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Navy Lieutenant Swims To Gold In London Paralympics, Months After Injury

Less than one year after being blinded by an explosion in Afghanistan, U.S. swimmer Bradley Snyder has won a gold medal in the men's 100m freestyle at the 2012 Paralympics. The medal came hours after Snyder set a Paralympic record in a preliminary heat at the London Aquatic Center.
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Helping Hats In Reeds Spring, Mo.

Helping Hats, run by a 13-year-old, raises money for charities in the community.
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Battle Over Michigan's New Swine Rules Goes Hog Wild

Michigan officials and pig farmers are locked in an escalating debate over new rules that make wild boars illegal in the state. The state maintains that the animals can destroy natural ecosystems, but some farmers say that the rules will destroy their livelihoods.
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Dancing In The Dark In Nashville, Tenn.

Peggy Ivie teaches merengue, waltz and East Coast swing at the Tennessee School for the Blind.
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American Taliban Sues For Religious Freedom

John Walker Lindh's lawsuit says a prison ban on group prayer violates his right to practice his religion freely. But the government argues that group prayer would allow the prisoners to undermine safety and plot together.
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Possible Harvard Cheating Scandal Nets 125 Students

Harvard University is investigating 125 students for possible cheating on a final exam last spring. An investigation showed that nearly half the students in an undergraduate government class may have collaborated or plagiarized on a take-home test. If confirmed, it would be the largest cheating scandal at the university in recent memory.
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Reagan, Goldwater Among GOP Delegates' Heroes

When asked about their political heroes, RNC delegates in Tampa mentioned people like Ronald Reagan, Susan B. Anthony and Ron Paul. But none mentioned Mitt Romney

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