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    The devastating earthquake in Haiti has stirred up a long-running debate in Washington. Elizabeth Wynne Johnson brings us the latest from Capitol Hill in today's Power Breakfast.

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    Marvel's New Hero Wants To Save The World — And The Citrus Industry

    Captain Citrus was sponsored by Florida's orange growers, whose profits are being hurt by disease and declining consumer demand for orange juice. They hope the comic character will boost sales.
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    Syrup Induces Pumpkin-Spiced Fever Dreams

    Hugh Merwin, an editor at Grub Street, bought a 63-ounce jug of pumpkin spice syrup and put it in just about everything he ate for four days. As he tells NPR's Scott Simon, it did not go well.
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    Man Caught At White House Is An Army Veteran

    Omar J. Gonzales, the 42-year-old man who the Secret Service says ran onto the White House grounds and entered a door Friday night, is an Army veteran who served in Iraq.
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    Drivers, Passengers Say Uber App Doesn't Always Yield Best Routes

    People love Uber, but they often complain the Uber app's built-in navigation doesn't give its drivers the best directions. The company says the app helps drivers and passengers travel efficiently.

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