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DC Comics Objects To Ohio's Superman License Plate

The idea of Superman was conceived in Glenville, Ohio, back in the 1930s. But when a proposed Superman-themed license plate called "Ohio Birthplace of Superman," DC Comics and Warner Communications objected. Superman, they point out, was born on the planet Krypton.
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UPDATE: Sandusky Defense Rests; He Doesn't Testify

Closing arguments will begin Thursday in the trial of former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.
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The Fed In 3 Phrases: Decoding Bernanke And Co.

The Federal Reserve ends its two-day meeting Wednesday by offering its assessment of the economy and then declaring its latest plan for making things better. Will the Fed's monetary policy formula offer another dash of Operation Twist or a dose of QE3? Read more about these key phrases and what they mean.
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NBA Finals: Miami Takes 3-1 Lead Over Oklahoma City

The Miami Heat beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 104-98 Tuesday night. Game Five will be played Thursday night. The Heat's LeBron James has been suffering from a left leg injury.
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Romney's Every Town Counts Tour Ends In Michigan

On Wednesday, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney wrapped up a five-day, six-state bus tour called Every Town Counts. He was trying to show voters a more relaxed person than they've seen so far. Romney also honed his attacks against President Obama.
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Panel To Vote On Contempt Charges Against Holder

A House committee meets to consider a report holding Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress on Wednesday. Holder failed to turn over subpoenaed documents related to Operation Fast and Furious, a botched gun-trafficking operation. Rep. Darrell Issa met with Holder Tuesday in an effort to resolve difference over his panel's subpoena for the documents.
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Obama's Immigration Move Disrupts Rubio's Dream

President Obama's announcement that he will implement some portions of the DREAM Act pre-empts a plan by Florida Sen. Marco Rubio to introduce a compromise bill. Rubio says he believes Obama overstepped his constitutional authority with the move.
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Are Drones Obama's Legacy In War On Terrorism?

One privilege — or burden — of the Oval Office is that each inhabitant gets to decide how dirty to get his hands in wartime. Although the CIA program is classified, published accounts say President Obama has decided to take personal responsibility for making decisions about whom drones will target and kill.
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Runner Has Eyes On Two Prizes: Olympics, Ph.D.

Among the dozens of athletes hoping to leap, throw or run their way to London as part of the U.S. track and field team is St. Louis native Shannon Leinert. The 24-year-old runner has dreamed of the Olympics since she was 10. If that weren't enough, Leinert is also working on a doctoral degree.

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