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Suspicious Package Prompts Temporary Lockdown At White House

WASHINGTON, D.C. (CBS) — According to CBS Radio, a lockdown has been lifted at the White House after authorities found a suspicious package on the north side of the executive mansion. 55 more words

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Library up for national award

ROCHESTER, Minn. – Smiles could be seen all around the Rochester Public Library on Monday as people discovered they are up for a national award. 85 more words

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Couple Fined For Not Removing Racist Graffiti From Their Garage

STAMFORD, CT (CBS) — A Connecticut couple has been fined by their town for racist graffiti that someone else scrawled on their garage door.

Someone spray painted the “N” word on their garage in Stamford last month. 89 more words

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Observe World Day of Social Justice, February 20,2017

“Social justice is an underlying principle for peaceful and prosperous coexistence within and among nations. We uphold the principles of social justice when we promote gender equality or the rights of indigenous peoples and migrants. 236 more words

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Elderly Woman Reportedly Stuck In Chair For Months

SPRINGFIELD TOWNSHIP, OH (CBS) — A 75-year-old woman in Ohio had been sitting in the same chair since July 2016, long enough for her body to weaken and her skin to mold to the chair’s shape, say officials. 199 more words

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Celebrate Black History Month 2017

Every year in school, kids are taught history in their social science classes. The Civil and World Wars take up a large chunk of that time as well as actions such as the Gold Rush and signing of the Declaration of Independence. 576 more words

Melania Trump Says She'll Keep Michelle Obama's White House Garden

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama’s garden stays.

First lady Melania Trump says through a spokeswoman that she is committed to preserving gardens at the White House, including the bountiful one planted by her immediate predecessor. 387 more words

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