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    Toyota Pulls Over 6 Million Vehicles Worldwide

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    Toyota is recalling 6.4 million vehicles due to defects. The recall comes at a time of heightened scrutiny of automakers, only weeks after Toyota agreed to a $1.2 billion settlement with the U.S. government for misleading consumers.
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    Check Out This 1999 Profile Of The Late, Great Juan Gabriel

    Juan Gabriel stayed true to his roots, even when it wasn't easy. This LA Times piece takes a look at why that was.
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    Northeast Farmers Grapple With Worst Drought In More Than A Decade

    This year, many fields are bone dry — and that has many farmers in the region thinking about how to manage their land, their animals and the water that is there.
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    State Taxes, School Budgets And The Quality Of Public Education

    Budget cutbacks have made it impossible for many states to finance their public schools. But some have bucked the trend by increasing taxes and earmarking those funds for education. Taxes, spending and the quality of public education.

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    Scientists Looking For Alien Life Investigate 'Interesting' Signal From Space

    Russian astronomers detected an unusual radio signal last year. The SETI Institute says it's too soon to say whether the signal came from intelligent life-forms — but researchers are checking it out.

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