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David Thweatt, the school superintendent in Harrold, Texas, is seen in 2008. Troubled by school shootings around the country, Thweatt decided to arm school staff. Tony Gutierrez/AP hide caption

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Teenager's Faith At Odds With Locator Tags In School IDs

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Pilots At Bankrupt American Airlines Push For Merger

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Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad (left), Indiana Gov.-Elect Mike Pence (center) and Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, chairman of the Republican Governors Association, participate in a panel discussion during the 2012 RGA Annual Conference on Thursday in Las Vegas. Ronda Churchill/AP hide caption

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Fault Lines Form In GOP After Romney Comments

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Airline Industry Still Feeling The Effects Of Sandy

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Sandy Shuts Down Nine Airports Along East Coast

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American Airlines planes sit on the tarmac at Miami International Airport this month. Reports indicate that American Airlines has canceled somewhere between 2 and 5 percent of flights in recent days, reportedly blaming a surge in pilot sick days and maintenance write-ups by pilots. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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American Airlines Warns It's Eliminating Jobs

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Smoke Cleared, Texas Gun Owners Remain Wary

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Volunteers check in a voter in Palo Pinto, Texas, in November 2008. The state is using a list from the Social Security Administration to purge dead voters from its election rolls. Tom Pennington/Getty Images hide caption

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Many Texans Bereaved Over 'Dead' Voter Purge

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