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N.J. Town Celebrates World Cup Champs And Hometown Hero Carli Lloyd

Tuesday, July 07, 2015

Carli Lloyd, who led the U.S. women's soccer team to World Cup victory, comes from Delran, N.J., and her hometown is still buzzing about her stellar performance on Sunday.

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S.C. Senate Moves To Take Down State Capitol's Confederate Flag

Tuesday, July 07, 2015

The Confederate flag is again causing controversy after the Charleston church shooting that killed 9 people. The alleged gunman is believed to have been influenced by white supremacists and the flag.

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Cosby Admits Giving Woman Quaaludes, Court Documents Show

Tuesday, July 07, 2015

Newly unsealed court documents from 2005 show comedian Bill Cosby admitted to giving at least one woman Quaaludes in order to have sex with her. The documents were obtained by The Associated Press.

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Morning Edition

Census Data Confirms: Hispanics Outnumber Whites In California

Tuesday, July 07, 2015

The Census Bureau recently announced that Hispanics are the largest ethnic group in California. Renee Montagne talks to Roberto Suro of the University of Southern California about the milestone.

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'No One Should Have The Right To Prolong My Death'

Tuesday, July 07, 2015

Jennifer Glass was a newlywed when she was diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer. "I'm doing everything I can to extend my life," she says, while advocating for a right-to-die law in California.

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In Rio Grande Valley, Some Campaign Workers Are Paid To Harvest Votes

Tuesday, July 07, 2015

It's a time-honored tradition in South Texas: Local candidates who need votes go to campaign workers known as politiqueras. But some of those workers are now charged with manipulating mail-in ballots.

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For Homeless Families, Quick Exit From Shelters Is Only A Temporary Fix

Tuesday, July 07, 2015

The rapid rehousing program provides the homeless with short-term rental assistance. But many recipients ultimately face the same problems as those who stay in shelters, a new government study finds.

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Cosby Admitted Giving Woman Quaaludes

Monday, July 06, 2015

The comedian testified in 2005 he got the sedative with the intent of giving it to women with whom he wanted to have sex.

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All Things Considered

S.C. Senate Votes To Remove Confederate Flag From State House Grounds

Monday, July 06, 2015

Lawmakers in South Carolina began debating Monday whether to remove the Confederate flag that flies in front of the State House in Columbia, S.C.

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All Things Considered

First Measles Death In 12 Years Renews Vaccination Concerns

Monday, July 06, 2015

A woman from Washington state died of measles last week. NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to Seattle Times reporter JoNel Aleccia about the first confirmed measles death in the United States in 12 years.

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All Things Considered

Grateful Dead Plays Final Shows With Record-Breaking Audiences

Monday, July 06, 2015

Music critic Will Hermes went to one of the Grateful Dead's last shows that broke all kinds of records.

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All Things Considered

With Corruption Rampant, Good Cops Go Bad In Texas' Rio Grande Valley

Monday, July 06, 2015

How does a promising young cop go from town hero to drug trafficker? A former rogue officer details what led him to the dark side in a region known for corruption.

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All Things Considered

Knowing How Doctors Die Can Change End-Of-Life Discussions

Monday, July 06, 2015

Dr. Ken Murray wrote an essay a decade ago about how the gentler care doctors choose at the end of life stands apart. His work still shapes how some doctors talk to patients about death.

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Donald Trump, 'Wrestling A Pig,' And The GOP's Struggle To Reform

Monday, July 06, 2015

The last thing the GOP wants is to be seen as anti-immigrant, anti-gay and anti-science. The party has vowed to reform since President Obama's re-election, but change is proving hard.

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After Measles Outbreaks, Parents Shift Their Thinking On Vaccines

Monday, July 06, 2015

The widely publicized measles outbreak linked to California theme parks appears to have made parents more confident about vaccine safety and benefits, a national poll finds.

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Missing Comma Gets Woman Out Of A Parking Ticket

Monday, July 06, 2015

The ticket was for parking more than 24 hours in a zone that didn't allow a "motor vehicle camper." The Ohio woman had a truck. She said that there needed to be a comma between vehicle and camper.

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9-Year-Old Fisherman Lands 600 Pound Sturgeon

Monday, July 06, 2015

Kegan Rothman and his dad were fishing on a Canadian River when Kegan got a bite. It took 2 hours to reel in the hefty sturgeon.

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CME Futures Pits To Close. 'It Was A Great Run,' Traders Say

Monday, July 06, 2015

After 167 years, the Chicago Mercantile Exchange is expected to close the Futures Pits at the Chicago Board of Trade on Monday. In this StoryCorps, we hear from two longtime traders.

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Liberal Minority Won Over Conservatives In Historic Supreme Court Term

Monday, July 06, 2015

The latest session made history on several fronts, and accepted cases for next year that will likely make still more. This year the liberals won a lot — but that doesn't mean they will in the future.

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A Few Miles From Mobile, A Wealth Of History, Nature — And Danger

Monday, July 06, 2015

Just outside this coastal city, five rivers converge in what feels like an alien world — what one conservationist calls "America's Amazon. It is the wildest, most diverse place ... in the country."

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