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Virginia Tech Submits to Lockdown as Unidentified Gunman Roams Campus

Virginia Tech appears to be reliving its worst nightmare as reports of a shooting have placed the university under lockdown.
The suspected shooter, who the institution's website describes as a white male in gray sweatpants, neon green brimmed gray hat and a maroon hoodie with a backpack, has reportedly shot a police officer and is still at large. While details of the shooting are still unclear, the school's newspaper The Collegiate is reporting the cop is dead.

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Let’s Bail Ourselves Out and Occupy a Small Business This Saturday

With Black Friday coming up, all eyes are on the big retail chains, and who's going to open earliest. Your Walmarts, Best Buys, Targets - they're the ones who get a ton of press and a ton of sales. If you're sick of it, maybe you can get behind a brilliant new Thanksgiving shopping holiday - Small Business Saturday. American Express is behind it, which is kind of ironic, since they don't exactly scream small business -but here's the idea:

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Joe Paterno to Retire
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Joe Paterno Expected to Announce Retirement As Penn State Coach

In the midst of a sex scandal that has consumed Penn State University, legendary head coach Joe Paterno will reportedly announce his retirement on Wednesday. His retirement would take effect at the end of the season.

In a statement, Paterno said, “I have decided to announce my retirement e

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Texoma Cleans Up After Weekend Earthquakes [VIDEO]

A series of earthquakes and aftershocks — some felt as far away as Wisconsin — shook the Texoma area this weekend, startling people more accustomed to tornadoes than temblors.

Early Saturday, a magnitude 4.7 earthquake affected areas from Texas to Missouri

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A Salute to our Veterans – Post Your Gratitude

NewsTalk 1290 salutes the men and women who have sacrificed and are currently sacrificing for our country. This is your chance to give thanks to these brave men and women by posting your gratitude for their service on our “Salute Board” below.
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Santa’s Cash Stash – Your Chance to Win Ten Thousand Dollars Cash!

Everyone can use a little extra ‘green’ in their stocking this Christmas! and G & R Cigar is giving you a chance to win  lots of it on NewsTalk 1290! Your chance to win PILES of cash is here with Santa’s Cash Stash!

All this month, listen for the cue to call each weekday and you could  win $1,000 each Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday and $10,000 on Thursday! (excluding Thanksgiving day)

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