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August 5, 2010

Editor's note: Here's a look at what we're following and talking about this morning. Chime in on what you're talking about in the comments below, or on our blog or Facebook page.

What we're following:

- BP will start pumping cement into blown-out Gulf well

- Senate to vote on Kagan confirmation later today

- Moscow engulfed by smog and smoke from raging wildfires

And did you see...

- Food stamp use hits a record high

- Feds intensify criminal investigation into alleged doping by Lance Armstrong

- Supermodel Naomi Campbell testifies in war crimes case

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