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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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What The Supreme Court Rulings Mean For Unions, Religious Freedom

Host Michel Martin speaks with Supreme Court correspondent David Savage, and labor economist Steven Pitts about the high court's rulings on public employee unions and contraception.
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The 'Shifting' TV News Landscape: Will It Be Good For Diversity?

Diane Sawyer announced she's stepping down as anchor of ABC's World News Tonight. Host Michel Martin finds out what this mean for diversity in television.
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Are Tight Pants On Men 'Gross'? The Guys Weigh In

The Barbershop guys give their take on the latest fashion wear for men: tight pants. Who's sporting the look and who's judging it?
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Political Chat: Primary Results, Boehner's Obama Lawsuit

Several primary elections wrapped up this week. Host Michel Martin speaks with two seasoned political analysts to learn more about the primary results and the races to watch later this year.

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