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The San Andres Mountains and pieces of construction equipment are reflected in the glass windows of Spaceport America near Upham, N.M., in May. Despite construction delays and difficult working conditions in a remote area of the desert, state officials say New Mexico is committed to seeing the project succeed. Susan Montoya Bryan/AP hide caption

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No Stranger To Spaceships, N.M. Builds A Spaceport

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While consumers reduced credit card spending after the financial crisis hit, they are starting to raise their debt loads again. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Consumers' Personal Debt Ceilings On The Rise Again

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A plaque marks the spot where former President Martin Van Buren's carriage overturned into the mud in Plainfield, Ind. Sara Wittmeyer for NPR hide caption

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Indiana Plaque Marks A Presidential Tumble

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The Rare Book School was founded in 1983 to support the study of the history of books and printing. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Students Get Up Close And Personal With Rare Books

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Dr. Bill Blahd poses in front of one of his paintings: "Recurring Daymare." Blahd says he he hopes to illustrate feelings that are hard to verbalize through his paintings. Sadie Babits/Boise State Public Radio hide caption

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Doctor's Exhibit Paints Picture Of War's Impact

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Isaiah Saxon (left), Sean Hellfritsch and Daren Rabinovitch began collaborating on films in San Francisco in 2003. Their digital animation company, Encyclopedia Pictura, combines live action, stop-motion and CGI components into a unique visual style. Courtesy of Encyclopedia Pictura hide caption

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Making Cutting-Edge Animation On A DIY Homestead

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