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Easter Egg Roll at White House Fast Facts

CNN - Tue, 04/07/2015 - 1:29pm
Here's some background information about the annual White House Easter Egg Roll. In 2016, the Easter Egg Roll is scheduled to take place on March 28.
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'Dukes of Hazzard' actor dies

CNN - Tue, 04/07/2015 - 1:03pm
James Best, best known for his portrayal of bumbling sheriff Rosco P. Coltrane on TV's "The Dukes of Hazzard," died Monday after a brief illness. He was 88.
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Kansas to ban use of welfare on tattoos, cruises

CNN - Tue, 04/07/2015 - 11:27am
Kansas is poised to put a stop to the practice of welfare recipients using government aid to pay for psychics with a bill that cracks down on the use of welfare for fun.
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Obama: 2016ers use 'foolish approach' on Iran deal

CNN - Tue, 04/07/2015 - 9:44am
President Barack Obama swatted away as "foolish" pledges from would-be 2016 presidential candidates to undo the nuclear deal being finalized with Iran if elected.
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Rand Paul: 'I am running for president'

CNN - Tue, 04/07/2015 - 9:43am
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Fans want 'ugly' Lucille Ball statue replaced

CNN - Tue, 04/07/2015 - 9:23am
Some fans of Lucille Ball want her statue removed from a park in her hometown, saying the "ugly" likeness does not do justice to the "I Love Lucy" star.
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A glimpse of life on the reservation

CNN - Tue, 04/07/2015 - 9:18am
Growing up in Germany, everything Felix von der Osten learned about Native Americans came from the books of 19th-century German writer Karl May.
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How to live the California beach dream

CNN - Tue, 04/07/2015 - 9:17am
You could travel the world, experts say (Perry, 2010), but nothing comes close to the golden coast of California.
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Potential 2016 presidential candidates

CNN - Tue, 04/07/2015 - 9:13am
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Battle for 'future of Chicago' decided in mayoral runoff

CNN - Tue, 04/07/2015 - 9:11am
The toughest battle of Rahm Emanuel's career comes to a close on Tuesday as Chicago voters head to the polls to choose their next mayor.
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Family slowly recovering after pesticide poisoning

CNN - Tue, 04/07/2015 - 9:07am
A Delaware father is in stable condition and improving as his two boys remain in critical condition after they became sick -- perhaps from pesticide exposure, federal officials say -- during a trip to the U.S. Virgin Islands.
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Suspect arraigned in duffel bag body parts case

CNN - Tue, 04/07/2015 - 9:05am
Authorities identified and charged a man Monday in connection with the discovery of human remains in a duffel bag in Cambridge, Massachusetts, over the weekend.
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Ferguson residents speak out ahead of key vote

CNN - Tue, 04/07/2015 - 8:33am
After months of tension and protests, Ferguson residents go to the polls Tuesday to elect three new members of City Council. Even though Ferguson is about 70% black, five of six council seats are held by whites.
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Graffiti by 1,800 WWI soldiers found

CNN - Tue, 04/07/2015 - 8:30am
The graffiti, written in a French chalk quarry and dating back almost 100 years, is plain and stark.
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Blue Bell shuts down plant after listeria find

CNN - Tue, 04/07/2015 - 8:30am
Blue Bell ice cream has temporarily shut down one of its manufacturing plants over the discovery of listeria contamination in a serving of ice cream originating from that plant.
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Famous mascots from food ads

CNN - Tue, 04/07/2015 - 8:28am
Here are some famous characters that have been created over the years to advertise food products.
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2015's high-profile graduation speakers

CNN - Tue, 04/07/2015 - 8:27am
Colleges across the country are announcing their commencement speakers: the entertainers, politicians, military leaders, business executives and famous alumni who will be sharing a last few words of wisdom with graduating students.
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What a shot! 39 amazing sports photos

CNN - Tue, 04/07/2015 - 8:26am
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'Revenge porn' operator gets 18 years in prison

CNN - Tue, 04/07/2015 - 8:25am
The owner of a now-offline "revenge porn" website based in California was sentenced Friday to 18 years in prison, the San Diego office of the state's attorney general said.
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Telltale tattoo gives escaped murderer away

CNN - Tue, 04/07/2015 - 8:25am
Chicago police captured Kamron Taylor -- a convicted murderer who'd overpowered a jail guard and escaped days earlier -- after a 5-block chase, authorities say.
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