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Elephants Will Retire From Barnum And Bailey Circus

Elephants were part of the spectacle ever since an enterprising farmer encountered one of the country's first elephants.
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Seniors Speed-Date In 'Age Of Love'

In his new documentary, The Age of Love, filmmaker Steven Loring profiled several people between 70 and 90 at a speed dating event in Rochester, N.Y.
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Obama Evokes The 'Eternal Struggle' In Selma

President Obama was in Selma, Ala., for the anniversary of the voting rights march Saturday. Thousands came out to celebrate the moment.
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GOP Hopefuls Do A Balancing Act At Ag Summit

A parade of Republican presidential hopefuls took turns blasting the Obama administration but showed their differences on energy subsidies at the Iowa Agriculture Summit in Des Moines Saturday.
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Obama In Selma: 'The Race Is Not Yet Won'

President Obama, declaring in Selma, Ala., that the "march is not yet over," joined other dignitaries to mark the 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday and honor veterans of the civil rights movement.
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Selma Mayor: 'An Awesome Time For Our City'

NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with the mayor of Selma, Ala., George Patrick Evans, about the 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday and how the small city is dealing with the international attention.
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Remembering The Unsung Heroes Of Selma

Many, including Martin Luther King Jr., John Lewis and Hosea Williams, became household names. Others' stories are not as well known.
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Selma, Half A Century Later

Thousands of people gathered to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Selma civil rights march. NPR's Arun Rath talks with national correspondent Debbie Elliott in Selma.
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In Vermont, A Hyper-Local Online Forum Brings Neighbors Together

At a time when many are connected to hundreds, if not thousands, of people on social media, a company called the Front Porch Forum is building smaller networks.
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Supporting A Spouse With Alzheimer's: 'I Don't Get Angry Anymore'

Mary Catherine O'Brien says when she first married her husband Greg in 1977, he was funny and outgoing. Alzheimer's disease has stolen much of that, she says, but the two are closer than ever.

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