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Like many regional orchestras, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra has struggled financially. But after a lot of work, it's set itself on solid footing and become a bright spot in a struggling city. Courtesy DSO hide caption

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After A Bitter Struggle, DSO Brings 'Joy' To The People Again

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John Denver's 'Country Roads,' Now Official In West Virginia

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The Long Beach High School marching band prepares to march down the Long Beach boardwalk during a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday. Andrew Burton/Getty Images hide caption

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Did You Hear The One About The Government Shutdown?

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Political Takeaways: Headaches For The White House

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Gender Neutral: Armed Forces Submit Plans To End 'Exclusion'

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Rhino Horns Fuel Deadly, Intercontinental Trade

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Gen. David Petraeus greets an Iraqi man at a tea shop in Baghdad in 2007. In 2011, Petraeus left the Army to become CIA director. He resigned Friday, citing an extramarital affair. Chris Hondros/Getty Images hide caption

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The candidates agreed to 21 pages of debate rules, but whether they obey them is another story. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Turns Out, There Are Rules For The Debates. Lots

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