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  1. For-profit colleges face 'gainful employment' ruleRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | MyFoxAtlanta

    For-profit colleges that don't produce graduates capable of paying off their student loans could soon face the wrath of the federal government. Schools with career-oriented programs that fail to comply with the new rule being announced Thursday by the Obama administration stand to lose access to federal student-aid programs.

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  2. Roster of largest TIGER grantsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

    ... portion of Florida's Tamiami Trail to help restore the Everglades. The project is in the districts of both a Democrat and Republican. -$18.8 million for a pedestrian bridge linking a new housing project with Chicago's lakefront in a Democratic-held ...

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  3. 1 last debate before high-stakes Senate electionRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | WCAX-TV Burlington

    With less than a week to go before Election Day, U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen and her Republican opponent, Scott Brown, will square off in a final debate to make their case to voters. Shaheen, a first-term Democrat, has painted Brown as a pawn of big business and a carpetbagger who moved to New Hampshire just to run for Senate.

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  4. Nurse refuses Ebola quarantineRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WLWT-TV Cincinnati

    Not long ago, Kaci Hickox was fighting Ebola in West Africa, doing what she could to treat those with the deadly disease. Now, she's in the middle of a different fight -- this time, in Maine.

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  5. Rosie the Riveter Doesn't Do Red CarpetsRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Counterpunch

    Amid all the bustling and hustling of rush-hour traffic in the center of San Francisco's financial district, several dozen UNITE-HERE Local 2 protestors began picketing one of the city's premier luxury accommodations, the Paris-themed Le Meridien Hotel. Only a few days before Halloween, several picketers dressed to invoke the iconic image of Rosie the Riveter.

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  6. Hagan, Tillis take their campaigns to eastern NCRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | WBTV

    Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan and Republican challenger Thom Tillis are campaigning in the eastern part of the state as the days dwindle before North Carolina voters decide who will represent them for the next six years. Tillis and Hagan scheduled multiple stops Thursday in eastern North Carolina to rally campaign volunteers and try to win over undecided voters.

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  7. NH Guard members buoyed by deployment ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    For the third time in seven years, members of the New Hampshire Army National Guard's Fixed Wing Operational Support Airlift Command Detachment 18 are being deployed to the Middle East. Ten New Hampshire Guardsmen, along with two volunteers from other states, will make up the team that will provide medium-range transportation of personnel and sensitive cargo in a C-12 twin-engine turboprop in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

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  8. Chris Christie shouts down heckler at Hurricane Sandy eventRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Bucket list cancer patient who planned to end her life this Saturday changes her mind because she 'still has enough joy' to carry on Quarantine nurse defiantly steps outside her Maine home in violation of 21-day isolation and in front of police guards - to tell the public: 'I won't give you Ebola' China is at serious risk from Ebola outbreak, says scientist who discovered the disease, because of their poor hospital standards Trust me, it's safe! Obama tries to calm Ebola quarantine fears with handshakes for health care workers still in 21-day at-risk period after Africa visit PIERS MORGAN: 'Selfless' Ebola Nurse Kaci is actually utterly selfish.

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  9. Biden his time for 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Politico

    Hillary Clinton came here Wednesday to sharpen her stump speech and, while she was at it, campaign for Bruce Braley for Senate. Joe Biden came Monday to shake hands, pose for photos, wallop Republicans and try to convince the 150 people in an executive suite at the city's minor league ballpark that Braley's race is more important than either of the ones that put him and President Barack Obama in office.

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  10. Election central: Randolph-MaconRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Politico

    In the four and a half months since a largely unknown economics professor took down a congressional giant, the eyes and ears in Washington have moved on to the next story of the day. But maybe they should have stayed with it a while longer.

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  11. How's This For Early Prediction: Hillary Wins in 2016 (thats not...Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | Communities Dominate Brands

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  12. Cartwright, Moylan debate issues facing 17th Congressional DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Times-Tribune

    U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright, a freshman Democrat from Moosic finishing his first term representing the 17th Congressional District. defended his record during a debate Wednesday against Republican challenger David Moylan.

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  13. Commentary: In Georgia, a capitalist strugglesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Daily Record

    In a sun-dappled square decorated with scores of entrants in the community's Halloween scarecrow contest, a balky sound system enables, if barely, the Republican U.S. Senate candidate to exhort a few hundred people, mostly supporters, to urge neighbors to vote to reduce Sen. Harry Reid to minority leader. The exhorter is David Perdue, a glutton for punishment who has been campaigning incessantly for 15 months and may be doing so for two more.

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  14. States look back 2 years after Hurricane SandyRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Daily Record

    The second anniversary of Superstorm Sandy arrived Wednesday in a region where recovery in New Jersey and New York is happening unevenly, with many houses, boardwalks and businesses rebuilt, but many people still unable to return to their homes. Officials in both states visited houses and businesses badly damaged by the storm to meet with victims still rebuilding and promised to keep working until the recovery is complete.

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  15. Tef Poe: The Democratic Party Is Failing UsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | River Front Times

    Editor: Tef Poe is an artist from the St. Louis area. Through powerful imagery and complicated honesty, he has earned a reputation as one of the best rappers telling the story of St. Louis, which is about much more than one place.

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  16. What Can $3.7 Billion Buy? How About 2,969,370 Campaign AdsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WNYC-AM New York

    Two new reports find that the House and Senate elections will cost about $3.7 billion - up just slightly from the past two election cycles - with outside groups buying their largest share yet of the television advertising. The nonpartisan Center for Responsive Politics , in Washington, says candidates and political parties are spending less this cycle, while outside groups are spending more.

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  17. Report predicts state drivers would see little cost from tighter fuel standardsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Crosscut.com

    Drivers would only pay an extra 2 cents a gallon in 2020 if the state requires lower levels of carbon in vehicle fuels, according to a draft report. The governor readies a measure to limit carbon emissions.

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  18. Why Isn't Liberals' Dream Gov Winning?Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | TheDailyBeast.com

    From immigration to gun control and the minimum wage, Connecticut's Dan Malloy signed into law a wish list of lefty priorities. But he's locked in a tie with his Republican challenger.

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  19. Proposed RSU sports complex up for a vote on TuesdayRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

    ... and 1 to 4:45 p.m. On the ballot this year is the governor's race with Republican incumbent Paul LePage against Democrat Michael Michaud and Independent, Eliot Cutler. Maine Senate District 33 candidates are Democrat incumbent John Tuttle and ...

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  20. Bear in mind a " therea s a state ballot on Tuesday as well Voters to...Read the original story

    5 hrs ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

    ... First up, the governor's race. Republican incumbent Paul LePage, first elected in 2010, is facing challenges from Democrat U.S. Congressman Mike Michaud and Independent Eliot Cutler. All three candidates have visited Sanford this campaign season and ...

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