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San Francisco Transit Worker Fired For 'Good' Deed

Jim Stanek thought he was doing a good deed. He had $300 worth of Bay Area Rapid Transit tickets which were paid for but unused by commuters. He gave them to a needy teenager, who used them to get to school. For this good deed, Stanek was fired but he's appealing.
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Computer Glitch Summons Too Many Jurors

in California, the Placer County Courthouse accidentally summoned 1,200 people to jury duty on the same morning. Taking their duty seriously, residents tried to be on time but the traffic jam was too much.
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States Looking To Make Some Taxes Less Inevitable

Governors in some states are looking to not only cut taxes but eliminate certain kinds of them altogether. But many lawmakers are worried their states won't be able to pay the bills if they eliminate income or property taxes.
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Gingrich Out Of The Race, But Still In Debt

The former House speaker said Wednesday that he's suspending his presidential campaign, and he's ready to help the presumptive Republican nominee, Mitt Romney, battle President Obama. But Newt Gingrich might have a more pressing problem: His campaign has about $4 million in debt.
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That New Friend You Made On Facebook? He Might Be Named Mitt Or Barack

So far this campaign, President Obama has spent six times as much on online ads as on TV. Republicans, meanwhile, have unveiled a key to their online strategy: a new Facebook app.
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Trayvon Martin Case 2.0: Digital Trial Before Jury

Lawyers for George Zimmerman have turned to the Internet and social media to help their client, who faces a second-degree murder charge in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.
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Romney's Praise Of Gingrich Leads Fox Anchor To Call Politics 'Weird, Creepy'

While Mitt Romney was willing to play nice with Newt Gingrich after the latter officially ended his presidential bid, Fox News anchor Shepard Smith was having none of it.

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