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Electric Door Bell Machine Garage a Trois
Salinas Greg Reitan
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Sneaky Snake Tom T. Hall
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Demonstrators hold signs during a July rally in New York City to condemn the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Secure Communities program. Illinois, New York and Massachusetts pulled out of the initiative, but this month the Obama administration told states they have no choice. Mary Altaffer/AP hide caption

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States May Have To Readopt Deportation Program

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Brawl Between U.S. College, Chinese Teams Ends Basketball Exhibition

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Smugglerõs Cove Tuatara
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Now Like Photographs The Six Parts Seven
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Jennifer Lawrence, as Ree Dolly in Winter's Bone, on the front porch of Frank Layson's house in southwestern Missouri. Layson's hand-built house served as the home for the Dolly children in the film. Sebastian Mlynarski/Roadside Attractions hide caption

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On Location: The Frozen Ozarks Of 'Winter's Bone'

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Revolting Children Matilda
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World Apart Sea of Cortez
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All I Heard Was Nothing Dan Tepfer
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Citigroup, JPMorgan Chase and Bank of America all have billions of dollars invested in troubled European countries. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Fears Over Europe, U.S. Weigh On Banks, Markets

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Another Body of Water Roots of Orchis
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Young Catholics welcome Pope Benedict XVI as he arrives at Cibeles Square during World Youth Day celebrations on Aug. 18, in Madrid. Denis Doyle/Getty Images hide caption

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Pope Visits A Changing Spain

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Testimony The Phenomenal Handclap Band
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What is Hip Quartet San Francisco
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Pink and purple handguns are for sale at Hyatt Gun Shop in Charlotte, N.C. Gun store owners reported a 73 percent increase in female customers in 2009 from the year before — a trend reflected by the growing number of guns made just for women. Scott Graf/NPR hide caption

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Gun Makers Set Sights On Female Buyers

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Is It Ripe? "To pick a perfect peach, obviously you need to pick it off the tree yourself," says Clemson University peach specialist Desmond Layne. But for those of us who pick peaches in supermarkets and not in orchards, he has three simple suggestions: Smell it. Squeeze it. Look at where it's from. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Sweet Lessons From A South Carolina Peach Professor

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Melissa The Allman Brothers Band
Cut the Reins Tommy Guerrero
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