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Reports: Comcast To Buy Time Warner

Media report Comcast will announce its acquisition Thursday morning. The merger would combine the country's two largest cable companies and likely draw scrutiny from regulators.
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Winter Storm Paralyzes Roads In North Carolina, Despite Warnings

In scenes like those in Atlanta two weeks ago, some drivers are leaving their cars in the road, creating new challenges for other drivers and work and rescue crews.
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Sid Caesar, Who Got Laughs Without Politics Or Putdowns, Dies At 91

The comedian was one of early network TV's biggest stars, and he didn't do smut or smarmy remarks. Caesar did skits: grown-up, gentle comedy for the whole family. He died Wednesday morning at his home in Beverly Hills.
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Election Panel: Long Lines Were Management Problem

The election administration commission appointed by President Obama found no evidence that partisan plots were behind long Election Day lines, as some have suggested. Rather, some election officials simply misjudged how much equipment and personnel they needed at certain precincts.
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Latest Evidence Against Mammograms Adds To Women's Uncertainty

A Canadian study finds no reduction in deaths over the long haul for women who got mammograms to detect breast cancer beginning in the 1980s. It's the latest study to raise questions about the value of regular mammograms. But radiologists faulted the study as flawed and rejected its conclusions.
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Comedian And Actor Sid Caesar Has Died At 91

The multitalented Sid Caesar, who took live and complex comedy skits on the air as a pioneer in 1950s TV, has died at 91. Caesar, who established a new comedic tradition in America before he was 30, died in Los Angeles this week.
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Surprise Pot Hole Claims 8 Vintage Corvettes

The National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Ky., met with a rude surprise on Wednesday morning. A sinkhole — 40 feet wide and 20 feet deep — opened beneath part of the museum, swallowing eight vintage Corvettes. To find out more, Robert Siegel speaks with Katie Frassinelli, the museum's communications manager.
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Something Winter This Way Comes: The South Braces For Storms

A debilitating winter storm is creating havoc across the Deep South on Wednesday. As much as a foot of snow is expected in Georgia and the Carolinas. Ice will also be a problem: Forecasters say that up to an inch of it will coat roads and power lines. Jim Burress of member station WABE reports from Atlanta that hundreds of thousands of people are without electricity.
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At 102, Reflections On Race And The End Of Life

Rosa Finnegan worked until she was 101. Even now, she says, she's still learning things about herself. "Even as old as I am," she says, "you think you're not prejudiced, but all of a sudden you really find out you are. How stupid I was. 'Cause before you know it, it's all over."
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Democrats Clash In Military Sexual Assault Debate

Democratic Sens. Claire McCaskill of Missouri and Kirsten Gillibrand of New York are at odds over whether military commanders should retain control over pursuing prosecution in sexual assault cases.

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