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'Tonight, We Turn The Page': Obama Lays Out 2015 Agenda

"It has been, and still is, a hard time for many" Americans, President Obama said in Tuesday night's State of the Union address. "But tonight, we turn the page."
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Would Kids Eat More Veggies If They Had Recess Before Lunch?

Many healthy school lunch options end up in the garbage. But two researchers say that students who eat lunch after recess are more likely to eat fruits and veggies than students who eat lunch first.
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French Quarter Sees Violent Crime Surge; Residents Demand Changes

The neighborhood popular with tourists is no longer an exception to New Orleans' stubborn crime rate. A recent run of robberies has residents criticizing city leaders and calling for more protection.
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What To Expect From Obama Tonight On Education

President Obama will lay out three main ideas in a State of the Union speech that may echo his first address to Congress in 2009.
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Instant Replay Inventor Changed The Way We Watch Sports

In 1963, Tony Verna changed the way we watch sports forever when he created "instant replay." He died this week at the age of 81. Robert Siegel talks to freelance writer Anna Clark about his legacy.
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Obama Tries To Spread State Of The Union Messages Outside Speech

This year, the many of the policy initiatives in President Obama's State of the Union address have been anything but closely guarded secrets. The president has previewed several proposals in the days leading up to the speech. And media consumers now have more options than ever for taking in the speech.
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New York Under Pressure For Locking Up Teens In Adult Prisons

A commission report this week found that incarcerated young people — most of them black and Hispanic — face a high risk of assault and victimization behind bars and an increased risk of suicide.
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Supreme Court Examines Gray Area In Judicial Campaigning

The court today heard arguments testing whether states may prohibit candidates for judgeships from soliciting campaign donations personally.
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BP Back In Court For Final Phase Of Gulf Oil Spill Trial

The third and final phase of the civil trial against BP opened on Tuesday. The last segment will determine the amount of fines BP will pay in the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
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Montana Governor Declares State Of Emergency After River Oil Spill

As much as 50,000 gallons of oil has spilled into the Yellowstone River in Montana. Those who live in surrounding cities have been told not to drink tap water. In 2011, more than 60,000 gallons of oil spilled in the same river.

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