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Virginia Man Linked To Aryan Group Pleads On Gun Charge

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A man from Manassas, Va., pleaded guilty to illegally possessing a machine gun following an undercover investigation in which he allegedly made racist comments on white-supremacist websites.

Douglas Story made headlines two years ago following a dispute over his license plate. In 2010, Virginia's Department of Motor Vehicles recalled Story's personalized license plate 14CV88.  The plate was an apparent coded reference glorifying Adolf Hitler, with 88 considered code for Heil Hitler since H is the eighth letter of the alphabet.

The charges against Story in federal court in Alexandria result from an investigation in which Story sought to have his AK-47 assault rifle modified to fully automatic. Story admitted today that he paid $125 to people working undercover to have his rifle modified.

The initial charges against Story allege he made comments wishing for President Obama's assassination.

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Woody Allen's 'Fading Gigolo' Full Of Loneliness And Longing

In the new comedy Fading Gigolo, John Turturro plays the title character, and Woody Allen plays his pimp. This story originally broadcast on All Things Considered on April 18, 2014.
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Soup to Nuts, Restaurants Smoke It All

While you won't find cigarettes in restaurants anymore, some smoking isn't banned. It's not just meat, either; it's hot to smoke just about anything edible.
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Virginia Remains At Odds With Feds On Medicaid Expansion

Lawmakers in Virginia continue to resist the $9.6 billion Medicaid expansion on offer from the federal government as part of the Affordable Care Act.

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Watch For The Blind Lets You Feel Time Passing

A new watch allows the blind to feel time on their wrists. Designer Hyungsoo Kim tells NPR's Wade Goodwyn his watch allows users to tell time accurately without revealing their disabilities.

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