Our early headlines:
And the other major story of the day, as we reported late Thursday:
Meanwhile, other stories making headlines include:
-- At Least 17 Deaths Blamed On Winter Storm That Crossed Much Of Nation. (The Associated Press)
-- Former President George H.W. Bush Remains In Hospital, But Would Urge Folks To "Put The Harps Back In The Closet," Spokeswoman Says. (Houston Chronicle)
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