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Dallas Cowboys Print NFL Post-Season Tickets

When Cowboy season ticket holders receive their tickets to regular season games, they'll also get a sheet of tickets for the playoffs. Dallas hasn't made the playoffs in the past four years.
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Algae Toxins Make Toledo's Water Undrinkable

Residents of Toledo, Ohio, are still unable to drink tap water. Tests at a water treatment plant revealed the city's water had abnormally high levels of a toxin blamed on algae from Lake Erie.
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Magician Kenrick 'ICE' McDonald Sees The Light In The 'Dark Arts'

As the son of a preacher, McDonald often had to practice his magic tricks in secret while he was growing up. Now he's the first black president of the Society of American Magicians.
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Kentucky's Big Senate Contest Highlight Of Political Picnic

For 134 years, politicians have attended a festival in western Kentucky called Fancy Farm. This festival drew a crowd — in part, because Kentucky has a close contest for a seat in the U.S. Senate.
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Proposed Gondola For Grand Canyon's Rim Has Community On Edge

Developers and the Navajo Nation are negotiating to bring a tourist complex — and jobs — to the edge of the Grand Canyon. But some Native Americans say the project would tread on sacred land.
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As Ballot Deadline Looms, A Muddied Debate Over Colo. Fracking

Colorado is embroiled in debate over how to regulate oil and gas development. Up to four energy-related issues could be on the November ballot, and the run-up is causing confusion among voters.
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What Makes Us Fat: Is It Eating Too Much Or Moving Too Little?

Americans are much less active in their leisure time than they were 20 years ago; that's true even for young people. Up to half of people say they're completely sedentary. Desk jobs don't help.
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A Tax Bill Killed By The Push And Pull Of Politics On The Hill

Sometimes seemingly nonsensical moves — like most of what happens behind the scenes on Capitol Hill — are deftly calculated plays for political survival.
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Forgoing School To Pay The Bills

In one predominantly Latino neighborhood outside of Washington, D.C., young people are working instead of going to school at four times the national average.
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Africa's Leaders Aim To Change Perception Of The Continent

Scores of African leaders gather in Washington this week at an unprecedented summit organized by President Obama. The goal: Get the U.S. invested in Africa, and shape a new narrative along the way.

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