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4 days ago

10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, Feb. 10

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

obamacare

5 days ago

Gov’t report: 8 states had significant drop in uninsured

They are Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, and New York. Politically, that's a mix of red, blue and purple states.

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5 days ago

Rubio needs strong New Hampshire showing to rebut debate critics

A week ago, it looked like the stars were aligning for Marco Rubio. Now, as New Hampshire holds its pivotal primary on Tuesday, the Republican presidential contender has to hope the sky does not come crashing down on him.

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5 days ago

Obama proposes $4.1 trillion spending plan in final White House budget

The budget for the fiscal year beginning on Oct. 1 is largely a political document and is unlikely to be passed by the Republican-controlled Congress.

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5 days ago

National Security Agency going on the ‘hack’ attack

The U.S. National Security Agency on Monday outlined a reorganization that will consolidate its spying and domestic cyber-security operations, despite recommendations by a presidential panel that the agency focus solely on espionage.

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5 days ago

10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, Feb. 9

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

zikavirus

6 days ago

White House seeks $1.8B in emergency funds for Zika virus

The World Health Organization has declared an international health emergency over the rapidly spreading virus.

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6 days ago

Gas prices continue to drop

The average price of gasoline has dropped 8 cents over the past two weeks, to $1.82 a gallon.

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6 days ago

North Korean rocket puts object into space, angers neighbors, U.S.

North Korea launched a long-range rocket carrying what it called a satellite, drawing renewed international condemnation just weeks after it carried out a nuclear bomb test.

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6 days ago

Chipotle stores to open later on Monday for worker meeting

Don't plan on getting a burrito for lunch today - every Chipotle location in America will be closed this morning for a food safety meeting.

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6 days ago

Trump says New Hampshire win not necessary to secure nomination

U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said he does not have to win the New Hampshire primary vote on Tuesday to secure the nomination, apparently tamping down expectations despite holding a double-digit lead in that state's polls.

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6 days ago

10 FOR TODAY: Monday, Feb. 8

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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1 week ago

Making headlines this week

A look back at some of the biggest stories this week and the headlines you may have missed.

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1 week ago

U.S. doctors upgrade Zika precautions; virus found in saliva, urine

Brazilian scientists announced on Friday they had found Zika in the saliva and urine of two patients, as U.S. health officials advised more stringent measures for monitoring pregnant women for Zika and preventing sexual transmission of the virus.

obamacare

1 week ago

Nearly 13 million have signed up for Obamacare

About 12.7 million Americans signed up for health insurance coverage through the government insurance exchanges, surpassing its expectations.

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1 week ago

Democrats block U.S. energy bill in fight over Flint aid

Senate Democrats teamed up with some of their Republican counterparts on Thursday and blocked a wide-ranging U.S. energy bill in a fight over aid to Flint, Michigan, to help rectify its drinking water crisis.

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1 week ago

In contentious debate, Clinton and Sanders both claim ‘progressive’ mantle

Democrat Hillary Clinton went on the attack against rival Bernie Sanders on Thursday in their most contentious presidential debate yet, questioning whether his ambitious proposals were viable and accusing him of an "artful smear" in suggesting she could be bought by political donations.

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1 week ago

10 FOR TODAY: Friday, Feb. 5

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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1 week ago

‘Pharma Bro’ Shkreli laughs off questions from lawmakers, calls them ‘imbeciles’

The former drug company executive sparked outrage last year after his company raised the price of a lifesaving medicine by more than 5,000 percent to $750 a pill.

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1 week ago

Just in time for tax season, IRS experiencing technical difficulties

The Internal Revenue Service says it is experiencing computer failure and temporarily cannot accept taxpayer returns.

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Kennebunk Officer Injured in Crash

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GENERIC POLICE CRUISERS

A Maine police officer has been injured in a crash while trying to close a road in Kennebunk.

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Mother Gives Birth in Bath Supermarket Parking Lot

GENERIC BABY IN CAR SEAT

Emergency medical personnel successfully delivered a baby girl in the parking lot of a supermarket in southern Maine.

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Bill to Limit Use of Video Cameras at Polls Wins Support

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A bill that would make it harder to use video cameras to intimidate voters is winning bipartisan support from Maine lawmakers.

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Maine Man Sentenced to 45 Years for Pipe Beating Death

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A judge has imposed a 45-year prison sentence on a Maine man convicted in the pipe-beating death of another man in 2013.

2 days ago in Local

Maine Man Charged in Father’s Death Pleads Guilty

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A Maine man who told detectives he got drunk, didn't take his medication and does not remember fatally shooting his father has pleaded guilty to manslaughter.

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