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Large family to share NJ Lottery winnings

BEACHWOOD, N.J. (AP) — A large New Jersey shore family that suffered losses during Superstorm Sandy will share a $20 million lottery jackpot that one of the 17 siblings said would be "a great pick-me-up."

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Small is sometimes better in the vegetable world

Small is sometimes better in the vegetable world

Truman Capote famously told friends that the very wealthy eat better vegetables.

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Small is sometimes better in the vegetable world

Small is sometimes better in the vegetable world

This Monday, July 7, 2014 photo shows a zucchini flower in New Paltz, New York. Zucchini, picked before the flower has been shed, is young and tender and can be eaten flower and all. (AP Photo/Lee Reich)

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Step right up to Mexico's 'circus wars'

Step right up to Mexico's 'circus wars'

Feelings are running high since Mexico City's ban on most circus animals.

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Conductor Lorin Maazel dies at Va. home at 84

Conductor Lorin Maazel dies at Va. home at 84

FILE - In this June 25, 2009 file photo released by the New York Philharmonic, Lorin Maazel conducts the orchestra at Avery Fisher Hall in New York. Maazel, whose prodigious career included seven years at the helm of the New York Philharmonic, died Sunday, July 13, 2014 from complications fo…

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Conductor Lorin Maazel dies at Va. home at 84

Conductor Lorin Maazel dies at Va. home at 84

CASTLETON, Va. — Lorin Maazel, a world-renowned conductor whose prodigious career included seven years at the helm of the New York Philharmonic, died Sunday at his home in Virginia. He was 84.

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Conductor Lorin Maazel dies at Va. home at 84

Conductor Lorin Maazel dies at Va. home at 84

FILE - This Feb. 28, 2008 file photo shows Lorin Maazel, music director of the New York Philharmonic during a rehearsal in Seoul, South Korea. Maazel, whose prodigious career included seven years at the helm of the New York Philharmonic, died Sunday, July 13, 2014 from complications followin…

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Hemingway: 5 places where he lived, drank, wrote

Hemingway: 5 places where he lived, drank, wrote

The Hemingway Trail includes Illinois, Idaho, Arkansas, Cuba and Florida.

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Hemingway: 5 places where he lived, drank, wrote

Hemingway: 5 places where he lived, drank, wrote

Coins left by visitors to Hemingway’s grave site in Ketchum, Idaho.

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Hemingway: 5 places where he lived, drank, wrote

Hemingway: 5 places where he lived, drank, wrote

The barn studio at the family home of Hemingway’s second wife, Pauline Pfeiffer, in Piggott, Arkansas.

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Hemingway: 5 places where he lived, drank, wrote

Hemingway: 5 places where he lived, drank, wrote

At Hemingway’s preferred watering hole, El Floridita tavern in Old Havana, Cuba, bartenders mix a cocktail each day and place it next to a life-size scupture of the author.

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Hemingway: 5 places where he lived, drank, wrote

Hemingway: 5 places where he lived, drank, wrote

Hemingway’s birthplace in Oak Park, Illinois, is open seven days a week. Here, the late author’s birthday will be celebrated with cocktails, food, music and readings.

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Hemingway: 5 places where he lived, drank, wrote

Hemingway: 5 places where he lived, drank, wrote

On his seventh try, Stephen Terry won the “Papa” Hemingway Look-Alike Contest. This year’s competition is July 17-19.

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Advice from Carolyn Hax for March 21

Dear Carolyn:

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Dear Abby for Dec. 21

Dear Abby for Dec. 21

DEAR ABBY: My younger sister, “Lainie,” is 14. She has had a smartphone for about a year. While I don’t belong to any social-media sites, Lainie is a social-media junkie. She never goes anywhere without her phone. Sometimes she’ll have her phone in one hand and her tablet in the other, takin…

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Dear Abby for Dec. 9

DEAR ABBY: I was laid off from work, but my husband, “Keith,” works full time in a factory. We live with his parents. By the time Keith gets home from work and gets cleaned up, it’s time to eat dinner. Immediately afterward, we always follow the same routine: We go in our bedroom and he goes…

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Dear Abby for Dec. 6

Dear Abby for Dec. 6

DEAR ABBY: My parents and sister live three hours away, so my family stays with me when they come to town. Over the last few years, I noticed things began to disappear from my home. They are usually small and portable — earrings, in particular.

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