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Day: April 6, 2012

Statement by the President on Easter

This Sunday, Michelle and I will join Christians across the country and around the world to celebrate Easter and give thanks for the all-important gift of grace.  Easter is a time to

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N.I. Bucks to call Rockwell home

MASON CITY – North Iowa Bucks Head Coach Charles Green announced today that his team will now be calling a new field its home. “It’s official… The N.I. Bucks will now be

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Job growth slows sharply in March

By Don Lee, Tribune Washington Bureau – WASHINGTON — Employers added a modest 120,000 new jobs in March, ending a streak of solid job gains in the prior three months and raising

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Lawyers fear ‘Stand Your Ground’ backlash

By David Ovalle, McClatchy Newspapers – MIAMI — With the worldwide scrutiny of “Stand Your Ground” law after the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, criminal-defense lawyers statewide fear that the widespread publicity will

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Obama signs bipartisan JOBS Act into law

By Kathleen Hennessey, Tribune Washington Bureau – WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama has signed into law a bill aimed at giving small businesses more access to capital, touting the measure as a step

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‘Octomom’ back on public assistance

By Kimi Yoshino, Los Angeles Times – LOS ANGELES — Despite dire financial straits, octuplets mother Nadya Suleman said she is still capable of being a good mother and supporting her brood of

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