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    Body found near train tracks in Richmond

    A 38-year-old man found dead near train tracks in Richmond on Monday possibly jumped or fell from a train he was hitching a ride on, a railway spokeswoman said.  
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    Coming right up: The world's fastest elevators

    Japan's Hitachi said this week it will provide the world's fastest elevators, which can clock speeds up to 45 mph, to a high-rise building in China. Full Story
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    Beyonce tops Time magazine's list of influential people

    Miley Cyrus, Matthew McConaughey, Pharrell Williams, and Kerry Washington also make list.
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