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It's All Politics, Sept. 27, 2012

Less than six weeks to go and President Obama seems to have opened up a lead in key battleground states. Mitt Romney's best hope could be in the debates, which begin next week. Also to no one's surprise — and Sen. Claire McCaskill's delight — Todd Akin stays in the Missouri Senate race.
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Should The World Brace For An Iran-Israel War?

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says the only way to prevent Iran from getting a nuclear bomb is to draw a clear red line. Guest host Celeste Headlee discusses what his speech at the United Nations might mean for tensions between Iran and Israel. She speaks with Iran analyst Karim Sadjadpour and Ha'aretz reporter Avi Issacharoff.
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Threat Led University To Bar Colorado Shootings Suspect, Prosecutors Say

Documents released today indicate that school officials may have been more concerned about James Holmes' behavior before the July 20 massacre than has previously been known.
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Some Grumble About Change As School Lunches Get Leaner And Greener

Federal guidelines introduced in The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 have started to go into effect this school year. That means lunches feature more fruits and vegetables, and fewer processed foods. It's a big change for students who are used to tater tots and pizza.
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'It's Insane. It's Crazy:' Gunman Kills Four, Then Himself, In Minneapolis

Four other people were wounded. Early reports indicate the gunman was a former employee. People who live near the business are in shock.
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Candidate's Wife Douses Reporter With Water

Justin Lamar Sternad ran in a Democratic congressional primary, and is at the center of a scandal. He put up a warning sign at his home reading: "Trespassers will be WET." An inquisitive TV reporter ignored that, and video of him splashed in the face became an Internet sensation.
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Obama, Romney Mine For Swing Voters In Ohio

Undecided voters in Ohio got a lot of attention this week from President Obama and GOP rival Mitt Romney. Coal may be the key to many swing voters in the Buckeye State, which remains a top coal producer.

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