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    Lottery luck strikes three times at real estate office

    Lottery luck strikes three times at real estate officeThree coworkers at a real estate office in Missouri have all won different lottery drawings.
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    Amp up your Halloween with these gadgets and apps

    Amp up your Halloween with these gadgets and appsThis Halloween is expected to be the most celebrated in the last decade, here's how a little tech can be a huge treat.
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    FBI: U.S. reporters 'desirable targets' for ISIS

    FBI: U.S. reporters 'desirable targets' for ISISThe FBI is notifying U.S. media about "credible information" showing members of an Islamic State-affiliated group are working to kidnap American journalists in the region.
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    Too soon? Ebola-themed Halloween decor in Dallas

    Too soon? Ebola-themed Halloween decor in DallasA Dallas family decided to cover the outside of their townhome with Ebola-themed Halloween decorations. Some are asking if it's too soon.
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    NYC doctor tests positive for Ebola virus

    NYC doctor tests positive for Ebola virusA New York City doctor recently back from West Africa tested positive for Ebola. Three people who came in contact with Dr. Craig Spencer are now in quarantine.
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    Critic's Corner:Tony Bennett and Gaga hook up on stage

    Critic's Corner:Tony Bennett and Gaga hook up on stageUSA TODAY's Robert Bianco previews the television lineup for this weekend with 'Great Performances: Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga,' 'Madam Secretary ' and Boardwalk Empire.'
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    Friday's forecast: Storm slowly departs the Northeast

    Friday's forecast: Storm slowly departs the NortheastThe national weather forecast for Friday, October 24th calls for rain showers in Northern New England, cooler temps in the Midwest and Plains, and snow showers in the Northern Rockies.
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    Plane, helicopter collide mid-air

    Plane, helicopter collide mid-airPolice say three people are dead and at least two are injured after an aircraft collision near the Frederick Municipal Airport.
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    Police: Kids left in car while dad gambles at casino

    Police: Kids left in car while dad gambles at casinoA Mesa, Ariz., father doing some early morning gambling at a casino was arrested after leaving his two toddlers inside a vehicle for nearly two hours, authorities say.
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    Watch the partial solar eclipse in under a minute

    Watch the partial solar eclipse in under a minuteThursday afternoon the moon crossed in front of the sun creating a partial solar eclipse. Watch a timelapse video captured at the Griffith Observatory in California.
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    Police release chilling video of Parliament shooter

    Police release chilling video of Parliament shooterCanadian police released survilence video of Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, the man who shot and killed a soldier and attempted a rampage throughout parliament.
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    Canadian Minister: I still feel secure

    Canadian Minister: I still feel secureCanada's Minister of Transport Lisa Raitt says she still feels safe on the job one day after a gunman shot and killed an army reservist in Ottawa.
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    Political leader: Canada won't be pushed off

    Political leader: Canada won't be pushed offThe leader of Canada's Liberal Party, Justin Trudeau says Canada has a responsibility to stand against injustice and violence.
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    The week in politics: Democrats feel the 'Obama effect'

    The week in politics: Democrats feel the 'Obama effect'USA TODAY's Paul Singer breaks down this week's top political headlines. This week there's a big lead in a Colorado poll, Obama may be hurting his party companions and you won't believe how much money is being spent on the midterm elections.
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    S.C. House speaker admits misconduct, resigns

    S.C. House speaker admits misconduct, resignsSouth Carolina House Speaker Bobby Harrell has plead guilty to misconduct in office charges and has agreed to immediately resign from office, ending his run as one of the state's most powerful politicians.
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    Here's the worst places to be in zombie apocalypse

    Here's the worst places to be in zombie apocalypseIf there were ever to be a zombie apocalypse, these are the cities you would want to avoid.
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    This birthday wish was a giant surprise

    This birthday wish was a giant surpriseA retired Army Reserve veteran from Phoenix chose a different kind of wall on which to wish his wife happy birthday...and it was all a giant surprise.
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    Parents: Doing this is sabotaging your teen drivers

    Parents: Doing this is sabotaging your teen driversAs parents, we often subscribe to a "do as I say, not as I do" mentality. This is dangerously apparent with our teen drivers, and studies have shown that parents are unknowingly sabotaging their teen drivers by demonstrating that mentality.
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    Baby beluga whale on the way in Atlanta

    Baby beluga whale on the way in AtlantaThe Georgia Aquarium says their biggest beluga whale is having a baby!
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    Watch 3D carving bring pumpkins to life

    Watch 3D carving bring pumpkins to lifeIdaho artist Brandy Davis turns plain old pumpkins into amazing 3D masterpieces.
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    Michael Brown's attorney responds to grand jury leaks

    Michael Brown's attorney responds to grand jury leaksAttorneys representing Michael Brown's family said the recent leaks of grand jury evidence are an attempt to calm or prepare the community for a decision that favors Officer Darren Wilson. Anthony Gray says they are having the opposite effect.
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    Man creates off-roading wheelchair for wife

    Man creates off-roading wheelchair for wifeA veteran builds his disabled wife a wheelchair that can move over snow so she can enjoy the great outdoors with her family. The Tankchair is now a thriving business helping others too.
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    Canadian Prime Minister honors sergeant-at-arms

    Canadian Prime Minister honors sergeant-at-armsCanadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper honored the sergeant-at-arms during an address to the House of Commons.
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    Toddler climbs into toy machine, gets stuck

    Toddler climbs into toy machine, gets stuckAn active little boy in Tennessee climbed into a toy machine at a laundry mat and got stuck. Firefighters rescued him.
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    School supports student carrying religious knife

    School supports student carrying religious knifeAn elementary school student began carrying a Kirpan at school. The ceremonial knife is spurring a debate on where religious freedom intersects with safety.
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    Trailer: 'Avengers: Age of Ultron'

    Trailer: 'Avengers: Age of Ultron'Ultron, a renegade robot, pits the Avengers against one another in Marvel's highly anticipated sequel 'Avengers: Age of Ultron.'
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    Jesse Matthew DNA examined in 2013 missing teen's case

    Jesse Matthew DNA examined in 2013 missing teen's caseThe Hannah Graham investigation has prompted investigators in Nelson County, Virginia to look further into the 2013 disappearance of 17-year-old Alexis Murphy.
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