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Gunman Found Guilty On All Counts In Fort Hood Murder Rampage

During the court martial, Maj. Nidal Hasan acted as his own attorney and seemed intent on seeking the death penalty. The military jurors begin the sentencing phase on Monday.
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Bill For Three Years In Airport Parking Lot? $106,000

Jennifer Fitzgerald's ex-boyfriend abandoned her car in an employee parking lot at Chicago's O'Hare in 2009. It sat there collecting tickets until last year.
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Calif. Wildfire Nearly Doubles In Size, Burns Into Yosemite Park

The wildfire burst into Yosemite National Park on Friday after growing to more than 105,620 acres, the U.S. Forestry Service says. More than 2,000 firefighting personnel are working on the blaze known as the Rim wildfire, which is only 2 percent contained.
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Class Of Dreams: Students Take On Dr. King's Legacy

This summer, Tell Me More has been asking listeners for their version of Martin Luther King Jr.'s famous 'I Have a Dream' speech. Notre Dame Professor Maria McKenna took it to another level and pitched the question to her class. She tells us about some of the common threads from the assignment and the parallels between education and civil rights.
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Blindness Didn't Keep Voice Over Artist From Success

Voice over artist Pete Gustin can't read scripts - he's legally blind. But, as he tells Tell Me More, he didn't let his disability deter his talent.
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What Do Asian-Americans Owe The Civil Rights Movement?

As the US prepares to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the March on Washington, guest host Celeste Headlee speaks to Scot Nakagawa. He recently wrote an article called "Three Things Asian-Americans Owe to the Civil Rights Movement."
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Are There 'Blurred Lines' Over Summer's Hottest Song?

Robin Thicke may have the hit song of the summer, but Marvin Gaye's family says it sounds too familiar — like the melody in Gaye's "Got to Give It Up." Both sides are lawyering up, and the Barbershop guys weigh in on the dustup.
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50,000 Stray Dogs In Detroit? That 'Makes No Sense'

Rescue groups and others dealing with a real problem — packs of stray dogs in many parts of the city — are inflating the figures, a Detroit journalist argues.
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Hurricane Season A Bust? Don't Be So Sure

So far, the Atlantic has been hurricane-free, but one forecaster points out that similar years in the past have had very active second halves.
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Vin Scully Says He'll Return To Dodgers' Booth For 65th Year

Broadcaster Vin Scully has been the voice of the Los Angeles Dodgers for longer than the Dodgers have been in California. And he'll return for his 65th season next year, the team said Friday, extending a streak that includes 25 World Series and the Brooklyn Dodgers' lone title, from 1955.

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