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On Eve of War, Truman Turned to Comfort Food

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Baseball Playoffs: Subway Series on the Way?

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Big Bucks on the Horizon for Bass Fishermen?

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'Human Directionals' Twirling for Your Attention

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Coffee: A Little Really Does Go a Long Way

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NFL's Terrell Owens Denies Attempting Suicide

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Special Effects Liven Up Action Figures

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