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3 Killed, Including Gunman, After Shooting at Oregon Mall

A shooting at the Clackamas Town Center, which is located near Portland, Ore., has left at least three people dead and one seriously wounded, according to the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office. Officials say that one of the deceased was the gunman.

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Hostess, Makers of Twinkies and Wonder Bread, Going Out of Business

Hostess Brands, makers of Twinkies and Wonder Bread, have announced they are going out of business.

According to WNEM, the company is laying off 18,500 workers and will be closing down plants that make the iconic brands.

Hostess had already shut down three plants after a strike by members of its bakery workers' union saying it

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Photos From Election Night 2012

The 2012 presidential election concluded on Nov. 6, and after clinching 303 electoral votes, President Barack Obama will return to the Oval Office for his second term. After one of the most heated battles in campaign history, President Obama delivered his victory speech in Chicago, Ill., saying, "Tonight you voted for action, not politics as usual ... I am looking forward to reaching out and working with leaders of both parties to meet the challenges we can only solve together."

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What Are the Best Small Companies in America?

As the economy does its best to get back on its feet, there are still some companies all across the United States ranging from aerospace to steel that have been kicking some major tail and taking names. Those companies made Forbes’ annual "America’s Best Small Companies” list.

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Frankenstorm Is Coming: Latest Updates and Some Helpful Tips

Frankenstorm—a nickname for the potential combination of current Category 1 Hurricane Sandy and other storm systems in the North Atlantic and over the continental United States—is almost here, and for much of the East Coast, that means it’s time to get ready for lots and lots of rain, wind, snow and general meteorological mayhem.

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What Are the Best Trick-or-Treating Cities in America?

Finding the best places to trick-or-treat is serious business for kids all across the United States. And now, thanks to the people at Zillow, locating the most Halloween friendly cities in America is a little easier with the recent release of their fourth annual trick-or-treat index ranking the 20 best cities for collecting the most ghoulish loot.

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What Are the Richest and Poorest Cities in America?

According to recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau, the national median household income level ($50,502) diminished for the second year in a row, falling to 8 percent below what it was before the economic downturn in 2007. This decrease was felt across the board, even in the country’s wealthiest areas.

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Lara Logan on Afghanistan, Lying and Telling the Truth

As journalism blends with entertainment on the one hand, and advocacy on the other, it’s easy to forget what it used to be when it inspired.  If you’d like a reminder of what journalism once aspired to, watch this video

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What Are the Dirtiest Cities in America?

Some of the most highly revered travel spots in the nation make up this year’s annual Travel and Leisure America’s Dirtiest Cities. The dirty list was compiled from reader surveys that asked participants to rank 35 metropolitan areas in regards to culture, dining, shopping, as well as cleanliness and the overall feeling of safety felt in those places.

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Autistic Boy Denied Lunch at School Because Parents Owed Money — Is It Fair? [POLL]

Parents of a 5-year-old autistic boy are upset with their son’s school because, they say, the staff refused to feed him lunch due to an unpaid bill and left him to finish out the remainder of the day hungry.

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