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Reality Check For Young Farmers: It's An Expensive 'Habit'

More young people are trying their hand at farming, hoping to make a living out of it. But, as it turns out, passion and grit are just a few of the prerequisites for success.
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Nightmares And Darkness Follow Marine Home From Iraq War

Jeff Lucey deployed to Iraq with the Marines in 2003. He returned home later that year, and initially, all seemed well. But it slowly became apparent that Lucey was struggling with invisible wounds.
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Opponents Spar In Court Over Texas Clinics That Do Abortions

Three federal judges heard arguments Friday over whether a Texas law that would, in effect, shutter 11 health clinics that perform abortions puts an undue burden on women.
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Atlanta Hawks GM Takes Indefinite Leave Of Absence After Race Remarks

In June, Danny Ferry said veteran forward Luon Deng "has a little African in him ... he's like a guy who would have a nice store out front but sell you counterfeit stuff out of the back."
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'Star-Spangled Banner' Born From A Drinking Song 200 Years Ago

Sunday is the 200th anniversary of the day Francis Scott key penned what came to be known as "The Star-Spangled Banner" as he observed the American flag still flying over Baltimore Harbor's Fort McHenry after a night of British bombardment. He set his lyrics to "The Anacreontic Song."
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How To Be A 21st Century 'Gentleman'

Men have expressed confusion about how to behave out in the dating world now that gender roles have shifted significantly. Do you open the door, pay for the date, pull out the chair?
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Do Americans Support President Obama's ISIS Plan?

Of all the variables in the U.S. battle against the Islamic State, public opinion in America may be one of the hardest to predict.
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'Art Of Manliness' Is Finding A Balance Between Tough And Tender

To help men learn to be better men in the 21st century, Brett MacKay created the website Art of Manliness. He talks with Audie Cornish about what he sees as the basic conflict of modern masculinity.
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In Ferguson, Mo., Before Michael Brown There Was Henry Davis

In 2009, Henry Davis was charged with destruction of property after he scuffled with police officers and his blood dirtied their uniforms.
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Zeus The Great Dane, World's Tallest Dog, Dies

His owner, Kevin Doorlag, told the Kalamazoo Gazette that Zeus died last week of old age. He would have turned 6 in November. On his hind legs, Zeus was 7 feet, 4 inches tall.

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