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School Closes After Approximately 300 Students Called In Sick

Dearborn Patch | Posted 11.16.2012 | Detroit

A Dearborn Heights school was closed Friday when around 300 of the school's 800 students -- as well as some staffer -- called in sick on Thursday. ...


Arlington Patch | Jason Spencer | Posted 11.16.2012 | Politics

Conservative groups like Crossroads GPS, Americans for Prosperity and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce began running negative ads against Tim Kaine in Nov...

Check Out This Advent BUILDING

Patch | Posted 11.16.2012 | DC
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Old Town staple The Christmas Attic has teamed up with area schools, businesses and community groups to produce its second annual Holiday Advent Calen...

Police Search For Mother Who Vanished Into Thin Air | Posted 01.15.2013 | Los Angeles
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La Crescenta mother Megan DiPiazza, 33, is listed as an endangered missing person and was last seen Sunday night in the La Crescenta or Sunland-Tujun...

How Do You Successfully Date A Married Man? Local Author Of Adultery Book Talks About L'Affaire Petraeus

Patch | Posted 11.15.2012 | DC
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What was Petraeus thinking? On Wednesday, Patch got some answers from Gloria Bonds, author of the recently published book "How to Successfully Date...

After Decades on the Street, A New Home For Bethesda Veteran

Patch | Posted 11.14.2012 | DC
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Veterans across the country were recognized for their service this week. But one Bethesda veteran received a special honor– a home of his own, follo...

After Decades, Toxic Soil To Be Removed From Navy Sites In Imperial Beach

Imperial Beach Patch | Posted 11.14.2012 | Green

Contaminated soil near the Tijuana River with concentrations of lead, arsenic, volatile organic compounds and other toxic substances will be removed b...

Local Man Finds Old Bomb In His Backyard

Patch | Posted 11.14.2012 | DC
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Drew Cariaso got a special surprise from Hurricane Sandy. Sandy knocked down two large oak trees in Cariaso’s backyard on Roan Lane, in central Alex...

Controversial Candidate Leaves Country

Bedford Patch | Ryan O'Connor | Posted 03.23.2013 | Politics

Frank Szabo made national headlines in August when he made controversial comments regarding his staunch pro-life platform. Today, the Concord Monit...

Police: Duo Records Rap Album Before Robbing Maryland Studio

Patch | Posted 11.12.2012 | DC
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Two men are accused of robbing a Laurel studio last week immediately after they'd recorded a rap album inside, ABC-2 News reports. The suspects had no...

Troy Has A New Mayor -- For Now

Troy Patch | Posted 01.09.2013 | Detroit

In Troy, where embattled Mayor Janice Daniels was recalled Tuesday by Troy residents, Mayor Pro Tem Maureen McGinnis, 34, is set to be sworn in as Act...

Oldest Nazi Concentration Camp Survivor Headed To Town | Posted 01.08.2013 | Los Angeles
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The world's oldest known male Nazi concentration camp survivor, Leopold Engleitner, 107, will be at the Laemmle Town Center 5 in Encino Friday to atte...

The Strange Reason LA's Election Results Are Delayed | Posted 01.06.2013 | Los Angeles
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Dense fog over the Los Angeles area Tuesday night is likely to delay election results reporting, according to a statement from the county. The fog ...

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Vigil Held For Missing South Carolina Cheerleader | David Lohr | Posted 11.05.2012 | Crime

For more than one hundred people in Columbia, S.C., Sunday evening was a moment to close ranks and pray, as the community came together for a vigil fo...

University Paper Editor: Romney-Supporting Women Are 'Stupid'

Dearborn Patch | Posted 11.04.2012 | Detroit

While the Michigan Journal—the University of Michigan-Dearborn's campus newspaper—made clear their support for the reelection of President Barack ...

Three Dead Bodies Wash Ashore In Less Than Two Weeks | Posted 01.01.2013 | San Francisco
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Sheriff's detectives are investigating a dead body that washed ashore on Miramar Beach around 9:30 a.m., according to a Sheriff's spokeswoman. A to...

South Carolina Police Searching For Suspected Teen Runaway

David Lohr | Posted 11.01.2012 | Crime

Police in Charleston, S.C., are searching for a teenager who has been missing for three days. Edward Vincent Tankersley, 15, of West Ashley, was la...

Anti-Capitalist Trick-Or-Treating Outside A D.C. Councilmember's House

Patch | Posted 11.01.2012 | DC
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Around 10 p.m. Halloween a group of about 35 Occupy protesters gathered outside Councilman Jack Evans Georgetown home, chanting, holding signs and at ...

Teen Killed After Being Hit By Car While Walking To School

Patch | Posted 10.31.2012 | DC
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A Seneca Valley High School student was fatally struck by a car as she was walking to school Wednesday morning, Montgomery County Police said. Police ...

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Endangered Runaway's Mom Desperate For Help, Answers | David Lohr | Posted 10.29.2012 | Crime

Tavia Danaj Bentley's mom is appealing to the public for help in locating her missing 12-year-old daughter. "I love her, and her family loves her, ...

Look Who's Stumping For Obama In Northern Virginia

Patch | Posted 10.28.2012 | DC
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In a campaign speech for President Barack Obama Saturday, actress Julianne Moore -- who said she grew up in the middle class -- said she identifies wi...

Arlington Police Launch Criminal Investigation Into Congressman's Son

Patch | Posted 10.25.2012 | DC
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Following the release of a video Wednesday that shows Democratic U.S. Rep. Jim Moran's son, Patrick, apparently talking about ways to skirt voter iden...

Obama Supporters Face Theft, Bizarre Tactics

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 10.24.2012 | Politics

Obama supporters around the nation say they are seeing random instances of theft and vandalism -- and in some cases are being threatened with physical...

Soap-Eating Preceded Bizarre Vehicle Rampage Outside Walter Reed

Patch | Posted 10.24.2012 | DC
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A 27-year-old Manassas woman lead police on two car chases along streets in Virginia, Bethesda and Rockville Tuesday, police said, and rammed her car ...

Dad Arrested In Homicide Death Of 3-Month-Old Baby

Posted 10.24.2012 | Detroit

The father of a 3-month-old infant who died Monday has been arrested and his daughter's death ruled a homicide, according to a media release from the ...