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ORLANDO–Barack Obama today in Florida, Virginia and Missouri. John McCain in Ohio.

(photo by Lynn Sweet)

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Jeremy Smith, 17, was killed and another boy was wounded in the shooting in March, according to police.
The Bears have been studying quarterbacks for months as they look to turn their offense around.
The store closings started Tuesday morning and includes 2 Dom’s Kitchen sites and 33 Foxtrot locations.