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In St. Louis, Trivia Is No Trivial Pursuit

What's the easiest way to raise money in one Midwestern city? Asking questions like that. On any given winter weekend in the St. Louis area, thousands of people turn out and play trivia to benefit charity.
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Parts Of Northeast Braced For Record Snowfall

A storm poised to dump up to 2 feet of snow from New York City to Boston and beyond beginning Friday could be one for the record books. Residents scurried to stock up on food and water and road crews readied salt and sand.
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Ex-LAPD Officer, Who Vowed Revenge, Suspected In Murders

A manhunt is underway in Southern California for a former LAPD officer considered armed and extremely dangerous. Christopher Dorner is suspected of killing three people. Dorner was fired from the force in 2008 and vowed revenge.
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Court's Swearing Decision Goes In Favor Of N.Y. Man

Police arrested Trevis D. Baker for swearing but New York's highest court threw out the charges. Because the arrest was invalid, the court disallowed a search police conducted after the arrest. Baker walks away with freedom of speech, and no charges for possessing 25 bags of crack.
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Do Boeing Engineers Have Enough Leverage To Strike?

Boeing engineers in the Pacific Northwest are voting on whether to authorize a strike. The labor dispute is playing out against a dramatic backdrop. The engineers are needed now more than ever to help fix the batteries on Boeing's flagship 787 Dreamliner.
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Parishioners Debate Cardinal Mahony's Legacy

In Los Angeles, Roman Catholic parishioners are still coming to terms with the release of thousands of pages of church documents detailing clergy sex abuse. The newly public files also reveal how former Archbishop Roger Mahony and other leaders acted to shield accused priests, in some cases assigning them to other states to avoid police.

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