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Colorado Doctors Treating Gunshot Victims Differ On Gun Politics

Some Colorado doctors who've treated victims of recent mass shootings and everyday gun violence say they're deeply disturbed by and opposed to guns. But other doctors don't support the new gun restrictions lawmakers are talking about in Denver and Washington, D.C.
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March Madness Gets Underway Without A Clear Favorite

Mike Pesca talks to Robert Siegel about the first round of the NCAA men's basketball tournament.
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Increase In Sales And Low Inventory Indicate Housing Recovery Is In Full Swing

A slew of new numbers at the start of spring homebuying season shows the housing recovery is in full swing.
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Pediatric Organization Endorses Same-Sex Marriage For Its Benefit To Children

The American Academy of Pediatrics issued a policy statement on Thursday supporting marriage rights for same-sex couples. The group says it did a review of the scientific literature, and found that children of same-sex couples do every bit as well as the children of heterosexual couples.
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Obama Calls On Israeli Students To Push For Renewed Peace Talks With Palestinians

President Obama wrapped up talks with Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas on Thursday before heading back to Jerusalem's convention center to deliver a speech to Israeli university students.
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Controversial Chicago School Closings Outrage Parents, Teachers

Students, parents and teachers at close to fifty Chicago public schools find out today that their schools will likely be closed this summer. Leaders in the nation's third largest school system say they need to close and consolidate underutilized schools to save money.
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Florida Pitches New Facilities To Clinch Spring Training

Over the next four years, five major league teams will be renegotiating their spring training leases in Florida. With millions in economic benefits at stake, local communities and the Sunshine State are looking to upgraded facilities in hopes of keeping teams from moving to other locations in Florida and Arizona.

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