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Atlanta Celebrates King's Dream

The birthplace of Martin Luther King Jr. commemorates the 50th anniversary of King's "I Have a Dream" speech with a celebration at the national historic site and at the King Center in Atlanta. It's an effort to get children and families involved the history of the movement.
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When This Island Organ Plays, It's A Step Back In Time

In the historic casino on Santa Catalina Island, off the coast of Los Angeles, a grand old organ has been entertaining theater-goers for almost 85 years.
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Quote Corrected On MLK Memorial

The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial will be ready for the 50th anniverary of the March on Washington after a truncated quote has been removed from the monument.
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Nuns Struggle To Make Ends Meet

In this week's Sunday Conversation, host Rachel Martin speaks with Sister Maxyne Schneider of the Sisters of St. Joseph in Springfield, Mass. The order, like many around the country, is facing major financial distress as the sisters age.
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Amid Struggle For 'Soul' Of GOP, Libertarians Take Limelight

Tensions between the traditional wings of the Republican Party and its libertarians have been brewing for years. Leaks of government surveillance information have helped exacerbate the conflict, pushing forward libertarians' stance on civil liberties.
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Fire Threatens Celebrity Resort Homes In Idaho

More than 600 firefighters are battling the 100-square-mile Beaver Creek Fire, which threatens many affluent properties in the resort region, officials say.
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RNC Isn't Focusing On The Elephant In Its Ballroom

They talked about a Hillary Clinton documentary, how well they're raising money and their voter turnout plans. But Republican National Committee members meeting this week didn't directly address the most important issue facing the party: the need to broaden support without losing their base.
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The Multimillion-Dollar Snafu Over $100 Bills

The Federal Reserve has sent 30 million newly designed $100 bills back to the printing presses this week. The new notes are already more than two years past their original circulation date. Host Scott Simon speaks with author and journalist David Wolman to find out why.
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Children's Hospital DJs Spin A Dose Of Joy

In Miami, there are dozens of radio stations. But one is not like the others. Radio Lollipop is housed inside Miami's Children's Hospital. The disc jockeys spin songs, but the message is just as much on hope as it is entertainment.
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Government Reveals The Secret Of Area 51

The CIA has officially acknowledged that Area 51 exists. Host Scott Simon investigates.

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