwriter Paul Simon paid tribute to the heroic deeds of Sandy Hook teacher Victoria Soto at her funeral on Wednesday.  The 27-year old Soto died protecting her first grade class from the gunman who ravaged the Sandy Hook School last week - by making sure they got into a closet before stepping in front of the gun that took her life

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One Town Shares The Agony Of The Newtown Tragedy More Than Any Other

Many messages have been shared on Facebook, Twitter, people sending video messages, and pictures to Newtown, but only one town can know the full extent of the emotions that the people and children are feeling. Dunblane, a small Scottish town that still bears the scars of Britain's worst school massacre in the school's gym.

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Junior Men’s and Women’s State Curling Championships Move To Duluth

The Minnesota Junior Men's and Women's Championships have been moved to Duluth, MN. The dates of the competition remain the same (Dec 27-30).

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Seasonal Work Is Hard to Fill Regardless of Unemployment Rate

There was a time when a person would do just about anything in order to make ends meet. However, even with the unemployment rate dangling somewhere around 8 percent, many companies claim that they cannot find enough help to staff their operations.

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Could Your Personal Information Become Parade Confetti, Shocking Report [VIDEO]

You are celebrating Thanksgiving at the Macy's Parade and the confetti that falls on your shoulder has phone numbers and social security numbers. Information about Mitt Romney's motorcade. Where did it come from?

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Chicago Public Schools Resort to Bribing Parents With Gift Cards to Show Up at Conferences for Their Children; Idea is the Brainchild of Former Obama Administrator Rahm Emanuel

How sad is this?  Public schools in Chicago were having a tough time getting parents to show up at conferences for their children.  So, they've started bribing them with gift cards in an effort to increase attendance

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Pepsi Releases A Fat Blocking Cola

It's called Pepsi Special, the new cola that says it tastes like regular Pepsi, but it has an added ingredient called dextrin, a natural water-soluble dietary fiber derived from potatoes.

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Chrysler Recalls Nearly 745,000 Jeeps Due to Faulty Airbags

Chrysler recently announced that the company is recalling nearly 745,000 Jeep sport utility vehicles across the continental United States to repair an issue that could possibly lead to the involuntary deployment of the airbags.

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Not So Fast: Obama’s Spending Plans Will Raise Middle Class Taxes According To Watchdog Group

It may have sounded good in theory, but a non-partisan watchdog group has released their findings that Obama's pledge to not raise taxes on the middle class doesn't hold water.
A new study by Douglas Holtz-Eakin of the American Action Forum finds that President Barack Obama's spending plan would raise taxes on the middle class

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Diane Sawyer Drunk? No, Says Network, Very Tired

Diane Sawyer is one of my favorite news people, she is on top of things. When she isn't, she gets herself out gracefully. This might not be so easy. Twitter users were going crazy talking about her slurring during the election broadcast.

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VOTE! The Best Reminder Commercial For The Nation

Vote, Vote often, that's what my friend Scott says. There are a few issues up for a vote and, um, I think President too. Anyway, watch this and see if it doesn't remind you to vote.

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A Look Back At The Great Hurricane of 1938 [VIDEO]

Like most of us, I too am concerned about Hurricane Sandy, and the devastation going on in the Northeast. I always sleep with the radio on, and as I drifted in and out of sleep last night, I marveled at today's technology, for the information I was receiving was up to the second.

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