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Here are 2012's top 10 stories, according to The Associated Press' annual poll of U.S. editors and news directors.

1. MASS SHOOTINGS: Newtown School Shooting. Aurora Theater Shooting.

2. US ELECTION

3. SUPERSTORM SANDY

4. OBAMACARE

5. LIBYA

6. PENN STATE SCANDAL

7. US ECONOMY

8. FISCAL CLIFF

9. GAY MARRIAGE

10. SYRIA

Copyright 2012 Associated Press. All rights reserved. CBS 5 (Meredith Corporation) contributed to this report.

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