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Tornadoes Outside Dallas 'Indescribable,' Mayor Says

Steve Inskeep talks to the mayor of Lancaster, Texas, Marcus E. Knight, about Tuesday's storms. Officials have identified some 300 buildings damaged in the southern Dallas suburb. The last time a bad tornado ripped through the community was 1994, but Knight says this time, it's worse.
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Will Pennsylvania Dash Santorum's Political Dreams (Again)?

A defiant Rick Santorum dismissed calls to drop out and predicted he'll win the next contest in his home state of Pennsylvania on April 24. A look at what Santorum faces as the race heads to his backyard.
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Former Colorado Sheriff Pleads Guilty In Meth-For-Sex Case

Patrick Sullivan will serve his 38-day sentence in a jail that's named for him. He was once named Sheriff of the Year by the National Sheriffs' Association.
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VIDEO: Pepper Spray Used At Another California Student Protest

Students at Santa Monica College were trying to get into a board of trustees meeting. During shouting and pushing with campus police, some were doused with pepper spray.

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Easter Egg Hunt Goes To The Dogs

The parks and recreation department in Edmond, Okla., hosted an Easter egg hunt for dogs. The Daily Oklahoman reports more than 70 canines took part in the first Hound Hunt — sniffing out more than 700 treat-filled plastic eggs.
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After Ferocious Texas Tornadoes, Two Incredibly Welcome Words: 'No Deaths'

Though multiple twisters tore through the Dallas-Fort Worth area on Tuesday, there were few injuries and no reported fatalities.
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With Wisconsin Win, Romney Moves From 'Likely' To 'Almost Certain'

His wins Tuesday in Washington, D.C., Maryland and — most importantly — in Wisconsin has produced a subtle shift in the way Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney is being referred to by the news media.
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Dramatic Storms Strike Dallas-Fort Worth Area

A line of strong storms moved through the Dallas-Fort Worth area Tuesday with a number of tornadoes touching down. Homes and businesses were damaged across the region but there were no fatalities. As a massive storm approached Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, staff told travelers to seek shelter close to the center of the terminal buildings.

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