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Your Turn

On a busy news day we open the lines to get your thoughts on the headlines. Questions and rumors swirl around a possible suspect in the Boston Marathon case. A Mississippi man has been arrested in connection to letters laced with ricin sent to the president and a U.S. senator. The Senate votes down gun control efforts. And an explosion at a fertilizer plant rocks central Texas. It's your turn to weigh in on these news stories and others.

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An Outsider In Buenos Aires Goes Incognito, For Love Of Tango

Carolina de Robertis' new novel God of Tango centers on a 17-year-old widow, recently arrived from Italy with little besides a violin. It's Argentina, 1913 — and a magical new music fills the barrios.
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A Little Chiltomate Raises The Underappreciated Turkey Thigh

Elizabeth Wiley, chef-owner of two top Dayton, Ohio, restaurants, goes off-menu to cook beer-braised turkey thighs in her home kitchen.
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A Reopened Embassy In Havana Could Be A Boon For U.S. Businesses

When the U.S. reopens its embassy in Havana, it will increase its staff. That should mean more help for American businesses hoping to gain a foothold on the Communist island.
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Pilot In Solar-Powered Plane Sets Aviation Record

André Borschberg, flying Solar Impulse 2, set a new record of 120 hours in the cockpit on a journey from Japan to Hawaii.

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