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  1. 23andMe Bows To FDA's Demands, Drops Health Claims

    While the company tries to work things out with regulators, it won't be telling people who buy its test if their genetic profiles predispose them to particular illnesses or predict their responses to prescription drugs.
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  2. The Enigmatic Pecan: Why So Pricey, And How To Pronounce It?

    The weather and demand from China are driving prices up. But how do you say the word pecan? NPR's Melissa Block gets answers from a pecan farmer and a linguistics expert.
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  3. Despite Early Stages, Alzheimer's Affects Couple's Big Picture

    Winston and Pansy Greene are getting on with their lives despite Pansy's Alzheimer's disease. In the three years since her diagnosis, little has changed, though the couple is starting to have different takes on the future. Pansy has remained positive; Winston says with no cure, he has to be realistic.
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  4. This Is What America's School Lunches Really Look Like

    The days of mystery meat are far from over in the nation's school cafeterias. That's judging by an online project assembling thousands of photos of school lunches submitted by students from across the nation. But it's not all bad news: The images also show that in some cafeterias, change has already arrived.
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  5. Colo. insurance commissioner says 'canceled' health policies not necessarily canceled

    Commissioner Margeurite Salazar says not every Coloradan who's received a letter from their insurance company saying their health policy is ending is necessarily being dropped.
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  6. Q&A: Why Colorado is cracking down on methane to improve air quality

    Air quality could improve in Colorado under proposed regulations of oil and gas emissions but some operators say the rules are cost-prohibitive.
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  7. Fast-Food Workers Cry Poverty Wages As McDonald's Buys Luxury Jet

    Thousands of restaurant workers protested Thursday in cities around the country, calling for an increase in wages to $15 an hour. Many fast-food workers make so little that they rely on public assistance to get by, even as profits at many franchises have nearly doubled in recent years. But not everyone agrees that raising the minimum wage will fix the problem.
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  8. States Aim To Cure Hyper-Partisanship With Primary Changes

    Several states are moving or looking to move to a new primary election system that could force members of Congress to pay attention to general election voters more than their base voters on the right or left.
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  9. Recipe: Colorado red beet, butternut squash and cranberry 'Thankhanukkah' latkes

    Chef Daniel Asher shares his multi-layered holiday recipe for latkes.
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  10. AFL-CIO Lets GOP Speak For Itself In New Immigration Ads

    The union is running Spanish-language TV spots in Atlanta, Orlando, Denver and Bakersfield, Calif., in an attempt to pressure Republicans to pass an immigration overhaul.
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