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Top Stories: Fla. Sinkhole; Obama Nominates New Heads For Agencies

Good morning - here are our early stories:

At Florida Sinkhole, Demolition Continues.

President Obama To Nominate New EPA, Budget And Energy Heads.

And here are more early headlines:

Sequester Takes Effect As New Budget Fight Looms In Congress. ( Washington Post)

In Saudi Arabia, Secretary Of State Kerry Reiterates Support For Syrian Rebels. ( AP)

Thousands Of Egyptian Protesters Clash With Police In Deadly Riot. ( Bloomberg)

Death Toll Rises In Pakistan Bombing Aimed At Shiites. ( BBC)

Catholic Cardinals Formally Meet To Set Date To Choose Next Pope. ( CNN)

Deadly Violence, Long Lines At Kenyan Polling Stations. ( Reuters)

Mars Curiosity Rover Has Computer Glitch, Put In 'Safe Mode'. ( Space.com)

Mush! Iditarod Sled Dog Race Underway In Alaska. ( Anchorage Daily News)

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Korva Coleman is a newscaster for NPR.