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Jeffrey Johnson Identified As Empire State Building Shooter

A man who shot and killed a former co-worker near the Empire State Building on Friday morning has now been identified as 58-year-old Jeffrey Johnson.

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Gunman Shoots Several People Outside Empire State Building

At about 9:00 am (EST) this morning (8/24) several people were gunned down outside the Empire State Building in New York.

Two people are reportedly dead, including the shooter who was shot by police.

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Oklahoma High School Student Getting a Helluva Raw Deal

I don’t advocate students disrespecting their teachers and administrators.  In fact, I think when I was in high school we were basically terrified of most of ours.  But back in our day, if you got out of line in a big way, the end result was usually a paddling or a suspension or both. 

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Did Progressive Lawyers Defend a Man Who Killed One of Its Policyholders?

A man whose sister was killed by another motorist says that during the ensuing court battle, his sister’s insurance company — Progressive — actually defended the at-fault driver.

And after taking his complaints public, the case is getting a lot of attention.

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New Words Added To The Dictionary – Some You’re Not Supposed To Use!

Associate editor Kory Stamper told AP , "It's a word that is very visually evocative. It's not just the F-word. It's F-bomb."

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Police Officer Killed After Shooting Near Campus of Texas A&M [VIDEO]

Three people are dead and four more were wounded after a gunman opened fire from inside his home near the campus of Texas A&M university.

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NASA’s Curiosity Rover Safely Lands on Mars [VIDEO]

Early Monday morning, NASA’s $2.5 billion Curiosity rover safely landed on Mars after eight months of interplanetary travel. The car-sized, one-ton rover now begins a two-year mission of exploration and discovery as it roams the surface of the red planet.

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Shooting Massacre Leaves Seven Dead at Sikh Temple in Wisconsin

A shooting at a Sikh temple near Milwaukee left  seven dead on Sunday, including the gunman. According to police reports, a gunman arrived outside the temple at around 10 AM and shot and killed two people. Afterward,  the shooter walked inside the temple and fatally shot four others.

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Are You Getting the Overtime Pay You Deserve?

If you’re working overtime and aren’t getting the pay required by law, you’re part of a growing number of Americans who are now filing wage complaints against their employers under the Fair Labor Standard Act.

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Bank of America Eliminates Thousands of ATMs — Dollars and Sense

If you’re a Bank of America customer and finding an ATM seems harder these days, it’s not your imagination. In a cost-cutting move, the North Carolina-based banking giant has eliminated nearly 10 percent of its teller machines — more than 1,500, to be exact.

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Does the Colorado Theater Shooting Affect Your View on Gun Control? – Survey of the Day

Gun control has always been a major issue of debate in America — right up alongside the more recently heated topics of abortion, same-sex marriage and health care — but the tragic shooting of 71 people during a Colorado theater’s showing of ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ has given this controversy a brand new spotlight.

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Hero Dad Delivers Newborn on Side of Busy Highway

We’ve all heard the jokes about babies who were conceived in a car. But being born in a car is a much trickier proposition. Especially when that car is on one of the busiest highways in America.

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