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  1. After Losing A City, Afghan Forces Fight To Push Back Taliban Advance

    The U.S. launched an airstrike in Afghanistan on Tuesday, one day after Taliban forces overtook the city of Kunduz — the first time the Taliban has captured a provincial capital since 2001.
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  2. Gas Company Understated Benzene Exposure From California Leak

    SoCalGas wrote about two air samples with high levels of the carcinogen — but not about 12 others, the AP reports. And the LA Times writes that efforts to cap the well appear to have destabilized it.
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  3. Slovakia's Migrants Keep A Low Profile In A Country Wary Of Outsiders

    Slovakia has never been particularly welcoming to migrants and it resisted the most recent influx to Europe. Those who came a generation ago say they are still often seen as outsiders.
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  4. Former Peanut Corp. Exec Gets 28 Years For Role In Deadly Salmonella Outbreak

    The former owner of Peanut Corporation of America, Stewart Parnell, had been convicted of knowingly shipping tainted peanut butter that was linked to the 2009 deaths of nine people.
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  5. Local Planned Parenthood Chief: 'Lives Were Saved' Because Of Staff's Actions

    The president of Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains says the Colorado Springs performed their emergency training extremely well during last Friday's fatal shooting.
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  6. Are Health Plans That Pay A Lump Sum For Critical Illnesses Worth It?

    Many employers offer workers specialized insurance coverage for serious diseases, such as cancer, that kicks in with a big payment to help cover high deductibles for care.
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  7. The 5 Business Stories That Made 2014 A Memorable Year

    From hack attacks to the bottom falling out of oil, 2014 has been a year of big swings at the top and stagnation at the bottom.
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  8. Shell Shuts Down Offshore Arctic Drilling After Huge Investment

    Shell spent 10 years and $7 billion preparing for an offshore drilling operation in the Arctic. But after a disappointing test well, the company says it's giving up, for now.
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  9. Mount Evans Highway Scheduled To Close Oct. 5

    State Highway 5 is scheduled to reopen the Friday before Memorial Day weekend, pending weather.
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  10. Why Doctors Need To Have Answers For Patients' Questions About Costs

    When a patient had a colonoscopy that was covered by insurance, the doctor assumed she wouldn't care how much the test cost. He couldn't have been more wrong.
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