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Your Morning News 3/02/12

NBC33 Morning Edition airs from 5:00 to 7:00 a.m. weekdays. Here are the top stories you need to know before walking out the door this morning.

President says no to proposed pipeline project

President Obama today called the bluff of Congressional Republicans and rejected the Keystone X-L Pipeline Project.

Pearl Harbor: Looking back

Survivors of the attack on Pearl Harbor are gathering to mark the anniversary, 70 years after that fateful day. Among them are survivors of the USS Arizona. The ship suffered the most fatalities when it sank.

Women booted from flight

Three women were escorted off a New York bound flight at Palm Beach International Airport Monday afternoon by airline staff and Palm Beach County Sheriff's deputies.

NBC launches news partnerships

The NBC Owned Television Stations group announced Tuesday it has entered into agreements to create new and innovative cooperative news gathering and reporting arrangements with a series of locally-focused, non-profit news organizations.

Family survives home explosion

An explosion and fire destroyed a Haltom City, Texas home Tuesday night, and it was a "Christmas miracle" that the family inside made it out alive. Investigators believe a natural gas leak may be to blame for the blaze.

Boys message in bottle travels thousands of miles

What started out as a writing assignment for fourth graders in Brockport, New York has turned into a lesson in geography.

Firefighters let home burn because owners didn't pay fee

A Tennessee family watched their home burn to the ground Monday as just a few feet behind them, firefighters watched, too.

Soldiers dealing with 'dwell time'

"Dwell time" is the term used by the military for the time at home between deployments.

Gingrich takes the lead

It's official: Newt Gingrich is leading Iowa and nationwide, and facing fresh attacks from his opponents.