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Northern California Rains Flood Highways

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Dakar Rally Off to a Roaring Start

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Wisconsin Likely to Remain a Battleground State

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National Guard Unit Helps Ailing Iraqi Baby

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Medicare Drug Program Goes Live

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Domestic Spying Leak Draws Justice Department Probe

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End-of-Year Reflections from Ted Kooser

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Building a University, and Hope, in Ghana

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