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  1. For Next President, The Fight Against Extremism Will Hit Closer To Home

    The so-called Islamic State is endlessly creative in trying to get young men and women to leave home for Syria and Iraq. It's something the next president will have to wrestle with from Day 1.
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  2. Women Fight Their Way Through Army's Grueling Ranger School

    Two years after the Defense Department lifted the ban on women serving in combat units, the Army is allowing women to go through the training program for soldiers who aspire to be infantry leaders.
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  3. On The Road To Recovery, Detroit Property Taxes Aren't Helping

    Even with cheap rent, the cost of doing business is high. With the nation's highest commercial property taxes, one business mogul says this stunts entrepreneurship in a city that needs more jobs.
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  4. Mesozoic creatures fuel Denver songwriter Ian Cooke's new album

    Cooke's his life-long fascination with dinosaurs and prehistoric beasts led to the creation of his band's forthcoming concept album, "Antiquasauria."
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  5. Casa Ruby Is A 'Chosen Family' For Trans People Who Need A Home

    After becoming homeless and jobless following her transition to being a woman, Ruby Corado got her act together, and now helps others facing similar challenges. "We have a family here," she says.
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  6. Iowa Group Divorces Itself From Controversial Marriage Pledge

    An anti-same-sex-marriage pledge from a social-conservative group included a lot more than that in 2012. Looking to avoid the backlash it created in the last presidential election, the group nixed it.
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  7. Nebraska Governor's Veto Of Death Penalty Repeal Sets Up Override Vote

    Thirty votes are needed in the state's unicameral Legislature to override Gov. Pete Ricketts' veto. The vote is expected to be close.
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  8. 2 Inmates Are Dead After Riot At Nebraska Prison

    It took authorities hours to control a riot at the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution, where inmates started fires and destroyed properties.
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  9. Exotic Vinegar Flies Invade California After World Tour

    One critter traveled around the globe from Australia on a eucalyptus tree. The other hitched a ride on a Central American flower. These flies are the tip of the invasive insect iceberg in California.
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  10. Golden State Beats Houston, Will Face Cleveland For NBA Title

    The Warriors return to the Finals for the first time in 40 years with a convincing 104-90 victory over the Rockets.
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