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  1. Specks returned from space may be alien visitorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | Detroit Free Press

    There may be itsy-bitsy aliens among us. Scientists say seven microscopic particles collected by NASA's comet-chasing spacecraft, Stardust, appear to have originated outside our solar system.

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  2. States with higher minimum wage gain more jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2014 | Detroit Free Press

    The 13 states that raised their minimum wages at the beginning of this year are adding jobs at a faster pace than those that did not, providing some counter-intuitive fuel to the debate over what impact a higher minimum has on hiring trends.

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  3. Robert B. Reich: The 3 biggest right-wing lies about povertyRead the original story

    Jun 23, 2014 | Detroit Free Press

    Most Republicans, unlike Democrats and independents, believe poor people are poor mainly because of a lack of effort.

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  4. Robert B. Reich: The 4 biggest right-wing lies about income inequalityRead the original story

    May 21, 2014 | Detroit Free Press

    Protesters demonstrate at the U.S. Capitol addressing income inequality, minimum wage and ending tax breaks for wealthy corporations last month in Washington.

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  5. Robert B. Reich: The perils of America's hard-charging capitalismRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2014 | Detroit Free Press

    This charging bull statue at Wall Street is a well-known symbol of unbridled capitalism.

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  6. 5 reasons CEOs got a huge raiseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2014 | Detroit Free Press

    Pay for globe-trotting CEOs has soared to new heights, even as most workers remain grounded by paychecks that are barely budging.

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  7. Ann Arbor ranks among Amazon.com's top 10 best-read citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2014 | Detroit Free Press

    Rounding out the top 10 were mostly college towns: Ann Arbor, Berkeley, California; Cambridge, Massachusetts; Cincinnati; and Columbia, South Carolina.

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  8. Ann Arbor ranks among Amazon.com's top 10 best-read citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2014 | Detroit Free Press

    For the third straight year, Alexandria, Virginia, has topped Amazon.com's list of the best-read cities.

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  9. Graduation speakers facing tough 'disinvitation season'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2014 | Detroit Free Press

    The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education calls it "disinvitation season" - the annual spring standoff between college commencement speakers and the graduating seniors who will be in the audience.

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  10. Robert B. Reich: A proposal to keep CEO pay in checkRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2014 | Detroit Free Press

    Until the 1980s, corporate CEOs in America were paid, on average, 30 times what their typical worker was paid.

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  11. Cool Spaces: House flipping is an art form, and entertainers are back in new reality TV seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2014 | Detroit Free Press

    In an era of rising home prices, making money flipping a house seems like a slam-dunk.

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  12. Scientists: Mind reading might not be far offRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2014 | Detroit Free Press

    At Yale University, researchers recently used a brain scanner to identify which face someone was looking at -- just from their brain activity.

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  13. John Kass: Researchers diagnose conservatism, but is there a cure for people like me?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2014 | Detroit Free Press

    Radio talk-show host Rush Limbaugh is known for his fiery brand of conservatism.

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  14. In which states is cheating on your spouse illegal?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2014 | Detroit Free Press

    Adultery isn't just a crime in the eyes of your spouse. In 21 states, cheating in a marriage is against the law, punishable by a fine or even jail time.

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  15. Astronomers spot most Earth-like planet yetRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2014 | Detroit Free Press

    Astronomers have discovered what they say is the most Earth-like planet yet detected -- a distant, rocky world that's similar in size to our planet and exists in the Goldilocks zone where it's not too hot and not too cold for life.

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  16. Scientists create first 'designer chromosome'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2014 | Detroit Free Press

    Researchers have chopped, spliced and manipulated DNA to craft the first extensively modified "designer chromosome," a genetic structure carefully engineered to spur scientific discovery.

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  17. Robert B. Reich: Debunking the myth that 'you're paid what you're worth'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2014 | Detroit Free Press

    Dan Harder, left, holds up a sign demanding $25 per hour during a march Saturday, March, 15, 2014 in Seattle to raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour.

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  18. Robert B. Reich: The real job killers are lousy jobs and lousy wagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2014 | Detroit Free Press

    Demonstrators in support of fast food workers protest outside a McDonald's as they demand higher wages and the right to form a union last July in New York's Union Square.

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  19. Mysterious polio-like illness affects kids in CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2014 | Detroit Free Press

    Sofia Jarvis, 4, of Berkeley, Calif., was struck by a polio-like illness when she was 2. It left her with a paralyzed arm.

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  20. Legacy of civil rights leaders source of fightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2014 | Detroit Free Press

    Rosa Parks' mementos, including her Presidential Medal of Freedom and Congressional Gold Medal of Honor, have sat in a New York City warehouse for years because of a battle over her estate.

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