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    Totally sweet portraits made of Halloween candy

    Totally sweet portraits made of Halloween candyEric Millikin is building your favorite monsters out of Halloween candy. First up is The Creature from the Black Lagoon. You can find the full series at freep.com/totallysweet 
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    Quiz: What type of beer are you?

    Quiz: What type of beer are you?Quiz: What type of beer are you?
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    The day in pictures

    The day in picturesLt. Col. John Klatt flies his Air National Guard Extra 300L outside St. Augustine, Fla. Two aircraft from the Air National Guard aerobatic team demonstrated their flying skills in the skies around St. Augustine, FL in advance of the 2014 NAS Jax Air Show.
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    Which seasonal products really contain pumpkin?

    Which seasonal products really contain pumpkin?As pumpkin spice controversy hits a fever pitch, a USA TODAY Network graphic decodes popular products.
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    A history of professional athletes in Congress

    A history of professional athletes in CongressRep. Tom McMillen, left, and Sen. Bill Bradley, both former NBA players, share a laugh while speaking to the media on Capitol Hill in January 1990.
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    A look at Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai

    A look at Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala YousafzaiPakistani rights activist Malala Yousafzai speaks at the Girl Summit 2014 at Walworth Academy on July 22 in London, England.
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    Photos of fall foliage from across U.S.

    Photos of fall foliage from across U.S.Morning fog lifts to reveal shades of autumn color on the Blue Ridge Parkway in North Carolina on Oct. 4.
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    Ill. Governor, Challenger Spar over Economy

    Ill. Governor, Challenger Spar over EconomyIllinois Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner sparred on jobs, the state's financial issues and qualifications in their final televised debate on Monday in Chicago. (Oct. 21)
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    Fighter Jet Pilots Survive Midair Collision

    Fighter Jet Pilots Survive Midair CollisionThe Oklahoma Air National Guard says two of its fighter jets collided over southeast Kansas during a training exercise. One plane returned to base. The other crashed after the pilot ejected. (Oct. 21)
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    Canada: Convert to radical Islam ran down soldiers

    Canada: Convert to radical Islam ran down soldiersQuebec police fatally shot the suspect after a car chase.
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    Ill. Governor, Challenger Spar over Economy

    Ill. Governor, Challenger Spar over EconomyIllinois Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner sparred on jobs, the state's financial issues and qualifications in their final televised debate on Monday in Chicago. (Oct. 21)
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    Hannah Graham 'death investigation' could take weeks

    Hannah Graham 'death investigation' could take weeksCharlottesville Police continue to investigate Hannah Graham's death, as Jesse Matthew, the suspect, is now charged with attempted murder in a 2005 rape case.
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