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RNC's Program Aimed At Luring More Latino Voters

The Republican National Convention has been designed to appeal to many different voting groups, including Hispanics. But is there a gap between the speakers on the stage and the voters in the states?
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Recycling Bikes In Albany, N.Y.

The Albany Bicycle Coalition repairs trashed bikes and donates them to local organizations for kids.
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Gas Prices Expected To Retreat As Isaac Fades

With the remnants of Isaac dissipating, economists are saying the storm's national economic impact will be relatively muted and short-lived. After the Labor Day weekend, gasoline prices are expected to begin easing down from their storm-related run-up.
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Hay Is For Horses In Tryon, N.C.

The equine community here pledged to donate some of their hay to help each other keep their horses fed during droughts and other downturns.
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Surveying The Mobile Landscape, Post Patent Battle

Last week, a jury in San Francisco ruled in favor of Apple in a patent battle with Samsung, fining Samsung over a billion dollars for copying parts of Apple's iPhone design and function. Christina Bonnington, who covered the courtroom saga for Wired, describes what the ruling might mean for other phone manufacturers and for consumers.
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Time To Overhaul America's Aging Bridges?

Five years after the deadly collapse of the I-35W bridge in Minneapolis, experts say nearly 8000 of America's bridges are still in dire need of repair--including landmark structures like the Brooklyn Bridge. But how much will it cost? And is there the political will to do it?

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