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  • Mail man

    For years the U.S. Postal Service has discussed cutting back to a five-day delivery schedule, but as of a Wednesday announcement by Postmaster General Donahoe it seems the plan is finally going into effect. The …

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    07 Feb 13
  • Mississippi Barge

    An ordinarily busy stretch of the Mississippi River is closed today due to a barge colliding with a railroad bridge. The barge was carrying 80,000 gallons of oil, which is now leaking into the river, …

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    29 Jan 13
  • drinking soda

    In response to ever growing concerns about the link between soft drink consumption and obesity, Coca-Cola has created a series of ads meant to bring awareness to the problem of obesity in general while emphasizing …

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    15 Jan 13
  • CO Shooter

    A preliminary hearing started today for James Holmes, the 25-year-old former graduate student charged with killing 12 and wounding 58 people last July during a screening of “Batman” at a Colorado movie theater. During the …

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    08 Jan 13
  • capital hill

    Politicians had 507 days to steer the U.S. economy away from the fiscal cliff, but chose to come to a solution during the wee hours on the day of the deadline — technically falling over …

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    02 Jan 13
  • Oregon Shooting

    A masked gunman opened fire Tuesday afternoon in a mall in suburban Portland, Oregon, killing three people, including himself, and critically wounding another. According to authorities, the gunman entered the Clackamas Town Center through a …

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    12 Dec 12
  • CU

    Forget spiking the punch, two University of Colorado at Boulder students took things to the next level by feeding their unsuspecting classmates and professor pot-laced brownies during a “bring food to class” day. The brownie …

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    10 Dec 12
  • World's oldest woman

    Besse Cooper, a woman who lived through such notable events as Ford’s first automobile, World War One, the moon landing, and President Obama’s reelection died on Tuesday in a Monroe, Georgia nursing home. Besse Cooper …

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    06 Dec 12