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No More's Anti-Domestic Violence Spot To Air In Super Bowl

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

The group No More has been using public service announcements to raise awareness about domestic violence.

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White House Won't Seek To End 529 College Tax Break

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

All 50 states and the District of Columbia sponsor 529 plans. Critics had called the proposal to limit them a tax hike on the middle class.

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Grassley Leads Senate Judiciary Panel As Loretta Lynch Hearings Begin

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Iowa Republican Charles Grassley, the first non-lawyer to head the committee, gets his turn in the spotlight as he leads the hearing on President Obama's choice for attorney general Loretta Lynch.

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Officers Ask Map App To Remove Police-Tracking

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

In the aftermath of the shooting death of two NYPD officers, law enforcement officials are asking the popular navigation app Waze to remove a feature that allows users to see officers' locations.

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VA Steps Up Programs As More Veterans Enter Hospice Care

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Millions of Americans who served in Korea, World War II and Vietnam are reaching their 70s and beyond. So the VA is putting focus on how to make veterans comfortable in their final weeks and months.

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Homeless Man Encourages Others On The Streets To 'Get Up'

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Tony Simmons is a former heroin addict and drug runner who had been in and out of jail. Today, he helps many of Baltimore's 3,000 homeless residents โ€” with housing guidance, advice and hugs.

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Winter Storm Winds Down, But Blizzard Conditions Persist

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Blizzard warnings were declared from Rhode Island to parts of New Hampshire and Maine Tuesday. Since Sunday, parts of Connecticut and Massachusetts have had more than two feet of snow.

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Operator Of Drone That Crashed At White House Works At Intelligence Agency

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency said one of its employees was operating the quad copter that crashed Monday on the grounds of the executive mansion. The worker was off duty at the time.

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All Things Considered

Southern California's Water Supply Threatened By Next Major Quake

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

As if the drought weren't bad enough, four of the area's aqueducts sit on the San Andreas Fault. Engineers are working to protect the water system against the next major earthquake.

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To Protect His Son, A Father Asks School To Bar Unvaccinated Children

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

A 6-year-old can't be vaccinated against measles because he is recovering from leukemia. He faces a higher risk because parents at his California school have chosen not to vaccinate their kids.

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Orange County Fights To Contain Measles Outbreak

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Melissa Block talks with Dr. Eric G. Handler, health officer for Orange County, Calif. The biggest number of measles cases have been reported in his county, a dozen of which are linked to Disneyland.

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Winter Storm Snarls Air Traffic Throughout Northeast

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Thousands of flights have been cancelled as a result of Monday's blizzard in the Northeast. By Tuesday morning, as many as 15,000 flights had been delayed and airport officials say travelers won't start see schedules normalizing before Wednesday. Some travelers determined to get to their destination opted for the railways and roads instead.

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In Phoenix, Super Bowl Madness In Full Swing

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Super Bowl madness is in full swing in Phoenix, where the majority of fans have flocked for Sunday's championship. Budget hotels have suddenly turned pricey, buildings have been covered in sponsors' colors โ€” and there's even some references to the two teams competing in the game.

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Winter Storm Brings A Mixed Bag To Northeast

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

The Nor'easter continued to dump snow and bring high winds to parts of New England on Tuesday, causing power outages and evacuations in some areas.

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Obama Administration Proposes Opening Up Atlantic To Drilling

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

At the same time, a new Interior Department plan designated nearly 10 million acres in Alaska as off-limits to any future oil and gas leasing. Reaction has been mixed to the draft plan.

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Number Of Exonerations Last Year Reached New Highs, Report Finds

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

The National Registry of Exonerations says 125 people were exonerated in 2014 after being falsely convicted of crimes. The number surpasses the previous record of 91 set in 2013.

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The Cape Bears Brunt Of Blizzard's Onslaught

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

The snowstorm hitting the Northeast is having a big impact on Cape Cod, Mass. Steve Inskeep speaks with WCAI's Sean Corcoran for the latest on how residents and local officials are handling the storm.

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Gamesmanship Or Cheating: A History Quiz

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Whatever happens with the investigation of Deflategate, there is sometimes a blurry line between gaining a competitive advantage and downright cheating.

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Boston Copes With Its Deepening Blanket Of Snow

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

The snowstorm hitting the northeast is having a major impact in Boston. Steve Inskeep checks in with WBUR's Anne Mostue for the latest on how residents and local officials are handling the storm.

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Thieves With A Guilty Conscious Return Stolen Items

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

A Boy Scout troop in Montana got its camping gear back. After taking items worth about $7,000, the thieves let the scouts know where they could find their belongings.

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