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Education organizations meet at State Capitol to discuss legislative session

Education continues to be a hot topic in this legislative session, and educators and teachers unions are gearing up for more hot debate this year.

Charges against ricin suspect dropped

The Mississippi man accused of sending ricin-tainted letters to President Barack Obama and other officials has been released from federal custody, a spokesman for the U.S. Marshals Service said Tuesday.

Hurricane season predicted to be active for 2013

According to predictions from the National Weather Service, it looks like this year will be a more active hurricane season.

Black market on tobacco exists no matter what the tax, what the price

Even though there will most likely be no tax increase on tobacco this year, there is always a possibility for the future.

Auditor's report highlights money troubles in Sorrento

The Town of Sorrento missed out on thousands of dollars because of unpaid traffic tickets and unpaid utility bills. That's according to a new report from the state legislative auditor's office.

Fugitive on 'Most Wanted' list returned to U.S.

Eric Toth, a suspected child predator who was a "most-wanted" fugitive when captured in Nicaragua, has been returned to the United States, FBI and Justice Department officials said.

Suspect in thwarted alleged terror plot denied bail

One of two men accused of planning to carry out an al Qaeda-supported attack against a passenger train traveling between Canada and the United States was denied bail Tuesday.

Ex-teacher accused of child pornography caught in Nicaragua

One of the FBI's Ten Most Wanted fugitives was picked up Saturday in Nicaragua, according to a federal law enforcement official.

Boston bomb suspect: My brother was the mastermind

The surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings has indicated that his older brother, not any international terrorist group, masterminded the deadly attack, a U.S. government source said.

A town copes with lives lost in Texas blast

Since they were little boys growing up West, Texas, brothers Doug and Robert Snokhous did everything together. They fixed cars, went hunting, golfed and barbecued together.