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Alaska Glacier Studied For Clues On Water Supply

Anchorage is one of the few North American cities that depend on a glacier for most of their drinking water. The Eklutna glacier also provides some of the city's electricity, through hydro power. So a team of researchers is working to answer a very important question: How long will the glacier's water supply last?
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In Alaskan Cemetery, Native And Orthodox Rites Mix

In a part of America that was once claimed by imperial Russia, a unique combination of Native American and Russian Orthodox influences mingle in a graveyard. There, spirit houses are built to house the dead and ease their passage.
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In Sports, Fans Love To Hate

LeBron James gets his title: Will he be hated more or less? Guest host David Greene speaks with NPR's Mike Pesca about the Heat's success and the Chicago Cubs' "love for the game," lacking success.
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'Who I Am': N.Y.C. Council Speaker On Politics, Faith

New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn has a notable biography. She's from an Irish family, she's Catholic and gay. Her grandmother survived the Titanic, and her fathers spends every day with her at City Hall. Quinn is widely expected to run for mayor next year, and she tells guest host David Greene that government might get a lot more done if people would just get along.
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A Year Without Mexican-American Studies In Tucson

An Arizona law that went into effect last year essentially ruled that the program offered in the city's public school system was divisive and should be scrapped. At the end of the first semester without the classes, hard feelings still linger.
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Planes, Patience And Slightly Kid-Friendlier Security

School's out and that means families with young children are packing their bags and boarding flights. This summer, though, kids going through airport security are being treated just a little bit more like kids. The Transportation Security Administration has announced some new policies.
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Countdown To The Supreme Court's Ruling On Health Care

This week, the Supreme Court is almost certain to issue its decision on the constitutionality of President Obama's health care law. The decision could have far-reaching implications for the legal landscape, the nation's health care system and even the Supreme Court's legacy.

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