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8:28am

Wed October 2, 2013
The Two-Way

'Hoax Bomb' Charge Filed Against Man In Florida Airport Scare

Originally published on Wed October 2, 2013 8:57 am

A 39-year-old man has been accused of making and possessing a "hoax bomb" and making a false report about an explosive device following the scare that shut down Jacksonville (Fla.) International Airport for five hours on Tuesday.

Our colleagues from WJCT report that the man, Zeljko Causevic, "is a Jacksonville resident originally from Serbia."

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6:35am

Wed October 2, 2013
The Two-Way

Job Growth Was Modest In September, Survey Signals

Originally published on Wed October 2, 2013 11:46 am

This gas station in Encinitas, Calif., was looking to hire last month.
Mike Blake Reuters /Landov

Private employers added 166,000 jobs to their payrolls in September, a modest gain after slightly less growth the month before, according to the latest ADP National Employment Report.

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5:25am

Wed October 2, 2013
The Two-Way

Shutdown Solution? None To Be Seen Yet, But Sides Will Talk

Originally published on Thu October 3, 2013 4:16 am

The Lincoln Memorial is officially closed. National parks and monuments are among the parts of the federal government affected by the shutdown.
Dennis Brack Landov
  • From 'Morning Edition': NPR's Mara Liasson on the government shutdown

(We most recently updated this post at 8:31 p.m. ET.)

We said it Tuesday: "No end in sight."

The story's the same a day later.

Pardon us for being repetitive, but there's no end in sight to the partial shutdown of the federal government.

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5:23am

Wed October 2, 2013
Around the Nation

Grandma's Gone, But She Lives On In Google

Dustin Moore of Portland, Oregon, was browsing around town on Google Street View when he spotted a familiar face. The image taken of his late grandma Alice's house captured her sitting on her front stoop, soaking up some sun and reading the paper. Moore says it's one of the last photos taken of her — she died last year.

5:20am

Wed October 2, 2013
It's All Politics

Wednesday Morning Political Mix

Originally published on Wed October 2, 2013 6:30 am

A visitor to the federally run Folk Art Center in Asheville, N.C., on Tuesday expressed the dismay many felt because of the government shutdown.
Chuck Burton AP

It's Day Two of the Federal Government Shutdown, 2013 edition with no end in sight.

So there's a heavy focus on shutdown-related items or themes today in this morning's political mix of items and themes that caught my eye:

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