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'Prep School Negro' Shows Struggle Between Poverty And Plenty

When Andre Robert Lee was 14, he got a scholarship to an elite school in Philadelphia. He tells Renee Montagne his documentary chronicles the challenges he faced as a poor kid thrust into privilege.
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With Courts Far From Reservations, Justice Can Be Hard To Find, Too

Those living on the Wind River Indian Reservation must travel five hours to Cheyenne, Wyo., for federal cases. Irina Zhorov of WPR reports that the community's lost faith that justice is open to them.
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Two Words Complicate Push For Middle East Peace: 'Jewish State'

Writer Ari Shavit and political scientist Shibley Telhami discuss the request to recognize Israel as a Jewish state. The matter has become a sticking point in the peace process with Palestinians.
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Kojo In Your Community: The Changing Face Of North Capitol Street

The District is a city in flux, and nowhere are the changes more dramatic than North Capitol Street, NE, just blocks from the U.S. Capitol. A panel of guests joins a live studio audience at NPR's headquarters for this "Kojo In Your Community" to discuss how both longtime residents and newcomers see the changes.

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Kojo In Your Community: Public Safety In NoMa And Across The District

D.C. Metropolitan Police Chief Cathy Lanier joins "Kojo In Your Community" to discuss how rapid changes in the NoMa neighborhood and across the city have affected public safety.

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Cathal Armstrong: "My Irish Table"

We rediscover Irish cuisine with renowned chef Cathal Armstrong, just in time for St. Patrick’s Day.

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In Iraq, Anbar Faces Extremists Stronger Than Those U.S. Fought

The extremists now committing a wave of attacks in Iraq's Anbar province are significantly better trained, funded and equipped than the al-Qaida-linked groups American soldiers battled there.
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The Gooey Chocolate Cookie Recipe That's Worth $5,000

Sally's Baking Addiction blogger Sally McKenney admits to making mistakes in the kitchen but says experimenting pays off. She shares the chocolate-and-caramel concoction that won her fans — and cash.
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Reconsidering Driver's License Suspensions As Punishment

Suspending a driver's license is a common punishment for many offenses, but critics say the practice contributes to the cycle of poverty. The Atlantic Cities reporter Mike Riggs explains.
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Computer Guys and Gal

The Computer Guys and Gal return for a fresh look at what's new in the world of tech.

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