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Jackie Robinson during spring training at Vero Beach, Fla., in March 1956. It would be Robinson's 10th and last year with the Brooklyn Dodgers.

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Bill Tall, the owner of City Farmers Nursery, says the city's growing interest in urban agriculture has helped make his business a destination for San Diego families.

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City Farmers Nursery has been a City Heights fixture since 1972, when Bill Tall opened it as an after-school venture with $200.

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This October 2011 photo provided by Melanie Capobianco shows her adoptive daughter, Veronica, trick-or-treating in Charleston, S.C. The child has been the focus of a custody battle between her adoptive parents and her birth father.

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This October 2011 photo provided by Melanie Capobianco shows her adoptive daughter Veronica trick-or-treating, in Charleston, S.C. The child has been the focus of a custody battle between her adoptive parents and her birth father.

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Tasting expert Jack Bishop (pictured) challenges host Christopher Kimball to a tasting of premium butters. Kimball and the cast of AMERICA'S TEST KITCHEN FROM COOK'S ILLUSTRATED, the most-watched cooking show on public television and a 2012 Daytime Emmy® nominee, use a common-sense, practical approach to solve everyday cooking problems and help viewers save time and money.

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Christopher Knight, 47, has been charged with stealing food and other items from a camp in Rome, Maine. Knight's years of living in isolation earned him the nickname of the North Pond Hermit.

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Christian Wunderlich, Quincy McCrary, Mayer Hawthorne, Quentin Joseph, Joe Abrams perform on stage. Mayer Hawthorne and his nimble band, The County, blaze through two dozen songs in his updated classic soul style, infused with everything from doo-wop to hip-hop. Over the course of the evening, Hawthorne and his band thrill an invitation-only crowd of 400 at the opulent Grand Ballroom of the Park Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles.

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Mayer Hawthorne

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Former Braceros protest every Sunday at a downtown plaza in the Mexican border city of Juárez.

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Former Braceros protest every Sunday at a downtown plaza in the Mexican border city of Juárez.

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A former Braceros identification card.

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A former Bracero holds up his identification card from his days as a guest worker in the United States.

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Quentin Joseph, Mayer Hawthorne and Joe Abrams perform on stage. Mayer Hawthorne and his nimble band, The County, blaze through two dozen songs in his updated classic soul style, infused with everything from doo-wop to hip-hop. Over the course of the evening, Hawthorne and his band thrill an invitation-only crowd of 400 at the opulent Grand Ballroom of the Park Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles with selections from his acclaimed new album, "How Do You Do," plus fan favorites such as “Green Eyed Love.”

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Actor Fred MacMurray in "The Absent-Minded Professor."

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Actor Fred MacMurray and dog.

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Third-grader Jionni Anderson is learning to play keyboard at Savoy Elementary School in Washington, D.C.

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The hallways at Savoy are painted in bold colors.

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Savoy's principal, Patrick Pope, sits in on a class.

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On a Tuesday morning, vocal teacher Herb Scott leads a class in singing "Do Re Mi."

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Nicole Braxton is a teacher at Savoy, one of eight schools across the nation participating in the Turnaround Arts Initiative.

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Michael Weems teaches dance classes at Savoy and is currently preparing the school for a flash mob.

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Anthony Jones teaches keyboard at Savoy, a class made possible, in part, by a donation from Yamaha.

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Wanda Rayborn, 63, was homeless for nine years and was living under a tree in downtown San Diego two years ago. She now lives in a newly-renovated efficiency apartment — part of an initiative to help downtown San Diego homeless residents off the streets.

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The use of the temporary winter shelter — which was scheduled to close April 1 — has been extended for another three months by San Diego Mayor Bob Filner and the city council.

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Barbara Stanwyck and Fred MacMurray in "Double Indemnity."

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Actor Fred MacMurray

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Martin Luther King Jr. with his close friend Rev. Ralph Abernathy, center, and Alabama leader Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth defied an injunction against protesting on Good Friday in 1963. They were arrested and held in solitary confinement in the Birmingham jail where King wrote his famous "Letter From Birmingham Jail."

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Charles Avery Jr. was 18 when he participated in anti-segregation demonstrations in Birmingham in 1963. "I'll never forget the time or the date. It's etched in my mind forever," he says.

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Alabama Segregationist Bull Connor ordered police to use dogs and fire hoses on black demonstrators in May 1963.

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Vice President Joe Biden and members of Congress watch as President Obama signs the STOCK Act on April 4, 2012. A year later, Congress moved to undo large portions of the law without fanfare.

