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Cochran, Childers Turn Eyes Towards November’s U.S. Senate Elections

Politicking for Mississippi's U-S Senate Seat took Center Stage at this year's Neshoba County Fair. Incumbent Senator Thad Cochran and his Democratic challenger Travis Childers asked resident's for their support  come November's General Election.

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Unemployment Ticks Up To 6.2 Percent; 209,000 Jobs Added

The latest report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows the rate for July was little changed from June's 6.1 percent.

Court In Uganda Throws Out Anti-Gay Law

The decision was a technical one. The court said there was no quorum when parliament voted on the measure, which punished some acts of homosexuality with life in prison.

Caffeine Gives Athletes An Edge, But Don't Overdo It

Studies show the caffeine in just a few cups of coffee enhances performance in a wide range of sports. But more isn't better, and concentrated caffeine can be lethal.

Fighting Resumes In Gaza, As Israeli Military Says Cease-Fire Is Over

Just hours into what was supposed to be a three-day cease-fire, Israel and Hamas traded fire in Gaza. Palestinian officials said one attack killed scores.

Minnesota's Minimum-Wage Workers Get 75-Cent Increase

Workers and advocacy groups praise the hard-fought change, from $7.25 to $8, but opponents warn it will wreak havoc on business balance sheets.
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