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Arson: The Motivation And Fire Investigation

Investigators have yet to rule out arson as they continue to look for the cause of Colorado's Waldo Canyon fire, the most destructive wildfire in state history. Former FBI agent Brad Garrett and forensic psychologist N.G. Berrell talk about the process of investigating fires and the profile of an arsonist.
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Cheers For Biden At NAACP Convention As He Contrasts Obama And Romney

When the vice president said access to the ballot box should be "expanded and unencumbered," he got a big cheer. Republicans, he said, see a future where "voting is made harder, not easier."
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Homeowner Bill Of Rights For 'Flawed System'

Guest Host Maria Hinojosa talks with Kamala Harris, California's Attorney General about the state's newly passed "Homeowner Bill of Rights." The law, which was signed yesterday by Governor Jerry Brown, makes it harder for lenders to seize a property and allows homeowners to sue to stop a foreclosure process.
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Texas Rep: Voters 'Don't Have Confidence' In System

This week, a federal panel is hearing arguments for and against a voter ID law in Texas. U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder says the Texas voter ID law is like a modern poll tax. Guest host Maria Hinojosa talks more about the issue with Rep. Jose Aliseda, who testified at the hearing. He's a Republican State Representative for Texas who was born in Mexico.
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Man Tries To Benefit From Fake Cat's Death

A man in Tacoma, Wash., was involved in a car crash, and two years later, he said the collision had killed his cat. He filed a $20,000 insurance claim. But now, according to KOMO News, he's been accused of fraud. Authorities say the cat never existed.

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