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Here for Each Other: Helping Families After an Emergency

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American Airlines flights were grounded for two hours on Tuesday due to a glitch in the reservation system, the airline says.

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Vice President Joe Biden, holds a background check form last week in Washington, as he calls on Congress to pass legislation aimed at reducing gun violence.

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Vice President Joe Biden shows a background check form as he calls on Congress to pass legislation aimed at reducing gun violence at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington on April 9.

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Runners start the 15th annual Rock 'n' Roll Marathon to benefit the Luekemia & Lymphoma Society on June 3, 2012 in San Diego, California.

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If he messes up, should the hospital profit?

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Nutrition fact labels are good but confusing, consumers say.

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Nuns worship following a Mass for the election of a new pope at St. Patrick's Cathedral in February.

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Boston firefighters, right, talk with FBI agents and a crime scene photographer on Tuesday at the scene of the Boston Marathon explosions.

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A bicycle built by British firm Donhou was created with the goal of hitting high speeds,€” perhaps including 100 mph.

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Su-Mei Yu, a celebrated San Diego chef, restaurateur and cookbook author.

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Mama Yu's Stir Fry

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Mendenhall Ranch Grass Fed Cattle.

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Mendenhall Family enjoying a meal with Su-Mei Yu, Mendenhall Ranch.

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Su-Mei Yu and Joel Mendenhall exploring Mendenhall Ranch on horseback.

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Joel Mendenhall and Su-Mei Yu at Mendenhall Ranch.

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Tofu Making at San Diego Soy Dairy.

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Tofu making at San Diego Soy Dairy.

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Tofu makers at San Diego Soy Dairy.

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Tofu makers at San Diego Soy Dairy.

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Soy Bean Pulp

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Grinding soy beans at San Diego Soy Dairy.

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Soy beans from the San Diego Soy Dairy.

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Join noted local cook, author and restaurant owner Su-Mei Yu (pictured) as she explores and cooks her way around San Diego while sharing captivating tales of our culinary bounty.

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Wendie Cummings of Florissant, Mo., says that "every finish line I cross in the future, I'm going to be thinking about the devastation" in Boston.

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R/V Sally Ride

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Oklahoma City officials say that a marathon that's part of memorial events honoring the anniversary of the 1995 bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building will take place Friday. Here, Boy Scouts take part in the 2010 event.

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This undated photo provided by Bill Richard, shows his son, Martin Richard, in Boston. Martin Richard, 8, was among the at least three people killed in the explosions, Monday, April 15, 2013, at the finish line of the Boston Marathon.

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At the Richard family home in Dorchester, Mass., on Tuesday, Jacqueline Myers (right) and her 10-year-old daughter Amira were among those who came to grieve over the death of 8-year-old Martin Richard. He was killed by one of the blasts at Monday's Boston Marathon. His mother and sister were seriously injured.

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Aftermath of blasts at Boston Marathon finish line.

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Before your doctor gets to this, make sure he'll bill the colonoscopy as a screening test rather than a diagnostic one.

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The IMF says economic woes in places like Cyprus will tamp down global growth.

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New IMF projections

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The IMF says economic woes in places like Cyprus will tamp down global growth.

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OKLAHOMA CITY BOMBING: The Albert P. Murrah Federal Building shows the devastation caused by a fuel-and fertilizer truck bomb on April 19, 1995. The blast killed 168 people and injured more than 500.

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BRANCH DAVIDIAN: This aerial shot shows the burned remains of the cult compound April 21, 1993 in Waco, TX.

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A runner using his cell phone after two bombs exploded at the Boston Marathon on Monday.

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President Barack Obama speaks about today's bombing at the Boston Marathon, April 15, 2013 in Washington, DC.

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Medical personnel work outside the medical tent in the aftermath of two explosions near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday. At area hospitals, doctors say they were confronted with the kinds of injuries U.S. troops get in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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Swat team members and special police units assemble in the Boston Common on April 16, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. Security is especially tight in the city of Boston after two explosions went off near the finish of the Marathon, killing three people and injuring at least 141 others.

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A marathon runner, wrapped in a blanket to stay warm after the race, watched Monday as authorities investigated the bombings that shook the finish line area at the Boston Marathon. At least three people were killed and dozens were wounded.

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This October 2011 photo provided by Melanie Capobianco shows her adoptive daughter, Veronica, trick-or-treating in Charleston, S.C. The child has been the focus of a custody battle between her adoptive parents and her birth father.

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