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A month before vote, ‘eclectic’ county deliberates

October 8, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Janna Ryan, right, walks alongside her husband Republican vice presidential candidate, Rep. Paul Ryan, center, R-Wis., as he pulls his sons Charlie, front, and Sam in a wagon holding his daughter Liza’s hand on their way to the pumpkin patch at the Apple Holler farm, Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012 in Sturtevant, Wis. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer) [&hellip...

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Winning the day as means to winning the election

October 8, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

In this photo taken Sept. 9, 2012, President Barack Obama, right, is hugged by Scott Van Duzer, owner of Big Apple Pizza and Pasta Italian Restaurant in Ft. Pierce, Fla. Obama’s handlers let the muscular restaurant owner hoist the president off the...

Pharmacy linked to outbreak issues wide recall

October 8, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE-In this Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012, file photo, a sign requesting “No Soliciting” hangs on the door of the New England Compounding Center, the pharmacy that distributed a steroid linked to an outbreak of fungal meningitis, in Framingham, Mass....

Calif. gas prices hit record high 2nd straight day

October 8, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Rudy Rocha delivers gas to a Costco gas station in Tustin, Calif., Friday, Oct. 5, 2012. A 20-cent jump overnight in California gas prices has put the state ahead of Hawaii for the nation’s most expensive gas. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) LOS ANGELES (AP) —...

Some of Sandusky’s jurors hoping for life sentence

October 6, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Joshua Harper, of State College, Pa., a member of the Jerry Sandusky jury, stands in front of the Centre County Courthouse in Bellefonte, Pa., on Friday, Oct. 5, 2012. Harper, who has bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Penn State, said that he...

Extradited terrorism suspects appear in US courts

October 6, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

In this courtroom drawing, defense attorneys Sabrina Shroff and Jerrod Thompson Hicks represent accused terrorist Abu Hamza al- Masri, center, before magistrate judge Franklin Maas in Manhattan federal court, Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012, in New York. Abu Hamza...

Calif. gas prices hit all-time high

October 6, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Rudy Rocha delivers gas to a Costco gas station in Tustin, Calif., Friday, Oct. 5, 2012. A 20-cent jump overnight in California gas prices has put the state ahead of Hawaii for the nation’s most expensive gas. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) LOS ANGELES (AP) —...

Congressman calls evolution lie from ‘pit of hell’

October 6, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Wednesday, July 2, 2008 file photo, 10th Congressional District Republican candidate Rep. Paul Broun speaks on the set of Georgia Public television in Atlanta. The Georgia representative said in videotaped remarks on Sept. 27, 2012 that...

FBI: Friendly fire likely in border shootings

October 6, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

A helicopter believed to be carrying Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano takes off from the Brian A. Terry Border Patrol Station outside in Bisbee, Ariz. on Friday, Oct. 5, 2012. A preliminary investigation has found friendly fire likely was to blame...

Jobs report boosts Obama; Romney not impressed

October 6, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney gestures during a rally in Abingdon, Va., Friday, Oct. 5, 2012.(AP Photo/Steve Helber) FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Mitt Romney was still celebrating his widely praised debate performance when...