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Daily Archives: January 27, 2014

Rep. Radel Resigns; Pleaded Guilty To Cocaine Possession

By Mark Memmott on January 27th, 2014 | Last updated: January 27, 2014 at 4:30 pm

The freshman member of Congress, a Republican from Florida, was found guilty of buying about $260 worth of cocaine from an undercover agent. He has been under pressure from others in his party to step down.

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As Protests Spread In Ukraine, ‘State Of Emergency’ Possible

By Mark Memmott on January 27th, 2014 | Last updated: January 27, 2014 at 9:32 am

Now there are anti-government demonstrations in cities where the citizens have in the past shown support for the president. Meanwhile, the nation’s justice minister has warned she may declare a “state of emergency” unless protesters leave her headquarters.

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VIDEO: Grammy Highlights, Including A Bit Of Paul And Ringo

By Mark Memmott on January 27th, 2014 | Last updated: January 27, 2014 at 8:38 am

Yes, they did come together. The two surviving Beatles performed Sunday at the Grammys. They’re due to be together again for a Feb. 9 CBS-TV special celebrating the Beatles’ first appearance, 50 years ago, on The Ed Sullivan Show.

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Looking To Escape The Deep Freeze? Head To Alaska

By Mark Memmott on January 27th, 2014 | Last updated: January 27, 2014 at 9:32 am

Another wave of brutally cold air is sweeping down from the Arctic across much of the nation. Meanwhile, in many places in Alaska the temperature has been popping up above freezing. That pattern’s likely to continue into February.

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