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I've only been using the Arduino board for a few days now, but I feel like its missing a power switch.  I always get very nervous about plugging wires into a micro and find myself unplugging the usb cable every time need to make a hardware change.

Is this the wrong approach to working with the Arduino?
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find myself unplugging the usb cable every time need to make a hardware change.

That's what you are supposed to do. The best way of blowing up your board is to work on it while it is powered up. If you want a switch then power it from an external PSU and switch that.
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