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NRA Gets In On The Zombie Craze

The National Rifle Association's annual convention featured a display of shooting targets featuring zombies. Firing ranges across the country are offering zombie-themed shooting events. Sales of zombie targets are booming.
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Tornado Hits Wichita's Ailing Aviation Industry

Over the weekend, tornadoes ripped through several states, killing at least five people in Oklahoma and causing millions in damage to communities. Among the hardest hit areas was Wichita, Kan., which has seen its share of hardship over the past several years.
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Clemens Faces Trial (Again) Over Doping Testimony

Baseball star Roger Clemens goes on trial for a second time Monday on charges that he lied to a congressional committee about using steroids and human growth hormone. His trial last July was aborted when federal prosecutors placed inadmissible evidence before jurors.
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Christians Debate: Was Jesus For Small Government?

Conservatives like Republican Rep. Paul Ryan are using religious arguments as they push for cuts to taxes and to services for the poor. That's prompting liberals to push back, saying it goes against Jesus' command to care for the poor.
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Hoping For Payout, Investors Become Landlords

With the huge supply of foreclosed homes, the rental housing market is becoming increasingly dominated by investment companies — not the mom-and-pop operations down the street that used to fill that role. Some experts worry about what kind of landlords the companies will make.
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A Push To Help U.S. Veterans Fight Homelessness

Last year, the number of homeless U.S. veterans on a given night fell 12 percent from the year before. But tens of thousands were still on the streets, and more could soon join them as troops return home. President Obama has vowed to end veterans' homelessness by 2015.
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Americans Do Not Walk The Walk, And That's A Growing Problem

"Americans now walk the least of any industrialized nation in the world," says writer Tom Vanderbilt. A reliance on cars, combined with a lack of sidewalks, means that what started as a push for convenience has become a difficult problem.

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