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Cat Accidentally Given Away With Sold Mattress

The cat, named Camo, was hiding in the box spring. Social media helped to track the cat down near Portland's airport. He was a little roughed up but he's home now.
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Mario Cuomo Gained Legendary Status Among Democrats

Mario Cuomo, a three-term governor of New York and icon of American liberalism, died on Thursday at the age of 82. Many recall his spell-binding keynote address to the 1984 Democratic convention.
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Undocumented Immigrant Now Feels 'More American'

Last year on a reporting trip, Steve Inskeep met Junior Adriano, a teenager in Texas trying to resolve his legal status. Then, he didn't feel very American. But for Junior today, much has changed.
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Outside Agency Expected To Probe Cleveland Police Shooting

Cleveland officials reportedly are in talks to hand over the investigation into the death of Tamir Rice to the county sheriff's office. The 12-year-old was killed while carrying a toy gun in November.
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Out Of Tragedy, An Unexpected Connection Is Made

The parents of a 5-year-old boy killed in a car accident have formed a bond with the sister of the woman who drove the speeding car. The couple says their meetings have eased their pain.
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Juvenile Incarceration Rates Are Down; Racial Disparities Rise

More young women are being detained, in part, because of truancy, inability to get along with their families, and finding the wrong crowd, even the wrong boyfriends.
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Mario Cuomo, Former 3-Term New York Governor, Dies At 82

Former New York Governor Mario Cuomo died on Thursday, just hours after his son Andrew was sworn in for his own second term as governor of the state. In 1992, Cuomo choose not to run for president.
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Ohio State Beats Alabama, Will Play Oregon For Championship

Ohio State advanced to the College Football Playoff championship game against Oregon by beating Alabama 42-35. Earlier, Oregon defeated Florida State 59-20.
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Former New York Gov. Mario Cuomo Dead At 82

Mario Cuomo, who served as governor of New York from 1983 to 1994 and who was considered for a time a leading Democratic presidential option, died Thursday.
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Tesla Battery Factory Could Be A Boon For Nevada

Tesla Motors recently chose Nevada for its massive battery factory in exchange for one of the biggest incentives packages in recent history.

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