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More than 16 months are left before Americans over 18 vote on who should be president, and the Democratic nominee won't become her or his party's candidate officially until July next year. But the 2020 campaign is well under way, and a large fie...

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President Donald Trump said he called off a planned military strike against Iranian targets because he didn't believe the expected casualties were "proportionate" to Iranian forces shooting down an unmanned U.S. military drone. He said he'd been tol...

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This week's word in the news: MOLDY

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Overgrown or filled with mold; mildewed; musty; fusty; decaying; stale.

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He did not specify the problems he saw, but other school officials said moldy classrooms, dirty walls and poorly functioning doors and windows were key concerns on the campus.
The Palm Beach Post -- 06/24/2019

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