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In Ohio, Obama Calls For 'Shared Vision' On Economy

President Obama campaigned in Cleveland, Ohio, Thursday, where he gave a speech about the economy. The message was that the poor state of the economy is less the fault of Obama's policies and more due to Republican foot-dragging in Congress.
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Obama, Romney Duel On The Economy In Ohio, Where It Could All Be Decided

There was meaning in the places President Obama and Mitt Romney chose for their dueling speeches on Thursday. The president was at a community college in heavily Democratic Cleveland. The Republican visited a small business in Cincinnati, a G.O.P. stronghold.
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Fairfax Community Services Board Faces $9M Shortfall

Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board members struggle to deal with a $9 million budget shortfall.
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Pure Ecstasy Is Safe, Canadian Doctor Says, But Don't Buy 'E' On The Street

But British Columbia's chief medical officer stresses that there's a big difference between pure ecstasy and the stuff that gets cut with other chemicals and makes up the vast majority of what's sold on the street.
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Obama, Romney Duel Politics In Battleground Ohio

President Barack Obama traveled to Cleveland Thursday afternoon to talk about the economy. His GOP challenger for the White House, Mitt Romney, was 250 miles away in Cincinnati, talking about the same thing. Audie Cornish talks to Ari Shapiro and Scott Horsley.
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Romney Backers Brace For Paul 'Circus' In Iowa

Mitt Romney will be the Republican presidential nominee, but fans of Ron Paul still want their say. A good chance is at this weekend's Iowa GOP state convention. Paul finished third in the Jan. 3 Iowa caucuses. But he still could come away with a disproportionate share of the state's delegates.
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Scholars Ding News Media For Uncritically Repeating 'Job Killer' Charge

Two scholars take the news media to task for repeating, without much fact checking or analysis, the mostly Republican political charge that one policy or another is a "job killer."

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