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FILE - In tis April 5, 2011 file photo, Tampa Bay Rays' Manny Ramirez reacts after striking out in the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels in St. Petersburg, Fla. Ramirez has notified Major League Baseball that he is retiring after being notified of an issue under MLB's drug policy.  The commissioner's office issued a statement Friday, APril 8, 2011, that said Ramirez decided to retire rather than go through MLB's Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program. (AP Photo/Mike Carlson, File)
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FILE - In tis April 5, 2011 file photo, Tampa Bay Rays' Manny Ramirez reacts after striking out in the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels in St. Petersburg, Fla. Ramirez has notified Major League Baseball that he is retiring after being notified of an issue under MLB's drug policy. The commissioner's office issued a statement Friday, APril 8, 2011, that said Ramirez decided to retire rather than go through MLB's Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program. (AP Photo/Mike Carlson, File)

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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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A Christmas tree comes to the Capitol

The 2014 U.S. Capitol Christmas tree arrived by flatbed truck from Chippewa National Forest in Cass Lake, Minnesota, on Friday and was set in the ground on the West Lawn.

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Gadget Geek's Cyber Monday picks - #1

It seems like everyone is busier than ever, and technology makes our lives easier. Here are 5 items for anyone always on the go, and especially for those looking for gifts for him or her or just pick up something for yourself while you are shopping for everyone else. 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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Capitol under construction

Workers are beginning to fill the more than 1,300 cracks in the Capitol dome as the next phase of restoration on the 150-year-old American icon begins. The $60 million repair is expected to be completed and the scaffolding removed in time for the 2017 presidential inauguration.