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August 4th, 2011
12:44 PM ET

Staff react to Gabby Giffords' return

CNN's Thelma Gutierrez reports on staff reaction to Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' surprise return to the Capitol.

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Filed under: Arizona • Gabrielle Giffords • Thelma Gutierrez
July 16th, 2011
08:33 AM ET

Some counties to secede from California?

Fed up with the rest of the state, some citizens are pushing a radical plan for 13 counties to secede from California.

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Filed under: California • Thelma Gutierrez