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Detroit's Fiscal Future Rests With A Federal Judge

Detroit's future comes down to this: a federal trial over the city's plan to emerge from largest municipal bankruptcy ever in the U.S. As Detroit Public Radio's Quinn Klinefelter reports, city officials argue the plan is the best way to propel Detroit into prosperity — but some major creditors aren't pleased with it.
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Homes On The Grange: The Storied Tents Of A Pa. Fair

The Grange Fair of central Pennsylvania harkens back to the days of the region's rural farming in the 19th century. Beyond the trappings of the typical fair, WPSU's Emily Reddy reports that families bring nearly a thousand tents to live in during the fair — many of which have been passed down through the generations.
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How A New Police Force In Camden Helped Turn The City Around

It's been more than a year since the city of Camden, N.J., dissolved its police force, replacing it with a new county-run department. Police Chief J. Scott Thomson explains those changes.
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For Men's Rights Groups, Feminism Has Come At The Expense Of Men

Men's rights movement leaders say they're pushing back against the excesses of feminism and highlighting the problems of men and boys. Critics argue that misogyny is lurking just below the surface.
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Islamic State Video Appears To Show Beheading Of A New U.S. Journalist

The Islamist extremist group Islamic State has released a new video that purports to show the beheading of an American journalist named Steven Sotloff, whom the group threatened to kill two weeks ago.
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Using Technology To Counter Police Mistrust Is Complicated

Police officers in Ferguson, Mo., are now wearing body cameras. But cameras don't solve everything. Sometimes, they can create more disputes.
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After Just Two Years, Huge Atlantic City Casino Shuts Down

It cost $2.4 billion to build the Revel Casino Hotel. Its closure is part of a trend that will reportedly shutter a third of Atlantic City's big gambling halls by the end of September.
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Sharing Risk Can Help Tame The Cost Of Infertility Treatment

Although some insurance plans are expanding coverage for infertility treatments, most coverage remains skimpy. Shared-risk programs can help couples gain some measure of control.
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The Politics Of Calling In Sick

A growing grass-roots movement aims to establish paid sick leave in the U.S., enjoying some success at the city and state level. The issue is already playing big in 2014 political races.
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Man Who Tried To Shut Down Boy's Lemonade Stand Investigated

Doug Wilkey of Dunedin, Fla., tried to shut down the stand as an illegal business. The Tampa Bay Times reports officials were tipped off that Wilkey may have a home business without a license.

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