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  1. Russian Ruble Plummets, And 4 Other Oil-Slump Related Headlines

    Slumping oil prices are continuing to have global economic repercussions. At home, that means lower gas prices, but in other countries more dependent on oil, the effects are serious.
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  2. From Feeling Lost To Army Strong, With The Help Of Poetry

    Daisy Armstrong struggled in school. She was homeless for a time. Then she began performing poetry — and it helped her, a gay woman, find a niche where she never thought she'd belong: the Army.
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  3. Marijuana public consumption tickets up 471 percent in Denver

    Through the first three quarters of 2014 police wrote 668 tickets, compared to just 117 for the same period the year before.
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  4. Holder Calls For Calm As Ferguson Grand Jury Decision Looms

    In a newly released video, Holder has messages for law enforcement agents as well as for those protesting the police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown.
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  5. Chinese High-Rise Worker Left Dangling After Annoyed Boy Cuts Rope

    The 10-year-old watching cartoons reportedly became annoyed at the construction racket outside his window, so he took a knife and sliced through the worker's rappelling apparatus.
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  6. Vinyl, once thought dead, makes a comeback in the digital age

    In the last six years, vinyl sales have tripled. Manufacturers are now having a hard time keeping up with demand.
    OpenAir · NPR Story
  7. Thought Bubbles And One-Liners From An Ohio Classroom

    Art imitates life for Chris Pearce — English teacher by day, comic artist by night. Inspired by his students, the material practically writes itself.
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  8. Girl Scout Cookies Will Soon Be Just A Click Away

    The organization has announced a program called Digital Cookies that allows Girl Scouts to sell Thin Mints, Do-si-dos, Samoas and other cookies through personalized websites or a mobile app.
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  9. Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson Resigns

    Wilson, the Ferguson Police officer who shot and killed 18-year-old Michael Brown nearly four months ago, writes in a resignation letter that he hopes stepping down will "allow the community to heal."
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  10. House Panel Finds 'No Intelligence Failure' Before Benghazi Attack

    The final report by the House Intelligence Committee concludes the CIA "ensured sufficient security for CIA facilities in Benghazi and ... bravely assisted the State Department" on Sept. 11, 2012.
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