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Power Breakfast: New Ball Game For Appropriations Committee

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Possession of the appropriations gavel is one of the most coveted roles in all of Congress-dom. As a prominent member of the House Appropriations Committee for more than a quarter century, Republican Congressman Hal Rogers has been in a position to harness hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars for his home state of Kentucky. When he becomes chairman next year, Rogers may have to run the panel in a manner very different from what he's been used to.

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'Heat And Light' Digs For The Soul Of Coal Country

Jennifer Haigh grew up in small town Pennsylvania, where jobs disappeared when coal mines closed. Her new novel explores the changes that mining — and now fracking — has brought to nearby communities.
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Frozen Food Fears: 4 Things To Know About The Listeria Recall

The FDA issued a massive recall of frozen fruits and vegetables this week. Here's what you need to know about the nasty bug that's causing all the problems.
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Ohio Gov. John Kasich Suspends Presidential Campaign

Ohio Gov. John Kasich, the final remaining opponent to Donald Trump in the GOP presidential race, is expected to drop his bid Wednesday. That makes Donald Trump the apparent Republican nominee.
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After A Long Day At The Computer Do You Have A Medical Problem?

You're not alone if you feel a sting in your eyes and have blurry vision and neck pain after sitting in front of your computer for hours. But is there a name for your ailment?

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