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Found At Sea, Civil War Sailors Buried In Arlington

Friday, two Civil War sailors were laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery. Host Scott Simon talks with Anna Holloway, curator of the USS Monitor Center in Newport, Va., about the two sailors whose bodies were discovered in the turret of a wrecked ship in 2002.
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Amid Unemployment Numbers, Faces Of Those Who've Lost Hope

Host Scott Simon talks with people who have spent months trying to find work about how they are making ends meet.
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Jobs Report Produces More Relief Than Celebration

The February jobs reports came in stronger than expected. Employers added 236,000 new jobs and the unemployment rate fell to 7.7 percent. But is the uptick in hiring likely to be sustained?
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Returning From Duty, Finding Families' Embrace

For Navy Lt. Mark Radlinski, coming home from Iraq was both the best and worst day. But his brother had no mixed emotions — it was all positive. When Felicia Banks deployed with the Army, her children were not as aware of what was going on. They knew they were thrilled to have her back, though.
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In Chicago, Dueling Ads Over The Meaning Of 'Jihad'

There is an advertising battle going on over the Arabic term jihad. In Chicago, a group has launched a bus and subway ad campaign meant to reclaim the term jihad from another series of ads that presents jihadists as violent.
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Improved U.S. Jobs Numbers Could Take A Hit From New Budget Cuts

The White House is cheering a better than expected jobs report. But economists caution that automatic government spending cuts could lead to slower job growth in the months to come.
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Dismissal Of Air Force Officer's Sexual Assault Conviction Raises Questions

Members of Congress are demanding answers after an Air Force commander overturned the guilty verdict in a sexual assault case. A military jury had convicted an Air Force officer and sentenced him to a year in prison and dismissal from the service. The commander has not publicly explained his decision. Audie Cornish talks to Stars and Stripes reporter Nancy Montgomery, who's been covering the story.

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