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  1. Why Fat Grizzlies Don't Get Diabetes Like We Do

    Before hibernating, grizzly bears get fat fast — but they don't get metabolic problems like diabetes. Understanding how fat bears stay healthy could lead to better treatments for humans.
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  2. SnowBall's Chad Donnelly talks the music fest's move to Denver and the Colorado electronica scene

    The Snowball music festival takes place April 4-6 in Denver. We spoke with producer Chad Donnelly about the fest's move to an urban setting, the rise of electronic music in Colorado and beyond, and what the fest has to offer to music fans of all genres.
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  3. Killing Of Four Latino Men Sparks Protests In Salinas, Calif.

    Calling the shootings "questionable," a civil rights attorney in Oakland requested action by the Justice Department. The Salinas police chief said that would be premature.
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  4. Musical Interlude: Pianist Wows Passengers At Prague Airport

    A traveler wins fans in an airport terminal — and online — by playing different versions of Beethoven's "Für Elise."
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  5. Who Gets First Dibs On Transplanted Liver? Rules May Change

    Location, location, location too often trumps medical need, some doctors say. But another solution to making the distribution of scarce organs fairer worries some transplant surgeons and patients.
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  6. Familiar Name Returns To Missouri Ballot

    Jay Ashcroft, the son of the former U.S. attorney general — and governor and senator — is following in his father's footsteps by running for office.
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  7. Many Big Employers Plan To Offer Skimpy Health Plans Despite Law

    These low-benefit plans are part of a strategy that lets workers and employers avoid health law penalties but may not produce substantial coverage.
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  8. Iraq Update: France Will Arm Kurds; More Refugees Leave Mountain

    France says it will deliver weapons to Iraq's Kurds "in the coming hours," moving quickly after the European Union voted to allow such operations.
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  9. Weekly Music News: James Murphy, SBTRKT, and more

    This week in music news: RIP Swedish producer Christian Falk, James Murphy to score new Noah Baumbach film, and more.
    OpenAir · Story
  10. New Orleans Charters Prepare For A Big First Day Of School

    The start to the school year in New Orleans offers a landmark moment in U.S. education. For the first time, a major urban school district will operate entirely with charter schools.
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