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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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    If These Shorts Could Talk ... New Book Tells 'Worn Stories'

    In her new collection Worn Stories, Emily Spivack compiles odes to beloved pieces of clothing, written by celebrities and fashionistas.
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    Can Oxfam Nudge Big Food Companies To Do Right?

    Oxfam is scoring the 10 biggest food companies on a scale of 1 to 10 on a host of issues, from worker rights to climate change. But will promises translate into concrete changes?
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    Rick Perry's Legal Trouble: The Line Between Influence And Coercion

    The Texas governor is charged with abuse of office and coercing a public official, but he claims he was just doing what governors do: Vetoing a budget item.
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    Tech Week: Uber's Tricks, JPMorgan Hacked & A Desk Microwave

    Also in this week's roundup, Amazon's $1 billion purchase surprises some tech watchers. Yet we're most excited about finding a way to avoid physical exertion at lunch.

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