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Arrested For Resisting Arrest — Yes, It's Possible

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Resisting arrest is usually a secondary charge against someone already being arrested for something else, but not always.

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'Female Husbands' In The 19th Century

Thursday, January 29, 2015

In newspapers, magazines and novels, the "female husband" was a person of great interest.

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Study Finds Court Fees Also Punish The Families Of Those Who Owe

Thursday, January 29, 2015

The Center for Community Alternatives says that formerly incarcerated men and women rely heavily upon family, almost always receiving cash from them.

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Dartmouth Bans Hard Liquor On Campus

Thursday, January 29, 2015

The Ivy League school is also introducing a mandatory four-year sexual violence prevention and education program for students. The steps are part of efforts to reform social life at the college.

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All Things Considered

University Re-Imagines Town And Gown Relationship In Philadelphia

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Drexel University is taking a hands-on approach to redeveloping one of Philadelphia's poorest neighborhoods with a new center designed to serve not just students but mainly local residents.

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Join Us Tonight to Talk About The "Whiteness of Public Radio Voice"

Thursday, January 29, 2015

In a widely circulated piece, Chenjerai Kumanyika, who is black, wonders if he has to sound "white" to make it on public radio. We're taking the conversation to Twitter tonight. Join us:#PubRadioVoice

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Report: The Increasingly Unequal States Of America

Thursday, January 29, 2015

A new report finds the expanding income gap between most American workers and the top one percent persists. Even in a state with good wage growth, elite incomes climb faster.

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Treasure Hunter Who Disappeared With Shipwreck Loot Appears In Court

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Tommy Thompson, who found one of the most lucrative wrecks in history, had been living under an assumed name after failing to appear in a lawsuit brought by the recovery project's backers.

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Morning Edition

Court Order May Signal New Approach To Preventing Radicalization

Thursday, January 29, 2015

A judge sent a Somali-American man accused of planning to fight in Syria to a halfway house. The decision not to hold him in jail is a first involving someone accused of traveling to join ISIS.

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Morning Edition

GOP Presidential Hopefuls Debate At Koch Brothers Forum

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Steve Inskeep talks to ABC White House correspondent Jonathan Karl, who moderated a panel discussion of potential Republican presidential candidates earlier this week at a donor's gathering.

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Morning Edition

Advocates Examine Mormon Church's Stance On LGBT Rights

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Advocates for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people celebrated when the church announced support for anti-discrimination laws. But now they are taking a closer look at the statements.

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Morning Edition

After Years Of Wrangling, VA To Provide Vets Housing On West LA Campus

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Some homeless veterans with mental illnesses in Los Angeles sued the VA. They wanted housing on the sprawling campus of the VA medical center in West LA so they could access the treatment they needed.

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After Weak Earnings, McDonald's CEO Steps Down

Thursday, January 29, 2015

CEO Don Thompson is leaving struggling McDonalds. His successor is Steve Easterbrook, the company's chief brand officer.

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Tight-Lipped Marshawn Lynch Opens His Heart To Oakland

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Seattle Seahawks' star running back Marshawn Lynch, who rarely talks to the media, blends his bad boy personality with his good deeds reputation in his hometown of Oakland, Calif.

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Attorney General Nomination Expected To Advance To Full Senate

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Loretta Lynch faced questioning from senators in her bid for confirmation. Republicans used the opportunity to criticize the president's executive actions on immigration and Eric Holder's record.

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For Long-Haul Drivers, Cheap Gas Means A Sweeter Commute

Thursday, January 29, 2015

The plunge in gas prices is expected to save the average household about $750 this year. For rural families and others who drive a lot, the savings will likely be even greater.

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Insurance Choices Dwindle In Rural California As Blue Shield Pulls Back

Thursday, January 29, 2015

When Blue Shield Of California stopped selling individual health policies in many zip codes in 2014, even insurance agents were surprised. Blue Shield says it dropped out to keep premiums low.

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The Next Air Force One Will Be A Boeing 747-8

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

The Air Force says the decision came down to the American-made 747-8 or the Airbus A380, which is manufactured in France. But even with that pick, the 747 program might not last much longer.

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All Things Considered

'Maker Space' Allows Kids To Innovate, Learn In The Hospital

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

At a children's hospital in Nashville, Tenn., a mobile maker space allows patients to share materials and tools to build new things, while also teaching them about math and science.

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Back From The Dead: A Cat Returns Home 5 Days After His Burial

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Bart returned home with a broken jaw, open wounds on his face and a ruptured eye. He is being treated by the Humane Society of Tampa Bay, Fla., and will return to his owner after he has recovered.

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