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  1. Cars Shed Pounds In Race To Meet Fuel-Efficiency Goals

    Hybrids represent only a small fraction of overall car sales. So automakers are trying to boost fuel savings by making vehicles lighter using some unexpected materials.
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  2. Newtown Dad Posts Open Letter To Father Of UCSB Victim

    Mark Borden, whose son was killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook shooting, said he and Richard Martinez are now "part of a family born from horrible circumstance."
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  3. Thomas Martin, winner of Swallow Hill Music's Young Songwriters Competition, at OpenAir

    Thomas Martin, the winner of the 2014 Swallow Hill Music Young Songwriters Competition, came into the CPR Performance Studio last week to play some original music.
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  4. When A Bullet Misses Its Target, It Can Still Kill

    In places where bullets fly regularly, there's a new kind of "duck and cover" lesson for kids. The impact of stray bullets isn't widely studied, but their indiscriminate nature is known all too well.
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  5. Rescue Of German Cave Researcher Could Take Days, Officials Say

    The 52-year-old man has been trapped since Sunday about three-quarters of a mile below ground.
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  6. Do You Want The Truth, Or Do You Just Like Your Story Better?

    In her "Can I Just Tell You" essay, host Michel Martin warns against letting an assumed narrative overtake the facts of a story.
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  7. Is Pushing Interest Rates To Less Than Zero A Crazy Idea?

    If a bank wants to deposit cash with the European Central Bank, it won't earn interest. In fact, the bank will actually have to pay the ECB for parking cash. It's designed to boost Europe's economy.
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  8. Meet David Brat, The Giant-Killer Who Knocked Off Eric Cantor

    The man who rocked the political world is a 52-year-old "free-market, Milton Friedman economist." While Virginia GOP Rep. Eric Cantor tried to paint Brat as a liberal, in reality he's anything but.
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  9. In Ireland, A Macabre Discovery At Old Home For Unwed Mothers

    The bodies of almost 800 babies and children were discovered in an unmarked septic tank. The facility was run by nuns from 1925-1961.
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  10. Doughnut Day Downer: Palm Oil In Pastries Drives Deforestation

    An environmental group is blasting Dunkin' Donuts and Krispy Kreme for buying palm oil from suppliers who destroy rain forest and peatlands. The group says sustainable palm oil should be used instead.
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