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Jayhawks And Tigers: A Sports Rivalry Born Of Blood

Enmity between the universities of Missouri and Kansas dates back to a massacre that occurred 150 years ago today. That's still not a good reason to commemorate the killings at a sports bar.
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Brushing And Flossing Could Cut Risk Of Oral HPV Infection

People with poor oral health are more likely to have an oral infection with human papillomavirus. Even after the researchers factored in risks from smoking and oral sex, poor oral hygiene appeared to be an important factor.
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Detroit's Stray Dog Epidemic: 50,000 Or More Roam The City

Pit bulls dominate the population. But smaller, aggressive dogs are problems as well. "It's like Chihuahuaville," one mail carrier tells Bloomberg News of a neighborhood on her route.
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Shaking Up The Grand Old Party

Questions about a Republican reboot are growing louder after a party meeting in Boston last week. Guest Host Celeste Headlee speaks with Republican strategist Ron Christie, and journalist Matthew Continetti about shaking things up within the Grand Old Party.
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Lessons From Getting Shot

Journalist Brian Beutler was mugged and shot while walking through his Washington, D.C. neighborhood. Guest host Celeste Headlee talks with Beutler about his Salon article, 'What I Learned From Getting Shot.'
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Ad Dramatizes Trayvon Martin Shooting

The shooting of Trayvon Martin is dramatized in a controversial ad by the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence. Executive Director Josh Horwitz, talks with guest host Celeste Headlee about trying to overturn 'stand your ground' laws.
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In Fort Hood, Hasan Rests His Case Without Calling Witnesses

The military trial of Army Maj. Nidal Hasan has been fraught with drama. Closing arguments are expected shortly. He is accused of killing 13 people during a 2009 shooting rampage in Fort Hood, Texas.
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Teen Girls' Yen For Indoor Tans Sparks Battle Over Risks

Dermatologists say it's a lot easier to manage the skin cancer risk to young people from indoor tanning than it is to ban the sun. But the indoor tanning industry says doctors should be more focused on skin cancer in older folks.
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Not Funny: Clerk Critically Injured In Hasselhoff Sign Theft

A relatively amusing trend in New England — the theft of Cumberland Farms advertising signs featuring actor David Hasselhoff — has turned serious. A store clerk who tried to stop two thieves fell, hit his head and is now in a hospital.
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35-Year Sentence For Bradley Manning

The 25-year-old former Army intelligence analyst was responsible for the largest leak of classified information in U.S. history. In 2010, he gave WikiLeaks more than 700,000 documents. A judge handed down his sentence Wednesday. The maximum punishment possible was 90 years in prison.

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