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November 7th, 2009
09:35 PM ET

Sisters Talk about Their Mother's Death in Cleveland

Two sisters are dealing with the heartbreak of losing their mother in the Cleveland killings.

Tonia Carmichael was the first of the 11 victims to be identified through DNA.

She had been missing for almost a year.

Donnita Carmichael and her sister, Markiesha Jacobs, talked to Fredricka Whitfield.

Filed under: Anchors • Fredricka Whitfield
November 7th, 2009
09:28 PM ET

Should Violent Sex Offenders be Locked up Forever?

Criminal profiler Pat Brown weighs in on the Cleveland killings.
She tells Fredricka Whitfield why the suspected killer, Anthony Sowell, should have never been let out of prison in the first place.

Filed under: Anchors • Fredricka Whitfield
November 7th, 2009
09:16 PM ET

Tracking Sex Offenders

CNN's Josh Levs tells you what Web sites will help you track sex offenders in your neighborhood.

Filed under: Anchors • Fredricka Whitfield • Josh Levs
November 7th, 2009
05:33 AM ET

Fort Hood, Texas shootings: Your thoughts

The Fort Hood, Texas community is mourning the deaths of 12 soldiers and a government worker killed in a shooting rampage at the post on Thursday. Their flag-draped coffins were flown to Dover Air Force Base in Delaware.

Friday, President Obama ordered flags at federal buildings be flown at half staff in honor of the victims until Veterans Day.

If you'd like to share your thoughts on this story, you can leave your comments below. We may use some of them this morning in the CNN Newsroom.

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November 7th, 2009
05:04 AM ET

Ahead in the CNN Newsroom...

We're following the deadly shootings in Fort Hood, Texas and Orlando, Florida.

President Obama heads to Capitol Hill for a final health care push ahead of a floor vote on a $1.1-trillion health care reform bill expected this weekend.

We're answering your health care questions on H1N1 in the 9 o'clock hour. If you have one, leave it here.

The nation's unemployment rate spikes to a 26-year high of more than 10%. CNN Personal Finance Editor Gerri Willis joins us in Atlanta throughout the morning.

The USS New York, its bow made from steel from the World Trade Center, is being commissioned this morning.

And our Reynolds Wolf is keeping an eye on Tropical Storm Ida, now swirling in the far western Carribean.

Join Betty Nguyen and TJ Holmes this morning in the CNN Newsroom, beginning 6am ET/ 3am PT.

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