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5 ways to make Chicago stronger

CNN: U.S. - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 2:57pm
Chicago is the third-largest U.S. city, home to nearly 3 million people and the gateway to America's heartland. Like many other cities, it's working hard to combat violent gangs that make it dangerous to grow up in certain neighborhoods.
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Mayor: Losing finger changed me

CNN: U.S. - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 2:56pm
Chicago's mayor explains how he lost his finger, and nearly lost his life as a teen. Watch Chicagoland Thursdays at 10pE.
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White House: More Than 7 Million Signed Up for Obamacare

MSNBC: Top Stories - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 2:53pm
More than 7 million people have signed up for health insurance using the new online exchanges, White House spokesman Jay Carney said Tuesday, fueled by a last-minute deluge of enrollees that climaxed with 4.8 million visits on Monday alone.
    





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Roomba's secret military tech

CNN: U.S. - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 2:50pm
Imagine: you are sitting with friends, one day in the distant future, in a space-age house, while robot servants cook dinner, fold laundry and mow the lawn.
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Facebook eyes drones, lasers

CNN: U.S. - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 2:50pm
Two thirds of the world population does not have Internet access. Facebook already has more than a billion users on its service, but before it can sign up the rest of world it needs to get them online.
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Robot crab walks ocean floor

CNN: U.S. - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 2:49pm
Monsters of the deep will have a man-made horror to contend with, as the Crabster CR200 is released into the oceans. Weighing over half a ton, the six-legged, crustacean-inspired robot is intended for the most dangerous undersea exploration.
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GM CEO: 'I Am Deeply Sorry'

MSNBC: U.S. news - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 2:49pm

GM CEO Mary Barra speaks on Capitol Hill during a House hearing on the company's ignition switch recall.








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Prisoners founding startups

CNN: Technology - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 2:47pm
The Last Mile offers prisoners at California's San Quentin State Prison a chance at rehabilitation through tech training.
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'Big Papi's selfie with Obama

CNN: Politics - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 2:45pm
President Obama takes a selfie with David "Big Papi" Ortiz of the Boston Rex Sox during an appearance at the White House.
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Californians in the Quake Zone Mostly Uninsured

MSNBC: Business - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 2:45pm
As residents in La Habra, Brea and Fullerton pick up the pieces — literally — from Friday night's 5.1 earthquake in Southern California, most will have to pay for the damage themselves.That's even if they have earthquake insurance. And, as it turns out, most of them do not.
    





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GM CEO: 'I Am Deeply Sorry'

MSNBC: Business - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 2:45pm

GM CEO Mary Barra speaks on Capitol Hill during a House hearing on the company's ignition switch recall.


    





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Watch Live: Kerry Holds Briefing in Brussels

MSNBC: U.S. news - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 2:43pm

Secretary of State John Kerry speaks at the Meetings of Foreign Ministers.








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Oil Ends Below $100 For First Time In a Week

FOX News: Business - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 2:43pm
Oil futures fell on Tuesday, settling below $100 a barrel for the time in a week as data showing a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing fueled worries about energy demand.
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Heart health in young adults tied to later dementia risk

FOX News: Health - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 2:42pm

Young adults with healthy blood pressure go on to have better thinking and memory skills in midlife than their peers with higher blood pressure, according to a new analysis.

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Royal Building Products partners with U.S. Lumber

TriCities.com - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 2:42pm
Royal Building Products announced this week it has added U.S. Lumber to its Southeast and Mid-Atlantic distribution network.
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Barra: GM Puts Safety Ahead of Cost

FOX News: Business - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 2:40pm
GM chief executive Mary Barra told lawmakers that the automaker never puts repair costs ahead of safety, calling revelations that a company employee scrapped an ignition-switch investigation in 2004 “disturbing.”

 

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Google+ Adds Page View Counts - Here's How To Hide Them

MSNBC: Tech & science - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 2:39pm
Google+ received a new feature earlier this week: public view counts for all your photos and pages. But is that something you really want?For some people and brands, metrics like view counts are a source of pride.
    





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Unprecedented outbreak of Ebola

CNN: Top Stories - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 2:36pm
Doctors Without Borders' Anja Wolz talks about the effort to contain a deadly Ebola outbreak in Guinea.
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Volkswagen promised from incentives Haslam leaders based on union talks, report says

TriCities.com - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 2:36pm
Emails said that nearly $300 million was contingent on how talks with the UAW went.
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