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    It took a jury just about six and a half hours of deliberation to find 27-year-old Mitrel Anderson not guilty of first degree intentional homicide in the stabbing death…

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    A bald eagle has died and another is in serious condition after they were found with lead poisoning over the last two weeks.

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    Sparta area man reported missing

    The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public's help finding Thomas Hartman, 20, of Cataract, Wisconsin.

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    Obama: Sony 'made a mistake'

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    French cops use Taser on candy-stealing monkey

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    Jaguars hand Titans ninth straight loss

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  • California drought rains

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    11 trillion gallons of rain to end CA drought

    About 11 trillion gallons of rain, or nearly 17 million Olympic swimming pools full.

    That's how much water California needs to recover from its extreme drought…

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    Sony hack renews cybersecurity push

    White House Economic Council Director Jeff Zients pointed fingers at Congress on Thursday for not acting fast enough on cybersecurity legislation, in the wake…

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