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Yes, Your Toilet Paper Squares And Rolls Are Shrinking

Robert Siegel talks to Steven Chercover, a research analyst who studies the paper and forest industries, about the trend of shrinking toilet paper rolls.
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Remaking The U.S. Government's Online Image, One Website At A Time

A team called 18F aims to bring a Silicon Valley approach to government IT — one aimed at the users of websites rather than the agencies behind them.
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Ad Fumble: GoDaddy Pulls Super Bowl Puppy Commercial Amid Outrage

In the ad, the lost puppy returns home only to find that his owners have sold him using a website made with GoDaddy. Its an apparent parody of the latest Budweiser Super Bowl commercial.
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At 100, Dartmouth Grad Still Writing His Class Notes

Edward Gerson is a 100-year-old alumnus of Dartmouth's class of 1935. He's turned his class notes into a column.
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Deal May Be In Sight For Pacific Coast Longshoremen

After nearly eight months of negotiations, it's still not clear whether a labor deal could end a worsening congestion crisis on the west coast.
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Judge Throws Out Convictions Of Civil Rights Pioneers, 'Friendship 9'

It's been 54 years since students from Friendship College were arrested for a sit-in at McCrory's Five and Dime in Rock Hill, South Carolina. On Wednesday, a Rock Hill judge exonerated them.
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Attorney General Nominee Faces Senate Judiciary Committee

Seeking confirmation, Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch faced the Senate Judiciary committee on Wednesday.
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End Of Life Care Can Be Different For Veterans

Many veterans who served in World War II and the Korean War are now finding themselves needing end-of-life care. These vets are served by hospice care facilities across the country. But caring for vets isn't always the same as caring for others: as veterans approach the end of life, old traumas can resurface or appear for the first time.
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Supreme Court Tells Oklahoma To Put Off Executions, Citing Drug Dispute

The execution of three inmates has been put on hold, as the Supreme Court intervenes in a case that involves the controversy over the drugs used to put people to death.
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Where Is All That Excess Oil Going?

Oil prices are low because there's too much on the market. That extra oil has to be stored somewhere. A lot of it is sitting on ships at sea, with traders hoping the price will go up soon.

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