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Despite opposition, many landowners await pipeline

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — If the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline ever gains approval, Ronald Weber will watch from his farmhouse as workers lay the line beneath a half-mile of his cropland in northeast Nebraska.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 March 2014

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Obama giving Medal of Honor to 24 vets from 3 wars

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is moving to right old wrongs by belatedly awarding the Medal of Honor to 24 Army veterans who served during World War II, Korea and Vietnam.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 March 2014

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Seattle station ID's 2 killed in helicopter crash

SEATTLE (AP) — A Seattle TV station has identified the two people killed in a news helicopter crash near the Space Needle.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 March 2014

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States looking at $0 community college tuition

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Nothing sparks consumer demand like the word "free," and politicians in some states have proposed the idea of providing that incentive to get young people to attend community college.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 March 2014

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What if the missing Malaysia plane is never found?

 

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The plane must be somewhere. But the same can be said for Amelia Earhart's.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 March 2014

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Report: Pentagon must focus on insider threat

WASHINGTON (AP) — Reviews triggered by the Washington Navy Yard killings last year have concluded that threats to Defense Department personnel and facilities increasingly are coming from trusted insiders, and to defeat them the Pentagon must beef up security from within.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 March 2014

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Why do airplane transponders have an 'off switch?'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ever since Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappeared, a fascinated public has asked: Why can somebody in the cockpit shut off the transponder?

Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 March 2014

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Another GM recall: 1.18M SUVs for air bag issue

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors issued a new recall of 1.5 million vehicles Monday, part of an effort to assure buyers that it's moving faster to fix safety defects in its cars and trucks.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 March 2014

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