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In PBR's Big Milwaukee Homecoming, The Brewing Giant Goes Micro

Wed, 2015-08-05 13:46

It's been nearly two decades since Pabst Blue Ribbon left the city whose reputation it helped craft. Now, the longtime brewer is returning to its old stomping grounds with a new microbrewery.

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Former Paul Operative Indicted In Payoff 'Scheme' To Win Iowa Caucuses

Wed, 2015-08-05 13:12

Jesse Benton runs the superPAC backing Ron Paul's son, Rand Paul, in his presidential bid. But Paul's campaign pointed fingers at the "Obama Justice Department" for the timing of its release.

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Fact Check: How Does Planned Parenthood Spend That Government Money?

Wed, 2015-08-05 13:07

The government spends $500 million a year on Planned Parenthood. Here's where that money goes, where it comes from and how it's used.

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Green Pie In The Sky? Vertical Farming Is On The Rise In Newark

Wed, 2015-08-05 13:06

A former steel mill in New Jersey is getting a new lease on life as an indoor farm. AeroFarms is betting it can turn a profit growing greens with lights, using far less water than a traditional farm.

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Attack At Tennessee Movie Theater Leaves Three Injured, One Suspect Dead

Wed, 2015-08-05 13:02

A spokesman for the Metro Nashville Police said the suspect was armed with a hatchet and a gun.

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Federal Appeals Court Tosses Out Texas Voter ID Law

Wed, 2015-08-05 12:40

In a unanimous vote the 5th Circuit ruled that the law, considered one of the toughest in the country, discriminated against minority voters.

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Sharing Art Helps Medical Students Connect With Dementia Patients

Wed, 2015-08-05 12:11

It's easy to spot what Alzheimer's patients have lost — memory, communication skills and more. But a study that sent medical students and dementia patients to art classes opened new vistas for all.

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Indian Govt. Moves To Block, Then Quickly Unblocks, Porn Sites

Wed, 2015-08-05 11:20

The government move against more than 850 websites, most of them pornographic, sparked a firestorm on social media this week. After just four days, the government on Wednesday reversed course.

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A Self-Taught Artist Paints The Rainforest By Memory

Wed, 2015-08-05 10:37

He'd never drawn before. Then he was asked to depict the Colombian rainforest he knew so well. Naturalists cherish the ink-and-watercolor works of Abel Rodriguez. And so do art lovers.

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'Bespoke Water' Video Pokes Fun At Earnest Artisanal Food Makers

Wed, 2015-08-05 10:31

To sell your artisanal products in Brooklyn these days, you need a good story. Meet the Timmy Brothers, a fictional Brooklyn pair who have "a thirst for helping people become less thirsty."

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Obstructions Vanish From Images Treated With New Software From MIT, Google

Wed, 2015-08-05 10:18

Researchers say they've figured out how to remove things like chain-link fences, raindrops, and glass reflections from photos.

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Experts Confirm Wing Fragment Is From Malaysian Airlines Flight 370

Wed, 2015-08-05 10:04

The fragment washed ashore on the French island of Reunion in the Indian Ocean and was taken to France for investigation.

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Migrant Boat Wrecks Off Libya's Coast With Hundreds Aboard

Wed, 2015-08-05 09:55

As many as 600 people are believed to have been crowded into a fishing boat — including "100 in the hull," a UN official says.

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Why You Shouldn't Take Your Milk's Three-Week Shelf Life For Granted

Wed, 2015-08-05 09:28

What's the secret to long-lasting milk? A complex system of refrigeration called the cold chain. But in some parts of developing countries, the chain doesn't exist, leaving a lot of milk to spoil.

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HIV Prevention Pill Remains A Tough Sell Among Gay Latinos

Wed, 2015-08-05 09:09

Lack of knowledge about the drug, as well as stigma attached to sleeping with men or perceived promiscuity, are major barriers for PrEP treatment. Many also have concerns about costs and side effects.

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Under Pressure, Google Promises To Update Android Security Regularly

Wed, 2015-08-05 09:00

Google recently came under sharp criticism after researchers found a major flaw in Android would let hackers take over smartphones. Now it's launching a new system to protect phones regularly.

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Obama Calls Iran Deal 'Most Consequential Foreign Policy Debate' Since Iraq Vote

Wed, 2015-08-05 07:20

In a speech today at American University, the president will try to convince the public that the nuclear deal is the best way to handle Iran.

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SEC To Vote On Requiring Companies To Disclose CEO Pay Ratio

Wed, 2015-08-05 05:58

More than 280,000 public comments in favor of the proposed pay ratio rule have been submitted to the SEC since the rule was formally proposed in 2013.

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Pope Francis Urges Church To Embrace Those Who Divorce And Remarry

Wed, 2015-08-05 04:03

The headline on the Vatican's official news site makes the point clearly: "Pope: divorced and remarried people not excommunicated."

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Two Trains Derail In India, Killing At Least 24; Floodwaters Blamed

Wed, 2015-08-05 03:10

More than 300 people survived, according to local media reports. Just minutes before the crashes, another train had passed safely over the same area.

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