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Sequester Cuts Could Affect Air Safety

At a hearing on Capitol Hill Wednesday, FAA administrator Michael Huerta explained to lawmakers what the sequester means to the aviation industry. He said he has limited ability to avoid furloughs for key personnel, such as air traffic controllers. That could lead to delays for passengers and the closing of towers.
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Tooth Fairy Survey: Rate Went Up 15 Percent in 2012

Illinois based provider Delta Dental says the gain is similar to the jump in the S&P 500. The average Tooth Fairy gift was just over $2.40.
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Princeton University To Give Away Free Homes

The old houses, which have been used as offices, need to be taken off campus property to make room for a new art and transit project. Prospective owners will need to "pick up" their new home. While the houses are free, delivery is not included in the offer.
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Non-Profit Hopes To Get Kids Excited About Computer Coding

It's expected that more than one million software and programming jobs will open up in the United States between now and 2020. But the country's educational system is not on track to train enough people to fill those jobs.
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New York Medical School Widens Nontraditional Path For Admissions

The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is making it easier for more nontraditional students to become doctors. Applicants don't have to have taken the standard admissions test or a full slate of premed classes to be considered. The school's leadership hopes the move will foster greater diversity.
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Milwaukee Finds Its Missing Link; 'Guido The Racing Italian Sausage' Turns Up

Perhaps the crooks feared being grilled or stuck under some hot lights. Whatever, they've returned the 7-foot-tall spicy sprinter who entertains fans during Milwaukee Brewers games.
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The Meaning Of 'Regret': Journalist Bob Woodward, White House Disagree

The veteran Washington Post reporter says a White House aide threatened him over a story about President Obama's role in sequestration.

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