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From Skid Row To Rome: The Story Of An Unusual Running Club

A Los Angeles criminal court judge has organized a running club made up of residents from Skid Row's Midnight Mission. This weekend, the club is running far away from home.
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Both Parties Agree The Food Stamp Program Needs To Change. But How?

Republicans argue the SNAP program would be more efficient if it were run by states. Meanwhile, the Obama administration is funding an initiative to move recipients into jobs.
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'A Proud Walk': 3 Voices On The March From Selma To Montgomery

Following the Bloody Sunday crackdown in Selma, Ala., Martin Luther King Jr. called for support across the U.S. People of different races and religions flocked to the state. Three of them look back.
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Report: Army Examines Claims Of Racial Slurs At Alaska Base

Army Times is reporting that members of a platoon at Fort Wainwright, Alaska, used racial slurs against one another during what they called "Racial Thursdays."
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Exxon Settlement Falls Short Of Damage, N.J. Democrats Say

Gov. Chris Christie is defending the state's $225 million settlement for decades of contamination at two refineries as a "good deal." But Democratic lawmakers and environmentalists say otherwise.
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Obama To Iranians: 'Best Opportunity In Decades' For A Different Future

The president's message was to mark the occasion of Nowruz, the Persian new year. The U.S. and its allies are talking to Iran over the Islamic republic's nuclear program.
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Remains Of Sept. 11 Victim Identified

New York City medical examiners used DNA testing to identify Matthew David Yarnell of New Jersey, a 26-year-old vice president of technology of the Fiduciary Trust Co.
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Watch Your Back, Kale. Kelp Is Gunning For The Veggie Du Jour Title

With a little help, scientists say that seaweed growing along the Maine and New Hampshire coasts could become the "kale of the sea." The first step is teaching chefs and consumers how to enjoy it.

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Obama To Prince Charles: We'll Never Be Royals

President Obama told the Prince that Americans like the royal family "much better than they like their own politicians." He may be right.
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Analysis Reveals Record Number Of FOIA Requests Filed Last Year

NPR's Don Gonyea speaks with Ted Bridis, investigative editor at the Associated Press, about the increasing amount of U.S. requests for government information under the Freedom of Information Act.

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