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Getting Married: Should You Wait Until You Can Afford It?

The U.S. wedding industry generates more than $53 billion each year. But many couples' desire to have an expensive wedding might be keeping them from getting married. The Beauty Shop ladies weigh in.
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NFL Players Association Still Not Satisfied By Concussion Settlement

A federal judge gave preliminary approval to a concussion settlement involving thousands of former NFL players. Host Michel Martin learns more about what it could mean for players and the game.
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Immigrants Sending Money Back Home Face Fewer Options

The giant remittances economy has been expanding for years. Facing tighter regulations, big banks are nixing services that let people send money across borders.
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Why Aren't Men Asked If They Can 'Have It All'?

PepsiCo's CEO Indra Nooyi generated buzz when she said women pretend they can have it all but really can't. Tell Me More's parenting panel weighs in on the latest entry in the work-life debate.
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For Residents, Chicago Violence Is 'Very Personal'

More than 80 people were shot in Chicago over the July 4th weekend. Host Michel Martin learns more about the violence and what is being done to prevent it.
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Despite An Early Exit At Wimbledon, Serena Williams Still A 'Powerhouse'

Host Michel Martin speaks with The Guardian's Hugh Muir about the winners and losers at this year's Wimbledon tennis tournament.
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Pistorius Trial: Will Judge Buy His 'Tragic Accident' Defense?

The defense is preparing to wrap in South African track star Oscar Pistorius' murder trial. Host Michel Martin learns more about the trial that's captured the nation from reporter Barry Bateman.
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Michelle Obama Lobbies Congress Over School Lunch Program

Making school lunches healthier is part of a push by the first lady to reduce the epidemic of childhood obesity.
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New Jobs Numbers: Has Economic Recovery Reached A Tipping Point?

The economy added 288,000 jobs in June and the unemployment rate dropped to 6.1 percent. NPR's Marilyn Geewax and The Wall Street Journal's Sudeep Reddy discuss the latest jobs report.
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At 50, The Civil Rights Act Creates 'Opportunities For All Americans'

Fifty years ago, President Lyndon Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Michel Martin speaks with historians Charles Cobb and Taylor Branch about the legacy of the Act and what it accomplished.

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