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Survey Says Apple Pie Rules, But There's Lots Of Room For Variety

Our audience, like the rest of America, loves apple pie — we're traditionalists. But in growing numbers, Americans are branching out to chocolate; key lime and cherry.
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Saving Calif. State Parks: The End Of Public Funding?

California's budget crisis is creating a new class of private philanthropists who are stepping up to keep state parks open to the public. Henry Coe State Park, the state's second-largest, was recently saved by a large donation from a Silicon Valley engineer. Will California ever return to fully funding its state parks?
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No iPads Or iPhones For You, Apple Store Clerk Tells Iranians

Sahar Sabet of Alpharetta, Ga., says that when she was in a local Apple store last week to buy an iPad and an iPhone, she was told by a clerk that he couldn't sell the company's products to her. He'd overheard her speaking Farsi.
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'Revisionaries' Tells Story Of Texas Textbook Battle

Controversy erupted in 2009 when the Texas State Board of Education debated changes to the state's textbooks that centered on the teaching of evolution. Scott Thurman captured the contentious battle in the documentary film, The Revisionaries, which focuses in large part on Don McLeroy.
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Seattle Forager Inspires Others To Learn About Wild, Forgotten Foods

A walk in the woods isn't that different from a walk through the produce section of the supermarket for Langdon Cook, an influential Seattle forager, blogger, and home cook. He's dedicated to rekindling interest in forgotten foods.
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Asian-Americans On The Rise

On Tuesday, the Pew Research Center released a study that found Asian-Americans have surpassed Hispanics as the fastest growing racial group in the U.S. Plus, the report showed that they're the highest earning and best-educated. Host Michel Martin discusses the findings and the implications of these demographic changes with three experts.
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White House Exerts Executive Privilege Over 'Fast And Furious' Documents

The political battle between the Obama administration and the House Oversight and Government has ratcheted up another notch.
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Two Major East Coast Bridges Will Close Today For 'Delicate Maritime Ballet'

A cargo ship carrying four huge cranes is set to squeeze under the Chesapeake Bay Bridge near Washington, D.C., and the Key Bridge outside Baltimore. Both spans have to close temporarily this afternoon as it passes under.
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Perennial College Student Collects Multiple Degrees

Michael Nicholson is working toward college degree No. 30. At 71, his degrees include library science and health education. Now he's going for a masters in criminal justice.

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