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Outside the D&C Mining Corp. mine near Cranks, Ky. The company owes more than $4 million in unpaid safety penalties. Howard Berkes/NPR hide caption

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Delinquent Mines

Top Delinquent Mine Has Deadly Legacy

In the eight years regulators didn't collect penalty fines from D&C Mining, it was cited 1,500 times for safety violations — including many that federal inspectors say put miners at serious risk.

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Seven Minute Mind The Bad Plus

The Republican candidate for Arizona's 2nd Congressional District, Martha McSally, speaks at a news conference on Nov. 5, the morning after the election. McSally's race against Democrat Ron Barber is so close it triggered a recount. Ross D. Franklin/AP hide caption

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Is The Election Over Yet?

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NBC employees change Nebraska to red in the electoral map of the United States in 2008. All the TV news operations, including NBC News, settled on red for Republicans and blue for Democrats in 2000. Mary Altaffer/AP hide caption

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The Color Of Politics: How Did Red And Blue States Come To Be?

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Stars and Stripes Forever Imua Garza & Opihi Pickers
Ritual Union Little Dragon

Outside the D&C Mining Corp. mine near Cranks, Ky. The company owes more than $4 million in unpaid safety penalties. Howard Berkes/NPR hide caption

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Top Delinquent Mine Has Deadly Legacy

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Rosebud Jeff Beck
Washington Square Park Anat Cohen
Drankin' Patna T-Pain
Smoke Out Hip Hop Instrumental Rap Instrumentals

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints published an essay on its website last month, acknowledging its founder practiced polygamy. George Frey /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Mormon Church Publishes Essay On Founder Joseph Smith's Polygamy

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Palestinian members of Hamas' armed wing takes part in a rally Thursday in Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip. The event was held in memory of Hamas military commanders killed during seven weeks of fighting with Israel in the Gaza Strip this summer. Abed Rahim Khatib/APA/Landov hide caption

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Israelis And Palestinians Ask: Is Another Uprising On The Way?

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You're The One Jimmy McGriff, Hank Crawford
Booker T and the MGs One Who Really Loves You

Atlantic City, N.J., has seen four casinos close this year, and a fifth may soon follow. Officials are trying to diversify the city's economy by weaning itself from gambling, its biggest industry. Yuki Noguchi/NPR hide caption

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As Casinos Fold, Stakes Are High For Atlantic City Transformation

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True cheddar cheese can take months — even years — to age. So Claudia Lucero created a faux-cheddar that can be made in very little time. fotolia hide caption

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How To Make A Faux Cheddar In One Hour

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