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U.S. Postal Service mailboxes are seen awaiting disposal in San Jose, Calif. Because of steeply declining use, the U.S. Postal Service has removed more than 60 percent of the blue boxes. Ben Margot/AP hide caption

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The Fight To Save The U.S. Postal Service

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Sweet Rain Euphoria

Detroit Lions Jason Hanson (left) and Don Muhlbach walk off the field after Hanson kicked a 32-yard field goal in overtime to beat the Minnesota Vikings last Sunday in Minneapolis. The Lions won 26-23. Genevieve Ross/AP hide caption

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Like The Lions, Detroit Finally Has A Winning Season

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The Lost Notebooks of Hank Williams puts unreleased works by the country legend in the hands of a dozen contemporary songwriters. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Hank Williams' Unfinished Thoughts, Finished

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Norah Jones - How Many Times Have You Broken My Heart? Norah Jones
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