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Detroit: Motown to grow-town?

CNN - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 09:09
Detroit was once known as the automobile capital of the world -- a global symbol of modernity and a testament to the power of American capitalism. Can the property sector help it back on the road?
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Judge halts N.D. abortion law

CNN - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 09:07
A federal judge on Wednesday ruled North Dakota's abortion law, which would ban most abortions after six weeks, when a fetal heartbeat can be first detected, is unconstitutional.
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Thousands 'age out' of foster care

CNN - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 09:05
Rita Soronen: About 24,000 children each year turn 18 and are "aged out" of foster care; most of them put out alone into the world without a lifeline.
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'Common sense' vs. the NRA

CNN - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 09:04
Michael Bloomberg and Shannon Watts say almost all Americans are ready for sensible gun laws, but politicians are cowed by the NRA. Everytown for Gun Safety will challenge the gun lobby and prove the politicians wrong.
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Blast-ravaged town awaits 'a new normal'

CNN - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 09:02
In the year after a fertilizer explosion shook the small town of West, Texas -- killing 15 and displacing hundreds -- residents have gone to work to rebuild and rally around one another.
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SAT revamp cuts $5 words

CNN - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 09:00
The days of memorizing arcane, recondite vocabulary words might be ending for high school students who will take a redesigned SAT in two years.
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Guarding 26.2 miles of Boston

CNN - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 08:56
As thousands gathered to mark the one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings, one sight evoked memories of the attack that spurred widespread carnage: Suspicious bags near the finish line.
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Another possible highway shooting in Kansas City

CNN - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 08:46
Police are investigating a possible shooting that could be the latest in a series targeting drivers in the Kansas City area
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Just say yes? The rise of college 'study drugs'

CNN - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 08:45
Prescription ADHD medications like Adderall, Ritalin, and Vyvanse are becoming increasingly popular for overworked and overscheduled college students -- who haven't been diagnosed with ADHD.
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Colorado woman killed during 911 call

CNN - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 05:27
A Denver woman's frantic phone call with a 911 dispatcher was fatally cut short when her husband allegedly shot her, police say.
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Newly released video shows moment of deadly plant blast

CNN - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 04:38
Jeff Tobola had just wrapped up another work day and picked up his son in West, Texas, when he heard the city's fertilizer plant was on fire.
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