March 22nd, 2013
08:16 AM ET

3 dead after shooting at Marine base

[Updated at 8:16 a.m. ET] A Marine shot and killed two of his fellow service members at a Virginia base on Thursday night and then apparently killed himself, base officials said.

The incident took place at Marine Corps Base Quantico. The shooter gunned down a man and a woman, the spokesmen said. All are Marines permanent personnel assigned to the officer candidate school.

Authorities did not disclose a motive and were investigating the incident. The identities of the victims were not immediately disclosed as authorities work to notify next of kin.

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October 28th, 2010
10:02 AM ET

Poll: Sink leading, Rubio still up in Florida

Florida Democratic gubernatorial candidate Alex Sink has a slight advantage over her opponent, Republican Rick Scott, according to the latest Quinnipiac University poll.

Sink, the state's chief financial officer, leads 45 percent to 41 percent over Scott, a former health care executive, while 11 percent of likely voters said they are still undecided in the October survey. Sink's four point advantage is within the poll's sampling error.

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