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St. Louis-Area Rally For Teen Killed By Police Turns Violent

Police and witnesses agree the teen did not have a gun and that a third person was also involved; beyond that, the details of Michael Brown's death are in dispute.
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Exotic Dancers Protest Outside Church

For years, a local church held protests outside a club in central Ohio where the dancers worked. On Sunday, six dancers, dressed for work, showed up to demonstrate outside the church.
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Scientists Investigate Outbreak Of Sea Star Wasting Syndrome

Sea stars, commonly referred to as starfish, are experiencing a massive die off. Sea star wasting syndrome has wiped out millions of them along the West Coast — from Mexico to Canada.
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Use Of Experimental Ebola Serum Raises Ethical Questions

David Greene talks to University of Wisconsin bioethicist and former FDA adviser Alta Charo about ethical issues related to experimental treatments for the Ebola virus.
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Missionaries Who Return To North Carolina Will Be Quarantined

Charlotte prepares to receive several missionaries back from Liberia who were there helping Ebola patients. Steve Inskeep talks to Dr. Megan Davies, the state epidemiologist of North Carolina
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Items Up For Sale At Unclaimed Baggage Center Reflect Trends

It has been called the lost luggage capital of the world. Bags and suitcases that can't be reunited with their owners end up in northern Alabama at the Unclaimed Baggage Center.
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Amazon Blocks Pre-Orders Of Some Disney Movies

Amazon is taking on another big media company, Disney. The action comes at a time when the retailer's contract dispute with the Hachette Book group is heating up.
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Vigil For Mo. Teen Killed By Police Officer Spirals Into Violence

In a suburb of St. Louis Sunday night, what was supposed to be a peaceful protest against the shooting of an unarmed teenager by a police officer on Saturday, disintegrated into looting and violence.
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Detroit Struggles To Get People Who Bailed On Water Bills To Pay

Bankrupt Detroit is dealing with $90 million in delinquent water bills. And it's not just residents who aren't paying their water bills, even some businesses have missed payments.
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Critics Blame Airbnb For San Francisco's Housing Problems

Some have found that renting on a nightly basis brings a lot more money than long-term leases, but people concerned about a shrinking rental market have turned to legal action and protests.

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