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Posted: February 27, 2013 at 4:03 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “We have moved a bill in the House twice; we should not have to move a third bill before the Senate gets off their ass and begins to do something.” House Speaker John Boehner, as acrossthe-board spending reductions are set to take effect starting Friday Article, 1A Search off for boat reported sinking SANTA CRUZ, Calif. — The Coast Guard on Tuesday called off the search for a boat that reportedly sank in rough seas far off the central California coast, saying nothing more could be done and that the family’s distress calls might have been a hoax.

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