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    BALTIMORE (AP) A new study finds vision problems among Baltimore school students may often go uncorrected, even though vision screening is required by law for students through the first eight grades. The report says uncorrected vision is leaving many students at a disadvantage in the classroom.

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) Police in Hagerstown have charged two juveniles as adults after a 2-year-old boy accidentally shot himself in the chest with a pistol he found under a bed. The victim is in critical condition at Children's Hospital in Washington after the early morning shooting.

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    Why Are Theater Tickets Cheaper On The West End Than On Broadway?

    In London, a matinee ticket for Matilda costs about $60; in New York, it's $137. What's going on? The West End has weaker unions and subsidized theater, while Broadway has amenities.
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    Why Your 'Small-Batch' Whiskey Might Taste A Lot Like The Others

    A food blogger says dozens of distilleries are buying rye whiskey from a factory in Indiana and using it in bottles labeled "artisan."
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    House Approves $16 Billion Plan To Improve Health Care For Vets

    The Senate is expected to pass the measure this week. It would expand government programs and provide funds for vets who are unable to access VA services to see private doctors.
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    Can Pinterest Compete With Google's Search?

    Pinterest has created a database of things that matter to humans. And with a programming team that's largely been hired away from Google, the company has begun offering what it calls "guided search."

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