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Day: February 19, 2013

After 48 years, Cubs may leave WGN-TV

MESA, Ariz., Feb. 18 (UPI) — Chicago Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts said a discussion on television rights fees will begin this year, suggesting the team and WGN-TV may part ways. Cubs games

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Report: Aide trips footed by foreign gov’t

WASHINGTON, Feb. 18 (UPI) — U.S. congressional staffers took hundreds of foreign government-arranged trips designated as cultural exchanges in a six-year period, an analysis indicated. An examination of congressional disclosures revealed congressional

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Mississippi officially abolishes slavery

JACKSON, Miss., Feb. 18 (UPI) — Mississippi has officially joined the rest of the nation in ratifying the 13th Amendment that abolished slavery, officials say. While the amendment to the Constitution passed

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