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Remembering the Skyway Bridge Disaster: 'This Is Not Explainable'

We remember a deadly accident on Florida's Sunshine Skyway Bridge 35 years ago Saturday. We hear from survivors and find out what changes were made after the crash of a ship onto the bridge.
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New Yorkers To Mayor De Blasio: 'Get Used To It'

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio had to wait a full 20 minutes for the subway. NPR's Scott Simon says that New Yorkers responded with a collective shrug and thought, "join the club, buddy."
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Week In Politics: GOP Presidential Field Expands

The Republican presidential field grew this week, as Hillary Clinton staked out a position on immigration to the left of President Obama. NPR's Mara Liasson and NPR's Scott Simon the week in politics.
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A New Baltimore Model? 'Officer On The Beat ... Pastor On The Corner'

Baltimore officials want to fix damaged relations between police and residents. Church pastors there have long stepped up to help fill the gap of mistrust, and they hope to play a role in erasing it.
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Politics Rewind: Family Baggage And Fuzzy Math

This week in politics: Jeb Bush isn't doing a great job of separating himself from his brother, the GOP's diversity problem and were the polls really wrong again?
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Mistrial Declared In 1979 Disappearance Case Of Etan Patz

The kidnapping and murder of the 6-year-old, who vanished on his way to school, focused national attention on child abduction cases.
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Clinton's Bold Immigration Plan Leaves Republicans Nearly Speechless

This week, Hillary Clinton called for a broad path to citizenship for many of the 12 million people in the United States illegally. Doing so opens Clinton up to charges of flip-flopping.
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Oil Companies Look To Fill Employment Gap With More Women

Less than 20 percent of oil-sector workers are female. That's a problem for an industry that needs legions of new workers to replace retirees. So firms are looking to draw more women into the field.
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A Bitter Goodbye: Sweet Briar College Closes Its Doors

Despite some legal challenges, the Virginia school is closing — after more than 100 years of teaching women.

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Ore Price Collapse Hits Minnesota's 'Iron Range'

Prices are about one-fourth what they were in 2011. A drop in global demand, especially in China, has triggered layoffs in northern Minnesota's mines and the effects are being felt around the region.

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