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King's Legacy Remembered At Memorial

Thousands attended the formal dedication Sunday of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial on the National Mall. It was an emotional day for those, including President Obama, who came to honor the slain civil rights leader. Obama said King's work "is not complete."
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Amid Breast Cancer Month, Is There Pink Fatigue?

It's October and one color dominates the landscape — it's not fall gold or Halloween orange – but pink, the color of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. But what if your breast cancer diagnosis doesn't make you want to wear pink socks, walk for the cure or be a "warrior in pink?"
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Betting On Food Prices May Sell The Hungry Short

Sunday is World Food Day, an event intended to increase awareness of problems with global hunger. This year, a lot of people don't have enough to eat, but the cause is not the shortage of food, it's the price.
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Jewish Holiday Celebrated By Occupying Wall Street

The Jewish harvest festival of Sukkot has begun, and some are melding the observance with the various Occupy Wall Street protests throughout the country. Ari Daniel Shapiro spent some time with observers in Boston and has this report.
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The Two Candidates With The Strongest Finances

The deadline for presidential candidates to file their third-quarter reports with the Federal Election Commission passed at midnight. The reports detail how much money the candidates have raised and spent. NPR's Peter Overby joins host Audie Cornish to talk about what he's learned.
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Obama Hops A Bus For Friendly Red States

President Barack Obama hits the road this week on a three-day bus tour through North Carolina and Virginia. Both states traditionally vote Republican, but Obama won them both in 2008. Host Audie Cornish talks with Rep. David Price, a Democrat from North Carolina, and former congressman Tom Perriello, a Democrat from Virginia, about the political climate and Democratic prospects for the 2012 race.
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A March For Jobs In Martin Luther King's Name

Emerging from the shadow of the Washington Monument, civil rights groups marched to the new Martin Luther King Jr. memorial on Saturday. The crowd rallied on the eve of the new memorial's dedication, calling for jobs and economic justice.
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Money Gap Widens In GOP Presidential Field

New campaign finance reports offer the first detailed look at the haves and the have-nots among the Republican presidential candidates. While some candidates are flush with cash, others are nearly broke. Meanwhile, the Obama fundraising effort is easily outstripping his prospective rivals.

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