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Day in History: No to Women Vote; Haiti Earthquake; Jets Shock Colts; Motown; Supremes

Posted: 01/12/2014 - On Jan. 12 - In 1959, Berry Gordy Jr. founded Motown Records (originally Tamla Records) in Detroit. In 1915, the House of Representatives rejected, 204-174, a constitutional amendment giving women the right to vote. In 1969, the New York Jets of the American Football League upset the Baltimore Colts of the National Football League 16-7 in Super Bowl III, played at the Orange Bowl in Miami. In 2010, Haiti was struck by a magnitude-7 earthquake, killing as many as 300,000 residents and leaving over 1.5 million people homeless. In 1968, The Supremes appeared in an episode of NBC's "Tarzan." They played a group of nuns. In 1971, the groundbreaking TV situation comedy "All in the Family" premiered on CBS.

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Obama Poverty Initiative

Updated: 01/09/2014 - Five economically depressed communities will get extra help from the federal government to improve housing, education and jobs.

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Vinyl Records Making Comeback on the Music Scene

Updated: 01/09/2014 - Before tapes, CDs, MP3s, even 8-tracks - people listened to records. But records aren't just a thing of the past, sales of vinyl records have spiked in recent years.

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'Brain Dead' Teen Gets Feeding and Breathing Tubes

Posted: 01/08/2014 - OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- A 13-year-old California girl who was declared brain dead after suffering complications from sleep apnea surgery has been given the feeding and breathing tubes that her family had been trying to obtain for weeks.

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Obamacare Ads During Olympics

Posted: 01/08/2014 - The Obama administration has decided to run television ads in some cities during the winter Olympics coverage, pushing health care coverage under the Affordable Care Act.

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White House Marks 50th Anniversary of Poverty War

Posted: 01/07/2014 - WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House says that although progress has been made in reducing poverty, government can still play a positive role in reducing hardship and increasing economic opportunity.

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South, East Brace for Polar Temps, Wind chills

Updated: 01/07/2014 - A dangerous mass of arctic air is marching toward the South and East after leaving much of the Midwest miserable with wind chills as low as minus 55.

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Disney's 'Frozen' Freezes Out 'Paranormal' Spinoff

Updated: 01/06/2014 - On a wintery weekend, Disney's "Frozen" retook the box office top spot with $20.7 million, freezing out the horror spinoff "Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones."

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National Winter Storm & Polar Vortex

Updated: 01/06/2014 - A whirlpool of frigid, dense air known as a "polar vortex" is descending into much of the U.S., pummeling parts of the country with a dangerous cold that could break decades-old records.

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Frigid Winter Has Returned for Much of Central, East & Southern US

Updated: 01/05/2014 - Historic freeze could break Midwest temp records... It hasn't been this cold for decades... One meteorologist says, "If you're under 40 (years old), you've not seen this stuff before."...state recap through Saturday.. (See the WTVY-TV Weather Web Section for more information...)

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US News: More Meat for School Lunches; Planes Land on Highway, in Ocean; US Icebreaker on Rescue in Antarctica

Updated: 01/05/2014 - USDA allows more meat, grains in school lunches... 3rd person dies after Minn. apartment explosion... Small plane removed from NYC highway... 2 survive small-plane crash off California coast... US icebreaker to rescue 2 ships in Antarctica... Ex-first lady Barbara Bush leaves Houston hospital... Texas ranchers hit hard by drought eye rebuilding... NY set to allow limited use of medical marijuana...

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