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Posted: January 23, 2013 at 3:49 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “Sen. Hagel and I are old friends and we had a very frank and candid conversation, and I’ll be looking forward to the hearing and asking him questions. He should be given the opportunity of a hearing before any of us make a judgment.” Republican Sen. John McCain, on Chuck Hagel, the nominee to take over the Pentagon Article, 2A 3 wounded in Texas college shooting HOUSTON — A fight between two people led to a shooting at a Texas community college, where a maintenance man was caught in the crossfire and wounded, officials said.

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