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Mas Que Nada Los Angeles Guitar Quartet
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Brazil
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Samba Novo Los Angeles Guitar Quartet
Money Jungle Duke Ellington
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All Music Guide: Classic Jazz Solos
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Once in a While Clifford Brown
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I Slept With Bonhomme at the CBC Broken Social Scene
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Civil commitment is traditionally dealt with by the states, and more than 20 states do have laws that allow for indefinite civil commitment of sex offenders after they serve their time. Rich Pedroncelli/AP hide caption

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Federal Prisoners Kept Beyond Their Sentences

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A Beautiful Mine (Theme Music from Mad Men) David Carbonara
Afrophone The Black Seeds
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Solid Ground
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Ford Motor Co. President of the Americas Mark Fields holds up the 2010 North American Truck of the Year award and Car of the Year award Monday at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Carlos Osorio/AP hide caption

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Big Three's Tough Sell: We've Turned Things Around

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Shade Tree Mechanic Reginald Cooper
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More Rare Gems
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I'll See You in My Dreams Alden Howard & Dick Hyman
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Sweet and Lowdown
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TV host Ryan Seacrest has parlayed his American Idol fame into a raft of projects that have made him one of pop culture's most pervasive personalities. And there's no sign that he's slowing down. Michael Becker/Fox hide caption

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Ryan Seacrest, Ruler Of All Media ... And More?

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Rocket To Nowhere Webb Wilder
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Brain in a Box: Disc 3: Pop
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This decorative shell ornament, attributed to Neanderthals, shows signs of being painted with orange pigment. It's one of several examples of ornamentation that researchers have found in Spain, at sites that were used by Neanderthals as far back as 50,000 years ago. Courtesy of Joao Zilhao hide caption

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Study: Neanderthals Wore Jewelry And Makeup

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Tijuana Gift Shop Mingus Big Band
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Que Viva Mingus!
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Slippers Mingus Big Band
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Que Viva Mingus!
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Prayer, From Jewish Life, No. 1 Nina Kotova
Concerto for Cello and Orchestra--2. Adagio Nina Kotova

Crows scavenge through bags of garbage in an alley of Tokyo's Ikebukuro entertainment district. Despite measures to control the number of crows in the city, their population has grown to more than 20,000 in the past eight years. Katsumi Kasahara/AP hide caption

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As The Crow Flies, Tokyo Battles Avian Pest

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Indecision Yo-Yo Ma, Edgar Meyer et. al.
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Appalachian Journey
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Le Petit Chateau Original Soundtrack
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