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Misrata Recovering From Libya's Bloody Battles

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The Libyan town of Misrata endured relentless shelling by pro-Gadhafi forces, leaving a swath of destruction through its main district. But amid the rows of bullet-pocked, burned-out buildings, shops are opening and people are trying to resume something like normal life. Some volunteers in the town have even created a sort of open-air museum of the military hardware that nearly brought them down.

In Trove Of Kids' Book Treasures, A Glimpse Of The Work Behind The Magic

Once a doctor's hobby, the Kerlan Collection is now one of the world's great collections of children's literature. Over 100,000 books offer visitors a chance to see the writer's process — for free.
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Invasive Insect Could Wreak Havoc On U.S. Tomato Crop

A virginia tech plant pathologist says it's time to implement quarantine measures on tomatoes being imported from other countries where the South American Tomato Leafminer has already taken hold.
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Maryland Activists Call For Policing Reforms

Monday night, a group of activists plan to ask lawmakers to sign on to a list of priorities they say are key to improving police accountability when there's misconduct.

#MemeOfTheWeek: That Article From The Onion About Mass Shootings

The article reveals what the writers really feel about mass shootings in America, something mainstream media couldn't do.

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