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Settlement Clears Path For Cross On Sunrise Rock

Back in 1934, veterans of World War I put up a memorial in the Mojave Desert, setting a cross on what's known as Sunrise Rock. Private citizens have always maintained the cross even though it was on federal land. But the memorial has sparked debate for years. According to the Los Angeles Times, the Park Service will give the property to Henry and Wanda Sandoz in exchange for land they own elsewhere.
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Report: Secret Service Agents Say Similar Misconduct Was Tolerated

Some of the agents accused of cavorting with prostitutes in Colombia say similar behavior had been overlooked in the past, The Washington Post reports. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano says there's no evidence of that so far.
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Heisman Winner RG3 Immortalized In Chicken

Former Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III is waiting for the NFL draft, and the Washington Redskins are expected to take him. In the meantime, people at a Subway sandwich shop in Manhattan made a bust of him. It's made of barbecued chicken, lettuce, tomatoes and chili peppers.
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Va. Woman Wins Powerball Twice In Same Day

Virginia Fike accidentally bought two Powerball tickets instead of one. Her five lucky numbers brought her a double win: $2 million. She says she'll use the money to care for her parents.
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Fitch Ratings Upgrades Ford's Junk Status

Ford's credit rating was raised from junk status to investment-grade by Fitch Ratings — it's another step in the company's turnaround. Ford nearly collapsed in 2005. Since then, it has mortgaged many of its assets, even using its blue oval logo as collateral to borrow money. Under the leadership of CEO Alan Mulally, Ford has repaired its balance sheet and improved its vehicle lineup.
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Romney Has 5 More Primary Wins Under His Belt

Mitt Romney has won Tuesday's primaries in Connecticut, Delaware, New York, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island. But he delivered his victory speech in New Hampshire, the state that gave him an important early win in the hard-fought Republican primary season. And New Hampshire will be an important battleground state in the general election battle between Romney and President Obama.
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Activists Disrupt Wells Fargo Shareholders Meeting

Some Wells Fargo shareholders were arrested Tuesday after disrupting the annual meeting in San Francisco. They had bought shares specifically so they could attend the meeting and disrupt the proceedings. Their protest is part of a new strategy by the Occupy movement and housing activists to target corporations.
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On Campuses, Obama Pitches Low-Cost College Loans

President Obama on Wednesday visits students at the University of Iowa, where he'll again make a pitch for low-cost college loans. It's the last stop on a trip that's taken Obama to two other battleground states: Colorado and North Carolina. He's primarily reaching out this week to younger voters.

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