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Supreme Court Justices Aren't Email Savy

A lot of us will admit we're not up on the latest tech trend. Among this group, nine very powerful men and women. Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan told a crowd Tuesday, "The court hasn't really gotten into email."
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Efforts Continue To Remove San Diego Mayor From Office

San Diego Mayor Bob Filner is back on the job after a three-week absence — during which time he reportedly sought intensive therapy following accusations of sexual harassment from more than a dozen women. The City Council and others have called on him to resign.
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Colorado Gold Mine Bucks Closing Trend

Colorado's largest gold mine is expanding despite a 20 percent decline in gold prices this year. The precipitous fall in gold has forced many miners to shutter higher cost operations around the globe.
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Crime Novelist Elmore Leonard Dies At 87

Elmore Leonard was a prolific writer, and was often referred to as the "Dickens of Detroit." The legendary crime writer published 46 novels, including Get Shorty and Out of Sight. Several of his novels were made into popular movie and TV adaptations.
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Museum Raises Money To Save 'Rosie The Riveter' Plant

A Michigan aviation museum has until Oct. 1 to save a historic factory from the wrecking ball. The Yankee Air Museum still needs to raise more than $3 million to rebuild part of the huge Willow Run bomber plant, where Rosie the Riveter worked during World War II. (This piece initially aired on Aug, 4. 2013, on All Things Considered)
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Britain Tried To Stop NSA Material From Being Published

Britain's The Guardian was one of the newspapers that first published classified material from the NSA leaked by former contractor Edward Snowden. The controversy over the leaks took a new turn when the partner of the reporter who helped break the story was detained at London's Heathrow Airport.
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NSA Phone Records Revive Debate Over Supreme Court Case

The government says phone and email traffic is not protected by the Fourth Amendment, and does not require a court warrant to search. The logic is based on a 1978 case that has been hauled out regularly to justify acquisition of third-party information. But does that logic apply to bulk collection of the sort that's at the heart of the debate over NSA surveillance?
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Kodak Reinvents Itself As Judge Approves Bankruptcy Exit

U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Allan Gropper has approved Kodak's plan to emerge from court oversight. That paves the way for it to be a much smaller company focused on commercial and packaging printing.
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Young Farmers Break The Bank Before They Get To The Field

Young people are interested to get involved with both the local food movement and more conventional forms of agriculture. But many of them are finding their options limited. Ranch and farmland across the plains is going for several thousand dollars an acre, keeping many aspiring farmers out of the market.
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With An Urban Facelift, Vintage Bike Polo Picks Up Speed

Several vintage sports have seen resurgence among young people lately: roller derby, kickball and even bocce ball. But one century-old sport hasn't just found new fans; it's getting an urban facelift.

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