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Smithsonian to close galleries due to budget cuts

Posted: 04/16/2013 - Budget cuts from Congress will soon reduce the number of free exhibitions on view each day at the Smithsonian Institution and will furlough U.S. Park Police officers who guard the nation's monuments.

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Kentuckians asked to honor Boston victims

Posted: 04/17/2013 - As dozens of Kentuckians head home from the Boston Marathon the governor asks everyone in the state to lower their flags to half-staff to honor the victims.

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Reservations systems fails at American Airlines

Posted: 04/16/2013 - American Airlines is having computer problems that are causing widespread delays. Some passengers are stuck on planes while others can't make reservations.

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2 teens pleaded guilty in beating death

Posted: 04/16/2013 - Also pleading guilty Monday was 18-year-old Dominick Deshaun Cunningham, who was charged with reckless homicide and tampering with physical evidence by complicity.

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Obama orders flags lowered after Boston explosions

Posted: 04/16/2013 - President Barack Obama has ordered flags at the White House and all government buildings to be flown at half-staff in honor of the Boston Marathon explosion victims.

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Feds move forward with plans to build prison

Posted: 04/16/2013 - The Federal Bureau of Prisons is moving forward with plans to build a prison in Kentucky, commissioning an environmental impact study on two potential sites in the southeastern part of the state.

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FBI, IRS still tight-lipped day after Pilot Flying J headquarters raid

Posted: 04/16/2013 - On the day after federal agents raided the headquarters of Pilot Flying J, the truck stop business owned by the family of Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and his brother, Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam, federal agents remained mum as to why they were there.

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Alaska-based soldier gets 16 years in spy case

Posted: 04/16/2013 - An Alaska-based military policeman will serve 16 years in prison and will be dishonorably discharged for selling military secrets to a Russian agent, who was an undercover FBI agent.

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Apartment searched in marathon explosions

Posted: 04/16/2013 - Police have been seen carrying several large bags from a suburban Boston apartment that authorities say was searched in connection to the Boston Marathon bombing.

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Europe official: Unlikely Boston a suicide bombing

Posted: 04/16/2013 - A European security official with knowledge of the investigation into twin bombings at the finish line of the Boston Marathon says initial evidence indicates they were not detonated by suicide bombers.

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London Marathon to go ahead after Boston bombings

Updated: 04/16/2013 - The London Marathon will go ahead on Sunday despite security fears in the wake of the bomb blasts in the Boston race that killed at least three runners and injured many more.

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Feds seek suspects, motive in Boston bombings

Posted: 04/16/2013 - The FBI has served a search warrant on a home in suburban Boston in the investigation into the Boston Marathon bombing attack. Massachusetts State Police confirm that a search warrant related to the investigation was served Monday night in Revere, but they haven't said anything else.

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Senate continues gun debate

Posted: 04/16/2013 - The Senate continues debate today on a wide-ranging gun control bill and an amendment that proposes background checks for gun purchases online and at gun shows.

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More rhetoric from the North

Posted: 04/16/2013 - The U.S. and South Korea are watching for signs of whether North Korea will conduct a medium-range missile test in defiance of international concerns.

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UPDATE: Cumberland mayor decides not to resign

Updated: 04/16/2013 - The mayor of Cumberland, Carl Hatfield, wrote a letter of resignation last week, prompting city council members to schedule a meeting Monday to accept his resignation. But hours before the meeting started the mayor decided not to submit the letter, saying he wants to stay in office.

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