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  1. Jobless Rate Ticks Up, But Job Growth Is Better Than Expected

    There were 175,000 jobs added to payrolls last month. That's about 25,000 more than economists forecast. The unemployment rate, though, edged up to 6.7 percent from 6.6 percent in January.
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  2. Attractor Of Animosity Arthur Chu Leaves 'Jeopardy!' (For Now)

    After an 11-win streak, Chu was finally defeated. Aside from his calculated strategy, Chu is noteworthy for getting such an intensely negative reaction from show fans. But he doesn't seem to mind it.
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  3. State House panel approves efficient faucet bill

    The bill would ban the sale of plumbing devices that don't meet federal efficiency standards.
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  4. Tall Heights at OpenAir

    Tall Heights dropped by the CPR Performance Studio in the midst of a nationwide tour last year for a studio session and interview.
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  5. Throw Me Something (Again), Mister: Mardi Gras Beads Revived

    When the parade is over, all those beads the crowd so eagerly called for seem to lose their shine. Rather than see the leftovers end up in a landfill, one New Orleans group collects and recycles them.
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  6. As Vote In Crimea Nears, Kerry Has Words Of Warning For Russia

    The crisis in Ukraine continues. On Sunday, there's a referendum in Crimea about whether to split from Ukraine and join the Russian Federation.
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  7. Pew Study: Many Technophiles Also Love Libraries

    A new study by Pew Research Internet Project has a surprise: people who use the old-school local library also tend to be highly engaged with technology.
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  8. U.S., EU Lift Some Iran Sanctions After Assurances On Uranium

    Inspectors from the International Atomic Energy Agency report that Tehran has halted the highest level of uranium enrichment, a key part of the sanctions deal reached earlier this month.
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  9. With A Spelling-Bee Subversion, Jason Bateman Breaks Bad

    The Arrested Development actor stars in his own directorial debut as a 40-year-old middle-school dropout who decides — for a hidden motive — to compete in a national spelling bee.
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  10. Senate Democrats Defect On Obama Civil Rights Nominee

    The clash over attorney Debo Adegbile's Justice Dept. nomination pitted powerful law enforcement interests against the civil rights community.
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