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Florida's Biggest Python So Far Measured 17 Feet, 7 Inches; Had 87 Eggs

The giant was captured in Everglades National Park, where managers are struggling to control a booming population of the Southeast Asian species.
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N.J. Gov. Christie To Keynote Romney's Convention

The man some Republicans once hoped would be their party's 2012 presidential nominee, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, will instead deliver the keynote speech at the national convention that will make Mitt Romney the GOP's official standard bearer.
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'F-Bomb' Added To Dictionary

Among the other words Merriam-Webster is including in its 2012 update: sexting, man cave, mash-up and earworm.
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Unsealed Documents 'Hint At The Evidence' In Colorado Shootings

While most materials remain sealed, those that have been made public contain a glimpse or two about the case being made against James Holmes for the attack that left 12 people dead and 58 wounded.
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Luxury Cars Do Poorly In New Type Of Crash Test

The first models tested to see how they do in a particularly deadly type of crash — when the front corner of a car strikes a tree or other stationary object — generally did not offer very good protection.
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Striking Resemblance: Drew Brees, President Hayes

A listener to sports radio station WWL noticed an uncanny resemblance. New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees is the spitting image of the late U.S. President Rutherford B. Hayes. That is, long before the 19th president grew that long grey beard.
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La. Court In Racially Charged Power Struggle, Again

At stake is whether Louisiana will now have its first African-American chief justice. Justice Bernette Johnson was elected in 1994 to a special seat created to remedy racial disparities. Now, there's a conflict over whether she is actually the longest-serving justice, and therefore entitled to be the chief.
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A Wild Resting Place For Gunslingers And Cowboys

Many residents of the Boot Hill cemetery in Tombstone, Ariz. — including gunfighters, miners, saloon keepers and train robbers — met untimely ends.

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