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Septuagenarian Superhero? Man Lifts Car Off Son-In-Law

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Cecil Stuckless was fixing a Jeep in Salvage, Newfoundland, with his son-in-law, who was working under the vehicle when it suddenly fell. Stuckless, 72, summoned all his strength and lifted the Jeep just enough to save his son-in-law. Asked if he was Superman, he said: "No, I'm not super, I just did what I could do — that's all that's to it."
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Ursula K. Le Guin Steers Her Craft Into A New Century

The famed novelist says that at 85 she no longer has the energy to write another book, but she's just released a revised and updated edition of her manual for aspiring writers, Steering the Craft.
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#NPRreads: Middle East Air Quality, Lead Poisoning, And Jell-O

Around the newsroom and around the world, here's what we're reading this week.
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Of The 900 Or So People Running For President, At Least 1 Of Them Is Nuts

A small group of presidential hopefuls get most of the media attention, but there are a lot of unknown people who also want the top job and filed the necessary paperwork. One of them is Deez Nuts.
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No More Standing By The Spigot: Messaging App Alerts Water Availability

A startup in India — where an aging, ad hoc system limits water availability — is using text messages to let people know when their faucets should work, so they don't waste hours awaiting the deluge.

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