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GOP constituents want jobless aid renewed

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — In her 17 months out of work, Lita Ness has heard all the criticisms of extended unemployment insurance that has led to the program getting suspended amid a partisan standoff in Congress.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 January 2014

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Man fatally shot at Fla. theater over texting

WESLEY CHAPEL, Fla. (AP) — An argument over texting in a Florida movie theater ended with a retired Tampa police captain fatally shooting a man sitting in front of him, authorities said.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 January 2014

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Dozens of trade-offs in $1.1 trillion budget bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — The sales job is on for a bipartisan $1.1 trillion spending bill that would pay for the operations of government through October and finally put to rest the bitter budget battles of last year.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 January 2014

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Health care signups: More older Americans so far

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — Younger people went for President Barack Obama at election time, but will they buy his health insurance?

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 January 2014

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Proposed spy phone record shift draws resistance

WASHINGTON (AP) — Telephone companies are quietly balking at the idea of changing how they collect and store Americans' phone records to help the National Security Agency's surveillance programs. They're worried about their exposure to lawsuits and the price tag if the U.S. government asks them to hold information about customers for longer than they already do.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 January 2014

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More in W.Va. cleared to use water after spill

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Downtown businesses and restaurants began to reopen after water was declared safe to drink in portions of West Virginia's capital, but life has yet to return to normal for most of the 300,000 people who haven't been able to use running water in the five days since a chemical spill.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 January 2014

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Egypt holds key vote on country's new charter

CAIRO (AP) — Upbeat and resentful of the Muslim Brotherhood, Egyptians voted Tuesday on a new constitution in a referendum that will pave the way for a likely presidential run by the nation's top general months after he ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 January 2014

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Aluminum Revolution: Ford introduces a new F-150

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Ford pickups have been doing the country's work for 66 years. They've hauled grain, towed logs and plowed snow. They've cleared debris after tornadoes and pulled floats in the Rose Bowl parade.

Last Updated on Monday, 13 January 2014

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