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3 Brothers Arrested In Decade-Old Cleveland Kidnapping Cases

Three women who had been held captive in a home in Cleveland, Ohio, for about ten years are now free. Police say three brothers have been arrested in connection with their disappearance. Authorities say one women broke free on Monday and was able to call 911.
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Boston Bombing Victims To Receive Fund Money

A town hall meeting was held Monday night in Boston to begin to decide how to distribute the money collected for victims of the marathon bombings. Nearly $30 million from the One Fund Boston is expected to be distributed next month to hundreds of victims.
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Casino Gambling Data Shows Economic Conditions Are Better

Casino gambling is back to pre-recession levels in the U.S., according to a new report from the gaming industry. One in three Americans went to a casino last year, and those who opened their wallets wagered a total of $37 billion, about 5 percent more than the previous year.
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How Much Will Revamping Immigration Cost Taxpayers?

The Heritage Foundation, a conservative think tank, says the Senate's immigration overhaul will cost the country more than $6 trillion over 50 years. A similar report six years ago helped sink that attempt at changing immigration. Critics argue that both reports are fundamentally flawed, and fail to account for the economic benefits of restructuring the immigration system.
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Tile Business Owners: Web Sales Tax Would Be A 'Nightmare'

With the Senate's passage of the Marketplace Fairness Act, David Greene asks two small business owners what the law could mean for them. The bill would require online retailers to collect state sales taxes. Lundy Wilder and Dave Perry own Villa Lagoon Tile in Gulf Shores, Ala.
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Broadcast Sports Pioneer Bob Wolff Shares His Archive

Broadcaster Bob Wolff, 92, witnessed many historic moments in sports during his 74-year career. He has donated more than 1,000 hours of his broadcasts to the Library of Congress.
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Jim DeMint On Immigration Overhaul's 'Staggering' Costs

The research by the Heritage Foundation on the cost-benefit analysis of immigration is being criticized by both conservatives and liberals for not being properly calculated, nor fully accounting for the economic benefit of overhauling the immigration system. Steve Inskeep discusses the study with the president of the foundation, former Republican Senator Jim DeMint.

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