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Reduced To Her Knees, Marathoner Finishes Race In A Crawl

Kenyan runner Hyvon Ngetich didn't win the Austin Marathon, despite leading for most of the race. Now she's being celebrated for the way she crossed the finish line.
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Many Parents Aren't Sold On Later School Start Times For Teens

Just half of parents say schools should start later so teenagers can get more sleep, a survey found. But most of the parents also weren't aware that pediatricians have called for a start of 8:30 a.m.
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Ashton Carter Is Sworn In As Obama's 4th Defense Secretary

The cold and snow that walloped Washington didn't stop Ashton Carter from reporting for work at the Pentagon Tuesday. Carter was sworn in as the 25th U.S. Secretary of Defense on Tuesday.
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An Ancestor Of YouTube, Selfies And Vines

During the Depression, Herbert Lee Waters filmed everyday life in the South and created "Movies of Local People." The results, now in the Duke University archives, are historically remarkable.
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Hoops By Day, Hops By Night: This Phys Ed Teacher's Got A Secret Brew

"Your friends are gonna tell you, 'Your beer is great.' It's another thing for people in the market to actually buy it and drink it," says gym teacher P.T. Lovern, founder of Line 51 Brewing.
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Figuring Out If A Doctor Is In Your Network Can Be Perplexing

Some physicians can be in-network when working at one office but not when they are at another. Or they may belong to a medical group that is affiliated with your plan, but they don't participate.
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Winter Gets The Best Of Ithaca's Tourism Bureau

A banner on its website reads: "That's it. We surrender. Winter, you win. Key West anyone?" It encourages people to visit Ithaca when things thaw out.
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Oscar Mayer Wienermobile Damaged In Pennsylvania Crash

Once it was clear no one was hurt, readers of Pennlive.com were inspired. One reader asked: "What do you get when you crash the Wienermobile into a snowbank?" The answer: "A Chili dog."
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Federal Judge Blocks Obama's Executive Actions On Immigration

Two days before the first of President Obama's executive actions on immigration were to take effect, the new rules have been put on hold by a federal judge's ruling in South Texas.
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Pre-Election, Chicago Mayor Emanuel Loses African-American Support

School closings and high crime in some neighborhoods are big issues as Rahm Emanuel battles four challengers who want his job. President Obama is headed to town to give his former top aide a boost.

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