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Should The NFL Police The N-Word?

The National Football League is considering a 15-yard penalty for players using the N-word on the field. The Barbershop guys weigh in on that and other news of week.
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Venezuela Protests Proof President Maduro Lacks Chavez Charisma

Violent protests have filled the streets in Venezuela for the past two weeks. Tell Me More gets the latest from freelance journalist Andrew Rosati in Caracas.
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Will President's Initiative Be A 'Game-Changer' For Young Men Of Color?

"My Brother's Keeper" is a new White House initiative designed to help young men of color succeed. Law professor Paul Butler and youth advocate Malik Washington discuss the president's new plan.
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California's Getting Drenched, But Drought Is Far From Over

Heavy rains have poured down. But much more is needed in the parched state. Meanwhile, the more immediate risks of flooding and mudslides have led to some evacuations.
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Police Not Amused By Leashed Tiger Out For A Walk

In the Chicago suburb of Lockport, the owner of the Big Run Wolf Ranch took his small tiger out for a stroll. Even though the cat was on a leash, he faces misdemeanor charges.
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13 Workers Exposed To Radiation At N.M. Nuclear Waste Dump

An accident at the site appears to be more serious than first disclosed. Nobody knows what happened, but it's shaping up to be a major setback for the nation's only dedicated nuclear waste dump.
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Delta Customers Angered By Changes To Frequent-Flier Program

Delta is making radical changes to its Sky Miles frequent-flier program. It is rewarding the customers who buy the most expensive tickets instead of giving miles equally based on miles flown.
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Delaware, Nevada Sign First Multi-State Inernet Gaming Deal

When the deal goes live, it will allow poker players in the two states to sit down at the same virtual table, and the states will split the revenues. But some in the casino industry are against it.
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CBO Assesses Affordable Care Act's Economic Effects

The Congressional Budget Office predicts the Affordable Care Act will create incentives for millions of workers to cut back on their hours, or even retire early. That could drag down the economy.
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Schumer: 'Broken' Immigration System Should Be Tackled In 2014

Democratic Senator Chuck Schumer of New York talks to David Greene about his ongoing efforts to get immigration overhaul passed this year. Schumer says don't kick the can down the road on this issue.

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