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Christie to heckler: 'Sit down and shut up'

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie once again flashed the pugnacious attitude that's made him a gladiator to some and a bully to others on Wednesday, telling a heckler to "sit down and shut up."

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St. Joseph County seeing low early voting numbers

Election Day is next week and at least one local county is already reporting much lower early voting numbers than normal.


Politicians live it up and have lobbyists pay

On any given weekend, lobbyists in Washington head for the airport to jet off to luxurious locations across the country.

Candidate Preview: St. Joseph County Prosecutor

St. Joseph County will soon have a new prosecutor-elect, since Mike Dvorak is stepping away from the office at the end of 2014 after more than 10 years of service. WSBT 22 sat down with both…


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Biden stay in cabin prompts Parks review

A luxury log cabin in the mountains of Wyoming has become the subject of a federal probe after it was revealed Vice President Joe Biden and other top officials had stayed there while not on official…

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Study: Indiana ranks 45th, Michigan 14th as least politically engaged states

Early voting numbers are in for St. Joseph and Elkhart Counties, and it doesn't look good.

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DHS investigator resigned after sting

David Nieland, who helped draw attention to what he said were shortcomings in the government's probe of a Secret Service prostitution scandal, resigned from his job at the Department of Homeland…

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Christie 'bongs' tweet blamed on autocorrect

The Twitter account for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie joked about the "dangers of autocorrect" after a typo led to a deleted tweet.

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Hagel announces Ebola quarantine

A 21-day quarantine for all military personnel serving in Ebola stricken areas of West Africa was approved by Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel Wednesday.

The quarantine was pushed for by the Joint…

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White House hacked

Hackers have broken into an unclassified computer network used by President Barack Obama's top advisers.


Christie to heckler: 'Sit down and shut up'

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