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Is Immigration Overhaul On America's Doorstep?

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A bipartisan group of senators is on the cusp of unveiling a plan for immigration reform. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.), one of the so-called "Gang of Eight," talks to host Jacki Lyden about the effort. We also hear from some of the thousands of demonstrators who gathered on the National Mall for a pro-reform rally this past week. NPR's Ted Robins tells us what the economic effect of legalizing 11 million workers could be, and Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) talks about bringing undocumented workers out of the shadows.
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Debbie Allen On 'Fame,' Stage And Men In Tights

Debbie Allen won Fame for playing an iconic dance teacher in film and television. Now, she's getting new fans for roles on shows like Grey's Anatomy. She talks about the highs and lows of her career.
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Bracing For A Battle, Vermont Passes GMO Labeling Bill

The Green Mountain State is poised to become the first to require GMO labeling. But a federal lawmaker recently introduced a bill that would outlaw state rules like Vermont's.
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Is Drug Testing For Welfare Fair?

Florida Gov. Rick Scott's plan to drug test state workers and welfare recipients ran into trouble in the courts. Law professor Pauline Kim and reporter Curt Anderson discuss the drug testing battle.
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Using Technology To Fix The Texting While Driving Problem

Parents, cities and software companies have advocated or developed apps that block texts and calls when you're driving. But an Apple patent for locking phone functions could make a big impact.

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