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Shop owners on Main Street in Talkeetna, Alaska, say a marijuana retail store could ruin the tiny town's historic atmosphere and harm businesses in the tourist town. (ASSOCIATED PRESS)

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Illustration on the hurricane damage to Texas by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

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Sponsored by Gundry MD (promo thumbnail)

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The International Association of Parliamentarians for Peace launched in Nigeria this summer with 227 participants. Photo courtesy of Universal Peace Federation International.

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Sheriff Joe Arpaio

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The Plan to Get to Mars Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

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Domino's Pizza and Ford Motor Company are testing the viability of self-driving pizza delivery. (Twitter, Domino's Pizza)

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Historic Monuments Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

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Aircraft assigned to Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 11 perform a fly-by performance for Sailors and their family members on a tiger cruise aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). Nimitz is transiting the U.S. 3rd Fleet area of responsibility after spending eight months deployed to the U.S. 5th, 6th and 7th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Aiyana S. Paschal/ Released)

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Houston skyline (Photo by Henry Han via Wikipedia)

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Small- and medium-sized businesses make up 99 percent of all German enterprises and contribute 56 percent of the country's economic output, but college-educated young people are increasingly eschewing them in favor of big-city corporate jobs. (Associated Press)

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FILE - This Monday, Aug. 7, 2017, file photo shows an Amazon sign at a store in Hialeah, Fla. Whole Foods shareholders voted Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, to bless a $13.7 billion union with Amazon that the organic grocery chain's CEO had called "love at first sight." By buying Whole Foods, Amazon will get more than 460 stores and potentially very lucrative data about how shoppers behave offline. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz, File)

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This Friday, June 16, 2017, photo shows a Whole Foods Market in San Antonio. Whole Foods shareholders voted Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, to bless a $13.7 billion union with Amazon that the organic grocery chain's CEO had called "love at first sight." By buying Whole Foods, Amazon will get more than 460 stores and potentially very lucrative data about how shoppers behave offline. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

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Hannah Gu, left, and Shantel Bartolme, both of Denver, emerge from the federal courthouse after attending the morning session of the third day of a civil trial to determine whether a Denver radio host groped pop singer Taylor Swift in a case in federal court Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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bank on it: The Verizon Center downtown D.C. is now called Capital One Arena. Owner Ted Leonsis announced an investment of $40 million. (Associated Press)

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Congressional staffers attended a House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing in 2013. Some staffers dismiss claims in the Congressional Management Foundation report. They say lazy cohorts don't make use of Congress' extraordinary resources and instead outsource research and decision-making to lobbyists. (Associated Press/File)

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FILE - In this Feb. 17, 2016, file photo, Republican presidential candidate, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush speaks at a rally at Summerville Country Club in Summerville, S.C. A person familiar with the negotiations says a group led by Gov. Jeb Bush and Quogue Capital investment fund founder Wayne Rothbaum has halted its bid to buy the Miami Marlins.The person confirmed the decision to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017, because the groups that have been involved in negotiations aren’t commenting publicly. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

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An insurance company investigator walks around the front of a 1940's era car Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017, at Country Classic Cars on Interstate-55 near the town of Staunton, Illinois. A fire, which broke out late Tuesday night, destroyed perhaps as many as 100 classic antique cars which were housed in two buildings on the property. (John Badman /The Telegraph via AP)

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John Landgraf, CEO of FX Networks and FX Productions, participates in the executive panel during the FX Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour at the Beverly Hilton on Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

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The Assembly Committee on Jobs and Economy meets about the incentive deal for Taiwan-based Foxconn Technology Group, Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017, at the state Capitol in Madison, Wis. The company last week that it planned to construct the first liquid crystal display panel factory outside of Asia in southeast Wisconsin. The deal requires the state to approve $3 billion in tax breaks tied to Foxconn hiring and spending as promised. (Mark Hoffman/Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel via AP)