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A Prom Like Any Other — But With A Few Exceptions

Oregon's teacher of the year organized the Aloha Prom for students with special needs. Students from other towns drove as much as an hour to attend Friday's event in Portland.
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Older Women May Actually Be More At Risk For Cervical Cancer

Cervical cancer screening often isn't recommended for women after age 65, but that may be when they're most vulnerable, a study finds. African-American women face a particularly high risk.
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Veteran Congressman Makes A Career-Threatening Mistake

Democratic Rep. John Conyers failed to submit enough valid signatures to appear on the August primary ballot, a campaign misstep that has some wondering if he's still up to the job.
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More Cyclists Can Now Call AAA For Help

AAA sends mechanics and trucks to help cyclists on the road, in new programs from auto clubs in New England and Colorado. The service was announced in time for this week's Bike to Work Day
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Congressman Clyburn Reflects On A Life Of 'Blessed Experiences'

South Carolina Representative James Clyburn's new memoir Blessed Experiences: Genuinely Southern, Proudly Black shares lessons learned on his way from the Jim Crow South to a top spot on Capitol Hill.
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Asian-Americans Are Successful, But No Thanks To Tiger Parenting

Contrary to popular stereotypes, Asian-Americans don't achieve academic success just because it's just in their genes. These students perform well because of community resources and teacher support.
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Clouds Are Convenient, But Be Paranoid To Protect Personal Data

For many of us, data clouds like Google Drive and Dropbox have replaced clunky hard-drives and easy-to-lose USB sticks. But how secure is our data in these clouds?
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Is White House Doing Enough To 'Bring Back Our Girls'?

Host Michel Martin talks about the top political headlines with Republican strategist Ron Christie and 'Political Junkie' host Ken Rudin.
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Boston Signs Remind Motorists To Use Their Turn Signals

The electronic signs read: USE YAH BLINKAH. Police across Massachusetts gave out almost 5,000 tickets last year for turn signal violations.
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Mormon Bishop Highlights Health Coverage Gap Among Utah's Poor

Republican governors across the country have taken a stand against Obamacare by refusing to expand Medicaid. Utah, one of the reddest states in the nation, remains undecided.

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