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6:54am

Wed September 25, 2013
The Two-Way

Another Car, Another Watery Grave, Another Cold Case Solved?

Originally published on Wed September 25, 2013 11:23 am

An undated photo provided by the South Dakota Attorney General's Office shows a Studebaker found this week in a creek near Elk Point, S.D. Two teenage girls from the area were last seen May 29, 1971, driving a car like it. Remains found in the vehicle may be those of the two teenagers.
AP

Just one week after the discovery of two long-lost cars in an Oklahoma lake and what appear to be the remains of six long-lost people inside them, a 1960 Studebaker Lark has been recovered from a creek in South Dakota.

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6:42am

Wed September 25, 2013
It's All Politics

Wednesday Morning Political Mix — Sept. 25, 2013

Originally published on Wed September 25, 2013 9:21 am

Sen. Ted Cruz, worked a rare Senate overnight shift as he kept up a lengthy diatribe against Obamacare (with many digressions.)
Evan Vucci AP

It's Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013, which puts us five days away from a possible federal-government shutdown that would begin Oct. 1 if Congress fails to pass a stop-gap spending bill.

So the drama in the Senate over the spending bill leads the day's interesting political items and features Republican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas. At this writing, Cruz was in the last gasps of an anti-Obamacare talkathon. That's where we start:

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6:08am

Wed September 25, 2013
The Two-Way

Pakistan Quake Killed Hundreds, Created Island Off Coast

Originally published on Wed September 25, 2013 9:26 am

It rose from the sea: The small island that appeared off the coast of Pakistan on Tuesday after an earthquake shook the region.
Government of Pakistan EPA/Landov

As more becomes known about the strong, 7.7-magnitude earthquake that rocked southern Pakistan on Tuesday, we're hearing that:

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5:24am

Wed September 25, 2013
The Two-Way

Latest MacArthur Geniuses Include Sound Savior

Originally published on Wed September 25, 2013 9:59 am

Carl Haber, 2013 MacArthur fellow.
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

5:21am

Wed September 25, 2013
Around the Nation

99-Year-Old Iowa Woman Receives High School Diploma

Audrey Crabtree of Cedar Falls began her education in the 1920s in a one-room school house. But then she got injured in a swimming accident, and her grandma fell ill, so she didn't finish high school — 1 credit shy. This week, during a board meeting, she received her diploma from the current principal of East High.

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