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That Old-Time Sound, Captured Live In The Moment

Their equipment may be quaint, but the new-school folklorists behind The 78 Project have pulled off a kind of musical time travel.

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It's getting easier to cancel a health insurance policy if you get a new job or have other life changes. And new parents can buy coverage for the baby after he or she is born. But there are exceptions to many rules in the Affordable Care Act, so it's worth checking out how they affect you.

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Candy Flavors Put E-Cigarettes On Kids' Menu

Electronic cigarettes are often billed as safe and helpful for adult smokers trying to kick their habit. But the CDC says 1 in 5 young teens who try an e-cigarette have never smoked tobacco. And between 2011 and 2012, the devices doubled in popularity among middle-school and high-school students.

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