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AARP releases list of best employers for older workers

If you’re a boomer who may in the market for a job, here’s a list you need to know about: The best 50 employers for older workers as compiled by AARP and the Society for […]

06/18/2013

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Moment of silence marks 6 months since Newtown

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — Newtown held a moment of silence Friday for the victims of the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School at a remembrance event that doubled as a call to action on gun […]

06/14/2013

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Student and school at odds over NRA T-shirt

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia student was charged with causing a disruption at a middle school when he refused to remove a T-shirt that displayed the National Rifle Association’s logo and hunting rifle. […]

04/21/2013

Joe Arpaio

Sheriff Arpaio: Explosive device 1 of many threats

PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities are investigating what was reported to be an explosive device addressed to Arizona’s Sheriff Joe Arpaio, the self-proclaimed “toughest sheriff in America” known for his strict treatment of jail inmates and cracking down on illegal immigration.

04/12/2013

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Free speech group ‘honors’ attempts to censor

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Idaho regulators who banned the sale of Five Wives Vodka out of fear of offending tee-totaling Mormons and a Missouri legislator who wanted to make it a felony to even propose gun control legislation are among the 2013 winners of the annual anti-censorship “Jefferson Muzzles.”

04/10/2013

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Senators work on deal expanding background checks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Talks between two influential senators have emerged as the most promising route for a bipartisan breakthrough on expanding federal background checks for gun buyers.

04/08/2013

Trent Mays (l), and Ma'lik Richmond (r), high school football players sit at the defense table in Steubenville, Ohio (AP Photo)

2 Ohio football players convicted of raping girl

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Two members of Steubenville’s celebrated high school football team were found guilty Sunday of raping a drunken 16-year-old girl, and Ohio’s attorney general warned the case isn’t over.

03/17/2013

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Highway reopens a day after explosion

SISSONVILLE, W.Va. (AP) – Interstate 77 has reopened in both directions in West Virginia after crews worked through the night to repair damage from a massive natural gas line explosion and fire.

12/12/2012

Powerball

Big winners share lessons, risks of Powerball win

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) – Visions of lifelong riches are surely dancing in the heads of those rushing to buy lottery tickets for tonight’s $500 million Powerball jackpot. Past winners of mega-lottery drawings and financial planners […]

11/28/2012

Senators seek more Sandy relief money

WASHINGTON (AP) – Thirteen senators from seven states damaged by Superstorm Sandy are asking President Obama to boost federal disaster aid to the states. Senators from New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Rhode Island, West Virginia, […]

11/13/2012

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