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Students Rally To Support 'Maryland DREAM Act'

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State Sen. Victor Ramirez joins students at rally to promote a bill that would provide in-state college tuition to undocumented students in Maryland. The bill has since passed in the state Senate.
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State Sen. Victor Ramirez joins students at rally to promote a bill that would provide in-state college tuition to undocumented students in Maryland. The bill has since passed in the state Senate.

The students did more than just chant "Yes we can! Yes we can!" in Spanish outside the state capital, they also met with legislators to explain the challenges of paying out-of-state tuition.

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'Rolling The R's' Is A Story About Coming Of Age And Coming Out

Rolling the R's tells the stories of restless teenagers in the disco era in a gritty neighborhood in Hawaii. Author R. Zamora Linmark discusses the book's impact, 20 years after it first came out.
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'Sweetbitter' Is A Savory Saga Of Restaurant Life And Love

Oysters, cocaine, fine wine, love triangles: Stephanie Danler's debut novel Sweetbitter follows a year in the life of a young woman working at a top-tier Manhattan restaurant.
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Trump Rolls Into Washington For Biker Rally

The presumptive Republican nominee for president addressed Rolling Thunder, the annual gathering of motorcyclists, on Sunday. The group seeks to raise awareness of veterans' issues.
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After Breast Cancer Diagnosis, She Channeled Her Ups And Downs Into Texts

NPR's Scott Simon talks with Natalie Sun about her project, textingwithcancer.com. The website won a Webby award, and documents her pessimism and optimism while undergoing chemotherapy.

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