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By David Keene
Allowing states to innovate could reduce dependency on bureaucracy
Topic - Tian Tian
A female giant panda at the Smithsonian Institution's National Zoo is a mother for the second time, giving birth to a cub.
Chinese officials say they have reached an agreement with the National Zoo to keep a pair of giant pandas in Washington five more years.
Washington's pandas have won a temporary extension to stay at the National Zoo — at least for now.