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'Morning Edition' Listeners Wax Poetic

To kick off Poetry Month, we are crowdsourcing prose poems from our Facebook fans about their favorite neighborhood blocks, from Brussels to Tuscaloosa to the Bronx.
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Kentucky Wildcats To Play UConn Huskies In NCAA Final

The top-two men's college basketball teams play for the championship Monday night in Dallas. Eighth-seeded Kentucky will face seventh-seeded UConn. Neither team was even in the tournament last year.
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Tech News Site Re/code Creates Buzz In Silicon Valley

Re/code is a new tech site that doesn't charge its readers or expect to make much from ads. Instead, it has a successful conference business. Other media also see potential profits in conferences.
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Welcome To Voting Rights Boot Camp

In the aftermath of a Supreme Court ruling last year, advocates worry that jurisdictions are quietly making changes to disenfranchise minorities. A training program is designed to counter that.
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How Public Health Advocates Are Trying To Reach Nonvaccinators

With new measles outbreaks in Southern California, New York and British Columbia, vaccinating — and not vaccinating — is still an area of great concern.
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'Deltopia' Spring Break Party Morphs Into Riot In Santa Barbara

After the annual Deltopia party near the University of California, Santa Barbara turned violent last night. Hundreds of law enforcement officers were sent and there were more than 100 arrests.
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Keeping Robots In Line With The Law

Attendees at the annual We Robot conference are peering into the future, pondering questions like, do robots have rights? What kinds of laws do we need to regulate unmanned drones?
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The Growing Industry Of Marijuana Advertising

In Humboldt County, radio stations broadcast gardening ads geared toward the Emerald Triangle's most lucrative — but still federally illegal — industry: marijuana. NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with broadcast lawyer Harry Cole about the legality of advertising pot and related growing products.
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FBI Raids Indiana Man's Private Collection Of Historical Artifacts

The FBI has seized thousands of Native American and cultural artifacts from the home of a southern Indiana man. Among the items are arrowheads, gas masks, even a full skeleton. Investigators say the man may have violated international treaties and federal and state laws when he bought the items.
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Obama Is Poised To Sign Executive Order On Equal Pay And Contractors

Seeking to advance the cause of equal pay for women, President Obama plans to sign am executive order Tuesday barring federal contractors from retaliating against employees who compare salaries.

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