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Native American Tribe's Battle Over Beer Brews

The Oglala Sioux tribe has accused Anheuser-Busch and Pabst, among others, of illegally selling millions of cans of beer a year to the residents of the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, which is officially dry. Some argue beer makers aren't to blame and that addiction issues run deep.
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Patients Worry Meningitis Symptoms Could Be Dormant For Months

Federal health authorities says the number of people infected with Meningitis has risen again. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now says 14 people have died and 170 people have been infected. Thousands of people received the infected steroid shots and are awaiting news whether they will develop meningitis. Blake Farmer of member station WPLN has an update.
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Transcript And Audio: Vice Presidential Debate

Transcript of the debate between Vice President Biden and Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis.
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5 Takeaways From The Vice Presidential Debate

Neither Vice President Biden nor GOP Rep. Paul Ryan gave any quarter Thursday night. The two men were pointed and at some points personal in discussing their differences across a broad range of domestic and foreign policy issues.
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Media Circus: Who Won? The Moderator

With guns blazing, Martha Raddatz took over the reins of Thursday's vice presidential debate and never let go. While Vice President Biden and GOP Rep. Paul Ryan engaged in an intense face-off, Raddatz kept the debate moving, ultimately becoming the one uncontested winner of the evening.
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Meningitis Outbreak Puts Doctors, Regulators In New Territory

Little is known about how to diagnose and treat this kind of meningitis, which was caused by a tainted drug. And the investigation into how the drug contamination occurred is revealing a spectacular failure of consumer protection.
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A Closer Look: Beyond The Buzzwords

In the first presidential debate between President Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney, a few terms and figures became flash points for later discussion. Here's a closer look at a few of these disputed terms that are likely to come up in Thursday's vice presidential debate.
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B-I-D-E-N Or R-Y-A-N? It's Debate Bingo

If you're looking for something else to do while watching or listening to tonight's 90-minute vice presidential debate, there's always debate bingo.
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Romney: People Don't Die For Lack Of Insurance

Mitt Romney's claim is belied by a large and growing body of academic studies. Democrats pounced on the remarks, which came a day after the GOP presidential nominee's comments on abortion stirred controversy.

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