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Months Later, West Virginians Remain Wary Of Water That Smells

Nearly two months since a chemical leaked into a West Virginia river used for drinking water, Dave Mistich of West Virginia Public Broadcasting reports that residents remain suspicious of the water.
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Where Does The U.S. Stand On Secessionist Movements Abroad?

In an upcoming referendum, Crimean voters will decide whether to declare independence from Ukraine. Jonathan Paquin has studied U.S. stances on breakaway groups, and he explains what to watch for.
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Employers React To New Overtime Expansion

President Obama is directing his Labor Secretary to tighten U.S. overtime laws. Under the changes, millions of workers will become eligible. Business groups are now reacting to the news.
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New Climate For Drug Sentencing, Guidelines Expected To Change

The issue of drug sentencing reform has been getting historic traction in recent months, crossing ideological lines. Attorney General Eric Holder backed the "All Drugs Minus Two" proposal Thursday.
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For Sandy Hook Killer's Father, Tragedy Outweighs Love For His Son

Peter Lanza opened up to writer Andrew Solomon about Adam's life and how he tried to help him. Solomon says, "[Peter] would've liked to save the world and himself from the horror of what happened. "
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Top 5 Ways Asparagus, A Rite Of Spring, Can Still Surprise

Did you know how fast these green shoots, the season's iconic vegetable, can grow? Or that they come in male and female versions? Or that what we eat in the U.S. is mostly now grown abroad?
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Obama: If You 'Work More, You Should Get Paid More'

Announcing he intends to change the rules governing overtime, President Obama said Americans have "spent too much time working more and making less."
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When Bad Things Happen To Planes, Flight Codes Get 'Retired'

Malaysia Airlines says it will stop using codes associated with its missing Flight MH370 as a "mark of respect" for the plane's passengers and crew. It's a long-standing industry practice.
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What's Holding Up Ukraine Aid Bill In Congress? Anger Over IRS

Republicans say that to get the measure passed new IRS rules that make it harder for tax-exempt groups to veer into politics must be withdrawn.
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A Major In Coffee? UC Davis Might Be Brewing One Up

The California university is already famous for its wine and beer programs. Coffee seemed like a natural next step. It's new Coffee Center aims to break down the science behind the perfect cup of Joe.

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