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Millions of Americans Hoping for Clear Sky While Awaiting Total Solar Eclipse

A woman looks through a telescope on the football field at Madras High School the evening before a solar eclipse in Madras, Oregon on Aug.20, 2017. (REUTERS/Jason Redmond)
A woman looks through a telescope on the football field at Madras High School the evening before a solar eclipse in Madras, Oregon on Aug.20, 2017. (REUTERS/Jason Redmond)

SALMON, Idaho/MURPHY, N.C.–Millions of Americans equipped with protective glasses are taking positions along a ribbon of land cutting diagonally across the United States to marvel...




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