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The Consequences Of Homicide By Hazing

On Wednesday, several people were charged in the alleged hazing death of Florida A&M drum major Robert Champion, Jr. He was found unresponsive aboard a chartered bus after a football game in November 2011. Host Michel Martin speaks with Orlando Sentinel reporter Denise-Marie Balona.
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NFL Rocked By 'Bounty' Scandal, Death Of Seau

News recently broke that New Orleans Saints' coaches were giving bonuses to their players for hard hits. The NFL responded by suspending coaches and now, players. The sports world was also shocked by the apparent suicide of Junior Seau, who played for the San Diego Chargers. Host Michel Martin talks with sports reporters Dave Zirin and Pablo Torre.
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Militia Leader Reportedly Involved In Shooting Deaths Of Four In Arizona

A man fatally shot four people Wednesday outside of Phoenix before being found dead, authorities say. Among the dead was a girl between 1 and 2 years old. Sources tell The Arizona Republic the shooter was neo-Nazi J.T. Ready.
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Bin Laden Documents Go Online, Show Frustration With Followers

West Point's Combating Terrorism Center says the "most compelling story" from the documents is the frustration shown by the al-Qaida leader with the terrorist network's affiliates.
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San Francisco Transit Worker Fired For 'Good' Deed

Jim Stanek thought he was doing a good deed. He had $300 worth of Bay Area Rapid Transit tickets which were paid for but unused by commuters. He gave them to a needy teenager, who used them to get to school. For this good deed, Stanek was fired but he's appealing.
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Computer Glitch Summons Too Many Jurors

in California, the Placer County Courthouse accidentally summoned 1,200 people to jury duty on the same morning. Taking their duty seriously, residents tried to be on time but the traffic jam was too much.
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States Looking To Make Some Taxes Less Inevitable

Governors in some states are looking to not only cut taxes but eliminate certain kinds of them altogether. But many lawmakers are worried their states won't be able to pay the bills if they eliminate income or property taxes.

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