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Homeless Kids At Play In Washington, D.C.

The Homeless Children's Playtime Project lets children ages 1 to 11 from the nearby D.C. General homeless shelter just be kids for a little while.
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Mayor: 'We'll Listen' To Anaheim Residents

Two recent police-involved shootings in Anaheim, California have led to demonstrations against the city's police. Anaheim has a large minority population, and some people are raising questions about how the police deal with residents. Host Michel Martin talks with Anaheim's Mayor Tom Tait, who is calling for a federal investigation into the shootings.
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Cool! Tickets For The Who's Canceled '79 Show Good For 2013 Concert

After a stampede at a 1979 show in Ohio, the mayor of Providence said the band couldn't play in his city. But The Who will be there next February, and 10 fans who still had their old tickets won't be disappointed again.
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'Pepper Spray Cop' Is No Longer On UC Davis Police Force

Last November, the officer's use of pepper spray on Occupy protesters became a national story after video of the incident went viral. An investigation concluded there was no need for it to have happened.
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Kristin Armstrong Wins Second Straight Gold Medal In Olympic Time Trial

Kristin Armstrong has successfully defended her gold medal in the Olympic time trial, winning the race held in Surrey, England. Armsrtong finished the 26-km course in 37:34.82, nearly 16 seconds ahead of Judith Arndt of Germany, who won the silver.
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Employers Added 163,000 Jobs In July, Survey Suggests

The ADP National Employment Report signals that the job market is at least holding steady. But will Friday's report from the Labor Department reinforce or undercut that conclusion?

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