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Father Of Missing Hoggle Children Makes Plea For Amber Alert

Jacob and Sarah Hoggle have been missing for more than three weeks, but their case may not meet the criteria for a wider-reaching Amber Alert.
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Charles Severance Moved To Arlington Courthouse To Avoid Conflict Of Interest

Police have moved Charles Severance to the Arlington Courthouse to await trial for three high-profile murders, to avoid the appearance of a conflict of interest for Alexandria Sheriff Dana Lawhorne, who has ties to a victim.

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At Debate, D.C. Attorney General Hopefuls Fight To Woo The Many Undecided Voters

D.C. residents have never voted for an attorney general, and the five candidates vying for the office ahead of the first-ever election in November used a debate on Monday to try and sell themselves as the best possible contenders for the job.
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Lawsuit: Unless D.C. Gets Statehood, FBI Can't Move Out Of City

A D.C. statehood advocate is suing to stop the upcoming move of the FBI from D.C. to a suburban site in Maryland or Virginia, saying that a move would break an agreement between the federal government and D.C. residents who are denied voting representation.
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Napolitano: ISIS Was One Of Many Similar Threats We Were Tracking

The former homeland security secretary and Arizona governor also talks about security improvements since the Sept. 11 attacks and the frustrations and potential solutions to the immigration debate.
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In N.H. Race, A Rematch Of A Rematch

Voters in New Hampshire's 1st District have swung back and forth in recent congressional elections. This year, Democratic Rep. Carol Shea-Porter meets former GOP Rep. Frank Guinta for the third time.
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Ohio's James Traficant Dies, Days After Accident On Farm

The Ohio politician whose career included 17 years in Congress and a conviction for bribery has died at age 73. He was critically hurt in a tractor accident earlier this week.
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In Michigan, A Low-Key Campaign For A High-Stakes Senate Seat

GOP candidate Terri Lynn Land is taking it slow when it comes to public events. Her opponent, Democrat Rep. Gary Peters, leads in polls, but the race is close.
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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Sept. 30

An artist plays with symbols in a series of paintings. Art sheds light on Palestine and its people in an upcoming festival.
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'That's All Folks:' Saturday Morning Cartoons Bid Farewell

We remember the institution that was the Saturday morning cartoon on network TV. That phenomena came to an end over the weekend, when the CW ended its run of the Vortexx block of shows.
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GMO Wheat Investigation Closed, But Another One Opens

Investigators from the U.S. Department of Agriculture say they cannot figure out how genetically modified wheat got into an Oregon field. Now GM wheat has been found growing in Montana, too.
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Everything But The Squeal: How The Hog Industry Cuts Food Waste

Large-scale hog operations get a bad environmental rap. But when it comes to processing the animals, the industry is a model of efficiency, making use of every last bit in sometimes surprising ways.