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Ferguson Community Continues Calls For Answers In Shooting

There are planned marches and teach-ins in Ferguson all weekend. St. Louis Public Radio's Camille Phillips was at the main march and talks with NPR's Arun Rath about Saturday's events.
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Frozen Poop Pills Fight Life-Threatening Infections

The antibiotic-resistant bacteria C. difficile can be deadly. Fecal transplants often can cure infections, but have a major ick factor. Capsules of fecal matter deliver the cure more politely.
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It's 2014. All Children Are Supposed To Be Proficient. What Happened?

The No Child Left Behind law famously set this year as the date when, well, no children would be left behind. So now what?
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A Republican Battles To Keep His Job In Deep-Red Kansas

Secretary of State Kris Kobach is a national crusader against illegal immigration, but this year some of his GOP brethren are turning against him as he struggles to win reelection.
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Republican And Democrat Make Headlines For 'Nicest' Election Race

The two have agreed not to mess with each other's yard signs. "This office is bigger than us," one candidate for a county sheriff's post in northern Kentucky says.
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Ebola Deaths Top 4,000; Screening To Begin At Dulles Airport

The screening procedure will include passengers having their temperature taken with non-contact thermometers and answering questions to determine their potential exposure.

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Comer Cottrell, Creator Of The People's Jheri Curl, Dies At 82

Cottrell died last Friday in Plano, Tex. His do-it-yourself product brought more affordable curly hair to the masses.
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Revelations From Governor's Fiancee Show Flair For Scandal In Oregon

On Thursday, Oregon's first lady, Cylvia Hayes, admitted to receiving $5,000 to marry a man who wanted a green card. NPR's Scott Simon talks to political editor Charlie Mahtesian about the scandal.
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Author: Supreme Court Usurped Congress On Voting Rights

NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Darryl Pinckney about his essay "Blackballed," a personal and historical reflection on the struggle of black Americans for the right to vote.
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SXSW Eco, Hub Of Environmental And Foodie Fervor

Like its parent music, film and interactive festival, this conference is all about networking, which means parties. The young crowd takes full advantage of Austin's food trucks and bars.

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