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Volunteer Dean Ford prepares bags of food to be distributed at the First Baptist Spartanburg's food pantry program.

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In Spartanburg, S.C., Jobs Are Especially Scarce

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A truck stop near Hesperia, Calif. To address a shortage of truck drivers resulting from a mismatch of skills in the labor market, some trucking companies have started free driving schools with the promise of a job upon completion.

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A Labor Mismatch Means Trucking Jobs Go Unfilled

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Mando-Bass Boogie Sonata David Grisman
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Cold Frosty Morning Boundary Water Boys, Eli Bissonett et. al.
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Naked mole rats are becoming more popular in research laboratories, The rodents have surprised scientists with their ability to live up to 30 years and their potential to offer insights into human health.

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Naked Mole Rat's Genetic Code Laid Bare

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St Duncan of Donuts Jim Hoke

Thousands of anti-government protesters in Yemen demonstrate against President Ali Abdullah Saleh last month. Saudi Arabia wants Saleh to step down, but also worries that his departure could lead to chaos.

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Saudi Arabia's Delicate Dance On The Fate Of Yemen

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Known Unknown Vernon Reid
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OH! LADY BE GOOD ARTIE SHAW
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The debt reduction supercommittee had its first public meeting three weeks ago. The committee has been largely silent since then, and this may be a sign of progress.

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Silence Of Super(secret)committee May Be Progress

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The Growl Baron Lee & The Blue Rhythm Band, featuring Charlie Holmes
Malcolm's Theme Terence Blanchard
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Anti-Gadhafi fighters point their guns at a carpet depicting Moammar Gadhafi after taking the village of Abu Hadi, the deposed Libyan leader's birthplace, on Oct. 3. Regime loyalists who fled to the village find themselves grappling with the realities of a new nation.

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In Gadhafi's Birthplace, Loyalists Find Shaky Refuge

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Protesters with Occupy Wall Street march along New York's 5th Avenue, where prominent heads of major business and financial institutions live, on Tuesday. The movement has expanded, along with media coverage.

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Tracking The Media's Eye On Occupy Wall Street

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Ghost Trio Tom Middleton & Blu Mar Ten
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