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Romney, Obama Divided On Wind Energy Tax Credit

President Obama is headed to Iowa on Tuesday where he will likely talk about wind energy. The president says he'll continue tax credits for wind energy and GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney says he won't.
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Honoring Elders In Green Bay, Wis.

The Women Over 90 Project art exhibit includes photos and stories from fifth grade girls who visited a nursing home.
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What Does Mormon Food Culture Say About Mitt Romney?

Mormon food culture comes from spiritual teachings and the pioneering ways of a new religion in a new country as it evolved westward. Knowing more about it may provide some insights into the personal beliefs of GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney.
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Officially, The Convention Has Begun; And The GOP's 'Debt Clocks' Are Running

Republicans called their convention to order, then quickly went into recess. Tropical storm Isaac has interfered with their schedule. They're not wasting time, though, in hitting what will be a familiar theme: That the national debt is soaring.
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Skies Less-Than Friendly When Packing A Cello

Paul Katz bought two tickets — one for himself and one for his cello — in the cabin of a flight from Calgary to Los Angeles. But the captain told him his centuries-old cello had to fly as checked baggage. After an agonizing flight, Katz cried when the captain returned his cello, unharmed.
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Though Small In Number, Protesters Take Aim At Both Parties

Apparently discouraged by the gusty weather, at times there were fewer protesters on the streets of Tampa this morning than there were police officers and journalists. Those who did show up, though, had sharp things to say about Republicans and Democrats.

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Portland Company Aims To Tame Food Truck Trash

Reusuable take-out box service is the latest effort to "green" Portland's growing food truck scene. GO Box founder Laura Weiss estimates the year-old service has already prevented 10,000 disposable boxes from entering the waste stream.
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Screening Hearts In Philadelphia, Pa.

Simon's Fund provides free heart screenings to children throughout the Philadelphia area. Nearly 5,000 students have been screened in the past seven years thanks to the program, and 43 have discovered unknown, potentially-fatal heart conditions.

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