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Los Angeles Bets On Crusading Doctor To Turn Around Public Health System

Los Angeles has some 2 million uninsured residents. It has long had one of the most disorganized public health systems, too. Now, Dr. Mitch Katz is looking to reshape the system and match patients with their own doctors.
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Cardboard Prom Dress Is Just The Right Fit For This Young Woman

Missouri teen Maura Pozek has gotten a reputation for the unusual dresses she makes. Her first material was Doritos bags. Then it was soda can tabs. This year, she says, "I had to top myself somehow."
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Un- and Under-Employment Awaits Many College Grads

Many young graduates take lower-paying jobs as waiters or cashiers that pay the bills, but rarely use the skills they learned in college and often have little money left to pay off student loans. And the choices they make early in their careers often have a long-lasting financial impact.
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George Zimmerman Has Pleaded Not Guilty In Trayvon Martin Case

Court papers now posted online confirm that he has entered a plea to the charge of second-degree murder.
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4 Things To Watch For In Tuesday's Primaries

Voters are going to polls in Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Delaware and New York, though turnout is expected to be low. Still, here are four things to watch. Even with Rick Santorum, out of the race, Pennsylvania could still be interesting if Ron Paul's supporters are able to spring a delegate surprise on Mitt Romney.
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Diners Not Fazed By Second Collapse At 'Heart Attack Grill'; Would You Be?

The news that for the second time this year someone has collapsed while dining at Las Vegas' Heart Attack Grill doesn't seem to bother the restaurant's fans.
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Does Arizona's Immigration Law Have A Chance?

The Supreme Court will hear arguments Wednesday on Arizona's hotly debated immigration law. The court's decision will affect Arizona and other states that have adopted similar legislation. Host Michel Martin talks with one of its authors, Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, and law professor Gabriel Chin.

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