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News the Media Missed This Week

06/24/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

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The media does a pretty good job covering the major news stories. Sometimes, however, they miss some. My mission? To search for the most interesting stories not covered by traditional news outlets -- and present them to you. Here, then, are this week's news items the media missed -- presented in quick & easy, photo & caption format -- perfect for today's busy professional -- and for you! Enjoy!

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On Earth Day, Mother Nature confided she's been exeriencing some challenges

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The newly designed $100 bill was introduced this week, coincidentally on the same day Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner took a leave of absence for "stress-related issues"

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Researchers determine that much education takes place outside the classroom

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Florida junior high school cancels its art classes

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Chick sues farmer for frying its best friend

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Many passengers stranded in European airports due to the volcano ash clouds complained about American Airlines' Admirals Club Lounge, apparently hit hard by the recession

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Woman claims in her 6 months of Match.com membership, not one man has contacted her

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Van Camp's Beans wins International Creepiest Ad Competition

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Experts baffled by sudden increase in men's attendance at yoga classes

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President Obama reveals secret of his popularity