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Garage Where 'Post' Reporter Met Deep Throat To Be Demolished

The Arlington County, Va., board voted unanimously to approve the plan to demolish two buildings that stand atop the garage where secrets related to the Watergate scandal were revealed.
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Starbucks Will Pay For Employees To Complete College

An online bachelor's degree from Arizona State University for every barista.
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On The Census, Who Checks 'Hispanic,' Who Checks 'White,' And Why

Lots of people who said they were Hispanic on the 2000 Census who changed their answer on the race question in 2010. There are lots of possible reasons: history, geography — even the questionnaire.
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Rescuer Goes Out On A Limb To Save Cat

In Erie, Pa., firefighters rescued a cat and the woman who tired to get it out of a tree. Stuck in the top branches was Tara Dennis, according to the Erie Times-News.
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Bachelor Party Attendees Make Rare Discovery

A bachelor party was "cruising by" the lake shore at Elephant Butte State Park in New Mexico when they spotted the skull of a mastodon, with its teeth and tusks intact.
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A Chinese Chemical Company And A 'Bath Salts' Epidemic

When the drugs first appeared, U.S. law enforcement officials had a tough time figuring out what they contained and where they came from. One source was a lab in Shanghai.
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Could Political Patronage In Chicago Be A Thing Of The Past?

A federal judge in Chicago will decide on Monday whether to end the federal monitoring of hiring, firing and promotions in city government to ensure politics is not a part of the process.
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Power To The Health Data Geeks

There's a gold rush on in health information technology. Entrepreneurs and venture capitalists are betting on companies that aim to help consumers, insurers and providers save money.
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Hunting For Alien Bug And Seed Invaders At Baltimore's Port

A few weeks ago, U.S. Customs and Border Protection spotted an unfamiliar moth in a shipment of organic soybeans. It was a small victory in the effort to prevent the spread of exotic pests.
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Home, Food Or Health Care: A Choice Many Renters Can't Afford

As of 2012, rentals made up 35 percent of American households. Their numbers are growing, but the demand isn't easing rental rates. Many renters now pay more than 50 percent of their income on rent.

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