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UVA Sororities Push To Host Their Own Parties

Audie Cornish talks to Nicolette Gendron, a member of Kappa Alpha Beta Sorority at the University of Virginia and a writer for the C-Ville Weekly.
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In Recruitment Effort, Akron Police Seeks To Mirror The Community

The city's recruitment effort has a very different feel from years past as it tries to attract more diverse candidates. The force is 80 percent white; the population is more than 30 percent black.
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U.S. Careful Amid Turmoil And Transition In Yemen, Saudi Arabia

The White House is facing uncertainty in the wake of political turmoil in Yemen and political transition in Saudi Arabia.
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DNA Exonerates Man Who Served Nearly 40 Years For Murder

Joseph Sledge, now 70, spent 37 years in prison for a crime that a three-judge panel said Friday he did not commit.
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Iowa Freedom Summit Looks Something Like 2016 Is Underway

Republican presidential contenders have converged in Des Moines for the Iowa Freedom Summit, an event hosted by conservative lightning rod Steve King.
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Leaky Blood Vessels In The Brain May Lead To Alzheimer's

As vessels become more porous, researchers say, they allow toxins in the bloodstream to reach, and damage, delicate brain cells and raise the risk for dementia.
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Brewers Gone Wild: Taming Unpredictable Yeast For Flavorful Beer

A handful U.S. craft brewers are reviving an age-old way of making beer that was practically unthinkable a decade ago. Welcome to the wacky world of Brett, a local yeast that can impart funky flavors.
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Could The Battle Over 'Redskins' Change Trademark Law?

Advocates hope that the Department of Justice's involvement in a lawsuit is a crucial step in ending trademark protection for the Washington football team's name.
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Goodbye, Garden Yeti: In-Flight Catalog SkyMall Files For Bankruptcy

The kitschy catalog fell victim to online shopping and the growing ubiquity of in-flight Wi-Fi, according to the company's Chapter 11 filing.
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Young Women And Men Seek More Equal Roles At Work And Home

Young couples would prefer to share responsibilities equally at work and at home, a study finds. But they realize that workplace policies and child care can make that a tough go in real life.

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