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  1. South Sudan Signs Cease-Fire With Rebels

    The agreement is aimed at ending five weeks of bloodshed that has claimed more than 10,000 lives. It is hoped the deal is a first step toward a broader peace agreement in the world's newest country.
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  2. Coal-Mining Area Grapples With How To Keep 'Bright Young Minds'

    Residents of Martin County, Ky., where President Johnson traveled to promote his war on poverty in 1964, say they need jobs more than government aid. Coal mines are shutting down, and many local college grads say they have to leave the county if they want to make a living.
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  3. Hopping Mad: Rabbit In Mandela Statue's Ear Is On Burrowed Time

    Two South African sculptors who were refused permission to engrave their signatures on the giant statue of Nelson Mandela came up with a novel solution: They hid a bronze rabbit in the statue's ear. Now, they have to remove the addition.
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  4. Videos Show Asiana Crash Victim Was Run Over Despite Warnings

    Emergency personnel had known a Chinese teenager was lying on the ground at San Francisco International Airport near the wreckage. But as they spread foam on the area, she was covered up. Tragically, two fire trucks later ran over the girl. A coroner says those blows caused her death.
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  5. Bill Owens Leaves Behind Mixed Legacy as Governor

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  6. An Unconventional Contender Emerges As GOP Ponders 2016 Convention

    Las Vegas may seem to be an unlikely place for Republicans to gather to nominate their next presidential candidate. That's exactly why city leaders are getting such a head start on their pitch to do just that.
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  7. Billionaire Compares Outrage Over Rich In S.F. To Kristallnacht

    As class tensions intensify in the Bay Area, a venture capitalist is comparing the treatment of the tech-affluent to that of the Jews during a deadly raid in the Holocaust.
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  8. Essay: The Broncos and the Colorado Symphony, both winning teams

    Like the state's Super Bowl stars, Colorado's flagship orchestra is flying high thanks in large part to strong leadership.
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  9. Antarctic Travelers Who Got Stuck In Ice Finally Get Home

    The 52 scientists and paying passengers were aboard a ship that got stuck in the ice on Christmas Eve. It was about 10 days before they were helicoptered to another ship nearby. Who will pay the $2 million or so it cost to rescue the group? That's being negotiated.
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  10. Silencing many hospital alarms leads to better health care

    Alarms are good and necessary things in hospital care — except when there are so many that caregivers miss signals of a patient in crisis. Trying to conquer "alarm fatigue," one hospital turned off the beeps — and found that patient care actually improved.
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