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Colorado Extends Medicaid To Some Adults Without Kids

The state is one of just a few that is expanding Medicaid ahead of a major expansion called for in 2014 by the federal health law. Though the state estimates that 50,000 people meet the income bar, Colorado will only be able to offer coverage to 10,000 people.
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Nutella Maker May Settle Deceptive Ad Lawsuit For $3 Million

It might be hard to imagine anyone believing that Nutella, the sweet chocolate-hazelnut spread is good for you. But the company's agreed to settle claims that its ads made it seem healthier than it is.
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Sybrina Fulton: 'I Can Wait A Year' For Justice

The mother of Trayvon Martin tells NPR she has "a hole" in her heart after the death of her son, an unarmed Florida teenager who was killed in February. His shooter, George Zimmerman, was freed on bail this week and awaits trial on a second-degree murder charge.
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Is Bribery 'Business As Usual' South Of Border?

Mexican officials are probing allegations that Wal-Mart paid $24 million in bribes to speed construction of new stores there. Wal-Mart has also been accused of lobbying to amend U.S. anti-bribery laws. Host Michel Martin talks with reporter Ana Maria Salazar, who says even big companies have to grease the wheels in Mexico.
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Boehner: House Will Vote On Student Loans

The House is set to vote Friday on a GOP proposal to keep some student loan interest rates at current levels. Many students have been concerned at news that the current 3.4 percent rate could double if Congress fails to extend the 2007 College Cost Reduction and Access Act. Host Michel Martin talks with Jason Delisle of the New America Foundation.
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Following Garbage's Long Journey Around The Earth

Americans generate more trash than anyone else on the planet: more than 7 pounds per person each day. Journalist Edward Humes explores how that happened in his new book Garbology: Our Dirty Love Affair with Trash.

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