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Power Breakfast: New Ball Game For Appropriations Committee

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From [Capitol News Connection] http://capitolnewsconnection.org):

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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Jack Davis, Cartoonist Who Helped Found 'Mad' Magazine, Dies

Money from a job illustrating a Coca-Cola training manual became a springboard for Jack Davis to move from Georgia to New York.
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Cookie Dough Blues: How E. Coli Is Sneaking Into Our Forbidden Snack

Most people know not to eat raw cookie dough. But now it's serious: 46 people have now been sickened with E. coli-tainted flour. Here's how contamination might be occurring.
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The Politics Hour – LIVE from Slim's Diner!

This special edition of the Politics Hour is coming to you live from Slim's Diner from Petworth in Northwest D.C.

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Writing Data Onto Single Atoms, Scientists Store The Longest Text Yet

With atomic memory technology, little patterns of atoms can be arranged to represent English characters, fitting the content of more than a billion books onto the surface of a stamp.

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