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16-Year-old Wins Over 5-Year-Old Incumbent Mayor

Bobby Tufts is out after two terms as the ceremonial mayor of Dorset, Minn. Bobby said his time in office was "fun."
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During His First Combat Deployment, U.S. General Is Killed

A machine gun attack by a man wearing an Afghan military uniform killed a U.S. 2-star U.S. Army general on Tuesday. Major General Harold Greene was killed at a coalition training facility in Kabul.
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Missouri Constitutional Amendment Pits Farmer Against Farmer

The most contentious issue in Tuesday's Missouri primary was the "right to farm" amendment. It is meant to protect farmers and ranchers from state laws that would change or outlaw current practices.
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Scandal Threatens Montana Democrat's Hold On U.S. Senate Seat

There are calls for Sen. John Walsh to drop out of the U.S. Senate race. Walsh is at the center of allegations that he plagiarized a good portion of his thesis while attending the Army War College.
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Are NBA And NFL Rules Bush League?

Commentator Frank Deford talks about the widely divergent age requirements in American sports leagues, and why there's no true minor league in football or basketball.
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Feds Criticize Big Banks' Plans To Avoid Next Fiscal Crisis

Regulators are not happy with the "living wills" big banks were supposed to come up with. The wills are more like bankruptcy plans detailing how a bank could be closed without disrupting the economy.
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After Discrimination Finding, Jury's Out On Memphis Juvenile Courts

The U.S. Justice Department bashed the juvenile justice system in Shelby County, Tenn., in 2012. Now, Memphis courts are trying to find a way forward.
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Scientists Say Child's Play Helps Build A Better Brain

Children learn their most important lessons on the playground, not in the classroom, researchers say.
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Liberians In America Help Dispel Ebola Myths Back Home

A phone network of families that spans continents is helping get the word out: To protect yourselves from Ebola, don't eat bush meat, get sick loved ones medical treatment and avoid their body fluids.
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GOP Sen. Pat Roberts Fends Off Tea Party Challenge

Radiologist Milton Wolf, who compared himself to Ted Cruz, put up a strong primary fight, but the veteran Kansas senator prevailed. It's the latest blow to Tea Party hopes of ousting a GOP incumbent.

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