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March 31st, 2010
08:00 AM ET

Obama's off-shore oil drilling plans

(CNN) – President Obama will unveil plans today to expand oil and natural gas drilling off the Atlantic coastline and in the Gulf of Mexico.

The proposal calls for new off-shore drilling from the tip of Delaware to the central Florida coast. Our Suzanne Malveaux has the report on the controversial proposal.

Filed under: Energy
March 31st, 2010
07:00 AM ET

How diverse is the Tea Party?

(CNN) – When you size up the crowds at Tea Party rallies diversity is not necessarily the first word that comes to mind. It's right there to see in black and white.

Minorities don't appear to be playing a significant role in the movement. As our Ed Lavandera tells us, some people believe that could be a problem for the party when America votes in November.

Filed under: Politics
March 31st, 2010
05:56 AM ET

LIVE Blog: Chat with us during the show

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[cnn-photo-caption image= caption="Phoebe Prince, 15, who had recently moved from Ireland, committed suicide in January in Massachusetts."]

More students disciplined following girl's suicide

(CNN) – More students have been removed from a Massachusetts school in the investigation of the alleged bullying campaign against a 15-year-old girl who committed suicide, a school official said Tuesday.

Nine students at the school have been charged in what a prosecutor described Monday as a months-long campaign of bullying that led to the suicide in January of Phoebe Prince.

"We have taken disciplinary action with an additional small group of students and they have been removed from the high school," Christine Sweklo, assistant superintendent of South Hadley, Massachusetts, public schools said Tuesday in a news release. She did not provide details on the number of students, their identities or what involvement they might have had in events leading up to the suicide. FULL STORY

Sound off: We want to hear from you about this bullying story. What do you think should happen to people at the school who allegedly let this go by? Join the conversation on today's top stories. Add your comments to the LIVE blog below and we'll read some of them on the show.

Filed under: LIVE Blog
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