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Posted: December 29, 2012 at 2:50 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “The airports are now considered the most important thing the rebels can focus on because all of the strikes now come from the air.” Anti-regime activist Mohammed Saeed in Syria Article, 2A

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Desiree Smith, 13, and Madison Garza, 7, both of San Diego, build a snowman Thursday in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., where the girls and their families were visiting relatives. The two had never seen snow before and built their first snowman.

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