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Romney Adviser Seems To Undercut GOP Health Care Tax Argument

Republicans seem at odds over whether President Obama introduced a big new tax through his health care law. Some conservatives are making a campaign issue of the Supreme Court ruling and its rationale. But a top aide says Mitt Romney — who signed a similar law in Massachusetts — doesn't see it as a tax.
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At Work And At Play, How Cities Stack Up

There is increasing awareness of cities as a defining trait of humanity and their importance to our health, economy and the environment. Here, some basic nuts and bolts about cities and the people who live, drive, work and play in them.
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Do You Live In A City? Hmm. Let's Find Out

There is increasing awareness of cities as a defining trait of humanity and their importance to our health, economy and the environment. But, sometimes you need to just go with the flow and this chart may (or may not) show you if you're really an urbanite.
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1500 Meters US Champion On Humble Beginnings

Leonel Manzano is the new U.S. track and field champion in the men's 1500 meters. He took home the title on Sunday night, and booked his place on the 2012 U.S. Olympic team. As part of Tell Me More's preview of the Summer Olympics, host Michel Martin speaks with Manzano about his humble beginnings in Mexico.
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Assessing The Supreme Court's Recent Term

The health care case wasn't the only important decision rendered by the court during its recent term. New York Times reporter Adam Liptak rounds up the session's most important cases — including ones addressing immigration, campaign finance and Guantanamo detainees.
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Gatorade And Cheetos: Blackout In Small-Town West Virginia

Fifty-three of the state's 55 counties lost power after the weekend storms. In the southeastern corner of West Virginia, locals were having to make do without electricity, fuel or, in some cases, a working bathroom. Cleanup was especially intense at the famed Greenbrier Resort, which is hosting a PGA tournament this week.
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Still Waiting For That Declaration Of Independents

As we approach Independence Day, it seems clear that there will not be a significant "independent" presidential candidate competing against President Obama and Mitt Romney this year.

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