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Fox Host Neil Cavuto on Tuesday tore into Republicans who have criticized Ron Klain, the man President Obama appointed to lead U.S. efforts to address the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

"I have a message for Republicans who continue to attack Ron Klain: Shut up and save it for issues that matter," Cavuto said. "Okay, so the president's Ebola coordinator doesn't have any medical experience. Neither do a lot of you guys, but that hasn’t stopped you from pontificating as if you were Marcus Welby just the same."

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Amid the crackle and chaos of audio released by the Anchorage Police Department on Tuesday, an unmistakable voice could be heard.

"Did you find your necklace?" the woman could be heard saying. "Track, that is such a God thing. See?"

The voice almost certainly belonged to former GOP vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin. The audio was released as part of hours of recordings made by Anchorage cops in the aftermath of an alcohol-fueled brawl at a house party in the city in September.

The recordings were released along with photos from the scene, and they documented the surreal situation police were faced with when they rolled up to the party. People were scattering and the Palin family was hovering around a stretch Hummer limousine they had brought with them that night.

Previously, eyewitnesses had largely blamed the Palins for the brawls, and police documented their findings in reports. But ultimately, prosecutors decided to bring no charges.

The audio that has now been released offered a glimpse of the scene. Palin's adult children, Track and Bristol, could be heard telling their stories to the investigators. Meanwhile Sarah Palin spent time reminding her children throughout it all of one of the important things in life: not to cuss.

Here are a few of the best (or worst) moments from the audio. All of the recordings that were released are embedded below.

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MILWAUKEE (AP) — Thousands of emails prosecutors collected during the first secret investigation into Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's former aides and associates when he was a county executive were released Tuesday, prompting allegations from Walker and other Republicans that the timing two weeks before the election was politically motivated.

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele's office made public the nearly 16,000 emails and attachments that prosecutors seized from county and personal computers during the investigation that ended in 2013. Walker was never charged but six of his aides and associates were convicted on charges ranging from theft to misconduct in office.

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The Brownells firearms company has started selling pandemic kits to help Americans deal with any germophobia sparked by the Ebola cases that surfaced in the U.S., according to the Des Moines Register.

The kits don't cater to an Ebola outbreak, but include filter masks, gloves, medical supplies and cooking equipment. For somewhere between $55 and $110, Brownells supplies the "basic needs" for people to protect themselves from bacteria and viruses.

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Larimar County Clerk Angela Myers (R) ordered that copies of the Tuesday edition of the Rocky Mountain Collegian, the student newspaper for Colorado State University, be removed from newsstands at the school's student center

The paper featured a front-page story about Sen. Mark Udall (D-CO), who is locked in one of the closest Senate races in the country -- and therefore Myers said that they violated electioneering laws, according to the Rocky Mountain Collegian's own report on the controversy.

Myers cited a state law that said “no electioneering may take place within a 100-foot limit of any polling location."

"When you have a paper that has a candidate on the very front like it does, we will need that to be displayed outside the 100-foot limit," she said.

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DENVER (AP) — The FBI said Tuesday that it's investigating the possibility that three girls from the Denver area tried to travel to Syria to join Islamic State extremists.

An FBI spokeswoman says agents helped bring the girls back to Denver after stopping them in Germany. Spokeswoman Suzie Payne says they're safe and have been reunited with their families.

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Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO) on Tuesday said there is still a chance that Republicans will fail to take the Senate even though they are favored to win the majority in the 2014 elections.

"You know, I’m not particularly good at that but everything I read says — there are people who do that and do that pretty much for a living — and they’re all saying now somewhere between 60 percent and 65 percent," Blunt said on KTRS Radio's "The McGraw Show" when asked about the the GOP's chances.

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