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This image provided by Cinecitta studio's in Rome shows Charlton Heston in a scene from the movie Ben-Hur being shot in 1958. AP hide caption

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DVD Picks: 'Ben-Hur'

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On Feb. 17, 2009, the same day President Obama signed the first economic stimulus bill, Namaste Solar CEO Blake Jones gave Obama and Vice President Biden a tour of the solar panel installation at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science. In the 2 1/2 years since, says Jones, the stimulus "did what it was supposed to do" in the solar sector. Still, he has had to lay off some workers. Gerald Herbert/AP hide caption

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Obama Returns To Familiar Turf To Sell New Stimulus

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Dan Zanes released Little Nut Tree on Sept. 27. Gala Narezo hide caption

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Dan Zanes Plants A 'Little Nut Tree'

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A 10-year-old girl blows a shofar with the help of Cantor Robbi Sherwin during Rosh Hashana services in the mountains of Crested Butte, Colo., last year. Rosh Hashana marks the beginning of the Jewish new year. Nathan Bilow/AP hide caption

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The Hard Economics Of High Holy Days

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