The Two-Way
7:46 am
Thu November 3, 2011

Jobless Claims Dip Below 400,000

There were 397,000 first-time claims for unemployment benefits last week, down 9,000 from the week before, the Employment and Training Administration just reported.

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Army soldier
7:39 am
Thu November 3, 2011

Local soldier in stable condition after war injury

www.theparisnews.com

BOGOTA - U.S. Army Soldier and Red River Valley native Jason Timmons will return home soon after being injured in Afghanistan.

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Drought
7:29 am
Thu November 3, 2011

Another county considers burn ban status

GREENVILLE - Hunt County Commissioners are among local officials also pondering whether to lift their current ban on outdoor burning.

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Aggravated assault
7:25 am
Thu November 3, 2011

Victim allegedly beaten because of sexuality

Burke Burnett
San Diego Gay and Lesbian News (www.sdgln.com)

RENO - Three people have been arrested in what Lamar County authorities are investigating as a possible hate crime.

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The Two-Way
7:15 am
Thu November 3, 2011

Cain Allegations: The Latest Developments

Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain during an appearance on Wednesday (Nov. 3, 2011) in McLean, Va.
Alex Wong Getty Images

Catching up on the latest news about the allegations, which he says are false, that Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain sexually harassed some women when he was heading the National Restaurant Association in the late 1990s:

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The Two-Way
6:29 am
Thu November 3, 2011

Occupy Oakland Strike Turns 'Chaotic'

There's quiet now in the streets of Oakland, the local Tribune reports.

But what began as a "mostly peaceful" general strike that "drew thousands Wednesday for rallies and marches ... turned chaotic early Thursday after protesters took over a vacant building and police moved in, firing tear gas and flashbang grenades."

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The Two-Way
6:14 am
Thu November 3, 2011

Along With Humans, Who Else Is In The 7 Billion Club?

Animal Kings: Ants, like these workers carrying eggs to a plant's leaf after rain flooded their nest, have a combined biomass estimated in the billions of tons.
Gurinder Osan AP

The revelation this week that the Earth now holds 7 billion people, according to the U.N.'s population division, prompted a question: Who else is in the 7 Billion Club? To find out which other animals had reached that plateau, we asked wildlife experts — and they patiently explained why our innocent question was nearly impossible to answer.

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Arts
5:50 am
Thu November 3, 2011

PJC Music Alumnus performing Siegfried at the Met

Paris native Jay Hunter Morris will sing the title role in Siegfried this Saturday at the Metropolitan Opera in New York City.

PARIS - Paris native Jay Hunter Morris, tenor and former Paris Junior College music student, is performing the title role of the opera Siegfried at the Metropolitan Opera in New York City this week.

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Strange News
5:19 am
Thu November 3, 2011

When ATM Machines Bite Back

Originally published on Thu November 3, 2011 6:54 am

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STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Strange News
5:15 am
Thu November 3, 2011

Woman Passes Driver's Test While In Labor

Originally published on Thu November 3, 2011 6:54 am

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RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

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