Republican U.S. presidential candidate Mitt Romney campaigns at LeClaire Manufacturing in Bettendorf, Iowa, August 22, 2012. REUTERS/John Gress (UNITED STATES)

Romney campaigns in Bettendorf, Iowa

Mitt Romney tries to return to economic message, following Akin fallout.

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Peyton Manning of the Denver Broncos warms up before his team takes on the Chicago Bears in Chicago, August 9, 2012. REUTERS/John Gress (UNITED STATES)

Peyton Manning’s arm looks fine

Manning didn’t throw any deep passes in his first drive of the preseason Thursday night at Soldier Field in Chicago, but he threw well enough to drive the Broncos down the field before the drive ended when a pass over the middle was deflected and intercepted.

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Portland Oregon News Photographer

Flash From The Past: July 29, 2010

10 years ago today I was sucking smoke at the Cache Mountain fire in my native Oregon. I remember it took forever to work with the authorities to get any of the firefighters in action…. I guess it paid off because at the end of the day I ended up with backlit smoke and this gorgeous light.

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CHICAGO, IL - MAY 20: Luxembourg Prime Minister of Jean-Claude Juncker kisses U.S. President Barack Obama on the cheek as they arrive at the NATO summit on May 20, 2012 at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois. As sixty heads of state converge for the two day summit that will address the situation in Afghanistan among other global defense issues, thousands of demonstrators have taken the streets to protest. (Photo by John Gress/Getty Images)

Comedy Central Caption Challenge

I just found a post on Comedy central suggesting their readers should come up with a caption for my photo of President Obama and Luxembourg PM Jean-Claude Juncker.

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Electronics Retailers Scramble to Adapt

Now, Walmart is running ads going after Best Buy consumers; a Chicago-area competitor is expanding amusement park attractions in its store to lure shoppers; and Target is selling Apple products — all in an effort to make buying electronics in a store appealing again.

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