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King's Family Builds Its Own Legacy Of Legal Battles

Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s children have feuded bitterly over his legacy for years. They're often criticized, but some believe their desire to tightly control their father's estate is fair.
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Republican Leaders Dismiss Obama's Tax Proposal As 'Not Serious'

House Speaker John Boehner, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and others have rebuffed the president's plan to cut taxes for middle income earners by raising them on the wealthiest Americans.
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Tech Program Helps Put Latinos On A Path To Silicon Valley

A unique group of college students from California's Salinas Valley — many the children of farmworkers and immigrants — is working toward careers in major tech companies.
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Obama's Trouble Articulating The State Of The Economy

It's easy to give a rousing State of the Union speech when the economy is doing well, but Obama has had a hard time hitting the right note in years when the country was hurting.
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Longtime Church Organist Keeps Traditional Hymns Alive

Churches are retiring their hymnals and organs, hoping to attract younger crowds, but at West Auburn Congregational in Maine, Charles Marshall has been playing for 70 years with no plans to retire.
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Group Helps Inner City Youth See The World

International travel is beyond the reach of most kids from tough urban neighborhoods. Anise Hayes of Atlantic Impact tells NPR's Rachel Martin that her program gives high school students that chance.
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State Of The Union Is Obama's Big Chance To Frame The Debate

During his State of the Union address, President Obama will announce a plan to help the middle class and raise taxes on the wealthy. NPR's Mara Liasson previews the speech with NPR's Rachel Martin.
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Building Ties To Counter Religious Extremism In LA

Law enforcement is working to detect and prevent radical Islam in the U.S. NPR's Rachel Martin presents different perspectives on what prevention looks like.
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One Scientist's Race To Help Microbes Help You

Moving the American Gut Project to a biotech hub like San Diego may speed the jump from basic research to real treatments. At least that's microbe tracker Rob Knight's plan.
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Obama To Call For Tax Hike On The Wealthy In State Of The Union

The president's speech Tuesday will call for other populist tax changes, like eliminating tax breaks on inheritances and offering new tax credits for the middle and working class.

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