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1. MIDWEST SEVERE WEATHER

Deadly storm outbreak: Severe weather slams the Midwest, killing six people as dozens of tornadoes roar across the heartland on a rare spring-like day in mid-November. The central Illinois town of Washington appears to be the hardest hit. CNN iReporter Anthony Khoury captures the tornado hitting his neighborhood.

2. PRINCETON MENINGITIS

Vaccine dilemma: Princeton’s board of trustees is expected to decide this week whether to offer students emergency shots of a vaccine to protect against a rare strain of meningitis. It has not yet been approved for use in the United States but has been given the OK in Europe and Australia. Seven cases of the potentially fatal disease have occurred on campus since March.

 

3. TORONTO MAYOR

Chipping away the power base: The Toronto City Council takes another crack at Mayor Rob Ford today. While council members can’t remove him from office, they are stripping some of his powers. Last week, they took away his ability to govern in an emergency and to appoint and dismiss committee chairs. Today they’ll consider motions to delegate more of his duties and reallocate the operating budget. In the heat of the battle, his brother Dan Ford, a member of the City Council, suggests he take a couple of weeks off to let things cool down.

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