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Indiana To Mandate Concussion-Awareness Training

States are implementing laws aimed at preventing concussions in sports. Indiana may become the first state to mandate concussion-awareness training for high school and youth football coaches.
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SXSW: Snowden Speech Has Conference Buzzing, Congressman Stewing

Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden will take questions from South By Southwest attendees via videoconference Monday. A Kansas congressman wants SXSW to rescind the invitation.
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Big Investors Boosting Home Prices, And Not Everyone's Pleased

Private equity firms have been snapping up properties in many areas hit hard by the recession. Some analysts worry that those bulk purchases will leave middle-class buyers out in the cold.
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Kentucky Southern Baptists Draw Crowds With Gun Giveaways

The Kentucky Baptist Convention has found a surefire way for getting people through church doors: free guns. The church raffle events combine dinner, sermons and a Second Amendment message.
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Rights Advocates See 'Access To Justice' Gap In U.S.

Too many poor people are forced to go without legal counsel when facing challenges such as eviction, deportation or domestic violence, a new report says.
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Detroit's William Clay Ford Dies At Age 88

William Clay Ford, a descendant of auto industry pioneer Henry Ford and owner of the Detroit Lions, has died at age 88. He bought the NFL team in 1963.
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Sen. Rand Paul Repeats In CPAC Presidential Straw Poll

The Conservative Political Action Conference made Sen. Rand Paul its top choice Saturday, less than two years before primary voting begins for the 2016 election.
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Black GOP Stars Rise In A Party That's Still Awkwardly White

There's never been a better time for black Republicans seeking office, yet even as some black candidates are hitting their stride, the party's support among blacks is still at rock bottom.
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After A Bitter Struggle, DSO Brings 'Joy' To The People Again

The Detroit Symphony Orchestra has struggled financially, but after much work, it's set itself on solid footing and become a bright spot in a struggling city.
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Rebuilding A Life And A City After Years On Detroit's Streets

After years of selling drugs and serving prison time in Detroit, Isaac Lott now works to help reclaim abandoned homes. He says he is hopeful about his own future, as well as the future of the city.

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