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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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Obama: 50 Years After 'Bloody Sunday,' March Is Not Yet Over

The president, speaking at an event in Selma, Ala., to commemorate the march, said "our union is not yet perfect. But we are getting closer."
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There Are Fewer New Teachers. And No One Seems Surprised.

Our recent post struck a nerve. Here's a sample of the responses. Now, tell us the other side of the story.
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Protests After Police In Wis. Kill Unarmed 19-Year-Old Black Suspect

Authorities say an officer was assaulted after responding to a call about reckless driving. The Madison police chief has acknowledged that the suspect was unarmed.
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How To Oust A House Speaker (Hint: Don't Even Try)

A group of conservative representatives in the House are unhappy with House Speaker John Boehner and they want to replace him. Can they do it?
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More Jobs, Less Inflation Drive Down 'Misery' — So Where's The Joy?

With unemployment dropping, the "misery index" is at its lowest level in more than 50 years. So why aren't Americans feeling cheerful? Economists say meager wages and big debts are still problems.
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After Explosion, A Soldier And His Squad Leader Find Peace

In 2011, while deployed in Afghanistan, Lance Cpl. Erik Galvan had a bad feeling about a wooded area. Sgt. Daniel Wheeler ordered him to go in anyway. The next thing Galvan saw was the blast.
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Marchers Tie Selma Message To Today's Injustices

President Obama and the first family will be in Selma, Ala., to mark the 50th anniversary of the Selma voting rights protests. NPR's Scott Simon talks to NPR's Debbie Elliott from Selma.

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