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Triple AAA Talks Snow Removal

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From Lon Anderson, spokesman for Triple AAA Mid-Atlantic:

"The jurisdictions have been quite candid about the fact that they're broke, but they will find a way to do the clearing, to do what's necessary. And of course we've had plenty of notice is that it's not been a stealthy one. It has announced it's coming."

We don't yet know how much damage it's going to do, but for motorists we can just know that it's going to make life uncomfortable for a couple of days at least."

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Chinese Dissident Artist Ai Weiwei Restricted To 20-Day U.K. Visa

Ai says he was denied a six-month visa because U.K. officials said he didn't list a criminal conviction in his application. Ai was imprisoned in China, but he notes he was never charged with a crime.
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Humans Aren't The Only Ones To Go Ape Over Diets: Chimps Detox, Too

A group of Ugandan chimps has found a great way to boost their mineral intake and neutralize bitter compounds in their diet: by eating clay.
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The Politics Hour - July 31, 2015

Join us for our weekly review of the politics, policies, and personalities of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.

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Debris Found In The Indian Ocean May Be From Missing Malaysia Airlines Jet

Investigators believe a piece of debris found on the French island of RĂ©union in the Indian Ocean could be from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which disappeared in March 2014.

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