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A Baseball School For Big League Dreamers

For more than a century, countless Americans have dreamed of playing Major League Baseball. Few ever make it, but there is a place in Bradenton, Fla., that nurtures those dreams. IMG Academies takes students as young as 11 and mixes intense baseball training with an academic education.
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Could Ryan Lure Younger Voters To GOP?

At 42, Paul Ryan is the nation's first vice presidential candidate from Generation X. Some college-age Republicans are thrilled to have him on the ticket, but the GOP has a tough challenge ahead if it is to pick up much of the younger vote from President Obama.
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Judge Refuses To Block Pa. Voter ID Law; Appeal Headed To State Supreme Court

While the state's highest court could make a ruling before Election Day, new voter ID laws also are in court or under Justice Department review in several other key states.
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Giving Folks A Chance In Medford, Ore.

The Maslow Project teaches homeless children how to cope and become self-sufficient, using methods such as art therapy.
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Tax Credit Scholarships Reignite Voucher Debate

Several states have embraced a new way to fund school choice: tax credits that pay for scholarships to private schools. The scholarships are popular with school choice advocates, but even some supporters say the program may be open to abuse.
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Controversy At The National Scrabble Tournament

A player at the national Scrabble tournament was kicked out of the competition after he was caught cheating. For more, Audie Cornish speaks to sportswriter and Scrabble aficionado Stefan Fatsis.

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