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The Tale Of 3 Stolen Trees And A Community In Bloom

After three fruit trees were stolen from a Boise cathedral's orchard, the community donated so many trees that the orchard doubled in size. Joe Prin, the cathedral's superintendent, tells the story.
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Ahead Of Wildfire Season, Scientists Study What Fuels Fires

The federal fire scientists hope to hand off their findings to fire managers, who have to make the quick decisions on where to deploy resources that could protect lives and property.
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NBA Picks Dick Parsons As Interim CEO Of Los Angeles Clippers

Parsons previously served as CEO of Time Warner. The appointment comes in the wake of the scandal surrounding racist comments made by Clippers owner Donald Sterling, whom the league banned for life.
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Health Centers Hurt In States That Skipped Medicaid Expansion

Most of the affected patients live in the South, because every state in the region except Arkansas and Kentucky opted against expanding the Medicaid program for the poor.
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What Are The Most (And Least) Charitable U.S. States?

There are only two U.S. states where at least 50 percent of residents say they've recently given either money or time to charity: Utah and Minnesota, according to a new Gallup poll.
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Ford Recalls Nearly 700,000 Vehicles To Fix Safety Problems

The defects include a glitch that can stop the side curtain air bags from inflating in some rollover crashes, and exterior door handles that can bind and stop the door from latching properly.
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Democrats Divided Over Participation In Benghazi Panel

The House voted to establish a panel to look into circumstances surrounding the 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, that killed the U.S. ambassador and three others.
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U.S. Spinmeisters Gear Up For Big Election ... Britain's Election

Britain has a national election next year, and both leading parties have hired U.S. campaign advisers who played prominent roles in President Obama's victories.
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Midwifery: A Profession Of Passion, For Men Too

There's a growing demand for midwives — and 'mid-men' around the world. Host Michel Martin speaks with midwives from Uganda and Washington DC about the joys and challenges of their jobs.
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Long After Lewinsky Scandal, Time To 'Bury The Blue Dress'?

The Barbershop guys weigh in on the NFL draft, Kevin Durant's MVP speech, and why Monica Lewinsky has resurfaced in the news.

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