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Green Acres in the Style of Scott Joplin Hollywood Chamber Symphony
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Parker's Mood The Roy Hargrove Quintet
Let's Call the Whole Thing Off J. Lawrence Cook
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Gershwin Plays Rhapsody in Blue [Shout Factory]
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Fuerza Natural Gustavo Cerati
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Police control the crowd as they react before looking for the bodies of family members and friends that were killed during a rally. Schalk van Zuydam/AP hide caption

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Guinea Shaken By Wave Of Rapes During Crackdown

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Andrew Jackson Dianogah
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QHNNNL
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Arroyo Erik Truffaz
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The Mask
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Erik Truffaz

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This retinal prosthesis has been implanted in the eyes of 32 patients. The device receives wireless data from the camera which it then translates into electronic signals that are sent to the brain, restoring sight. Courtesy Second Sight Medical Products, Inc. hide caption

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Bionic Eye Opens New World Of Sight For Blind

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Bring Back Pluto Aesop Rock
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None Shall Pass
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Gosita Linda Jump with Joey
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Generations United
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Aviation maintenance technicians Gina Teague (left) and Prasad Itty (right) work on the interior of an MD-80 jet at American Airlines' Tulsa overhaul base. Courtesy of Mike McNally/American Airlines - Tulsa hide caption

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Bucking Trend, Airline Keeps Repairs In-House

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Magma Cordovan
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Speakers Built In Charlie Hunter Trio
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Mistico
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Risk Guitar Tulsa Drone
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Songs from a Mean Season
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will decide on Wednesday whether to recommend that boys get vaccinated against the human papilloma virus (HPV). iStockphoto.com hide caption

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CDC Weighs HPV Vaccine For Boys

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Woke Up Dead in the Morning Roots of Orchis
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Crooked Ceilings
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When I Was a Boy, for 2 guitars & jazz trio Biel Ballester Trio
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Vicky Cristina Barcelona [Motion Picture Soundtrack]
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Opal's Theme Rachel Portman
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Because of Winn-Dixie
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