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What to Expect From The President

Even with the election behind him, the stakes are still high for President Obama, with his State of the Union speech. Host Michel Martin speaks with former Democratic speechwriter, Paul Orzulak and Republican strategist, Ron Christie, about what it will take for the President to hit the right notes.
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Boys Are At The Back Of The Class

Boys are lagging behind girls in school; on average, they get worse grades, take fewer advanced classes and are less likely to graduate. To find out why boys are taking a back seat in education, host Michel Martin speaks with Christina Hoff Sommers, resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute and author of 'The War Against Boys.'
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Two Arrested In Shocking Shooting Death Of Chicago Girl

The suspects, police say, "had it all wrong." They thought they were firing at rival gang members. Instead, they were shooting at teens who weren't associated with gangs. Hadiya Pendleton's death has gotten national attention. It happened a mile from President Obama's Chicago home.
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Montana TV Station Warns Of Attacking Zombies

KRTV viewers in Great Falls, Montana, were interrupted by a bizarre emergency message Monday: Zombies on the attack! Of course it was a hoax. KRTV apologized, saying someone hacked into the Emergency Alert System.
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Obama Speech To Set Second Term's Tone

President Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday night will pick up where his inaugural speech left off. He's expected to bring up the issues of the economy, overhauling immigration, gun control and the budget.
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Some See Fired-Cop Who's On The Lam As A Victim

The fired Los Angeles police officer who has been targeting other officers remains a fugitive. Chistopher Dorner is wanted in connection with three murders. Dorner claims he was fired because of racism. That claim has struck a chord with many of the city's Black and Latino residents

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