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  • Why are Democrats suddenly cheering in Ohio?

    Ted Strickland, a Democrat and former Ohio governor, announced Wednesday he's taking on GOP Sen. Rob Portman. That will be a marquee Senate race in a cycle with lots of opportunities for Democrats.

 

Photos of the Week Photos of the week 11/27

A Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officer tries to capture a crocodile Nov. 20 on Hollywood Beach, Fla. After several attempts, the crocodile was caught unharmed. The American crocodile has federal protection as a threatened species and is likely to be relocated to its natural habitat.

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