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Mark Memmott

Mark Memmott appears in the following:

Will Comcast Get Federal OK To Buy Time Warner?

Thursday, February 13, 2014

The nation's No. 1 and No. 2 cable companies would come together if Comcast's plan to buy Time Warner for $45 billion goes through. Before that can happen, though, federal lawyers are expected to consider the effect of such a combination on consumers.

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Winter Storm Shuts Northeast; South Still Reeling

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Heavy snow piled up from the Deep South through the Mid-Atlantic, and states to the north got hit as the day continued. Twenty deaths have been attributed to the storm.

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Sinkhole Swallows 8 Cars At National Corvette Museum

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

No one was injured when the hole opened up before dawn on Wednesday. But fans of the iconic car will be sad to learn that eight special models fell into a pit that's about 30 feet deep.

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Justice Thomas: Americans More Race Conscious Now Than In '60s

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Speaking to university students in Florida, Clarence Thomas also said that "the worst I have been treated was by northern liberal elites."

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Let's Weather The Storm: Share '3 Things To Do When Stuck Inside'

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Millions of Americans may be mostly stuck inside the next couple days because of the ice and snow storm that's rolling across much of the eastern half of the nation. Everyone has ideas about great things to do to ward off cabin fever. Please tell us yours.

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Thawing? Two Koreas Hold Highest-Level Talks Since 2007

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Little is known about how the hastily arranged meeting went. Reports from the border village of Panmunjom say the two sides' representatives appeared to behave cordially toward each other. But upcoming U.S.-South Korea joint military exercises could ratchet up tensions again.

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Republican Faulconer Elected Mayor In San Diego

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

City Councilman Kevin Faulconer will fill the seat vacated by disgraced former Mayor Bob Filner, a Democrat. Filner left office after less than a year following sexual harassment allegations from more than a dozen women.

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'Crippling' And 'Paralyzing': Southern Storm Is Wicked

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

The National Weather Service is not holding back on its warnings about the ice and snowstorm that is hitting the Deep South and will move into the Mid-Atlantic later Wednesday. Forecasters warn of "impossible travel conditions" in Georgia and dangerous roads elsewhere. Thousands are without power.

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'Mind-Boggling,' Historic Ice Storm Headed For Deep South

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

The National Weather Service is using strong language to warn people in Atlanta and places nearby that dangerous weather is on the way. Through North Carolina and up into Virginia, significant snowfall is expected.

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No Change In Fed Policy, Yellen Signals

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

The central bank's new chair makes her first appearance before Congress since being confirmed. She'll also say that the economy picked up speed last year and will likely continue to grow at a "moderate pace" this year and next.

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Shirley Temple Dies; Childhood Movie Star Became Diplomat

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Her singing and dancing in movies charmed millions during the Great Depression, when she was the top box-office draw. After leaving show business, Temple (known in her private life as Shirley Temple Black) was an ambassador. She represented the nation at the U.N. and in Prague during the Cold War.

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Avoid Atlanta Until Storm Passes, Governor Tells Truckers

Monday, February 10, 2014

With images of the thousands of vehicles abandoned on Atlanta's highways last month still fresh in their minds, authorities are trying to get out ahead of another round of winter weather that's bearing down on the city. Meanwhile, things are expected to start thawing in ice-covered Portland, Ore.

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Far Out Photo: Earth As 'Evening Star' Over Mars

Friday, February 07, 2014

The Curiosity rover has sent back an image that shows a tiny bright dot over the Mars horizon. It's Earth. Compare that to other famous photos of our planet taken from space.

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Jury Awards Nearly $17 Million In Grain Bin Deaths

Friday, February 07, 2014

Two Illinois teens were killed when they were sucked under corn in a grain bin where they were working. A third worker was trapped for six hours. NPR and the Center for Public Integrity told their story in an investigative series about the lack of regulation at such facilities.

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Biden: 'No Obvious Reason' He Shouldn't Run For President

Friday, February 07, 2014

"That doesn't mean I'm the only guy that can do it," the vice president tells CNN. "But if no one else, I think, can, and I think I can, then I'd run." He's far behind former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in a recent poll of Democrats. Biden said he'll decide by summer 2015.

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Dogs Do Their Doodies And Salmon Swim Home Magnetically

Friday, February 07, 2014

Last month, there was word that dogs use the magnetic field to decide which way to face when they do their business. Now there's research that indicates Chinook salmon have an "inherited magnetic map" that lets them navigate thousands of miles of ocean waters and rivers.

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Job Growth Still Slow, But Unemployment Rate Dips Again

Friday, February 07, 2014

While the jobless rate edged down to 6.6 percent in January from December's 6.7 percent, only 113,000 jobs were added to payrolls. That's well below what was expected.

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How To Watch All Of The Games: Step 1, Prove Yourself Worthy

Thursday, February 06, 2014

Like to get your Olympics fix the old-fashioned way in prime time? NBC-TV has that covered. The network is also putting more than 1,000 hours of its coverage online, live. The catch: You need to show you're a cable TV or satellite TV subscriber, so have your credentials at hand.

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Weekly Jobless Claims Dip; Will Unemployment Rate Do The Same?

Thursday, February 06, 2014

Fewer Americans applied for unemployment insurance last week. But Friday's much-anticipated report on payroll growth and unemployment in January may not offer particularly good news, economists say.

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It's Freezing, And Power's Out For Hundreds Of Thousands

Thursday, February 06, 2014

This week's snow and ice knocked out electricity to more than 500,000 customers in Pennsylvania. Tens of thousands of others in neighboring states are also without power. Utilities warn that it will be another day or two, at least, before repairs are finished.

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