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SALARY a Canadian candy company offered in August in a job posting for Chief Candy OfficerThe C.C.O. will sample products to help decide which ones should be sold on the website.

Source: UPI

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AGE of Alena Analeigh Wicker, a Texan who was recently accepted to medical school in Alabama. She plans to attend after she completes two undergraduate programs she’s currently enrolled in.

Source: ABC News

$2.7 million

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PRICE at auction this summer for a white, Teflon-coated jacket worn by astronaut Buzz Aldrin during the Apollo 11 mission in 1969, when he and Neil Armstrong became the first humans to walk on the moon.

Source: The New York Times