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Paris, Texas, May Fulfill Years-Old City Services Promise

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Some residents of Paris, Texas, have been fighting to secede. They say the city owes them water and sewer lines that were promised when their part of town was annexed 14 years ago. A resolution may be at hand.
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Are Women Better Tasters Than Men?

Many in the wine and beer industry claim women have a keener sense of smell, and thus taste, than do men. Sensory scientists who've tackled this question say there's something to this.
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5-Hour Line Turns Barbecue Pilgrims Into Cash Cow For Locals

At Franklin Barbecue in Austin, Tex., people start lining up at 5 a.m. to get a taste of world-famous brisket. The line has become such a fixture that it's become a business opportunity for locals.
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150 Classified Messages In Latest Batch Of Clinton Emails

Hillary Clinton has said she neither sent nor received emails marked classified on her personal server. But 150 of the emails to be released Monday night have now been labeled "confidential."
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Katrina Sparked Push To Improve Hurricane Forecasting

In the decade since Katrina, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the National Weather Service have invested in new satellites and computer modeling technology that have significantly improved their ability to forecast and track hurricanes.

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