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Q&A: Exit Interview With A Nationally Known School Leader

Three and a half years is the average tenure for large-district superintendents. Joshua Starr hit it on the nose.

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Some See Extreme 'Anti-Theism' As Motive In N.C. Killings

The suspect in the shooting deaths of three Muslim students in North Carolina is a self-described anti-theist, what some some experts see as a new extremism developing among some atheists.
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Another Winter Storm Slams The Northeast

The system was bringing hurricane-force winds and near-white-out conditions to parts of the region, with northern Massachusetts and the Boston area particularly hard hit.
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Fake Food George Washington Could've Sunk His Fake Teeth Into

Herring with mustard sauce, ham hocks, hog jowls —Sandy Levins painstakingly recreates our founding father's meals for America's historic houses. Just don't try to eat them: They're sculpted replicas.

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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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