A Russian Murder; Secession Over Fracking; History of Love Songs

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Mourners gather to place tributes at the site where Russian opposition leader and former Deputy Prime Minister Boris Nemtsov was killed on Bolshoi Moskvoretsky bridge near St. Basil cathedral.

Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov was murdered last week in full view of the Kremlin. The journalist Masha Gessen talks about who may have wanted him dead, and what it means for Putin and Russia. Plus: a Justice Department report found racial bias in how officers interacted with African-American residents; after an official jokingly suggested his town should secede from New York (and join Pennsylvania) over NY's fracking ban, several towns in the Southern Tier are actually exploring it; a history of love songs; and we wrap up our series on long-time family businesses in our area with a call for your suggestions of your own family business, or one you love.