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GOP Rallies To Oust Georgia Democratic Senator

The National Republican Congressional Committee is pumping millions into ads that target vulnerable Democrats, among them John Barrow. He is the last white, Blue Dog Democrat from the Deep South. Barrow faces Lee Anderson, a family farmer, who calls himself "an unashamed conservative." Georgia's 12th Congressional District will be even harder for the Democrat to win this time because of redistricting and strong anti-Obama sentiment.
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As Summer Winds Down, Wistful Dreams Of A 'Lost Estate'

The scent of fresh pencils is in the air, and homework assignments are around the corner. In honor of back-to-school season, author Alexander Aciman recommends The Lost Estate by Henri Alain-Fournier.
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A Food Crisis Follows Africa's Ebola Crisis

Food shortages are emerging in the wake of West Africa's Ebola epidemic. Market shelves are bare and fields are neglected because traders can't move and social gatherings are discouraged.
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McDonnell Corruption Trial: Former Gov Defends Relationship With Jonnie Williams

On the stand today, the former Virginia governor defended his relationship with the businessman at the heart of the trial, saying it was appropriate.
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Coming Soon To A Pole Near You: A Bike That Locks Itself

Cyclists may soon have a convenient way to discourage bike thieves, thanks to new designs that use parts of the bikes themselves as locks.

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