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Customers Rush To Retail Store In Connecticut To Buy Obamacare

Connecticut opened retail stores to market its health insurance exchange. Some customers are getting insurance for the first time and others are hoping to lower their premiums.
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Democrats Count On The Fine Art Of Field Operations

The president's party is counting on sophisticated field operations to stave off defeat in November. But in the year's first test, a Florida special election, the effort fell short.
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After Winter's Chill, Economists Predict A Warming Trend

A cold, snowy winter in most of the country hurt economic growth, but forecasters see conditions improving for the rest of the year.
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Freeing Up California's Prisons: A Massive Undertaking

California's strategy for reducing its prison population involves shifting more responsibility for recurring and ex-offenders on local communities.
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In LA, Watching Home Team's Ball Games Just Got More Complicated

The Los Angeles Dodgers' games will no longer be broadcast for free on local television. Time Warner Cable has created a special Dodgers channel, but other TV providers are balking at the price.
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The Rarely Told Stories Of Sexual Assault Against Female Migrants

NPR's Arun Rath talks with Morning Edition's Steve Inskeep about his road trip along the U.S.-Mexico border. Sexual assault has become more common for women who make the perilous trip across the dessert into the U.S.
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More Than A Dozen Missing After Fatal Washington Mudslide

An enormous mudslide in Snohomish County in Washington flattened a neighborhood and killed at least three people. Correspondent Martin Kaste speaks with NPR's Arun Rath about the latest.
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Nation's Last Known Perfect Bracket Busted By Syracuse Loss

Brad Binder had called the stunning Duke defeat. But when Dayton surprised Syracuse with a 55-53 upset, what is thought to be the last perfect bracket in the U.S. went up in flames.
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The Lingering Legacy Of The Exxon Valdez Oil Spill

This week marks the 25th anniversary of the Exxon Valdez oil spill in Alaska. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with correspondents Jeff Brady and Debbie Elliott about the accident and the lessons learned.
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Michelle Obama Convenes 'First Wives Club' In China

Michelle Obama is making an official visit to China — but it's not supposed to be political. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with writer Evan Osnos in Beijing about the geo-politics of her vacation.

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