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2-Day Appeal Hearing To Consider Ray Rice's NFL Case

An independent arbiter in New York on Wednesday begins hearing Ray Rice's appeal of his lifetime ban from the NFL. Commissioner Roger Goodell is expected to testify, as are other key executives.
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Republican Candidates Swept; Democrats Wept

The GOP won gubernatorial races, gained seats in the U.S. House and won a majority in the Senate. Minority leader Mitch McConnell, who won reelection in Kentucky, is in line to be majority leader.
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GOP Gubernatorial Candidates Outshine Democratic Opponents

Thirty-six governors were on the ballot Tuesday. Florida's Rick Scott, Wisconsin's Scott Walker and Kansas' Sam Brownback were among the Republicans who won despite stiff challenges by Democrats.
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Charlotte's College Of Faith Lacks A Campus But Not A Football Team

Normally, colleges create their football teams. But now we have the story of a football coach who created a college. It's an online school called College of Faith in Charlotte, N.C.
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GOP Politicans From Texas Agree: It's A Great State

There are few things more satisfying than being a Republican in the great state of Texas. At the Moody Theater in Austin, Republican victors declared, when it comes to Texas, nothing's better.
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Kansas Republicans Breathe A Sigh Of Relief

While Kansas is typically a deeply conservative red state, this year two of the party's leaders found themselves in fights for their political lives — and they won.
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The Supreme Court Takes Up The Case Of The Missing Fish

Prosecutors say that when undersized fish disappeared off of captain John Yates' boat, it constituted destruction of evidence. Business and civil liberties groups say the law only applies to papers.
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New England Electricity Prices Spike As Gas Pipelines Lag

Consumers in the region are in for a shock this winter. Electricity rates there are set to jump as much as 50 percent for some customers as New England awaits the construction of more gas pipelines.
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Newly Released 'Fast And Furious' Documents Include A Slam On Issa

Several details already have become the center of conversations, including one email in which outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder criticizes Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., and his "idiot cronies."
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Governors' Races: Scott Beats Crist In Florida, Quinn Loses In Illinois

Arkansas voters elected Republican Asa Hutchinson as their new governor. And in Wisconsin, Gov. Scott Walker has won re-election, defeating Democrat Mary Burke.

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