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    Consider The Taxpayer

    Many economists think reform of America's tangled tax code is long overdue. With a so-called fiscal cliff looming and candidates looking to appeal to voters, now may be the perfect time to float new ideas and changes. So why aren't we hearing much about tax policy on the campaign trail or at the conventions?

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    New U.S. Rules Protect Giant Bluefin Tuna

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    Should Local Police Get The Military's Extra Armored Trucks?

    The Pentagon has been transferring mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicles to local police. Built to protect U.S. forces from roadside bomb blasts at war, these huge vehicles aren't always welcome.
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    In Tom Hanks' iPad App, Typewriters Make Triumphant Return (Ding!)

    For iPad users who are nostalgic for the clickety-clack of keystrokes and "ding!" of the carriage return, Hanks has created Hanx Writer, an app that simulates using a typewriter.

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