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Grand Canyon Officials Want To Evict Bison From Park

There's an estimated 350 bison living in Grand Canyon National Park. The herd has grown too big and is overgrazing park land, draining already low water resources and trampling archaeological sites.
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Colorado Law Helps Remedial College Students Be Successful

Each year, 1.7 million students are told they're not ready for college. States are mobilizing to fix the remedial system. Colorado's efforts to help students are showing promising results.
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Alaska Man's Job Is To Keep Skies Bird-Free For Airplane Takeoffs

Keeping birds off the runways is especially challenging in parts of southeast Alaska. After 2 Alaska Airline jets collided with eagles on takeoff, the city of Sitka hired a man to keep the birds away.
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Bison Invade Wyoming Golf Course

Officials tell the Jackson Hole News & Guide they tried to move the bison using sprinklers, but mostly golfers must play around them.
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Frustrated By The Affordable Care Act, One Family Opts Out

Many new plans created under Obamacare have consumers and doctors scrambling to figure out which providers accept which plans, and what services are covered.
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How Health Insurance Exchanges Are Like Flea Markets

To know if taxpayers got good value in setting up the health care exchanges we need to see what happens in the next few years, economists say. Will buyers and sellers keep coming?
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Lack Of Affordable Housing Puts The Squeeze On Poor Families

They are being pushed out of the rental market in fast-growing cities like Washington, D.C. Many end up spending most of their income on housing, living in substandard housing, or homeless.
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States Consider Bills To Crack Down On Workplace Bullies

About a dozen states across the country are taking up laws to give workers legal protections against workplace abuse, though critics say it's impossible to legislate against somebody being a jerk.
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Military Plans To Test Brain Implants To Fight Mental Disorders

The research project would place electronic devices in the brain in an attempt to combat post-traumatic stress, depression and other problems that have plagued many veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan.
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Pfizer Drops $119 Billion Bid For AstraZeneca

Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer has been circling its smaller rival for months. AstraZeneca has rejected every offer saying Pfizer undervalues the company, and that it wants to remain independent.

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