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Communities Struggle To Reach Homeless Students Living In The Shadows

More than 1 million public school students in the U.S. don't have permanent homes. Most live doubled up with family or friends, but many live in motels, emergency shelters, campgrounds — even cars.
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Vet's Self-Cooling Prosthetic Could Help Amputees Beat The Heat

An Iraq war veteran has developed a better artificial leg with a cooling fan. Gary Walters says most prosthesis don't release heat, causing many amputees to stop wearing them.
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NFL, Broadway Fight FCC Auction Of Broadcast Spectrum

The Federal Communications Commission is getting ready to auction off more broadcast spectrum and that has the folks who use wireless microphones very worried.
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Surprise Medical Bills: ER Is In Network, But Doctor Isn't

When Jennifer Hopper's husband was hit in the eye with a baseball, she rushed him to a hospital she knew was within their insurance plan. Then the ER doctor sent her an extra bill for more than $700.
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Mormon Church Admits Founder Joseph Smith Had Up To 40 Wives

The Church of Latter-day Saints never denied polygamy was part of its history. But in a series of new essays, it describes the now-banned practice in detail.
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Regulators Ban Cod Fishing In New England As Stocks Dwindle

The federal government is shutting down cod fishing in the Gulf of Maine for the next six months. But fishermen, who now face an uncertain future, dispute the government's cod counts.
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In Father's Biography, George W. Bush Say He Didn't Inherit Iraq

George W. Bush also uses the new book to reflect on his own legacy. On Wednesday's Morning Edition you can hear his thoughts about his decisions on Iraq and the current situation there.
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Affordable Care Act Has Many Political And Legal Challenges Ahead

The federal health exchange website is live this week for window shopping and people will begin to purchase new health insurance there on Saturday. But the Affordable Care Act still has many political and legal challenges ahead.
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IRS Warns Tax Filing Deadlines And Refunds Could Be Delayed

The Internal Revenue Service has warned of tax season chaos if Congress fails to pass a series of breaks by the end of November.
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'Concert For Valor' Honors Veterans' Contributions

Tens of thousands of people will be on the National Mall Tuesday night for a Veterans Day event called "The Concert for Valor."

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