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  1. CDC Investigates Live Anthrax Shipments

    The chief disease agency in the U.S. is looking into why the spores shipped to laboratories in nine states and a military base in South Korea hadn't been properly neutralized. So far no one is sick.
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  2. 2 Inmates Are Dead After Riot At Nebraska Prison

    It took authorities hours to control a riot at the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution, where inmates started fires and destroyed properties.
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  3. Mesozoic creatures fuel Denver songwriter Ian Cooke's new album

    Cooke's his life-long fascination with dinosaurs and prehistoric beasts led to the creation of his band's forthcoming concept album, "Antiquasauria."
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  4. Exotic Vinegar Flies Invade California After World Tour

    One critter traveled around the globe from Australia on a eucalyptus tree. The other hitched a ride on a Central American flower. These flies are the tip of the invasive insect iceberg in California.
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  5. Casa Ruby Is A 'Chosen Family' For Trans People Who Need A Home

    After becoming homeless and jobless following her transition to being a woman, Ruby Corado got her act together, and now helps others facing similar challenges. "We have a family here," she says.
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  6. Iowa Group Divorces Itself From Controversial Marriage Pledge

    An anti-same-sex-marriage pledge from a social-conservative group included a lot more than that in 2012. Looking to avoid the backlash it created in the last presidential election, the group nixed it.
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  7. For Next President, The Fight Against Extremism Will Hit Closer To Home

    The so-called Islamic State is endlessly creative in trying to get young men and women to leave home for Syria and Iraq. It's something the next president will have to wrestle with from Day 1.
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  8. Nebraska Governor's Veto Of Death Penalty Repeal Sets Up Override Vote

    Thirty votes are needed in the state's unicameral Legislature to override Gov. Pete Ricketts' veto. The vote is expected to be close.
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  9. To Avoid Muhammad Ads, D.C. Subway System Forgoes Millions In Revenue

    After activist Pamela Geller attempted to show ads depicting Muhammad in Washington trains and subway stations, the transit agency decided not to accept any issue-based ad for the rest of the year.
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  10. Blind Auditions Could Give Employers A Better Hiring Sense

    It works for singing competitions. What about landing a job? To beat hiring bias, some applicants could first complete an online challenge with companies that are in the dark about their background.
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