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Tue04152014

GOP Ponders How to Capitalize on Obama's Woes

    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The scandals dogging President Barack Obama are a political gift to Republicans, who could use some good luck after recent election losses. It's not clear, however, how Republicans can best capitalize on Democrats' woes, legislatively or politically.

     

    Last November's election dynamics complicate the picture on both fronts.

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    Father, Son to Graduate Morehouse College Together

      ATLANTA — This weekend will be a busy one for Dorian Joyner, Sr. Sunday morning, he will watch his oldest son graduate from Morehouse College.

      Joyner will have a front row seat for commencement. After all, he will be a fellow graduate himself.

      Joyner started his Morehouse journey back in 1984, but never finished. Three years ago, he decided it was

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      Man Facing Eviction Finds Lotto Ticket Worth Nearly $5M

      Last February, a judge gave Richard Cerezo (pictured) and his family just a few months to move out of their Geneva, Ill., home. They facing foreclosure.

      As they packed for the fateful day they would be forced to leave their home, Cerezo and his wife stumbled upon a bunch of old lottery tickets in a glass cookie jar. When he took the tickets to a 7

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      Couple Killed in Chicago Heights Fire

        A married couple died early Friday in a house fire in south suburban Chicago Heights. The flames broke out around 1:40 a.m. in the 200 block of East 24th Street, fire officials said. Neighbors said the entire front of the home was on fire when they heard sirens. "I happened to look out and I saw the front porch mainly up in flames," neighbor

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        DNA Testing to Provide ID on Baby's Body

           

          DNA testing will be done to identify the body of a baby found in the Des Plaines River earlier this week, officials said Thursday.

          Authorities expressed confidence a day earlier that the body is that of Bryeon Hunter, a 1-year-old Maywood boy who last month was the subject of an Amber Alert. Positive identification, however, can only be made by

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