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15 Years Later, Tawana Brawley Has Paid 1 Percent Of Penalty

As a teenager, Brawley said she had been attacked and raped by white men. The young African-American's accusations hit front pages, especially after Rev. Al Sharpton took up her case. When a jury said the tale was a hoax, one of the men who was accused sued. Now, he's getting some of the money.
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The Effort To Write Laws For Your Digital Life After Death

Without uniformity around who controls digital assets after you die, families have to rely on Internet companies' varying terms of agreements. It can be a maddening lack of certainty in an already difficult time.
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Lack of Leadership Causing US Defense Issues Abroad?

A terror threat closes American embassies, and changes the political debate about intelligence gathering. Host Michel Martin talks politics with Republican strategist Ron Christie, and former Obama administration advisor Corey Ealons.
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Sikh Says No Room For Hate, A Year After Temple Shooting

One year ago today, a gunman killed six people at a Sikh temple before turning the gun on himself. Host Michel Martin talks to a member of the temple, Mandeep Kaur, about how Sikhs have turned to their faith to recover.
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NFL: Is The Game Getting Safer?

As fans and teams get ready for another season of football, a new study sheds light on game safety. Host Michel Martin talks with Jesse David of Edgeworth Economics about whether efforts to cut down on serious injuries are getting results.
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Civil Rights Leader Julius Chambers Fought Through Courts

Julius Chambers argued numerous civil rights cases before the U.S. Supreme Court - and won them all. Host Michel Martin remembers the groundbreaking attorney, who passed away recently at the age of 76.
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San Diego Mayor Starting Rehab; Accusers Count Now At 10

Democratic Mayor Bob Filner is starting two weeks of treatment at a behavior counseling clinic. He won't be out of touch while he's receiving behavioral treatment. Aides say Filner will still be getting briefed on developments in the city, and will still be giving orders.
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4-Year-Old Re-Elected 'Mayor' Of Minnesota Town

Bobby Tufts' second job will be at a pre-school. As a student. For the second year in a row he won the mayoral contest in tiny Dorset, Minn., which actually doesn't have its own government.
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Woman Killed In Venice Beach Rampage Was On Her Honeymoon

A car plowed through the crowd on the California city's famous boardwalk. The driver has been charged with murder. About a dozen people were injured, and one person, 32-year-old Alice Gruppioni of Italy, was killed. Her new husband is devastated. Videos from the scene are chilling.
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Preschooler To Serve Second Term As Mayor Of Minn. Town

The mayor of Dorset, Minn., is now four years old. Bobby Tufts' named was pulled out of a hat last year, making him mayor of the town of 20 people. Dorset doesn't have a formal government. On Sunday, his name was drawn again.

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