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Poll: Romney Has Large Lead In Rural Swing Counties
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U.S. speedskater Simon Cho competes at the Short Track Speedskating World Cup in Dresden, Germany, in February 2011. Cho said he bent the blade of a skate used by Canadian Olivier Jean at an international meet in Warsaw, Poland, last year. Jens Meyer/AP hide caption

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U.S. Speedskater Admits To Sabotaging Rival's Skates
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Wreaths and flowers commemorating those killed in the Crandall Canyon Mine collapse are posted at the mine entrance on Dec. 10, 2007, outside Huntington, Utah. A settlement Thursday includes mine owner Murray Energy's acceptance of four violations considered "contributory" to two fatal August 2007 mine collapses at Crandall Canyon. Douglas C. Pizac/AP hide caption

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U.S. Speedskater Accused Of Sabotaging Rival
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