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Top Stories: Though Obama promised to let the Democratic convention go free from "business and lobbyist support" it is intertwined with Duke Energy.
World: To help their families survive, poor grandmothers in Swaziland turn to growing marijuana to sell. In war-torn Syria life and weddings go on.
U.S.: A plan for a strip mine butts up against a Girl Scout camp in Kentucky.
New York: The Rainbow Room — once a social hotspot, now in uncertain condition — vies for landmark status but it "may be too little, too late."
Business: U.S. civilians highly demand Russia's Kalashnikov guns.
Sports: Charting the mysterious history of the Pesky Pole in Fenway.
Theater: Julie Bloom on Shakespeare in the Park: "Over the years the theater has come to embody the serendipitous encounters that make the city so important to me."
Movies: A. O. Scott reviews The Odd Life of Timothy Green with claws: "The ghastliness of this damp and squishy comedy is the byproduct of a confused and earnest sentimentality, a willful devotion to wide-eyed wonder that confuses simplicity with simple-mindedness."
Dining & Wine: Taking on the food at the Iowa State Fair which is "no place for guilt or regrets."
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