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Yodel 1 The Penguin Cafe Orchestra
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Sarah Palin (center) stands with the Wasilla, Alaska, City Council for a portrait in 1998. In 1992, then-Mayor John Stein recruited Palin as a moderate counterweight to the growing anti-government, anti-tax movement. By 1996, Palin challenged Stein in the race for mayor — and won. Heath Family/AP hide caption

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Years Ago, Sarah Palin Was Recruited As A Moderate

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LA County Sheriff Lee Baca launched his Education-Based Incarceration program earlier this year. Nick Ut/AP hide caption

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Sheriff's Program Teaches Prisoners To Get Out Of Jail

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December Hunting for Vegetarian Stars of the Lid

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Lost In Translation? TV's 'Raymond' Goes To Russia

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Ric Ocasek (second from left) says the decision to reunite The Cars was simple: He had a batch of new songs, and knew his former bandmates could play them best. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Cars: The Good Times Are Back

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Last Ride In Green Day
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Requiem For Dying Mothers Stars of the Lid

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