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    Creator Of Popular Schwinn 'Sting-Ray' Bike Dies

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    Al Fritz, creator of the "Sting-Ray" bike for Schwinn, died last Tuesday at 88 in Barrington, Ill. His bike had a banana seat and high handlebars that curved like longhorns. It was a huge hit for Schwinn in the 1970s.
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    What If You Hadn't Gotten Married? 'Dark Matter' Imagines An Alternate Life

    Blake Crouch's new science fiction novel tells the story of Jason Dessen, a father and physics professor who suddenly finds himself in a parallel universe — in which he's unmarried and famous.
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    For Japanese Parents, Gorgeous Bento Lunches Are Packed With High Stakes

    It's cute ... but is it too much cultural pressure?
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    Debbie Wasserman Schultz Out As Democratic Convention Chair After Email Leak

    The leak came just days before the Democratic National Convention begins Monday.
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    Verizon Reportedly Prepares To Buy Yahoo For $4.8 Billion

    Verizon will announce the deal Monday, according to Bloomberg. While Yahoo will keep its most valuable assets, the move effectively disbands Yahoo as one of the longest-running Internet companies.

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