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Hot, Dry, Tapped Out: Drought Shrivels Fun, Too

The drought that's hit huge swathes of the country is also draining the audiences for outdoor activities. Fishers, golfers, boaters and gardeners are staying indoors, and that's bad news for the businesses that depend on them.
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Longtime Chick-Fil-A Spokesman Dies

Don Perry, 60, joined Chick-fil-A in 1983. His death comes amid a controversy over remarks made about gay marriage by Chick-fil-A's president.
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Longtime Chick-Fil-A Spokesman Dies

Don Perry, 60, joined Chick-fil-A in 1983. His death comes amid a controversy over remarks made about gay marriage by Chick-fil-A's president.
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Obama Pre-Empts Romney's Israel Visit With Security Aid Bill Signing

It may have just been a coincidence that on the eve of Mitt Romney's visit to Israel, President Obama signed legislation that increases U.S. military and security aid to the Jewish state. But the timing showed once again the benefits of incumbency in an election year.
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Seven Strange Food Museums To Spice Up Your Summer Travel Plans

Curious about the history of currywurst? Searching for some facts about Spam? Unusual museums worldwide celebrate their favorite foods. And summer is a good time to check them out.
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Maryland Police Arrest 'A Joker' They Say Threatened To 'Blow Everybody Up'

By referring to himself that way, police say, the suspect may have been implying he would mount an attack like the one in Colorado that left 12 people dead and 58 wounded. They found multiple weapons and thousands of rounds of ammunition at his home.
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One White Buffalo To Get Sacred Name; Death Of Another Still Stirs Anger

In Connecticut, the birth of what's thought to be a rare white bison is drawing Native Americans to a sacred ceremony. But in Texas, no one has yet been arrested in the May killing of another such animal and there's anger over the pace of the investigation.

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