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Southern Christian Leadership Conference President Marches For Selma Anniversary

NPR's Melissa Block speaks with Charles Steele, Jr., president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. Steele is in Alabama marching from Selma to Montgomery in honor of the 50th anniversary of the "Bloody Sunday" events in 1965.
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Powdered Alcohol Faces Hurdles After Regulatory Approval

The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau approved Palcohol this week. But Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., says he is introducing legislation to make its production, sale and possession illegal.
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Southerners Are Getting Creative With Their Favorite Nut: Pecan

The pecan has become the latest obsession of Southern farmers, chefs and craft breweries. They're giving the buttery nut new opportunities to shine in the form of oil, flour and even beer.
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After Rescue, Massive Sea Turtle Will Be Released In S.C. Thursday

A rare 475-pound leatherback sea turtle "immediately responded to treatments" of fluids, vitamins and antibiotics after it was rescued in South Carolina on Saturday.
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No Hope Of Survivors In Black Hawk Crash, Military Says

Officials say they've found only debris and human remains in the search of the area where a helicopter crashed in Florida Tuesday night with 11 people aboard.
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Before The Gas Is Passed, Researchers Aim To Measure It In The Gut

As people's health waxes or wanes because of stress or disease, their intestinal ecosystems change, too. It may be possible someday to diagnose disease by analyzing the gas the microbes make.
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FCC Publishes Full Text Of Net Neutrality Rules

Two weeks after it voted to approve rules on net neutrality, the Federal Communications Commission releases what Chairman Tom Wheeler calls "a shining example of American democracy at work."
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Space Station Astronauts Make Safe Landing In Kazakhstan

An astronaut and two cosmonauts have landed safely back on Earth. While in orbit, they traveled almost 71 million miles, NASA says.
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Ditching The Common Core Brings A Big Test For Indiana

After dropping the Common Core State Standards and agreeing to write its own end-of-year exam, Indiana's had a rough couple of months.
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Lesson To Learn: Keep Your Eye On The Ball

A woman attended a pro basketball game in Charlotte, and a ball came her way. It struck her in the face. She didn't duck because she was looking down at the cell phone of the person beside her.

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