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Roosevelt's Badlands Ranch Faces Potential Threat

Theodore Roosevelt's Elkhorn Ranch is often called the Walden Pond of the West. But the ranch and its pristine land are feeling the pressure of North Dakota's oil boom. Critics say that proposed changes could destroy the solitude that made a lasting impression on Roosevelt.
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Authorities Delve Into Sikh Temple Shooter's Past

The man at the center of Sunday's shooting at a Sikh temple near Milwaukee, Wis., is Wade Michael Page. He died at the scene after being shot by a police officer who was returning fire. To try to understand what motivated Page, investigators have to piece together a dead man's life.
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Loughner's Attorneys Bargain To Save His Life

In Arizona, accused Tucson gunman Jared Loughner is expected to plead guilty in federal court Tuesday. Loughner allegedly killed six people and wounded 13 others in that attack including Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. Loughner was declared mentally unfit to stand trial but it appears that may change.
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Milwaukee Sikhs Remember Shooting Victims

In the aftermath of Sunday's shooting at a suburban Milwaukee temple, the Sikh community in Wisconsin is expressing shock and sadness. It's also asking for greater religious tolerance.
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For July, Romney Fundraising Outpaces Obama Yet Again

Republican Mitt Romney's overall take for July was $101.3 million, compared with $75 million for President Obama's re-election effort.
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Boxer Claressa Shields,17, Reaches Olympic Semifinal, Where A Medal Awaits

U.S. Olympic boxer Claressa Shields, the teenager whose dream of being in the first crop of Olympic women boxers led her to tell her story to NPR back in February, will fight for a medal in London. A native of Flint, Mich., Shields, 17, won her first fight and reached Thursday's semifinal round.

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