Morning Maddow: August 18 (where did the summer go?)

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Budget cuts threaten health care industry’s status as reliable job creator.

Organized labor will stand by President Obama.

Gunmen attack buses in Southern Israel.

BP investigates a new oil sheen in the Gulf of Mexico.

The strange tale of Dr. Michele Bachmann.

DARPA says: why ask for the moon when we have the stars?

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Morning Maddow: August 18 (where did the summer go?)

Updated