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Calif. company recalls 8.7 million pounds of meat

Updated: 02/09/2014 - A Northern California company is recalling more than 8.7 million pounds of beef products because it processed diseased and unhealthy animals without a full federal inspection.

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Mich. prison escapee: 'It was relatively simple'

Posted: 02/08/2014 - The convicted killer who escaped from a Michigan prison says in an interview it was "relatively simple" to crawl under a fence and avoid detection from passing cars.

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Sochi Scene: Through the door

Updated: 02/08/2014 - Locked in a bathroom inside the athlete's village, U.S. Olympic bobsledder Johnny Quinn knew only one way to get out.

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Pa. vendor confirms link to Target data probe

Posted: 02/07/2014 - Minneapolis-based Target isn't commenting on reports that a Pittsburgh-area heating and refrigeration company is being investigated as the possible portal through which computer hackers stole credit card numbers from 40 million of the store's customers.

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What will the jobless figures say?

Posted: 02/07/2014 - Economists predict that when the government releases the latest unemployment report this morning, it'll show that some 170,000 jobs were added in January and that the unemployment rate remained at 6.7 percent.

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How Russia enforces its ban on gay 'propaganda'

Posted: 02/06/2014 - When the Sochi Winter Olympics begin Friday, many will be watching to see whether Russia will enforce its law banning gay "propaganda" to minors if athletes, fans or activists wave rainbow flags or speak out in protest.

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FAA to examine airport towers

Posted: 02/06/2014 - A lightning strike that injured an air traffic controller at Baltimore's main airport has exposed a potential vulnerability at airport towers during storms.

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Tower audio from UPS crash that killed 2 released

Updated: 02/06/2014 - An audio recording from the control tower at Birmingham's airport shows workers were trying to reopen the main runway when a UPS cargo jet crashed while trying to land on an alternate runway, killing two pilots.

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Official: Heroin in packets in Hoffman's apartment

Posted: 02/03/2014 - A law enforcement official says tests have confirmed there was heroin in at least some of the dozens of plastic packets in a New York City apartment where Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead. Officials are working to determine whether the drug was mixed or tainted with anything else.

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Ford, GM, Toyota fall with January temperatures

Posted: 02/03/2014 - Frigid temperatures and snowy weather generally kept buyers away from auto showrooms last month, with Ford, General Motors, Toyota and Volkswagen all reporting declines from a year ago.

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Winter storm takes aim at East, closes schools

Posted: 02/03/2014 - Kentucky isn't alone in dealing with winter weather. Some schools are closing and air traffic is disrupted in Ohio, the Mid-Atlantic and the Northeast as another winter storm bears down on the eastern U.S., only a day after temperatures soared into the 50s.

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