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Mississippi and Kentucky elect governors

November 9, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

Election volunteer Richard Marshall prepares signs to post in a polling place at Paramus High School in Paramus, N.J., during election day, Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2011. In New Jersey, the off-year elections end an underwhelming campaign season where only a handful of races are competitive because newly redrawn legislative districts favor incumbents. Democrats...

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Woman accuses Cain of bold sexual advance

November 8, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

Attorney Gloria Allred holds up two sworn statements as Sharon Bialek, right, of the Chicago-area, looks on during a news conference at the Friars Club, in New York, Monday, Nov. 7, 2011. Bialek accused Republican presidential contender Herman Cain of making...

Northeast power outages hit many businesses hard

November 8, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Nov. 2, 2011 file photo, Connecticut Light & Power workers tend to a high voltage power line in Windsor Locks, Conn. Over 90% of the town has been without power since the Oct. 29, 2011 snowstorm. Tens of thousands of Connecticut...

Penn State sex scandal engulfing revered Paterno

November 8, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

In this photo taken Oct. 29, 2011 Penn State president Graham Spanier, left, and athletic director Tim Curley, center, present head football coach Joe Paterno with a plaque commemorating his 409th collegiate win after an NCAA college football game against...

Jackson doctor convicted in star’s drug death

November 8, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

Dr. Conrad Murray listens as the jury returns with a guilty verdict in his involuntary manslaughter trial Monday, Nov. 7, 2011 in a Los Angeles courtroom . Murray was convicted Monday of involuntary manslaughter after a trial that painted him as a reckless...

Man dangles for hours off NY’s Tappan Zee Bridge

November 8, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

A man dangles from the Tappan Zee Bridge near Tarrytown, N.Y., Monday, Nov. 7, 2011, holding a sign accusing Rockland County officials of a “cover-up,” according to The Journal News. Rockland County spokesman Ron Levine says the man is a former...

Stocks push higher; Dow regains the 12,000 mark

November 8, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

Trader Warren Meyers, left, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Monday, Nov. 7, 2011. Stocks edged higher in choppy trading Monday as investors turned their attention toward mixed headlines out of Europe. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) NEW YORK (AP)...

Geoffrey Mutai, Firehiwot Dado win at NYC Marathon

November 7, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

Geoffrey Mutai, of Kenya, crosses the finish line first in the men’s division at the New York City Marathon in New York, Sunday, Nov. 6, 2011. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) NEW YORK (AP) — Geoffrey Mutai likes his chances in any championship-style marathon....

Big quake follows increase in Oklahoma rumblings

November 7, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

Five-year-old Logan Devereaux walks past some of the bricks that fell from three sides of this home in Sparks, Okla., Sunday, Nov. 6, 2011, following two earthquakes in less than 24 hours. The home owners have placed plastic around the home to try and protect...

Penn St ex-coach, others charged in child sex case

November 6, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

In this photo provided by the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General, former Penn State football defensive coordinator Gerald “Jerry” Sandusky, center, is escorted in handcuffs to a waiting police car in Bellefonte, Pa. to be taken to the office...