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10,000 Gallons Of Oil Spill In L.A. Neighborhood

Crude oil geysered high into the air after a pipeline rupture early Thursday morning in northern Los Angeles. Fire officials say the spill was knee-deep in some spots.
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Police Apprehend Man Looking For Eggs In Neighbor's Home

Police in Bucks County, Pa., found Christopher King looking for eggs by opening dresser and cabinet drawers in the house, according to the Courier Times.
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Studio Turns Potholes Into Art

The Pop Up Studio in Scranton, Pa., is challenging residents to turn potholes into something more artsy. Such as oysters on ice, a bowl of spaghetti or a sudsy sink.
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A Decade Of Same-Sex Marriage Began In Massachusetts

Ten years ago this week, Massachusetts became the first state to legalize gay marriage. Attorney Mary Bonauto, one of key drivers of the change, is a quiet, unassuming mother of two from Maine.
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Amid Controversy, Sept. 11 Museum Opens Its Doors

The exhibits include pieces of the twin towers and other artifacts. But the museum has been criticized by some for the way it houses remains of unidentified victims, and for an exhibit on al-Qaida.
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700,000 Jobs Are At Stake If The Highway Trust Fund Goes Broke

The federal gas tax that's supposed to pay for the nation's highways doesn't bring in enough money. But Congress hasn't raised the tax in more than 20 years and isn't likely to do so now.
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Shinseki To Address Claims Veterans Died Waiting For Care

On the day the Secretary for Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki testifies before a Senate committee, Renee Montagne talks to journalist Aaron Glantz about a series of recent controversies at the VA.
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Past Disasters Haunt Modern-Day Coal Mining Accidents

More than 280 miners have died in Turkey with another 150 still missing. It's hard to imagine how so many can perish in a mine accident in modern times.
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TV Networks Use Elaborate Showcase To Pitch Shows To Advertisers

Renee Montagne talks to Kim Masters, who's covering the upfronts for The Hollywood Reporter, about some of the new shows, and how the networks are faring in an increasingly competitive environment.
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FCC To Unveil Proposed Rules To Govern Internet Traffic

The suggestion last month that the FCC might let Internet providers charge companies more for faster service prompted a firestorm of protest. The commission votes Thursday to begin debate on the plan.

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