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Small Time Smuggler Helps Migrants Reach Greece On The Cheap

NPR meets a man who helps smuggle Iraqi migrants from Turkey to Greece. The journey is dangerous, and paying the fee does not guarantee the migrants will make it to their destination.
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Former President Carter Says He Will 'Cut Back Dramatically' On Public Schedule

Doctors found cancer in Carter's liver and brain. He's starting radiation therapy Thursday. Carter, the son of a peanut farmer, served as the 39th president of the United States, from 1977 to 1981.
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From A To B: Fairfax County Grapples With Perennial Traffic Problems

We'll look at Fairfax County's most pressing transportation problems in the return of our transportation segment, from A to B.

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D.C. Group Takes Statehood Message To Maryland Boardwalk

 DC Disruptors is trying to get more young people involved in the push for statehood.

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Maureen McDonnell Wants Conviction Overturned, Or At Least A New Trial

The former Virginia first lady says a recent appeals court decision rejecting her husband's request to overturn his corruption convictions shouldn't mean her own appeal suffers the same fate.

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How Realistic Is Donald Trump's Immigration Plan?

Donald Trump had lacked for policy specifics until he came out with his very specific, hard-line immigration plan. But some of those in the trenches of immigration reform say it's dead on arrival.
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Businesses, Workers Confused By LA County's Minimum Wage Hike

LA County Board of Supervisors approved a $15 minimum wage for unincorporated areas. But half of county residents live in areas with a lower wage due to the number of cities that make up the county.
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How Colorado Politics Could Interfere With New EPA Standards

When it comes to new regulations for existing coal-fired power plants, Colorado is ahead of the curve. But the state's governor and attorney general are clashing over next steps.
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This Famous Campaign Stop Is Actually A Mirage

Robie's General Store is one of New Hampshire's most famous political stops, attracting nearly every candidate on the presidential campaign trail. But don't try to actually buy milk and eggs here.
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Government Inquiry Into Clinton Emails Likely To Widen

The FBI investigation into the Clinton email controversy could soon go beyond whether classified information passed through the private server she used as secretary of state.

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