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Unconcealed Guns Can Unsettle, But They're Often Legal

Charlottesville, Va., has been buzzing this past week. On January 27, a man walked into a supermarket with a loaded rifle. The cops were called, but no charges were filed, because Virginia allows you to carry an unconcealed weapon nearly anywhere. The guy carried a note, saying he was exercising his first and second amendment rights. This story originally aired on All Things Considered on Jan. 30, 2013.
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Super Bowl Cheat Sheet: Key Phrases To Keep You In The Game

Put down that chicken wing and put in your two cents. Fake your way at least well into the third quarter, when everyone else at your party Sunday is well into their Bud Lights.

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Panetta: 'My Mission Has Always Been To Keep The Country Safe'

As he prepares to leave his job, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta reflects on his years of service. It's a career that has included 16 years in Congress, stints as White House chief of staff, and as the head of the CIA, where he oversaw the controversial drone program.
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FDA Challenges Stem Cell Companies As Patients Run Out Of Time

With limited options, some Americans are willing to pay thousands of dollars for stem cell replacement therapy. But the Food and Drug Administration, as well as many scientists, have concerns about its safety and argue more research and oversight is needed.
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Inside The Training Room: Uncovering Football's Scars

On the eve of Super Bowl Sunday, host Laura Sullivan speaks with former NFL lineman Tre Johnson and writer Tom Junod, whose piece in this month's Esquire takes readers into the training room, where players recover from their many injuries. And in many ways, those injuries last a lifetime.
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Week In News: Hagel In The Hot Seat

Host Laura Sullivan talks with The Atlantic's James Fallows about the news this week Chuck Hagel's confirmation hearing, the Chinese cyber-attack of The New York Times, and that newspaper's obituary of former New York City Mayor Ed Koch.
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Yes, He Did: Obama Shoots Skeet

The president sparked controversy last week when he told The New Republic he does skeet shooting "all the time." In response, the White House released a picture of Obama shooting skeet last August at Camp David.
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Spring Is Nigh! Punxsutawney Phil Predicts An Early End To Winter

It's a tradition that goes back to 1887, and while he's not always correct, the Punxsutawney, Pa., groundhog has a massive following who watch his every move on Groundhog Day.

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