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For Evangelical Leader, Gay Marriage 'Outside Of God's Design'

Host Rachel Martin talks with Jim Daly, president and chief executive officer of Focus on the Family, about the shifting religious and political landscape on gay rights and same-sex marriage.
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Drawing Artistic Inspiration From C-SPAN's Talking Heads

Michael McCutcheon draws sketches of C-SPAN's morning guests and posts them on his website. The 73-year-old retiree says he isn't particularly interested in the guests, but simply does it to occupy his morning hours.
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Weighing The Effect Of Colorado's New Gun Laws

The state of Colorado passed three new gun measures this past week, going above and beyond federal law. Republicans have said the new laws infringe on the rights of gun owners. But at a signing ceremony last week, Democrats said the new laws would save lives.
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No. 1 Gonzaga's Been Dumped: Here's What Else You Should Know

Wichita State took down the first top-seeded team in the NCAA men's basketball tournament Saturday. It's the first time Wichita State is headed to the Sweet 16 since 2006. Plus, Harvard started Thursday on a high, but has since tumbled.
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Fines Slashed In Grain Bin Entrapment Deaths

The persistence of grain bin entrapments and a horrific 2010 incident expose weaknesses in worker safety laws and enforcement. An NPR and Center for Public Integrity analysis has found that among 179 deaths since 1984, fines were reduced 60 percent of the time.
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Documents: Investigating A Grain Bin Accident

In July 2010, two young employees died inside an Illinois grain bin after being sucked under a mountain of corn. These document detail the case and the safety violations federal regulators found.
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Should Grain Bins On Farms Be Regulated, Too?

When it comes to regulating worker safety for grain bins, OSHA only oversees the commercial industry. There's debate on whether that should also extend to private farms.
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Joe Weider, Fitness Icon And Mr. Olympia Creator, Dies At 93

Weider's publicist, Charlotte Parker, told The Associated Press that the bodybuilder, publisher and promoter died of heart failure at his home in Los Angeles' San Fernando Valley.
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Can Detroit Return To Its Former Glory?

A population exodus, as well as bad financial management, has put the city on the brink of bankruptcy. These drastic times forced the governor to appoint an emergency financial manager, who has the Herculean task of reviving what was once the bustling car capital of the U.S.

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