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Steve Guttenberg Writes His Own 'Bible'

The Police Academy star began his acting career at the age of 17 by faking it. He snuck into the Paramount Studios lot, set up an office and started landing auditions. He writes about his unorthodox Hollywood start in his new memoir, The Guttenberg Bible.
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To Grow A Craft Beer Business, The Secret's In The Water

It's a good time to be a craft brewer, as Americans are thirsty for full-flavored and local beers. But when small breweries grow, they can also risk losing some of the "craftiness" their fans love. And when they expand, many brewers have to rewrite their recipes — starting with the water.
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At N.Y. Speedway, Families Join Dreams Of Race Glory

Stock car racing is one of America's favorite spectator sports. For the drivers at Airborne Park Speedway in Plattsburgh, N.Y., racing's an all-consuming passion that defines them and their families. Drivers from the Adirondacks, Vermont and southern Quebec head to the track on Saturdays to race cars they've built themselves.
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New Plan Sees More Illegal Immigrants Deported From U.S.

Weekend Edition Saturday host Scott Simon talks with John Morton, director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, about the increased number of deportations of illegal immigrants with criminal records.
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Saving Niagara Falls, One (Tightrope) Step At A Time

Niagara Falls has long been a magnet for daredevils, but strict laws have kept them away for more than a century. That changes this Friday, when circus performer Nik Wallenda will walk a two-inch-thick wire across the giant waterfall. It's an exception officials hope will rescue tourism — and the city's economy.
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As Economic Headwinds Pick Up, Employers Lie Low

After a robust start to the year, job growth in the U.S. has slowed. Many employers want to add more workers, but they say uncertainty about how Congress will handle the nation's fiscal crisis and financial troubles in Europe have left them reluctant to hire.
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40 Years After Killer Flood, A Reshaped City Reflects

The 1972 flash flood in Rapid City, S.D., killed 238 people and is considered one of the worst in U.S. history. The flood changed Rapid City forever and caused city planners around the country to rethink the way towns are laid out in flash flood-prone areas.

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