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Day: October 8, 2012

Chicago Bears fan killed in Jacksonville

By Carlos Sadovi and Dan Hinkel, Chicago Tribune – CHICAGO — The man accused of killing a Chicago Bears fan in a Jacksonville, Fla., restaurant and bar “coldbloodedly” cut William Pettry’s throat

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Osage police: Teen took weapon to school

OSAGE – An investigation by the Osage Police Department led to the arrest of Josey Iverson, 19 years old of Bassett, Iowa. Iverson was charged with 1st Degree Harassment an aggravated misdemeanor

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New style, same old North Korea

By Bruce Klingner, Los Angeles Times – Pyongyang again disappointed those predicting it was about to change its ways. For months, experts and major media organizations have proclaimed imminent economic reform, even declaring

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‘Taken 2’ nabs No. 1 at box office

By Amy Kaufman, Los Angeles Times – LOS ANGELES — Moviegoers continue to be taken with Liam Neeson as an action hero, as the 60-year-old actor’s latest film, the kidnapping thriller “Taken 2,”

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Pennsylvania Ave. faulted on upkeep

By Richard Simon, Los Angeles Times – WASHINGTON — Add Pennsylvania Avenue, the president’s street, to the list of America’s troubled spots. The famed street between the U.S. Capitol and the White House

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Navigating awkward work conversations

By Rex W. Huppke, Chicago Tribune – There are few secrets in the workplace. People are too curious, too gossipy, too talkative. The details of our personal lives invariably spill over and co-workers

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