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Music-Streaming Services Hunt For Paying Customers

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Shake It Up! Vintage Cocktails Are Ripe For Revival

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The Quest For The Perfect Toothbrush

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Connecticut Left To Reconcile Tragedy With Its Proud Gun History

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In Rapid-Fire 2012, Memes' Half-Life Fell To A Quarter

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