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Drive-Ins Soon Face Hollywood's Digital Switch

This is the year that drive-in movie theater owners have dreaded: They must convert their projectors from film to digital. It costs tens of thousands of dollars to make the switch, and that may be too much for many of the remaining 400 or so drive-ins left in the United States.
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Public Servant Herman Boudreau, Heroic Under Enemy Fire

While serving in the Army in World War II, Herman Boudreau fought the Japanese resistance during more than two years in the South Pacific. He went on to serve in the Maine National Guard and the Maine State Police, as chief of police in Freeport and as an auxiliary police officer in Brunswick.
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The Survivor: Sheriff Joe Arpaio Outlasts Political, Legal Trouble

Arpaio lost a civil suit last week but is expected to dodge an effort to recall him. Although the politics of immigration are changing in Arizona, the growth of the Hispanic population has not yet translated into a political force that can dislodge him.
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No, Frosted Mini-Wheats Won't Make Your Kids Smarter

Breakfast foods purveyor Kellogg has agreed to create a $4 million fund to settle a class-action lawsuit alleging it ran a deceptive marketing campaign for the sugary treat. The ads, which ran several years ago, claimed eating the cereal boosted kids' attentiveness by nearly 20 percent — but the science didn't back that up.
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Father Of Chechen Killed In Florida Says His Son Was Executed

Abdul-Baki Todashev says Ibragim Todashev, who was being questioned about his ties to one of the Boston bombing suspects, was "100 percent unarmed" and that the FBI killed him execution-style.
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Four Men In A Small Boat Face The Northwest Passage

The crew hopes to be the first to row through the fabled Northwest Passage in one season aboard a custom-built 23-foot boat.
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Joblessness Shortens Life Expectancy For White Women

Policymakers who've relied on health initiatives to address the mortality gap may take a look at the workplace. Family-friendly policies, like paid parental leave and subsidized child care, that could help keep women employed.

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