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Kentucky's GOP Must Unite Behind Winner In Primary For Governor

After a close three-way race, Republican Matt Bevin is set to be declared the winner of Kentucky's gubernatorial primary. A majority of his own party's electorate voted for other candidates.
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Top Spelling Contestants Give Advice To The Next Generation

Kids from across the country compete Thursday night in the finals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. The film Spellbound captured the drama involving 8 kids who competed in the bee 16 years ago.
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Rick Santorum Announces Another Run For GOP's Presidential Nominee

Former Pa. Sen. Rick Santorum joined the list of 2016 Republican presidential contenders on Wednesday. Santorum, the surprise winner of the 2012 Iowa Caucuses, may have a tough task ahead of him.
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Nebraska Lawmakers Override Veto; Abolish Death Penalty

Nebraska's governor had tried to veto a bill repealing the death penalty but the one-house legislature overrode the veto. Nebraska has executed only three prisoners since the 1950s, the last in 1997.
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Navajo Nation Witnesses Changing Landscape: Growing Sand Dunes

A U.S. Geological Survey researcher says she's worried about the Navajo because drought, combined with increasing temperatures, are making it harder for them to live in the harsh conditions.
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Are Black Voters Ready For Hillary Clinton?

African Americans are going to be key to a Hillary Clinton presidential run. After a tense 2008 primary fight with Barack Obama, she's trying to win them over.
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The Future President Will Need To Wrestle With Debt From The Past

The federal government has issued trillions of dollars in IOUs. And just the interest on that massive debt could be a serious constraint for the next president.
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Technology Of Books Has Changed, But Bookstores Are Hanging In There

The debate over whether digital books are better continues. Yet in the age of Amazon, the number of independent booksellers is up. The revival is fueled, at least in part, by digital natives.
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Golden State Beats Houston, Will Face Cleveland For NBA Title

The Warriors return to the Finals for the first time in 40 years with a convincing 104-90 victory over the Rockets.
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Scientists Discover Evidence Of A 435,000-Year-Old Murder

Scientists say it's not just a murder from another era, but also part of one of the earliest mass graves.

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