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Why My Wife Didn't Choose A Double Mastectomy

More and more women are deciding to have double mastectomies when they are diagnosed with breast cancer. TV host Samantha Harris is just the latest. But it's not the right choice for everyone.
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What To Do Now That The Heartbleed Bug Exposed The Internet

As companies scramble to patch a bug that exposed much of the Internet for two years, you can protect yourself by practicing some good Web hygiene.
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Across The Atlantic, Glimpse An Alternate Internet Universe

Americans have very little choice over their cable Internet provider. This is largely because of a decision made 12 years ago, when the U.S. went one direction and the rest of the world went another.
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Federal Plan To Save Prairie Chickens Ruffles State Feathers

The federal government just listed the lesser prairie chicken as a threatened species, but states are pushing back hard, saying that restrictions could negatively impact a number of industries.
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Out Of The Rubble Of Tragedy, How To Build A New Sandy Hook?

Audie Cornish speaks with Barry Svigals, the founding and managing partner of Svigals and Partners, the group chosen to design the new Sandy Hook elementary school.
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'Kissing Congressman' Video Puts Scandal In Unusual Focus

A video of married Rep. Vance McAllister in a passionate embrace with a co-worker has put his job in peril. In a prudent move, he decided against pursuing an FBI investigation into who leaked it.
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'Kissing Congressman' Video Puts Scandal In Unusual Focus

A video of married Rep. Vance McAllister in a passionate embrace with a co-worker has put his job in peril. In a prudent move, he decided against pursuing an FBI investigation into who leaked it.
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Wanted By The FBI: Bank Robber With Perfect Grammar And Spelling

The bureau is seeking a 30-something black male who writes stickup notes with "proper spelling, grammar, and punctuation."
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In Some American Towns, The Billboards Will Have Sirens

Some fire departments are putting ads on fire trucks in order to bring in extra revenue. While it may help with ailing finances, Mike Moen of WNIJ reports, some worry it will create an image problem.
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With Proposed Mega-Merger On The Hill, Spotlight's On Consumers

Comcast and Time Warner executives ran into stiff opposition as they pitched their proposed merger to the Senate Judiciary Committee. The deal would give the combined company a large share of both pay TV and broadband internet service markets. In both cases, lawmakers wanted to know how consumers would be affected.

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