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Exactly What Did The IRS Want To Know?

As part of its inappropriate scrutiny of conservative applicants for tax-exempt status, the IRS wanted copies of tweets and personal information about board members.
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Poll: Americans Split Over Benghazi Issue

The survey showed that slightly more people (40 percent) thought the administration had been dishonest about Benghazi than those who said honest (37 percent).
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Card-Carrying Cajuns? Louisiana Lawmakers Weigh ID Change

A bill making its way through the Louisiana Legislature would let Cajun citizens celebrate their ancestry by customizing their driver's license, adding the phrase "I'm a Cajun" below their photograph.
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An 'Entrepreneurial Seedling' Sprouts In Detroit

Young entrepreneurs are revitalizing parts of the city, starting up businesses in what were once empty warehouses. They're creating buzz and enthusiasm. But in a city where the population is declining and the tax base is crumbling, there are doubts about how much impact their efforts will have.
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Bloomberg News Apologizes For Tracking Subscribers

Bloomberg News' Editor in Chief Matthew Winkler has apologized for the use by reporters of proprietary data about subscribers to the company's business terminals. The practice was entrenched in a newsroom that was carved out of the lucrative terminals leasing division.
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Abortion Doctor Found Guilty Of Murder, Manslaughter

A Philadelphia doctor who performed abortions has been found guilty on three counts of murder. On Monday, a jury convicted Kermit Gosnell of performing late-term abortions that killed three babies after they were born alive. The physician argued that they had actually died in the womb. Gosnell is also charged in the death of a female patient who was killed by a lethal dose of sedatives and painkillers.
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Minnesota Poised To Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

Minnesota is poised to become the 12th state to legalize gay marriage. Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton is expected to sign the bill on Tuesday, making Minnesota the second state in the Midwest to allow same sex couples to marry. Iowa's Supreme Court legalized it in 2009. Minnesota's embrace of gay marriage caps a dramatic political story that's dominated state politics for two years.

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