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Colorado's Marijuana Money Going Up In Smoke

Through heavy taxes, Colorado has collected tens of millions in the first year of marijuana legalization. But much of it must be refunded, thanks to a quirk in the state's constitution.
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Navy Funds A Small Robot Army To Study The Arctic

The U.S. Navy has completed the largest robotic survey of the Arctic ever attempted. Warming waters are absorbing more sunlight and melting more ice there each summer, the gizmos and gliders suggest.
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Obama Says He Doesn't Need Permission To Strike ISIS — So Why Is He Asking?

NPR's Arun Rath talks to political correspondent Mara Liasson about the politics of President Obama's request for further authorization of the use of military force against the self-declared Islamic State.
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Love On The Job Can Leave A Lot To Be Desired

Work is one of the main places people find love. Yet romantic entanglement can also complicate things for workers and employers. Some firms have "love contracts" to enforce rules on office dating.
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Canadian Police Say They've Foiled Would-Be Valentine's Day Massacre

One suspect reportedly killed himself when his home was surrounded by authorities. A 23-year-old woman from Illinois was among three people arrested in connection with the alleged plot.
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Around The U.S., Voting Technology Is All Over The Place

Voting machines purchased after the 2000 elections are coming to the end of their useful lives. States are looking to buy new equipment but there's little money and technology is changing rapidly.

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Another Blizzard Curls In From The Northeast

From New York to Maine, the upper Atlantic coast is bracing for yet another major winter storm.
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West Coast Port Closures Are Hitting Several Industries Hard

No cargo will go in or out of 29 West Coast ports this weekend because of a labor dispute that has been dragging on for months. And now the economic impacts of the shutdown are starting to be felt.
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Buried Boston Copes With Piles Of Snow

Boston has been buried under piles of snow this winter. The streets are covered and there's more snow on the way. Car Talk's Ray Magliozzi talks to NPR's Scott Simon about how the city is coping.
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'Do Not Fear For Me': Remembering Kayla Mueller With Her Own Words

NPR's Scott Simon remembers Kayla Mueller by reading from a letter she sent her family in the spring of 2014. She died while being held captive by the group that calls itself the Islamic State.

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