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'Lincoln' leads Oscars with 12 nominations

The Civil War saga "Lincoln" leads the Academy Awards with 12 nominations, including best picture, director for Steven Spielberg and acting honors for Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field and Tommy Lee Jones. Also among the nine nominees for best picture Thursday: the old-age love story "Amour"; the Iran hostage thriller "Argo"; the independent hit "Beasts of the Southern Wild"; the slave-revenge narrative "Django Unchained"; the musical "Les Miserables"; the shipwreck story "Life of Pi"; the lost-souls romance "Silver Linings Playbook"; and the Osama bin Laden manhunt chronicle "Zero Dark Thirty."

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Gadget Geek's Cyber Monday Picks #3

Home- and money-saving gadgets: Don’t think that because everyone is always on the go, or just having fun that this “homebody” doesn’t have a list of gadgets for you that will help around the house and help you save some money. By Jason Hull

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Gadget Geek's Cyber Monday picks - #2

As the countdown to Cyber Monday continues, I decided to look at 5 gadgets that are just for fun. As some would say, “time wasters.” By Jason Hull

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Winter weather pummels nation

Pre-winter cold weather system broke temperature records and dumped as much as six feet of snow in Buffalo, NY.

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Top 10 handguns in the U.S.

The most prolific makes of handguns manufactured in the U.S., based on production statistics provided to ATF.