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Getting Over Rejection, From College

Most colleges and universities recently let anxious students know who is getting in --and who is not-- for the next academic year. And many applicants are dealing with rejection from their dream school. Host Michel Martin talks with psychotherapist Diane Barth about what students are going through, and how parents can help them move on.
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From Dishwashers To Head Chefs

Chef John Besh wanted to help minorities in the New Orleans restaurant industry move up the ladder in the city's top kitchens. So he co-founded Chefs Move, which provides scholarships to students for culinary school and career opportunities.
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How Powerful Are White Supremacist Prison Gangs?

Investigators are exploring a possible link between white supremacist prison gangs and the murders of law enforcement officers in Texas and Colorado. Host Michel Martin explores how these gangs operate in and outside of prison with NPR investigative correspondent Laura Sullivan.
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'Independent Adviser' To Review Rutgers' Actions

Men's basketball coach Mike Rice was fired for verbally and physically abusing his players. The school's athletic director then resigned. Now the president also is under pressure.
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Blocked Or Breaking Through? Mixed Signals On Gun Bills

As the Senate prepares to take up Democratic-sponsored gun legislation, there's a report of a possible bipartisan deal on background checks for gun buyers. But other reports indicate that the gridlock over guns is likely to continue.
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Trying To Preserve What's Left Of Manhattan's Little Syria

Preservationists are trying to protect the last vestiges of New York's Little Syria. They're seeking historic landmark status for a few buildings in Lower Manhattan. That's all that's left of what was once a thriving neighborhood, and arguably the center of Arab-American life.
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Students Turn To Jumbotron To Watch Tourney In Georgia Dome

Louisville and Michigan will face off Monday night for the men's NCAA basketball championship. The game will be played in Atlanta, where some of the best seats don't always have the best view.
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Women's NCAA Basketball Championship Game Is Set For Tuesday

Connecticut fended off Notre Dame 83-65, and Louisville triumphed over California. The two winners will play in the women's NCAA title game on Tuesday.
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Some Gun Control Opponents Cite Fear Of Government Tyranny

Gun-rights advocates are increasingly arguing that they need weapons to protect themselves from the government. They say that's what the Second Amendment is really about. Now some elected officials seem to be playing off those fears.

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