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Gallup ranks best and worst cities for well-being

3:32 a.m. EDT March 25, 2014 The people of Provo, Utah, have the highest level of well-being and the folks around Huntington, W.Va., the lowest, at least according to the latest ranking of 189 cities and metropolitan areas from Gallup and Healthways.

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Cincinnati leaders make pitch to host GOP convention

7:25 p.m. EDT March 21, 2014  WASHINGTON— In an hour-long pitch Friday, Cincinnati leaders told Republican National Committee officials that Queen City is a cool, convenient, and politically hot place to host the 2016 GOP convention.

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Intelligence reforms to dominate Sunday shows

4:45 p.m. EST January 18, 2014 The Sunday talk shows will be dominated by politicians and officials dissecting President Obama's speech about electronic surveillance and privacy issues.

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Judge recognizes gay marriages of 3 Tennessee couples

7:25 p.m. EDT March 14, 2014 NASHVILLE — A federal judge here granted a preliminary injunction Friday against the state's ban on same-sex marriage in certain instances.

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'Bridgegate' takes New Jersey town from obscurity to headlines

11:05 p.m. EST January 15, 2014  FORT LEE, N.J. — George Washington camped here. D.W. Griffith filmed here. Frank Sinatra sang here. But until "Bridgegate,'' this was just another place on the Jersey map that you drove through en route to someplace else.

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Snow continues to wallop Western states

10.32  p.m. EST February 8, 2014  Snowfall is ramping up from Northern California into Oregon and is expected to reach Washington state early next week. It looks like Punxsutawney Phil was onto something when he saw his shadow last week. Though most of the country isn't dealing with the extreme and familiar cold of a polar vortex, swaths of freezing temperatures and the accompanying precipitation prove that winter isn't leaving anytime soon.

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Ke$ha checks into rehab for eating disorder

11:59 a.m. EST January 5, 2014  Ke$ha has checked into rehab to treat an eating disorder. The Tik Tok singer said in a statement provided by her spokesman Friday that she'll be unavailable for the next 30 days while she seeks treatment for an undisclosed eating disorder.

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Detroit shivers through record-breaking cold

11:55 p.m. EST January 30, 2014  DETROIT -- This January reminded Detroit resident Galina Glyshaw of winters where she grew up — in Siberia.

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Legal setbacks for high-speed rail in California

10:32 a.m. EST January 3, 2014  The biggest public works project in the country — high-speed rail between Los Angeles and San Francisco — is still on track despite several recent setbacks, California officials say. Other observers are increasingly concerned.

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Beyonce: It's easy to steal the Grammy show

9:27 p.m. EST January 23, 2014 Her album missed the eligibility cutoff for the Grammy Awards, but she'll still perform. Beyonce's just full of surprises lately. Not only did she make history with her stealth album release, but she'll also perform at the 56th Grammy Awards (CBS, Sunday, 8 p.m. ET/tape delay PT). She joins a long tradition of Grammy performers who weren't competing for the night's top awards.

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Lady Gaga, Celine Dion to sing on 'Voice' finale

2:39 p.m. EST December 12, 2013 Ne-Yo and OneRepublic also will perform on Tuesday's show, which will crown a winner. The Voice is adding some big-time star power to Tuesday's fifth-season finale.

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