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Four UNC-Chapel Hill Employees Out In Wake Of Cheating Scandal

Lourdes Garcia-Navarro talks with Dan Kane of the Raleigh News and Observer about the faculty firings at UNC-Chapel Hill following a massive cheating scandal involving athletes taking fake courses and passing in order to maintain eligibility.
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Military's Preschool Program Considered A National Model

There are two million children of U.S. military servicemen and women. And by many accounts the military has long done a good job of helping with their education, especially in preschool.
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These Froggies Went A Courtin' And Gave Birth To Live Tadpoles

Who needs eggs? Scientists have discovered an unusual frog species that gives birth to live tadpoles.
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From Coconuts To Anchovies, Your New Years Traditions

With food, music, and phone calls, people all over the country are filling their first day of 2015 with traditions. We asked you to share.
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Turbulent Season Puts The NFL On Notice

Charges of abuse against high profile players and the leagues response to those charges angered many. We look at how the league is working to restore its tarnished brand.
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Net Neutrality Debate Forces FCC Chairman Into The Spotlight

Tom Wheeler is a former cable TV lobbyist and the president's appointee as chairman of the Federal Communications Commission.
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A Restaurant That Serves Up A Side Of Social Goals

Burned out from her high-tech job, Srirupa Dasgupta opened a restaurant and catering service that hires primarily refugees. On the menu: a mix of cuisines from South Asia, Africa and the Middle East.
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More States Raise Minimum Wage, But Debate Continues

The minimum wage goes up in more than 20 states as the new year begins. President Obama wants the federal minimum to go up even more, but some affected industries say it will put a chill on hiring.
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New Year Brings New Batch Of Laws On Chickens, Recycling And Consent

In California, a law defines when "yes" means "yes" in an effort to reduce sexual assaults on college campuses. And in New York, residents are now required to recycle old electronics.
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Florida's Gay Marriage Advocates Fighting A Battle They Thought They'd Won

Gay and lesbian couples in Florida are waiting to hear whether Jan. 6 will be the day they can get start getting married. It's a battle gay marriage advocates thought they'd already won, but continues to be mired in legal wrangling.

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