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President Obama unveiled his 2012 budget on Monday, proposing a raft of spending cuts and tax hikes. It includes a proposed limit on the charitable deduction for the top income bracket, which has nonprofit organizations concerned. Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Brook Carter, 29, tends bar at Kamal's 21, an Atlanta strip club. She used to work as a stripper herself at Magic City. She says typically she'll have heard a new track playing on the radio at least a month earlier at the club. John Poole for NPR hide caption

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Strip Clubs: Launch Pads For Hits In Atlanta

When it comes to launching a hip-hop hit in Atlanta, "man's natural habitat" is a sure bet.

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'Fiddler On The Roof' Composer Jerry Bock Dies

The composer best-known for the sad, catchy music for 'Fiddler on the Roof' has died.

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Jordan (Victoria Justice) and Hunter (Chase Ellison) get a good scare in Nickelodeon's new feature The Boy Who Cried Werewolf. Michael Courtney/Nickelodeon hide caption

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Monica & David follows a young couple with Down syndrome through the early days of their married life -- and turns a keen eye on their parents' struggle to let them live a life of their own. Ali Codina/HBO hide caption

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