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  1. Welcome To Voting Rights Boot Camp

    In the aftermath of a Supreme Court ruling last year, advocates worry that jurisdictions are quietly making changes to disenfranchise minorities. A training program is designed to counter that.
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  2. Plant Breeders Release First 'Open Source Seeds'

    Scientists and food activists are launching a campaign to promote seeds that can be freely shared, rather than protected through patents and licenses. They call it the Open Source Seed Initiative.
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  3. A Gold Obsession Pays Dividends For Indian Women

    Gold is not just about ornamentation in India. It's an insurance policy against bad economic times and bad marriages. Enterprising Indian women are using it to get loans to start small businesses.
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  4. John Edwards Resumes Career As Trial Attorney

    The former U.S. senator and Democratic presidential hopeful is one of three attorneys representing a boy in a medical malpractice case in North Carolina.
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  5. Fate Of Girls Abducted In Nigeria Now Uncertain

    About 100 girls were grabbed Monday. Officials have blamed a radical Islamist group. Late Wednesday, Nigeria's military said almost all the girls had been accounted for. That claim is in dispute.
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  6. Report: More than a quarter of Colorado foster children are prescribed psychotropic drugs

    A Denver Post investigation finds an over-reliance on medication for foster children, instead of therapy, to help them heal from trauma.
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  7. Colorado could have planes in the sky in time for fire season

    Colorado is poised to become the third state in the nation to put into service its own aerial firefighting fleet.
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  8. Can't Ask That? Some Job Interviewers Go To Social Media Instead

    In the hiring process, employers aren't allowed to ask certain things, like if you go to church or intend to have children. But is it OK for employers to check social media sites for this information?
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  9. Six-Year Jail Term For Dancer In Bolshoi Acid Attack

    The Republican National Commission tweeted Saturday about Parks' "bold stand in ending racism," triggering a snark avalanche. While the gaffe was relatively minor, it plays into the damaging narrative about the Republican Party — that it only pays lip service to the notion of increasing its appeal to minority voters.
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  10. Hunting For The Tastiest Egg: Duck, Goose, Chicken Or Quail?

    We hard-boiled them. We donned blindfolds. And we chowed down. In our eggsperiment, can you guess which bird prevailed in the ultimate showdown of duck vs. chicken?
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