Ten Things You Need to Know Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. GOOD NEWS FOR TRAVELERS WHO DISLIKE BEING DISCONNECTED The FAA is easing restrictions on the use of electronic gadgets on airplanes – though chatting on cellphones will still be prohibited. 2. DECISION SHUTTERS 12 OF 32 TEXAS ABORTION CLINICS A panel of ...

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Millions on food stamps facing benefits cuts

This Oct. 8, 2013 photo shows Jennifer Donald, whose family receives money from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program also known as food stamps, looking at her son’s drawing as his sister Jayla, 10, helps prepare dinner in Philadelphia. (MoneyWatch) It is late October, so Adrianne Flowers is out of money to buy food for her family. That is no surprise. ...

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Top Community Colleges in the US

President Barack Obama recently announced a plan to develop a college ratings system to help students make informed decisions about where they can get the best college education deal. Coincidentally, Bankrate undertook the task of ranking two-year community colleges and technical centers around the country to see where students can get the best, affordable start in their college careers. Source: ...

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Thursday Morning Political Mix

Thursday Morning Political Mix by Frank James September 26, 2013 8:45 AM Enlarge image i A statue of George Washington, in the U.S. Capitol’s Rotunda. SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images Good morning, fellow political junkies.Today finds the Senate in continued debate aimed at reaching a legislative agreement that keeps the federal government open into the new fiscal year which starts Oct. 1. ...

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