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Hostage Situation In Alabama Ends With Child Safe

 

The nearly week long hostage situation in Alabama involving a five-year-old boy has finally come to an end.

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Punxsutawney Phil Did Not See His Shadow – Get Ready for an Early Spring

Apparently, the cold winter daze that most of us have been walking around in here in the tri-state will soon be uplifted, with warmer, spring like temperatures just around the corner. At least that is the consensus according to “Punxsutawney Phi,” who upon emerging from his Pennsylvania home at Gobbler’s Knob, earlier this morning, did not see his shadow.

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Annual Groundhog's Day Ritual Held In Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania
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Punxsutawney Phil Does Not See Shadow; Predicts Early Spring

Spring will arrive early this year, according to America's most famous groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil.

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Kentucky Hemp Legalization Debate Gains Support From Mitch McConnell

While many Kentucky lawmakers oppose a new bill that would enable local farmers to grow hemp, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is not one of them. In fact, earlier this week, McConnell said that he whole-heartedly backs the case for legalizing hemp pr

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Apollo 11 Engine Gives Hope for Future U.S. Space Travel

The bad news is, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration has lost a bunch of funding the past few years and the space shuttles have been scuttled.  Where do we go from here with space travel?  What will be the mode of space travel, if any, for the future?  This is where the Apollo 11 Engine comes in.

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Compound in Albuquerque, New Mexico where 5 people were found dead
Compound in Albuquerque, New Mexico where 5 people were found dead (KRQE TV)
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New Mexico Teen Gunman Kills 5 Inside Home [VIDEO]

Authorities in New Mexico say a teenage boy has fatally shot two adults and three children inside a suburban Albuquerque home.

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President Calls for Assault Rifle Ban as Part of $500 Million Gun Control Program

President Obama called for a tougher assault-weapons ban and a 10-round limit on magazines, as part of a $500 million effort to reduce gun violence.

Obama also called for a ban on the the possession of armor-piercing bullets and for mandatory background checks for nearly all gun sales

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Fiscal Cliffhanger – Did You Really Think They Wouldn’t Reach an Agreement?

By Jay Zimmer

It was very late on New Years Night when the House of Representatives met to consider an eleventh-hour deal. It was a pact to prevent the U.S. Government from toppling over the fiscal cliff.

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Lawmakers Reach Agreement on Two Key Issues of the Looming “Fiscal Cliff”

Lawmakers have reportedly struck a deal on a couple of key issues in their efforts to ward off the perils of the looming “fiscal cliff.” Sources say that both parties have agreed on an income threshold for the expiration of Bush-era tax cuts fo

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Send Some Hope to Sandy Hook Elementary with “To Newtown with Love”

It is so hard to figure out what to do to comfort a community after an unthinkable tragedy. Many of us have been posting pictures on Facebook, but does that really get the message of hope and love to the people who are mourning?

So, the Townsquare Media stations are asking listeners to send us cards for Sandy Hook Elementary School

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