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    Your Turn: Earthquake Anniversary Edition

    We take a listen back to the earthquake that rocked the region a year ago today. And, as we pack our bags for Tampa and Charlotte, where we'll be covering the political conventions, we ask what stories you want to hear from those cities. It's your turn to weigh in on those and other stories in the headlines.

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    For Paul Cezanne, An Apple A Day Kept Obscurity Away

    In the 1800s, still-life painting was the bottom feeder of the art world, but that's where the French painter chose to leave his mark. "I want to astonish Paris with an apple," he's said to have said.
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    From McDonald's To Organic Valley, You're Probably Eating Wood Pulp

    Many processed foods contain cellulose, which is plant fiber that is commonly extracted from wood. It's used to add texture, prevent caking and boost fiber. And it's been around for ages.
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    Virginia Democrats And Republicans Fight Over Investigating Senator's Resignation

    Democrats and Republicans in Virginia are at odds over the value of investigating the state Senator Phil Puckett, who resigned last month to take a job at a state tobacco commission — and turned the Senate over to Republicans.
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    Fake Edward Snowden Joins Tinder

    The popular dating app Tinder has a new user: Edward Snowden. Actually, just the username Lonely Ed with the profile picture of the NSA leaker looking for love from Moscow.

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