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Week In Review

Israel-Hamas cease-fire remains elusive

November 25, 2012

Israel and the Hamas militant group edged closer to a cease-fire Tuesday to end a weeklong Israeli offensive in the Gaza Strip, but after a day of furious diplomatic efforts involving the U.S. secretary of state, U.N. chief and Egypt’s president, a deal remained elusive and fighting raged on…

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Healing the divisions in postelection America

November 18, 2012

Baine’s Books sits in the heart of this historic village, a Main Street institution where townspeople gather for coffee and conversation and, every Thursday after sundown, an open mic night that draws performers from near and far with guitars and banjos in hand, bluegrass and blues on their lips.

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Presidential, social votes show changing mindsets

November 9, 2012

Obama bet, and won, on the assumption that the electorate would retain much of the age, ethnic and racial diversity he brought out in 2008. But across the country, voters affirmed changes in social policy that show a culture changing along with it.

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Sandy leaves death, damp and darkness in wake

November 2, 2012

As superstorm Sandy marched slowly inland, millions along the East Coast awoke Tuesday without power or mass transit, with huge swaths of the nation’s largest city unusually vacant and dark. New York was among the hardest hit, with its financial heart in Lower Manhattan shuttered…

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Tribune endorsement: Too many Mitts

November 2, 2012

Nowhere has Mitt Romney’s pursuit of the presidency been more warmly welcomed or closely followed than here in Utah. The Republican nominee’s political and religious pedigrees, his adeptly bipartisan governorship of a Democratic state, and his head for business and the bottom line all inspire…

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Breaking News: New York Mayor Bloomberg endorses Obama

November 1, 2012

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is endorsing President Barack Obama for re-election, citing his leadership on climate change. Bloomberg says in an online opinion piece that Hurricane Sandy made the stakes of Tuesday’s presidential election even clearer.

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Obama, Romney pumped for dash to the finish

October 28, 2012

Their debates now history, President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney on Tuesday open a two-week sprint to Election Day powered by adrenaline, a boatload of campaign cash and a determination to reach Nov. 6 with no would-have, should-have regrets in their neck-and-neck fight to the finish.

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Ex-megachurch employee sought in fatal shooting

October 28, 2012

A church volunteer leading prayer was shot and killed Wednesday inside the chapel of a Georgia megachurch, and authorities were searching for a former church employee suspected in the shooting. The shots were fired just before 10 a.m. at the chapel…

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Centrist Sen. Specter died fighting for moderation

October 19, 2012

For most of his 30 years as Pennsylvania’s longest-serving U.S. senator, Arlen Specter was a Republican, though often at odds with the GOP leadership. His breaks with his party were hardly a surprise: He had begun his political career as a Democrat and ended it as one, too.

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