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8:18am

Wed March 16, 2011
Around the Nation

Ohio Teens Markets 'Manly' Scented Candles

A 13-year-old boy in Marysville, Ohio, was making fun of his sister for selling girly candles for school. Then Hart Main came up with a new business: selling scented candles in cans for men. Fragrances include: bacon, pizza and the smell of a baseball glove.

7:40am

Wed March 16, 2011
The Two-Way

In Bahrain: Protesters Fear Mass Arrests Are Next

Police and national guard troops fired tear gas and pushed protesters out of a central square in Bahrain's capital early today. Some witnesses told reporters that at least six people were killed, The Associated Press reports. Reuters says three police officers were killed when they were struck by a car.

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6:54am

Wed March 16, 2011
The Two-Way

Live Blog: Disaster In Japan, Wednesday's Developments

The latest on the disaster in Japan (this post will automatically refresh every 30 minutes; sooner if we add updates in between):

Update at 10:45 a.m. ET. More Aftershocks:

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6:30am

Wed March 16, 2011
Sports

Boxing's World Series Tries To Hook Followers

It's the time of year when a sports fan's fancy turns to college basketball. But there's another kind of March Madness going on in the often forgotten sport of boxing.

A new international league is trying to make boxing relevant again.

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4:00am

Wed March 16, 2011
Education

U.S. Schools Hire Companies To Court Foreign Students

Some public colleges are hiring for-profit companies to recruit international students. It's a controversial strategy, but with shrinking state budgets every tuition dollar is critical. The Universities of Massachusetts and New Hampshire are working with a company called Navitas to bring in foreign students and in some cases, to teach them. Sheryl Rich-Kern of New Hampshire Public Radio reports.

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