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7:55am

Mon October 22, 2012
The Two-Way

Tonight, Obama, Romney Take On Foreign Policy In Third And Final Debate

Crew work to put finishing touches on the stage a day ahead of the third and final presidential debate at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Fla.
Jewel Samad AFP/Getty Images

We've reached an important landmark in the presidential campaign: President Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney face off tonight in the third and final presidential debate.

As was the case the last two times, the debate starts at 9 p.m. ET. This time, the venue is Lynn University in Boca Raton, Fla.

If you believe the snap polls, the first debate went to Romney, the second went to Obama, which means we have a 1-1 tie with just minutes to go in the fourth quarter. That is to say, we're just two weeks away from Nov. 6.

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6:54am

Mon October 22, 2012
The Two-Way

'Light From Darkness': Another Mass Shooting Rocks Wisconsin Suburbs

Originally published on Mon October 22, 2012 11:30 am

Police personnel work outside the Azana Salon and Spa where three people were killed and four others wounded after a mass shooting on Sunday in Brookfield, Wisconsin.
Jeffrey Phelps Getty Images

Within two months, two Wisconsin suburbs have been rocked by mass shootings.

What we know so far about yesterday's shooting in Brookfield, Wis., is that a 45-year-old man allegedly walked into Azana Salon & Spa and opened fire, killing three women and injuring four.

The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reports that the alleged shooter, Radcliffe F. Haughton, was found dead inside the spa. He apparently committed suicide.

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5:27am

Mon October 22, 2012
The Two-Way

International Cycling Union Strips Armstrong Of 7 Tour De France Titles

Originally published on Mon October 22, 2012 6:25 am

Lance Armstrong, in the leader's yellow jersey, during the 2001 Tour de France.
Patrick Kovarik AFP/Getty Images

4:17am

Mon October 22, 2012
Strange News

Deceased Man's Treasured Maps Go To L.A. Library

Originally published on Mon October 22, 2012 6:11 am

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5:41am

Sun October 21, 2012
The Two-Way

AP: Sen. George McGovern Dies

Originally published on Sun October 21, 2012 6:08 am

Former presidential nominee and Sen. George McGovern.
Cliff Owen AP

Sen. George McGovern, who lost the 1972 presidential bid to Richard Nixon yet inspired a new generation of voters, has died. He was 90.

A family spokesman told the AP that McGovern died at 5:15 a.m. Sunday at a hospice in Sioux Falls, S.D., surrounded by family and friends.

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