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Ghost Trio Tom Middleton & Blu Mar Ten
Triptych, Pt. 2 Blockhead
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Reps. Dennis Kucinich and Marcy Kaptur on Sept 20, 2011, in Solon, Ohio. The state's new congressional district map has the two veteran Democrats now competing for the same congressional seat. Amy Sancetta/AP hide caption

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Democratic Allies Battle For New Ohio House Seat

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Augie Miller, 9, of Henderson, Colo., watches as the annual National Western Stock Show and Rodeo Parade makes its way down 17th Street in downtown Denver on Jan. 5. The show began on Jan. 7 and runs through Jan. 22. Ed Andrieski/AP hide caption

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The Oscars Of Livestock In The Mile High City

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NINE POUND HAMMER THE KENTUCKY COLONELS
Connection Dreamers of the Ghetto
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James K. Polk They Might Be Giants
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Dial-A-Song: 20 Years of They Might Be Giants
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Beautiful Love Miles Espanol
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Miles Español: New Sketches of Spain
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Italian coast guard Capt. Gregorio De Falco (center) has become a national hero for ordering the captain of a sinking cruise liner to get back onboard and oversee the ship's evacuation. Here, De Falco arrives in court for a hearing on Tuesday. Giacomo Aprili/AP hide caption

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Italy's Cruise Crisis Spawns An Unlikely Star

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Before setting off on her road trip, Molly Baz worked in the kitchen of Manhattan's Picholine restaurant. She says one of the things she'll miss most from her trip is the Southern hospitality — and the free snacks that came with it. Douglas Baz hide caption

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4,258 Miles Of Meat: Chef, Dad On A Quest For BBQ

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Shenandoah Valley Breakdown Beppe Gambetta
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Blu Di Genova
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Flutter Bonobo
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Dial "M" for Monkey
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State of a Dream Dreamers of the Ghetto
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Charley's Prelude Don Byron
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Bug Music
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Two Step Pacha Massive
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If You Want It
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Porcelain, for ensemble Helen Jane Long
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Alexandra Ziegler, age 9, leafletting for Gingrich in Greenville, S.C. Melissa Block/NPR hide caption

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A Family Of 'Boots For Newt' Hits The Ground In South Carolina

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St. Louis Blues Don Byron
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Small Fries Karate
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Unsolved
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Gettysburg Ratatat
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Skier Tina Maze. She took her protest to the slopes in Italy, and to her Facebook page. Tina Maze Official Fan Page hide caption

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Was One Skier's Underwear Too Slick?

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St. Louis Blues Gaucho
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Mi Proposicion [Songo] ¡Cubanismo!
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