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N.J. Gov. Chris Christie Squashes Spider

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was hosting a group of school children in his office when the spider appeared. Christie did not grant it a pardon. He joked it was one of the perks of being governor — you can kill critters on your desk without getting into trouble.
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In Boston, A Rare Rejection Of The Dead

Usually, even the most heinous killers are buried without incident. That's not true for Tamerlan Tsarnaev, one of the suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings, whose body has become the subject of angry protests.
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3 Brothers Arrested In Decade-Old Cleveland Kidnapping Cases

Three women who had been held captive in a home in Cleveland, Ohio, for about ten years are now free. Police say three brothers have been arrested in connection with their disappearance. Authorities say one women broke free on Monday and was able to call 911.
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Boston Bombing Victims To Receive Fund Money

A town hall meeting was held Monday night in Boston to begin to decide how to distribute the money collected for victims of the marathon bombings. Nearly $30 million from the One Fund Boston is expected to be distributed next month to hundreds of victims.
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Casino Gambling Data Shows Economic Conditions Are Better

Casino gambling is back to pre-recession levels in the U.S., according to a new report from the gaming industry. One in three Americans went to a casino last year, and those who opened their wallets wagered a total of $37 billion, about 5 percent more than the previous year.

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