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Suspect Arrested In Poison-Laced Letters

The FBI has arrested a Mississippi man believed to be responsible for mailing three letters that, at least preliminarily, tested positive for the poison ricin. They were addressed to President Obama, Senator Roger Wicker of Mississippi and a judge in Mississippi.
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Gun-Rights Groups Claim Victory On Rapid Series Of Votes

Senate Republicans and a small group of Democrats have teamed up to reject every major gun control proposal President Obama pushed since last December's shootings in Newtown, Ct. The proposals include expanded background checks, a ban on assault weapons and a limit on ammunition magazines.
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Newtown, Ct., Businesses Suffer After Nearby School Shooting

Four months after tragedy struck in the Sandy Hook neighborhood of Newtown, a once-thriving business district in the center of town is struggling. Visitors aren't comfortable shopping and eating just a mile from what used to be Sandy Hook Elementary School. But shop and restaurant owners are doing their best to move forward and bring back customers.
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FBI Focuses On Photos For Clues To Marathon Bomber

The investigation into the Boston Marathon bombing is ongoing. Investigators are examining photos and videos and testing physical evidence recovered from the scene. Without any official news, speculation has been rampant.
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Texas Fertilizer Plant In Ruins After Explosion

A fertilizer plant exploded near Waco, Texas, Wednesday night. For an update on the situation, David Greene talks to Tristan Hallman, a reporter at The Dallas Morning News. For now, the area is being treated as a crime scene.
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Texas Area Rattled After Fertilizer Plant Explosion

A massive explosion at a fertilizer plant near Waco on Wednesday injured dozens of people and killed an unknown number of others. Authorities say it will be some time before they know the full extent of the loss of life.
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Ricin Suspect Described As Conspiracist, Elvis Impersonator

Paul Kevin Curtis, the 45-year-old Mississippi man arrested Wednesday in connection with the possibly ricin-tainted envelopes sent to President Obama and at least one senator, has taken to Facebook in recent years to claim he knows of an organ-harvesting scheme. He's also an entertainer.

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