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Private School Denies Admission To Teen With HIV

A private school in Pennsylvania is denying admission to an HIV positive student. The residential Milton Hershey School says the student would put other children at risk. Now there's a lawsuit against the school and a campaign to boycott Hershey products. The candy company largely bankrolls the school for disadvantaged youth.
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'America's Toughest Sheriff' On Trial In Ariz.

The self-proclaimed "toughest sheriff in America" went on trial Thursday. Audie Cornish talks with Ted Robbins about opening statements in a class-action civil suit against Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio.
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Effects Of Midwest Drought Spread Across Nation

The U.S. Drought Monitor reports that more than 80 percent of the continental U.S. is either in a drought or considered "abnormally dry". Farmers and ranchers in the corn and soybean belt are feeling the effects, and the impact is rippling through other economic sectors as well.
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High-Tech Shortcut To Greek Yogurt Leaves Purists Fuming

Greek yogurt sales are booming in the U.S., and some companies are turning to new technology to get in on it. But some Greek yogurt purists who compete with those companies for market share say the products are not the same.
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Your American Dreams: Family, Friends And The Freedom To Roam

The concept of the American dream has been a part of our national consciousness for generations, but you'd be hard-pressed to find two people who define it precisely the same way. We asked for your take on the American dream; this is what you told us.
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Six Policies Economists Love (And Politicians Hate)

A summary of the economic policies that won a thumbs-up from our broad spectrum of economists — and would probably prove toxic to any actual presidential candidate.
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Ford Recalls Some 2013 Escapes, Tells Owners Not To Drive Them

A problem with a fuel line could lead to an engine fire, the company warned. The recall affects 2013 Escape models with 1.6-liter engines. Ford will deliver a loaner vehicle to owners and take the Escapes to its dealers for repair.

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