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Obama opens up lead on Romney

The Hill reports: President Obama leads GOP presidential front-runner Mitt Romney by 10 percent, according to a Suffolk University poll released on Monday.

BBB: home contracting tips

Whether you are looking to have your home windows replaced, new siding installed on your garage or a pool built or repaired for the summer months ahead, it's always important to find a home contractor that you can trust.

Republican probes $111 billion jump in cost of healthcare law

U.S. — A powerful House Republican wants the Obama administration to explain why it’s asking for an extra $111 billion to implement part of the healthcare reform law.

GM temporarily halts production of Volt

DETROIT — General Motors has temporarily suspended production of its Volt electric car, the company announced Friday.

TWC trying to help vets put military experience to work in civilian world

Texas Workforce Commission chairman Tom Pauken released a statement last week following recent media reports about the difficulty returning veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan face in finding jobs as they transition to civilian life.

White House announces compromise

President Obama today announced a compromise on the controversial birth control mandate in the health care reform law.

Mitt Romney Wins Florida

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney has won the Florida Republican presidential primary after defeating main rival former House speaker Newt Gingrich.

KIA recalls the Optima

KIA Motors is recalling about 146,000 '06 - "08 Kia Optima and '07 - '08 Rondo wagons.

Guns sales for 2011

According to recent statistics, more than 10.8 million guns were sold within the past eighteen months. The national shooting sports foundatioin reported that American men and woman bought a combinded total of nearly

RG3 Wins Heisman

Baylor Quarterback Robert Griffin III has won the 77th edition of the Heisman Trophy.   He is the first baylor player to ever win the award.