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President, Congress meet to avert 'fiscal cliff'

Updated: 11/16/2012 - President Obama met with House Speaker John Boehner, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi on Friday morning to discuss how to avert the "fiscal cliff," the combination of tax hikes and spending cuts set to start kicking in at the end of the year.

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Nintendo seeks to shake up gaming again with Wii U

Posted: 11/16/2012 - It can scan zombies, replace a TV remote, open a window into virtual worlds and shoot ninja stars across a living room. It's the Wii U GamePad, the 10-by-5-inch touchscreen controller for the successor to the Wii out Sunday, and if you ask the brains behind the "Super Mario Bros." about it, they say it's going to change the way video games are made and played.

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Medicare premiums going up $5 a month for 2013

Posted: 11/16/2012 - Medicare premiums are going up $5 a month in 2013, the government said Friday. It's less than expected, but still enough to eat up about one-fourth of a typical retiree's cost-of-living raise next year.

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Coast Guard: Fire on oil rig in Gulf of Mexico

Updated: 11/16/2012 - Coast Guard officials said an oil rig exploded off the coast of Louisiana, sending four people to hospitals Friday. Two others were believed to be missing.

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Study: W.Va. income gap has widened

Updated: 11/16/2012 - The Economic Policy Institute and the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities released results of the study Thursday.

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10 things to know for Friday

Updated: 11/16/2012 - Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and stories that will be talked about Friday.

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Gambling machines destroyed

Updated: 11/15/2012 - Twenty-seven illegal gambling machines were destroyed in Laurel County on Thursday afternoon. The Sheriff's Department received a court order to destroy the electronic gambling machines confiscated in two cases earlier this year.

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