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Woman with Same Name as Man’s Ex Gets Trip Around the World

Dec 18, 2014
Woman with Same Name as Man’s Ex Gets Trip Around the World

TORONTO (AP) - A Toronto man who made headlines last month by offering a free round-the-world air ticket to a woman with the same name as his ex-girlfriend has found Ms. Right. Jordan Axani, 28, and his then girlfriend, named Elizabeth Gallagher, booked heavily discounted round-the-world air tickets in May, but their relationship ended...

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Tax Breaks You Can Take for 2014

Dec 18, 2014
Tax Breaks You Can Take for 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. (CNN)- Congress on Tuesday night extended dozens of expired “temporary” tax breaks for 2014. It took the Senate, by a 76 to 16 vote, until the week after Congress was supposed to adjourn to pass the bill, which the House had already approved. The bill will now be sent to President Obama,...

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Public Contest to Name Craters on Planet Mercury

Dec 18, 2014
Public Contest to Name Craters on Planet Mercury

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Stephen Colbert Says Goodbye to ‘Stephen Colbert’

Dec 18, 2014
Stephen Colbert Says Goodbye to ‘Stephen Colbert’

(CNN) – Goodbye, Stephen Colbert. We hardly knew you. In fact, that was the idea, wasn’t it? On Thursday night, Colbert — the pugnacious, “nation”-inspiring champion — will host his last “Colbert Report” on Comedy Central. About six months from now, he will take a new role as host of CBS’ “Late Show.” It...

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New Report Documents Human Impacts of Marcellus Shale Drilling in Pa.

Dec 18, 2014

HARRISBURG, PA Dec. 17, 2014 — Communities in Pennsylvania experiencing high-intensity Marcellus Shale drilling also are seeing significant increases in crime, housing costs, traffic fatalities and their rate of sexually transmitted diseases, a new analysis from the Multi-State Shale Research Collaborative released today confirmed.

The Shale Tipping Point: The Relationship of Drilling to Crime, Traffic...

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New York Fracking Ban Increases Pressure on President Obama to Protect Public Lands From Fracking Pollution

Dec 18, 2014

ALBANY, NY, Dec. 17, 2014 - After years of public pressure, New York today became the second state to ban hydraulic fracturing because of risks to people and the environment. The announcement from Gov. Andrew Cuomo adds to the pressure on the Obama administration to end fracking across the country, including on America’s public...

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Colder Storms Needed to Ease Drought

Dec 17, 2014
Colder Storms Needed to Ease Drought

SACRAMENTO- While recent rains have certainly helped, California’s water supply also relies on snowmelt, which is below average for this time of year. According to the eight station index, a measure of precipitation for the Sacramento basin, rainfall totals are averaging 145 percent of normal for this point in the season. But the Central Sierra snowpack is...

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Deputies, DOJ Swarm Alleged Drug House in Lathrop

Dec 17, 2014
Deputies, DOJ Swarm Alleged Drug House in Lathrop

LATHROP- A block of Cold Springs Street in Lathrop was closed off Wednesday as San Joaquin Sheriff’s deputies and officials with the California Department of Justice investigated a suspicious death inside an alleged drug house. Investigators were tight-lipped about why they were there but neighbors say the home had signs of drug manufacturing, like tarps...

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12 Hit by Car Outside SoCal Church Event

Dec 17, 2014
12 Hit by Car Outside SoCal Church Event

REDONDO BEACH- Twelve people were hit by a car Wednesday outside a church in Redondo Beach, according to the California Highway Patrol. It was not immediately known what led to the crash. Several people were said to have critical injuries. The crash happened outside St. James Parish at Pacific Coast Highway and Vincent Street, where a...

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Aubrey Andrews’ Family Issues Statement

Dec 17, 2014
Aubrey Andrews’ Family Issues Statement

SACRAMENTO- A family of Aubrey Andrews has issued a statement after her death was confirmed Wednesday by the Sacramento County Coroner. “This is the worst outcome imaginable and a tragic loss for our entire family. We thank everyone who played a role in helping us locate Aubrey. We request privacy to mourn the loss...

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