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For-Profit Charters Set To Run Pa. District's Schools

Pennsylvania's worst-performing district would have all of its schools run by a private charter school company.
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How Urbane: Dog Rides Seattle Bus To Get To The Park

A well-mannered dog has charmed her fellow bus riders by using Seattle's transit system to get to the dog park.
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Mitt Romney, Jeb Bush Could Split Republican Loyalties

Melissa Block speaks with Patrick O'Connor, political reporter for the Wall Street Journal about Mitt Romney telling donors he wants to run again for president in 2016.
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Obama's Policing Task Force Begins With Public Hearing

In response to last year's Ferguson protests, President Obama created a blue-ribbon "Task Force on 21st Century Policing," to study the problems and recommend solutions. We hear some of the public's concerns from the task force's first public hearing in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday.
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College Football Playoffs A Ratings Win On Television

Audie Cornish speaks to John Ourand, media writer for the Sports Business Journal, about the gamble to switch to a national playoff system for college football.
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NTSB: D.C. Metro Incident Highlights Need To Improve Transit Safety

The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating a subway train incident in Washington, D.C., on Monday afternoon that left one person dead and sent dozens of passengers to local hospitals. On Tuesday, the NTSB also announced its so-called "Most Wanted List" of safety fixes for this year.
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5 Years After 'Citizens United,' SuperPACs Continue To Grow

A new political committee will pay for former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush's pre-presidential announcement politicking. But don't confuse it with the separate superPAC of the same name.
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Woody Allen Is The Latest Hollywood Star Director To Try TV

Allen says he's not sure how he got into this or what he'll do. His half-hour series is set for Amazon's streaming video service.
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Grief In The Classroom: 'Saying Nothing Says A Lot'

A new resource for educators offers insights and guidance to support students dealing with the loss of a loved one.
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Rough Morning Commute? Justice Scalia Was Right There With You

The Washington suburbanite had trouble getting to work Tuesday, leaving a key task to his boss at the U.S. Supreme Court.

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