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Dec. 9 - The repeal of the "Don't Ask Don't Tell” policy failed to obtain the 60 votes necessary for it to pass in the Senate. With only 57 votes the repeal of the Don't Ask Don't Tell” policy did not receive the 60 votes necessary for it to pass. President Obama expressed his disappointment that the repeal could not be passed. Despite her original support for the repeal, Alaskan Senator Lisa Murkowski (R) voted against it, along with a majority of Senate republicans.
Nov. 29 - After investigation into the death of Stuart Haverty, who fell from the upper deck at a Chicago Bears game, the tragedy was ruled an accident by the police. Autopsy reports proved that Haverty suffered injuries from his fall that caused his death. Haverty was pronounced dead at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, 27 minutes after his fall. After the death of a two year old boy who fell during a NBA game at the Staples Center a week earlier, Haverty's death marks the second fatal accident during a professional sporting event in just a one week time span.
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