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Bush, Sept. 11 Family Member Remember Attacks

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Former President George W. Bush, who led the country at the time, reads a quotation or poem to mark the attacks. The remarks are followed by those of Peter Negron, who was 11 when his father, also named Peter, died in the collapse of World Trade Center. Audie Cornish then talks to NPR's Tom Gjelten who was in the Pentagon when American Airlines flight 77 struck the building. She then talks to Steve Coll, president of the New America Foundation and a writer for the New Yorker, for his analysis.
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In An Alternate 19th Century London, Sins Are Marked With 'Smoke'

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Dan Vyleta about his novel, Smoke. It's set in an alternate 19th century London, where the morally corrupt are marked by a smoke that pours from their bodies.
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D.C.'s Public Schools Select New Lunch Providers

D.C. Public Schools is abandoning longtime school food provider Chartwells in the wake of allegations of poor food quality and fraud and moving forward with new vendors for 2016. But, questions remain about the selection process and future oversight.

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Creating A D.C. State Constitution

We explore the historic process of crafting a constitution for D.C. statehood nearly three decades after the last attempt, and find out how drafters are preparing for the June constitutional convention.

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Online Eye Exam Site Makes Waves In Eye Care Industry

Need a vision test? Now you can do it online with a computer and a smartphone. The site has attracted a lot of attention in the tech world, but eye care professionals have concerns.

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