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Violent day in Norway

NORWAY (FOX44) - At least seven people are dead after a massive explosion at a main government building in Norway Police say the July 22nd explosion was caused by one or more bombs.

On this day in history, John Dillinger is mortally wounded by FBI agents

1796 - Cleveland was founded by Gen. Moses Cleaveland. 1916 - 10 people were killed when a bomb went off during a Preparedness Day parade in San Francisco, CA.

A former Louisiana Governor makes his run for President official

LOUISIANA (FOX44) - Former Louisiana Governor Buddy Roemer making a run for the White House official. Roemer kicked off his campaign on July 21st at Dartmouth College.

Shuttle program officially ends, but plans for the future are a possiblilty

NATIONAL (FOX4$) - Nasa's shuttle program has ended, but officials say it's not the end of its space program.

Marine to receive the Medal of Honor

NATIONAL (FOX44) - President Obama is set to award a former Marine the Medal of Honor. In September 2009, 22-year old Dakota Meyer braved enemy fire, and charged on foot alone into a remote Taliban controlled village.

Lack of traditional mail could result in Post Office closures

NATIONAL (FOX44) - Thousands of post offices might be up for possible closure. The U.S. Postal Service will review some 3,600 offices across the country that could be closed.

On this day in history, the Veterans’ Administration was created

1861 - The first major battle of the U.S. Civil War began. It was the Battle of Bull Run at Manassas Junction, VA. The Confederates won the battle.

The final chapter of space exploration comes to an end

NATIONAL (FOX44) - This evening we are just hours away from the end of an amazing part of American history, Shuttle Atlantis will return to earth tomorrow morning.

Compromise in Washington could happen over debt ceiling

WASHINGTON, D.C. (FOX44) - The spirit of compromise appears to be renewed on Capitol Hill.

On this day in history, Neil Armstrong and Edwin E. Aldrin first stepped out on the moon

1859 - Brooklyn and New York played baseball at Fashion Park Race Course on Long Island, NY. The game marked the first time that admission had been charged for to see a ball game.