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Indiana's HIV Spike Prompts New Calls For Needle Exchanges Statewide

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Southeastern Indiana is battling an HIV outbreak. The new cases are mostly linked to injection drug use and have reignited a debate over needle exchanges, which are currently illegal in the state.

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All Things Considered

Southern Baptists Don't Shy Away From Talking About Their Racist Past

Friday, March 27, 2015

The denomination held a summit in Nashville, Tenn., this week to consider how the Gospel speaks to race relations. It wasn't easy, and moving from words to actions may be a challenge.

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All Things Considered

After Resuming Deliberations, Jury Rules In Favor Of Kleiner Perkins

Friday, March 27, 2015

The jury said that the venture capital firm Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield and Byers did not retaliate against former partner Ellen Pao by terminating her.

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Calif. Governor Can't Make It Rain, But Can Make Relief Money Pour

Friday, March 27, 2015

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed his sweeping $1.1 billion emergency drought relief bill Friday. It funds water infrastructure improvements like flood control and aid for farmworkers.

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All Things Considered

As U.S. Energy Industry Booms, Oil Hubs Run Out Of Storage Space

Friday, March 27, 2015

U.S. oil production is at near record levels. But the success has led to a question of where to store all that oil. One of the country's biggest oil hubs is now almost full.

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All Things Considered

Oklahoma University Reveals Sigma Alpha Epsilon Investigation Results

Friday, March 27, 2015

The University of Oklahoma released the results of its investigation into Sigma Alpha Epsilon Friday. The university began the review after a video surfaced of its members singing a racist song.

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Did That Restaurant Pass Its Health Inspection? Now Yelp Will Tell You

Friday, March 27, 2015

You might not see health inspection information until you're opening a restaurant's door. But if you're in San Francisco and some other cities, you'll see it when you check out an eatery's Yelp page.

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Alabama Police Officer Accused Of Injuring Indian Man Is Indicted

Friday, March 27, 2015

A federal grand jury decided there was enough evidence to bring charges against Officer Eric Parker. The incident sparked an international incident.

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6 Things You Might Not Have Known About Harry Reid

Friday, March 27, 2015

The senator from Nevada was raised in a home built of scavenged railroad ties and with a toughness that has carried him through his life and political career.

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New York City To Teens: TXT ME With Mental Health Worries

Friday, March 27, 2015

In an effort to connect teenagers with mental health services, New York is testing counseling via text for high school students. They join a growing trend.

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Indiana Suspends Ban On Needle Exchanges To Combat HIV Outbreak

Friday, March 27, 2015

The state's governor says he would temporarily OK a program in one county after dozens of new infections were reported stemming from the injection of the prescription drug Opana.

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WATCH: Obama, A 'Wire' Superfan, Talks To Show's Creator David Simon

Friday, March 27, 2015

The president called the show "one of the greatest, not just television shows, but pieces of art in the last couple of decades." Their conversation was about the effects of the war on drugs.

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Morning Edition

Social Media Posts Help Police Nab Suspect

Friday, March 27, 2015

While police in Fairfield, Maine, were searching for a supsect, he was posting on Snapchat. A friend told police where he was hiding, according to the Morning Sentinel.

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Morning Edition

Buffalo Fans Cheer Sabres 4-Game Losing Streak

Friday, March 27, 2015

In the NHL, the Buffalo Sabres and the Arizona Coyotes are battling for the title of the worst in the league. The loser would get better odds of landing a top draft pick.

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Morning Edition

Examining Right-To-Work Laws Impact On Income And Economic Growth

Friday, March 27, 2015

Last week, Morning Edition aired a piece about right-to-work laws in Kentucky. To clarify some assertions made in the piece, Steve Inskeep talks to David Wessel, of the Brookings Institution.

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Morning Edition

Senators Endure Vote-A-Rama With Coping Mechanisms

Friday, March 27, 2015

As they do every time the Senate takes up a budget resolution, senators spend hours voting on proposals they want to add to the document, which isn't technically a budget but a vision statement.

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Morning Edition

Critics: Religious Liberty Bill Discriminates Against Homosexuals

Friday, March 27, 2015

Indiana's governor signed into law a measure that would allow businesses and individuals to act based on their religious beliefs. Gay rights groups say it opens the door to legal discrimination.

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Morning Edition

U.S. Refugee Program Ignores Dangers Children Face, Critics Say

Friday, March 27, 2015

The White House has been trying to stem the flow of unaccompanied children into the U.S. from Mexico. Steve Inskeep talks to Human Rights Watch's Bill Felick and the State Department's Simon Henshaw.

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Morning Edition

Police Departments Open Up 'Safe Lots' For Craigslist Transactions

Friday, March 27, 2015

Several crimes around the U.S. have been tied to the website's in-person transactions. So police departments are offering up their parking lots to provide a secure space for buying and selling stuff.

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Official Report: Nuclear Waste Accident Caused By Wrong Cat Litter

Thursday, March 26, 2015

An official investigation into a 2014 accident at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant has concluded that cat litter is the culprit. Organic material in the litter caused a drum to burst.

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