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Oscar Mayer Wienermobile Damaged In Pennsylvania Crash

Once it was clear no one was hurt, readers of Pennlive.com were inspired. One reader asked: "What do you get when you crash the Wienermobile into a snowbank?" The answer: "A Chili dog."
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Federal Judge Blocks Obama's Executive Actions On Immigration

Two days before the first of President Obama's executive actions on immigration were to take effect, the new rules have been put on hold by a federal judge's ruling in South Texas.
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Pre-Election, Chicago Mayor Emanuel Loses African-American Support

School closings and high crime in some neighborhoods are big issues as Rahm Emanuel battles four challengers who want his job. President Obama is headed to town to give his former top aide a boost.
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Judge Blocks Obama's Executive Action On Immigration

A federal judge in Texas said President Obama had overstepped his authority. The president's plan was designed to shield from deportation as many as 4 million people living in this country illegally.
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'It's My Party,' ' You Don't Own Me' Singer Lesley Gore Dies At 68

Lesley Gore was most known for her anthem of teen angst, but her career had multiple hits, as well as an Oscar nomination. She was only 16 when she released "It's My Party."
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Lance Armstrong Ordered To Pay $10 Million In Fraud Dispute

A company that once paid Lance Armstrong millions of dollars for winning the Tour de France announced he has to pay $10 million of it back. The award was the result of an arbitration hearing.
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You Might Want To Take Another Pass At Your Passwords

They have become so complicated that, in some cases, passwords have undermined their own security intent. But experts say there is still value in keeping your digital door locked with a good password.
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Lesley Gore, Famous For Her Song 'It's My Party,' Has Died

Gore was most known for her anthem of teen angst, but her career had multiple hits, as well as an Oscar nomination.
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With Quakes Spiking, Oil Industry Is Under The Microscope In Oklahoma

Oil is big business in Oklahoma, and the industry has been a boon for many cities here. But there are concerns that techniques used for extracting oil are behind a surge in temblors in the state.
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Hygiene, Honey Pots, Espionage: 3 Approaches To Defying Hackers

The hack of insurer Anthem is one in a string of costly cyberattacks worldwide. In Silicon Valley and beyond, startups are taking very different approaches to helping companies outsmart the attackers.

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