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Former Rep. Anthony Weiner is running for mayor of New York City, but new information about lewd online behavior have some calling for him to quit the race. A woman's car plunged off the Chesapeake Bay Bridge on Friday in an episode straight out of many local drivers' worst-case scenario. And the Food and Drug Administration has set the stage for possible restrictions or a ban on menthol cigarettes after new research was released this week. We talk about those and other headlines catching your eye this week.

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Pack These Pages: Three Must-Reads For Summer

Harriet Logan, owner of Loganberry Books in Shaker Heights, Ohio, recommends a graphic novel about trash, a George Eliot classic and a children's book about a bear pianist.
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Why Does Every New Restaurant Look Like A Factory?

The stripped-down look of exposed brick, poured cement floors, and Edison light bulbs is popular in restaurants across America. One reporter dares to ask, "Seriously, why?"
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Conservative Christians Grapple With What 'Religious Freedom' Means For Muslims

Religious liberty is a key concern for many evangelical voters. But in the current political climate, there's some debate among Christian conservatives about how that applies to faiths like Islam.
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Facebook Shakes Up News Feed, But We Still Don't Know Exactly How It Works

It will now prioritize posts from friends and family — potentially bad news for media companies relying on Facebook for traffic. The company has been under pressure to defend its political neutrality.

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