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Obama To Spell Out Immigration Plans In Prime-Time Address

Then on Friday, President Obama will speak about immigration at a Las Vegas High School. It's the same school where Obama launched his push for an immigration overhaul nearly two years ago.
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Officer's Death Raises Safety Concerns For Alaska's Unarmed Law Enforcement

Remote Alaskan villages are some of the last places in America patrolled by unarmed officers. But an officer's death last year has challenged ideas about policing on the last frontier.
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Despite Low Employment, Millennials Hold Key To Reviving South Texas

The McAllen metro area in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas has one of the country's lowest employment rates for millennials. Economists say they will be critical to bringing the area out of poverty.
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Are NOLA Schools Failing Students With Disabilities?

In New Orleans, 9 in 10 children attend charter schools. But parents and activists say the city's nearly all-charter system is failing many children with disabilities.
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Rep. Steve King, The Unlikeliest Amnesty 'Supporter'

Rep. Michele Bachmann joked with reporters that the noted conservative "called up the president" and begged him to declare amnesty on immigration.
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Delinquent Mine Fines: 'Clearly Troubling ... More Can Be Done'

"We have tools in place to crack down on these scofflaws, but what's missing is a stronger commitment," says John Kline, a key House Republican.
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Motown's Jimmy Ruffin Dies; Sang 'What Becomes Of The Brokenhearted'

Singer Jimmy Ruffin, who was born in Mississippi but lent his soulful voice to hits for Detroit's Motown Records, died Monday at age 78, according to reports.
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Bush Pilot Helps Rural Alaskan Police Explore Isolated Villages

The troopers who police rural Alaska can't do their jobs without a good bush pilot to fly them into remote areas. In Bristol Bay, that pilot is John Bouker.
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Guantanamo Nurse Could Be Discharged For Not Force-Feeding Detainees

Melissa Block speaks with the attorney for a Navy nurse who faces a potential discharge from the military for refusing to continue administering forced-feedings at Guantanamo.
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Sen. Angus King: Executive Action On Immigration Could Backfire

Melissa Block talks with Sen. Angus King of Maine, an independent, about his decision to vote "no" on the Keystone XL pipeline and his thoughts on Obama's plan to take executive action on immigration.

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