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Colorado Weighs Reopening Psychiatric Hospital For Homeless

Colorado's Democratic governor wants to move mentally ill homeless people to Fort Lyon, a former psychiatric hospital and prison in the southeast corner of the state. Critics say it would make more sense to rent apartments for the people in the neighborhoods where they are now.
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Can Salmon Farming Be Sustainable? Maybe, If You Head Inland

For years, salmon farming has gotten a bad rap from marine biologists, who say the fish grown in open-ocean net pens generate pollution, disease and parasites. But now, a few salmon farms have moved on land. From an environmental standpoint, some scientists say, that's "a huge step forward."
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Navy Launches Its First Drone Squadron

The squadron of both manned and unmanned helicopters will include Northrop Grumman's "Fire Scout" drone.
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Crunching The Numbers On Blacks' Views On Gays

When the veteran NBA player Jason Collins came out, an old narrative about black antigay sentiment was resurrected. But is it true?
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Massive Spire Lifted To Top Of New World Trade Center Building

The spire, which acts as a platform for various broadcast antennas, was readied for installation Thursday. The actual spire-raising will take place at a later date.
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Overseas Labor Abuses Prompt Business Shutdown

Host Michel Martin talks to Loretta Tofani, who closed her furniture store after discovering poor working conditions at the Chinese factories that supplied her business. She talks about how she made her decision, and about the factory building collapse in Bangladesh.
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Interrogations Without Torture

In the aftermath of the Boston bombings, some critics said investigators should have used harsh interrogation techniques with the surviving suspect. Host Michel Martin speaks with counterterrorism expert and former FBI Agent Joe Navarro about how attitudes about torture have evolved, and what really are the most effective ways to interrogate.
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After Socking The Rockies, Snowstorm Moves East

A rare May storm is pouring record snowfall in parts of the Plains and the Upper Midwest. And there's concern that snowflakes could fall as far south as Alabama and Mississippi.

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