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Former House Aide Lorraine Miller Named Interim NAACP Chief

The nation's largest and oldest civil rights group makes the temporary appointment after Benjamin Jealous announced his resignation as president and CEO.
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Meatless Monday Movement Gets More Veggies On The Menu

In 2003, one of the original Mad Men began working with the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health to encourage people to go meatless one day of the week. In 10 years, the campaign can now point to hundreds of schools and restaurants that promote a vegetarian option on their Monday menus.
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Cities Grapple With Pension Debt

Dozens of local municipalities are facing major budget issues, with pension debts getting much of the blame. And many city workers are finding their retirement funds in danger, or worse. Host Michel Martin speaks with Michael Fletcher of The Washington Post, about the issue.
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Maryville Case: A Parent's Worst Nightmare

Missouri teen Daisy Coleman says she was raped last year by a high school senior after she snuck out of her house. Tell Me More's parenting roundtable talks about the story and how to keep teenagers safe.
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Bipartisan Group Slowed Down By Shutdown?

The political organization No Labels says its members are trying to move past partisan politics, and focus on solving problems for the country. But did the government shutdown and the debt ceiling debate slow down the No Labels movement? Host Michel Martin speaks once again with Congressmen Reid Ribble, R-WI., and Jim Cooper, D-TN.
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NCAA Won't Ban Miami Hurricanes From Bowls Over Booster's Gifts

The University of Miami "lacked institutional control" and didn't notice multiple violations by a booster who gave cash and gifts to athletes, the NCAA said. But the organization's penalties are not as harsh as they might have been.
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Teacher Who Died Trying To End Shooting Remembered As A Hero

Michael Landsberry was a 45-year-old former U.S. Marine who served in Afghanistan with the Nevada Air National Guard.
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Tuesday Morning Political Mix: The GOP's Very Bad Poll Day

Republicans wake up to a slew of polls showing the damage they sustained in the eyes of the American public during the recent partial government shutdown and default crisis
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Trains Running Again In San Francisco As BART Strike Ends

A late-night deal has ended a walkout that began on Friday. Workers had objected to management's effort to change work and safety rules. The two sides also disagreed on pay.
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Women Break New Ground In Marine Infantry Training

Female Marines have been training for the past month at Camp Lejeune, trying to make it through infantry training. They've got a month to go, including a 12-mile hike with a heavy pack. They're the first ones ever to handle the training, part of an effort to integrate women into combat positions by 2016.

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