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What's behind Oregon's marionberry mania?

Oregon grows up to 33 million pounds a year of this blackberry. But most are gobbled up locally — in everything from ice cream to beers to jams — before the rest of the country ever gets a taste.

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United Nations will launch a space mission

The U.N. is planning to send its first spacecraft into orbit, packed with scientific experiments from countries that can't afford their own space programs.

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