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4-Year-Old Boy Chosen As Mayor Of Dorset, Minn.

He won his seat by having his name picked out of a hat — an annual tradition for the small town of 22. Mayor Tufts is celebrated in town as a singer, dancer, and fisherman.
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Firms Complain Bloomberg OK'd Reporters Tracking Subscribers

Giant financial data company Bloomberg is acknowledging that some of its subscribers were tracked by the company's reporters. The reporters were allowed to see what kind of information the subscribers were looking at and how long it had been since they logged on. The tracking came to light after Goldman Sachs Raised questions about the practice. Over the weekend, the Federal Reserve said it is looking into whether its employees were tracked as well.
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SEC Focus May Lead To 2012 Stock Act Being Amended

The Securities and Exchange Commission is conducting an investigation in the hottest sector of Washington's influence industry: political intelligence. It's the business of collecting highly detailed information from Congress and the regulatory agencies, and using it to make money on Wall Street.
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Cleveland Community Ponders Decade-Old Kidnapping Case

It's been a week since three women kidnapped more than a decade ago escaped from a house in Cleveland. Residents are trying to come to terms that the missing women had been living near them the whole time.
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Arizona Police To Destroy Guns Before Law Changes

Arizona has passed a law making it illegal for cities to destroy guns bought in buy-back programs. The new law kicks in this summer, and requires cities to sell the guns that are turned in.
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Shooters Open Fire On New Orleans Mother's Day Parade

At least 19 people were shot and wounded during a Mother's Day parade in New Orleans on Sunday. Even in a city accustomed to violence, the shootings are taking a toll.
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After Leaving Senate, Snowe Is Still 'Fighting For Common Ground'

In a new book, former U.S. Sen. Olympia Snowe explores how to fix the gridlock in Congress. Earlier this year, the Republican from Maine left the Senate out of frustration with the partisan stalemate. "It has to change, for the country," she says. "People deserve ... better representation."

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