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    Earl Tolbert has a connection to a third class passenger aboard the legendary Titanic. He finds his name quickly at the imagination station's titanic artifact exhibit. He tells 13 ABC, "his brother was
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    In February of 2013,13 ABC was there when Private First Class Andrew Pennington was reunited with his family. The Oregon native had been serving in Afghanistan and was able to hold his son for the first
    In February of 2013,13 ABC was there when Private First Class Andrew Pennington was reunited with his family. The Oregon native had been serving in Afghanistan and was able to hold his son for the first

EVENING NEWS HEADLINES - NOVEMBER 19, 2012

CARBON MONOXIDE FUNERALS

(AP) - More than 100 people attended the funeral for three children who died in a Toledo murder-suicide that police say was orchestrated by their grandmother and uncle. Police tell the Toledo Blade it appears the murder-suicide was planned at least four days in advance and stemmed from a dispute over where the children should live.

HOSTESS MEDIATION

(AP) - Snack maker Hostess Brands may have been thrown a life line by a bankruptcy judge in New York. The maker of Twinkies and other treats will enter mediation with a striking union. Hostess blamed the strike for its decision to liquidate. But it's also has debt issues, management turmoil and faces changing public tastes. Hostess has about 18,000 workers at 33 plants.

HAY RIDE ACCIDENT

(AP) - A Sandusky man has pleaded guilty to his role in a hay ride accident that injured more than two dozen people last year. Investigators say Michael Hermes had been drinking and was operating a tractor pulling several wagons when he drove off the road. He faces up to eight years in prison.

CINCINNATI CASINO

(AP) - Cincinnati city officials want to hear from the public on how to spend tax revenue from the new casino. WCPO-TV says the city council's job growth committee is holding a public hearing this afternoon to gather ideas. The Horseshow Casino Cincinnati is scheduled to open in the spring.

HOUSE EXPLOSION

(AP) - Authorities are now treating a house explosion that killed a young couple in Indianapolis as a homicide. Officials have executed search warrants and are looking for a white van that was seen in the subdivision on the day of the blast just over a week ago. This is the first time investigators have acknowledged a possible criminal element to the explosion which destroyed five homes and left dozens damaged.

STOCK MARKET

(AP) - The stock market has surged today. Investors are optimistic that lawmakers will avert automatic program cuts and higher taxes set to kick in next year. The Dow closed up nearly 208 points, or 1.7 percent.

UNEMPLOYMENT & HEART PROBLEMS

(AP) - New research shows unemployment hurts more than your wallet; it may damage your heart. That's according to a study linking joblessness with heart attacks in older workers. The increased odds weren't huge, but multiple job losses posed as big a threat as smoking, high blood pressure and other conditions that are bad for the heart. The study appears in the Archives of Internal Medicine.

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