DA: Biosecurity measures up amid rising hog deaths

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NASA Astronaut Voting from Space Encourages Americans to Vote From the Ground
Astronauts are able to vote from space thanks to a 1997 Texas law sponsored by a senator who was upset about an astronaut who missed the 1996 presidential election.
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Tampa Bay Lightning beat Dallas Stars after overtime penalty to Stars captain Jamie Benn
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Giants’ pass rush scheme is working exactly as planned
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Trump Says Pelosi Isn't to Blame for Stimulus Deadlock, China Is
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While Trump never specified how the movement is destroying Black lives, he did lie several times about the group at Friday's "Blacks for Trump" rally.
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Bloomberg pouring big money into major battleground state
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