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News to know
The House and Senate both approved a bill that provides funding for transportation and keeps the interest rate low on federal student loans. The student loan rate would have doubled had the bill not been approved.
Quote of note
"These were Republicans down in Colorado Springs who were saying, 'Yes, this is what the community needs now, so the president should demonstrate the country supports them.'" – Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, talking about President Barack Obama’s visit Friday to fire-ravaged areas near Colorado Springs. There were some grumblings that the president was visiting, but politicians largely welcomed the visit. Obama also declared the location a disaster area, and federal aid is expected. Also Friday, it was reported that one person had died in the fires, and another was missing.
Hot video: iPhone turns 5
On June 29, 2007, Apple began selling the first iPhone. Erica Hill, Jeff Glor and Gayle King speak with New York Times technology columnist David Pogue about the iPhone and its impact on the cellphone market and society.
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