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Holiday Gas Prices Lowest In Four Years

The national average for regular is $3.45 per gallon, down from an all-time high of $3.83 per gallon over the Labor Day 2012 holiday.
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Texas Voter ID Law Goes To Trial

A federal court will hear a challenge to the controversial law next week. It's an important and closely watched voting rights case that could end up before the Supreme Court.
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The Most Bizarre Bits To Come Out Of The Trial Of Virginia's Ex-Governor

At issue are serious allegations of corruption, but the trial has also unveiled some unfortunate details of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's personal life.

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California Lawmakers Pass 'Affirmative Consent' Sexual Assault Bill

The bill states that students on college campuses would need "affirmative consent" before engaging in sexual activity. Silence or a lack of resistance would not constitute consent.
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Plea To Ferguson's Leaders: To Help Heal, Acknowledge Our Hurt

NPR's Michel Martin was invited by St. Louis Public Radio to moderate an intensely emotional community conversation around race, police tactics and leadership.
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'99 Bottles Of Beer' Inspires Bigger Container To Hold Beer

The Texas brewery Austin Beerworks launched a 99-pack of beer this week. The case is seven-feet long and weighs 82 pounds. It costs $99.99.
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Wrong Campus Photo Used For Student Material

Students at Washington State University received planners. But it turned out the photo used was of the University of Washington. On the bright side, at least there was no photo of Washington, D.C.
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Chicago's Gang Violence Limits Kids Mobility

Steve Inskeep talks to Steve Gates of Youth Advocate Programs, a lifelong resident of one of Chicago's most violent neighborhoods, about the changing nature and daily experience of violence there.
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Case Could Jeopardize Washington State Recreational Pot Law

The lawsuit is over whether local governments have the right to ban pot businesses otherwise permitted under state law. The ruling could strike down the framework for regulating and selling pot there.
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Michel Martin Recaps #BeyondFerguson

Steve Inskeep talks to Michel Martin about the community conversation covering race and law enforcement that was held Thursday night in Ferguson, Mo. There was also a Twitter chat at #BeyondFerguson.

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