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Keira Knightley to make her Broadway debut in '15
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Six in quarantine in Connecticut as U.S. steps up Ebola checks
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Disqualified Navajo candidate aims to stay in race
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Retrospective of fiber artist opens at NYC museum
NEW YORK (AP) Institutionalized for more than three decades and largely deaf and mute, Judith Scott found her voice through art, forming intricate sculptures of yarn, fabric and other fibers tightly wrapped around an array of found objects. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:30:11 -0400
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