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Judge To Rule Friday On Detroit's Bankruptcy Exit

The judge must decide if the plan is fair to Detroit's creditors and feasible for the city to accomplish, as it seeks to shed $7 billion in debt and invest more than a billion in city services.
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Bomb Techs Work Through 'Dark Spots' To Brighter Lives

In an update to a 2011 StoryCorps interview, retired Army Sgt. 1st Class Max Voelz, whose wife died disarming an IED, and Sgt. Mary Dague, who lost both arms in Iraq, both say they are happy now.
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10 Years After Battle For Fallujah, Marines Reflect On 'Iconic Fight'

The six-week battle to retake the city from insurgents was the fiercest during the Iraq War. Almost 100 Americans died; 600 others were injured. Veterans commemorated the anniversary on Friday.
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OOPS! 'Morning Edition's' Best Bloopers

Morning Edition hosts recount and replay some of the show's less-than-perfect moments on the air.
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Rubik's Cube, Bubbles And Green Army Men Join Toy Hall Of Fame

Four well-loved toys are inducted into the National Toy Hall of Fame, beating out fellow nominees such as the Operation skill game and Fisher-Price Little People.
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Drummer And Tuba Player Work To Stay Sharp For Band And College

In May, we shared the story of a New Orleans high school marching band. Two students earned scholarships to play for Jackson State University's marching band, the Sonic Boom of the South.
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Federal Appeals Court Upholds State Gay Marriage Bans

A federal appeals court in Ohio has decided that four states may ban gay marriage if they wish, splitting from the decision reached by other federal appeals courts in similar cases.
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Alaska Station Sets Dubious Record: Most Senate Campaign Ads

The Center for Public Integrity calculates that KTUU in Anchorage ran more U.S. Senate ads this cycle than any station in the country.
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Jet Fuel Is Down, But Not Enough For A Thanksgiving Fare War

Airlines say they expect an uptick in Thanksgiving travel. This November, jet fuel prices are down, but carriers are using the saved money to upgrade equipment and software rather than cut fares.
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Obama Chief Of Staff: We're Willing To Hear Ideas From Everyone

Robert Siegel talks to Denis McDonough, President Barack Obama's chief of staff, about working with the new Republican majority in the Senate.

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