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associated press Jordan Zimmermann reached his pitched limit for the season after 4 1/3 innings Sunday.

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"The ideal is somebody that is beloved by the tea party who holds statewide office in a swing state and, oh, is Hispanic and young," said Jennifer E. Duffy, of the Cook Political Report. "He [Sen. Marco Rubio] pretty much fills that bill, doesn't he?" (Associated Press)

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Lifeless bodies lay as they are placed at the hospital in the Abu Salim district in Tripoli, Libya, Friday, Aug. 26, 2011. The four-storey hospital was completely empty with shattered glass over the floors, dark with dried blood stains and with medical equipment strewn about. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

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Libyan dead bodies lay in the hospital of Abu Salim district, in Tripoli, Libya, on Aug. 26, 2011. The four-story hospital was completely empty with shattered glass over the floors, dark with dried blood stains and with medical equipment strewn about. In the hospital yard next to the parking lot is a pile of 20 decomposing bodies, all of them darker skinned than most Libyans, covered with blankets. Gadhafi had recruited fighters from sub-Saharan Africa. (Associated Press)

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A motorcade with President Obama aboard, seen through the rainy pool van window, moves from Blue Heron Farm in Chilmark on Martha's Vineyard, Mass., on Aug. 25, 2011. (Associated Press)

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With growing concerns about food safety and desires to support local farms, more Americans are turning to food cooperatives, owned and controlled by members to provide affordable, healthy products. (Associated Press)

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A Libyan rebel fires at soldiers loyal to Col. Moammar Gadhafi in Tripoli, Libya, on Aug. 25, 2011. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** Songwriters Mike Stoller (left) and Jerry Leiber pose at the Russian Tea Room in New York in 1992. Mr. Leiber, who wrote the lyrics to such hits as "Hound Dog" and "Jailhouse Rock," died on Monday, Aug. 22, 2011, at 78. (AP Photo/Chrystyna Czajkowski, File)

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Rep. Jason Chaffetz, Utah Republican, will run for a third term in the House of Representatives rather than challenge Sen. Orrin G. Hatch, who has held the seat for 36 years. Mr. Chaffetz enjoyed significant backing from the tea party. (Associated Press)

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ASSOCIATED PRESS Linda Tisch, 58, was treated for a heart attack 16 minutes after arriving at a hospital in Connecticut. "My family was absolutely flabbergasted," she said. She was able to go home to Westerly, R.I., two days later.

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Grocery workers from Ralphs, Vons and Albertsons began voting on Friday in San Diego to reject a health care package proposed by the chains. Thousands of Southern California grocery workers voted overwhelmingly to reject a health care proposal from major supermarket chains and authorize their union leaders to call a strike, a spokesman said Sunday. (Associated Press)

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The Mayor wants use the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial dedication as a platform for arguing state rights for the District. What's up with that? "They're separate issues, but I think we should address [state rights] now. It takes one person to mess things up, but if everyone is involved we can get something done." Kenneth Grant, Capitol Hill, on disability

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The Mayor wants use the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial dedication as a platform for arguing state rights for the District. What's up with that? "They're separate issues, but I think we should address [state rights] now. It takes one person to mess things up, but if everyone is involved we can get something done." Kenneth Grant, Capitol Hill, on disability

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A Nissan Leaf charges at a station in Portland, Ore. (Associated Press)

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In this Aug. 9, 2011 photo, Dr. Robert Goldman, one of the co-founders of the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine, is photographed in his trophy room in Chicago with hardware from 20 Guinness World Records for strength and endurance. "People should be healthy and strong well into 100 to 120 years of age," Goldman says in a biographical video. "That's what's really exciting - to live in a time period when the impossible is truly possible." (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green)

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Ronald Moten (The Washington Times)

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A shura of village elders last month was sparsely attended, as were others in the past several months. Afghan leaders in Helmand province face daunting problems, such as drought, joblessness and the chaos of living between two determined combat forces.

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A pair of Republican presidential hopefuls, Rep. Michele Bachmann and Mitt Romney, and the tea party movement get the cartoon treatment from Bluewater Comics. (Bluewater Comics)

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Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta share a laugh during a question-and-answer session at the National Defense University in Washington on Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2011. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

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Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta arrive for an event at the National Defense University in Washington on Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2011. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)