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Study: Junk food addiction similar to crack-cocaine

It doesn't take neuroscience to figure out that eating too much junk food is probably not good for you. Or does it?

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Meek turns in petitions for Florida Senate race

TAMPA, Fla. -- The race for Florida's Senate seat looks to be a tight one. The Republicans are out in full force to maintain their seat and the lead up to the August primary is already brutal.

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Sick children to get health care

After some strong arm twisting by the Obama administration the insurance industry has backed down from challenging the section of the new health reform law.

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Time for big, bold federal jobs program

Jobs for America NOW is organizing meetings with lawmakers while they are home for the Easter recess to urge them to pass Rep. George Miller's $75 billion jobs bill.

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Comptroller: NYC paying slumlords millions to house homeless

The Department of Homeless Services is wasting millions of dollars on services that lack oversight, some of which are overtly illegal, according to recent audit of the DHS.

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Militia arrests signal return of armed “patriot” groups

FBI raids on suspected militia members over the weekend jolted a public already concerned about far-right violence that surfaced during the health care reform fight.

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Toolmaker-singer speaks out on ‘one person, one vote’

Clint Jones, 82, has won fame with his "Clint's Dandy Digger," but his biggest passion is his belief that the Electoral College is unjust and should be abolished.

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News for the rich and famous

To balance out our working class bias, we checked Forbes, the Wall Street Journal and similar sources, and hereby offer some news of interest to the rich.

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Fight for finance reform next in the national spotlight

As they celebrate their success with health care reform labor and its allies are already focusing on strengthening the financial reform legislation just approved by the Senate Banking Committee.

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Tired of bank greed, Missouri protesters say

ST. LOUIS - "We're tired of corporate America and the CEOs taking all our money," Ashli Bolden said as over 100 people protested inside the Bank of America tower on March 24.

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