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The Two-Way

Charleston Mayor: Company Behind Chemical Leak Run By 'Renegades'

Mayor Danny Jones says he's not "even sure they cared what happened to the public." Jones adds the West Virginia capital is considering taking legal action.

Ski jumper Peter Frenette competed in the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics. He hopes to make it onto the team again this year. Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Lake Placid: An Incubator For Winter Olympians

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A Chinese student at the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests, where speakers playing Beethoven's Ninth Symphony were rigged up to drown out government broadcasts. Battle Hymns Productions hide caption

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The 'Ode To Joy' As A Call To Action

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University of Texas president Bill Powers (left) and athletic director Steve Patterson (right) introduce new Longhorns head football coach Charlie Strong during a press conference January 6, 2014 at Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium in Austin, Texas. Erich Schlegel/Getty Images hide caption

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Why The Race Of The New Football Coach At University Of Texas Matters

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