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Nov 5, 201305:12 PM

Cheat Sheet: November 5, 2013

Portsmouth Hardee’s manager shot during robbery

A manager at a Hardee’s on London Boulevard in Portsmouth is recovering from a gunshot wound to the chest after a robbery occurred Monday night. Two suspects, wearing hooded sweatshirts and cloth over their faces, walked into the Hardee’s just before 9 p.m. One was armed with a handgun and fired a round at the 53-year-old night shift manager. An employee was able to activate the panic alarm and the suspects fled the restaurant on foot. The victim was transported to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital with serious injuries and is expected to recover. (Source)

Toronto mayor refuses to resign

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford apologized on Tuesday for smoking crack cocaine and promised he would never make the same mistakes again—but insisted he would stay in his job and run for office again next year. “I was elected to do a job and that’s exactly what I’m going to continue doing,” he said. (Source)

Obama’s approval rating falls

President Barack Obama is close to his all-time low approval rating in Gallup polling after dipping to 39% in a poll that was released today. The poll was conducted Saturday through Monday, and the results show that 53% of Americans say they disapprove of the job the president is doing in the White House. Obama’s all-time low approval rating in Gallup polling was 38%, which he briefly sank to in 2011. (Source)

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