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A New Reality For Rural Post Offices
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College Playoffs Could Be 'Festival Of Football'
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Fast Food Hoax In Alaska Leads To A Feast
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Colorado Fire Victims Switch To Recovery Mode
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A Musical Interlude On The Campaign Trail
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Obamacare, Romneycare And The Politics In Between
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Back in October 2010, Democrat Jim Oberstar was running for his 19th term in the U.S. House. But he'd voted for the Affordable Care Act and was beaten that November. Today, he says the Supreme Court's ruling that upheld the act is "vindication in spades." Julia Cheng/AP hide caption

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Ahead Of Alaska Drilling, Shell Practices Cleaning Up
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To get their summertime fix, sponge candy lovers on the shore of Lake Erie have to plan in advance. Melisa Goh/NPR hide caption

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In 'Sponge Candy Crescent,' Addicts Hoard 'Heaven'
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European countries have agreed to stop importing Iranian oil as of Sunday. This could make it harder for Iran to find markets for its crude. Iran has been filling up tankers off its coast, but analysts say it could run out of storage capacity. This photo shows oil tankers off Iran's coast in January. Kamran Jebreili/AP hide caption

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Watergate: All The President's Men, But Women Too
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GOP Rolls Out Campaign To Repeal Health Care
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