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Three Connected to Bombing Suspect Questioned in New Bedford

The investigation into the Boston Marathon bombing seeped into New Bedford, Mass. on Friday evening with the questioning of several people who knew suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

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Boston Marathon Bombers: One Suspect Captured; One Dead [UPDATED]

The second suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing has been captured. Dzokhar Tsarnaev was taken into police custody Friday night -- five days after the bombing that left three dead and left more than 100 injured, police said. The 19-year-old was apprehended after a manhunt that began Thursday night with the fatal shooting of an MIT officer and extended into the evening hours on Friday.

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Aprill Brandon: “A Mile Away from Tragedy”

Former Crossroads resident and Victoria Advocate entertainment reporter, Aprill Brandon, was a guest (via telephone from her current home in Boston, MA) on Skeeter's show this morning. Aprill was about a mile away from the site of the terrorist bombings at the finish line of the Boston Marathon on April 15th, and she wrote a blog piece chronicling her experiences on that tragic day.

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Sulphur Springs, TX Author Hits Bestsellers Lists

From Yahoo News: SULPHUR SPRINGS, Texas (AP) -- After a feverish month of inspiration, Colleen Hoover had finally fulfilled her dream of writing a book.

With family and friends asking to read the emotional tale of first love, the married mother of three young boys living in rural East Texas and working 11-hour days as a social worker decided to digitally self-publish on Amazon, where they could download it for free for a week.

"I had no intentions of ever getting the book published. I was just writing it for fun," said Hoover, who uploaded "Slammed" a year ago in January.

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Connecticut School Shooting: Country Stars React

While details about Friday morning's school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut are still trickling in, it's clear that innocent lives were taken when a gunman stormed Sandy Hook Elementary School and began firing. The small town in the state's southwest corner will be in the hearts of every American this weekend, including country music's biggest stars. 

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Mitt Romney’s Concession Speech – Election 2012 [TRANSCRIPT, VIDEO]

Shortly after midnight on Nov. 7, 2012, former presidential candidate Mitt Romney addressed supporters in Boston, Mass. with his official concession speech. Romney lost the race to the White House after President Barack Obama clinched 303 electoral votes to Romney's 206.

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President Obama’s Re-Election Victory Speech – Election 2012 [TRANSCRIPT, VIDEO]

On Nov. 6, 2012, Barack Obama was re-elected as President of the United States of America by the American people after clinching 303 electoral votes (270 votes are needed for the presidency).

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Who Do You Think Is Going to Win the Presidential Election? — Survey of the Day

Today America settles the long battle for the White House between current President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney. The national polls are very tight, whereas state-by-state polling seems to suggest another four years for Obama.

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The Red Cross Needs You!

Hurricane Sandy has left a path of devastation along the East Coast and surrounding states.  Here in South Texas, we know how important the work of the American Red Cross is in times of natural disasters, and right now, the Red Cross needs your help!  How can you be a Red Cross "hero?" 

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America Agrees: Five Guys Is the Best Burger Chain

According to a survey of 7,600 consumers by Market Force Information, Five Guys is the best burger franchise in America.

In fact, Five Guys topped the competition in each of the survey's regions—the Northeast, Midwest, Sout

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Would You Be Comfortable Voting on a Smartphone? — Survey of the Day

Smartphones have changed the way we communicate, listen to music, watch videos, even how we pay our bills. But will this explosion in mobile technology one day change the way we vote?

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Gunman Shoots Multiple People Near Empire State Building

Although details are sketchy at the moment, several news outlets are reporting that a gunman has shot multiple people near the Empire State Building in Manhattan this morning.

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