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5-Year-Olds Offer Wisdom On Turning 5

Five-year-olds across the country have been helping Tell Me More celebrate its 5th birthday by sharing their wise thoughts on being five. Today, as a final celebration, host Michel Martin talks to Tripp Perkins, Gabriella Young, Brook Chapman and Ana Milisits about the magical moment of turning five. And Ava Milisits gives a preview of turning six.
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Fracking: New Rules Aim To Bring 'Best Practices' To Public Lands

Among the proposals: Requiring companies that are extracting natural gas to disclose the chemicals they use.
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Usual Flower Is MIA At Michigan Tulip Festival

The hotter-than-usual temperatures in Holland, Mich., this spring brought tens of thousands of the cities tulips into bloom early. Many of the flowers are gone, leaving behind rows of stems.
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Unions Take The Lead To Recall Wis. Gov. Walker

Next month, Wisconsin voters will go to the polls in a recall election that could remove controversial Republican Gov. Scott Walker from office. But first, Democratic voters will mark their ballots in next week's primary election that will determine which Democrat will face-off against Walker. Labor unions were the driving force behind the bid to recall Walker, and the movement has a great deal at stake in the election.
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Game Giant Forced To Play Catch Up

Electronics Arts built a gaming empire with a strategy straight out of Hollywood — big names and big budgets. But the market has changed to favor data-driven online games, and the Redwood City, Calif., company finds itself forced to change too.
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Horse Tips For Saturday's Kentucky Derby

The Run for the Roses is Saturday. David Greene talks to Mike Battaglia, who sets the morning line at Churchill Downs, about handicapping horses in the Kentucky Derby.
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13 Charged In Florida A&M Hazing Case

Prosecutors have filed charges against 13 people allegedly involved in the hazing death of Florida A&M University drum major Robert Champion. The band was suspended immediately after Champion's death in November.

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