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  1. E-Cigarette Critics Worry New Ads Will Make 'Vaping' Cool For Kids

    As electronic cigarette companies get bold with advertising, anti-smoking groups fear the ads will lure teens and get them hooked on nicotine.
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  2. Feds Rescind Washington State's 'No Child Left Behind' Waiver

    The news marks an important flare-up in a long-running war between teachers unions and the federal government over standardized testing. Washington has become the first state to lose its waiver.
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  3. 5 Takeaways From The Equal Pay Debate

    While Republicans launched some effective counterattacks on the equal pay issue, keep in mind the White House is making a political case to voters — not a statistical argument to economists.
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  4. Radioactive Leak At U.S. Waste Dump Was Preventable, Report Says

    The Feb. 14 release of radioactive material at the facility in New Mexico that contaminated 21 workers was due to poor management and lack of oversight, the Department of Energy says.
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  5. Q&A: Conductor Michael Stern performs with Colorado Symphony

    The visiting maestro talks about reaching new listeners and growing up as the son of legendary violinist Isaac Stern.
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  6. Dirty Money: A Microbial Jungle Thrives In Your Wallet

    A look at the critters that live on money finds about 3,000 types of bacteria. Most are harmless. But researchers found traces of DNA from anthrax and drug-resistant pathogens, too.
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  7. Why Are We Spiteful, Even Though It Bites Us Back?

    Most of us aren't as maleficent as the fairy in "Sleeping Beauty," but we're still apt to spite others, even at risk of harming ourselves. Psychologists are trying to figure out why.
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  8. Ukrainian Jews Celebrate Passover In Uncertain Times

    The holiday has a powerful message this year for Jews in Ukraine, who have found liberation from what they saw as a corrupt government. But with violence in the East, their story is still unfolding.
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  9. Family Trust Wins Supreme Court Fight Against Bike Trail

    "They want to bring a train through here, that's fine," a Wyoming landowner says. "We never expected and we never agreed to a bicycle trail." His family is fighting a rails-to-trails conversion.
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  10. In Age Of Custom-Tailored Ed Tech, Teachers Shop Off The Rack

    Even as investment in education technology grows, teachers say free tools are just as effective as paid ones.
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