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In LA, Clearing A Backlog Of Aging Instruments

The district has made progress, but many students are stuck with broken strings, squeaky horns and out-of-tune pianos.
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Ferguson Residents Not Surprised By DOJ Report Findings

The U.S. Department of Justice's report found the Ferguson, Mo., Police Department routinely practices "unconstitutional policing."
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A Ruling Against Obamacare Would Have Broad Implications

If the Supreme Court strikes down subsidies, millions of people could no longer afford health insurance. And premiums for others would rise dramatically, as healthier people leave the marketplace.
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DOJ Report Reveals Pattern Of Racial Discrimination By Ferguson Police

The Justice Department says it has formally closed its investigation into the death of Michael Brown without bringing any federal charges against the police officer who killed him. But the department did find evidence of both indirect and direct discrimination by the Ferguson Police Department and courts.
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Ferguson Documents: Justice Investigation Backs Former Officer Wilson

The grand jury documents left doubt, but federal investigators say they found "no credible evidence to disprove [Officer Darren] Wilson's perception that Brown posed a threat."
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Programs Help Students Cut Back On Booze, But Not For Long

Most colleges have some sort of alcohol education program. One-time interventions do cut drinking, but only short term. They tend to work better for women, with no benefit for men in frats.
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Few Clues On Health Law's Future Emerge In Supreme Court Arguments

Will the Supreme Court strike down tax credits that help moderate-income Americans afford coverage in the three dozen states where the marketplace is being run by the federal government?
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Ferguson Report: Former Officer Won't Face Civil Rights Charges

While Darren Wilson will avoid federal charges for the death of Michael Brown, the Justice Department did find racial bias in the Ferguson, Mo., police and justice system.
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People With Eczema Are Itching For Better Health Care

Just a rash? Not if you have eczema. People with eczema often have a hard time finding appropriate health care and are apt to miss work dealing with the chronic skin problem, a study finds.
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The Magic Trick That Could Help Students Pay For College

The IRS and the Department of Education already have the power to make the Free Application for Federal Student Aid easier without cutting questions. So why haven't they?

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