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22 March 2013

FAA Tower Closures Are Expected Today

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Final word should come today from the FAA on which airport control towers will be closed. The closings come with the loss of about $600 million dollars due to sequestration cuts at the FAA. The age ...

22 March 2013

Three Dead in Virginia Marine Base Shooting

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Three people are dead Friday morning, following a shooting at a marine base.Officials say the shooting led to a standoff between authorities and the suspect late Thursday night.  They say the suspe ...

21 March 2013

U.S. Senate Approves Legislation To Avoid Government Shutdown

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In Washington, the U.S. Senate has approved legislation to avoid a government shutdown next week. The measure would provide nearly $1 trillion for federal agencies to remain in operation through the ...

19 March 2013

7 Marines Dead After Explosion At Hawthorne Army Depot In Nevada

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7 US Marines are dead, and at least 8 have been wounded after a mortar exploded during a live-fire training exercise in Nevada. According to the report, a 60-millimeter mortar shell exploded in a t ...

14 March 2013

Popular Antibiotic Zithromax May Be Harmful To Some Users

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Popular antibiotic Zithromax, commonly administered as a Z-pack, may cause potentially fatal heart problems according to a new FDA warning. The FDA says that Zithromax, commonly used to treat many ...

12 March 2013

Dueling Budgets

Posted in National & World News, Politics, Economy

Washington, D.C.

House proposal repeals Obamacare and restructures Medicare; Senate hopes to cut spending and close tax loopholes. Jennifer Johnson reports.

12 March 2013

Hacked & Exposed

Posted in National & World News, Politics, Technology

Hackers post personal financial info of celebrities and top politicians including First Lady Michelle Obama, Vice President Biden, Jay-Z and Hillary Clinton. Mark Barger reports.

11 March 2013

Hiring On The Rise

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February jobs report shows steep increase in hiring; unemployment falls to 7.7%. Tracie Potts reports.

11 March 2013

North Korea Officials Say Treaty That Ended The Korean War Is Invalid

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The Supreme Command of North Korea's army has declared the agreement to the end of the Korean War is invalid.Officials with the North say the treaty that ended the three year in 1953 Korean War agai ...

11 March 2013

Today Marks Two Years Since The Japanese Earthquake And Tsunami

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Today marks the second anniversary of 2011's devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan, that left nearly 19,000 people dead or missing. Japan's Emperor held a memorial service this morning in Toky ...