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Opinion: Military needs sex offender registry

The U.S. military, although often unnecessarily secretive and slow to act, has unsurpassed organization skills. Given some congressional prodding and funding, a complete and accessible registry of its sex offenders is not an insurmountable problem.

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Americans gobble up almost 100 million turkeys

According to an analysis of the 2012 Census of Agriculture, 45.3 million turkeys were sold in the 26 states that voted for President Barack Obama in the 2012 general election, while 50.4 million were sold in the 24 states that voted for Republican challenger Mitt Romney that year.  

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