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Unsealed Documents Shine Light On JonBenet Murder Case

The prosecutor in the case of the murdered 6-year-old pageant queen refused to sign the indictment charging her parents with two counts each of child abuse.
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'Shop-And-Get-Frisked' When You Spend $350 At Barneys

A young black man is suing high-end retailer Barneys, saying he was arrested after buying a $350 belt. Host Michel Martin checks in with the Barbershop guys for a fresh cut on that story and the rest of the week's news.
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Parents Fight To Reopen Case After Questioning Son's Death

Georgia teen Kendrick Johnson was found dead in a wrestling mat at school earlier this year. Authorities ruled it an accident but his parents and neighbors think there was foul play. For more, host Michel Martin speaks with reporter Fred Rosen.
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How To 'Eat Good' In The 'Hood'

Eating healthy can be a challenge, especially if you're on a tight budget. Host Michel Martin asks health guru and rapper Stic, of the rap duo Dead Prez, for his suggestions on eating well while on a so-called "hood" budget.
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Friday Morning Political Mix: Monkeys, Donkeys and the NSA

Republicans see opportunity in using House hearings to discredit health care overhaul, while Democrats charge opponents with rooting for Obamacare's failure instead of looking for a fix
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Nigerian Rebels Reportedly Contact Pirates Who Seized U.S. Crew

An email purportedly confirms the two men were captured off the coast of the Nigerian town of Brass, but there was no immediate word of demands or a ransom.
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Norway Says It Can't Destroy Syria's Chemical Weapons

Oslo says the country doesn't have a port that could take the weapons and that it lacks the capacity to treat some of the waste products from disarming the munitions.
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France, Germany Want To Set New Rules For Surveillance

At a summit in Brussels, European leaders issued a statement saying alleged snooping could damage relations with the U.S. and that "a lack of trust could prejudice the necessary cooperation in the field of intelligence-gathering."
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Scottsdale, Ariz., Warms Up To Ice Cream Trucks

Scottsdale, Ariz., has lifted a decades-old ban on ice cream trucks. Dismissing fears of accidents, or strangers on the streets, officials gave a license to Sydney Kirsch. She tells The Arizona Republic that she'll sell ice cream when not studying in high school.
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A Family Bible And Other Heirlooms, Found Online

Genealogy has become a massive industry, from websites like Ancestry.com to TV shows like Who Do You Think You Are? But those focus on family lineage. What about the heirlooms and stories that fill the history of a family tree? A North Carolina business is trying to help.

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