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Community Policing Doesn't Sit Well With Everyone, Former Prosecutor Says

NPR's Robert Siegel interviews Eugene O'Donnell, a professor at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice, a former NYPD officer and prosecutor, who says not everyone agrees on how police should work.
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Here's What People Are Saying About The Waco Shootout And Race

People are contrasting media and police reaction to the Texas shootout with their reaction to the recent protests in Baltimore and Ferguson, Mo.

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Obama To Regulate Police Use Of Some Military-Style Hardware

President Obama visited Camden, N.J., Monday to discuss recommendations from his task force on 21st century policing. The White House is setting new limits on police use of military hardware.
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White House Says Fall Of Ramadi, Iraq, Is A 'Setback'

The Obama administration downplays the self-proclaimed Islamic State takeover of the important Iraqi city of Ramadi as Iraq emerges again as a major American political issue.
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Michigan Lawmakers, Industry Executives Debate Film Incentive Program

In 2008, Michigan passed the most generous film tax rebate program in the country. The goal was to create a booming film industry, but some studies showed the program costed the taxpayers too much.
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Cheap And Fast, Online Voter Registration Catches On

Twenty states have implemented online voter registration and seven are expected to follow. It has Republican and Democratic support, but some still worry about cyberthreats.
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Alexandria Mayoral Primary Attracts Campaign Cash — Lots Of It

The three Democrats running for mayor of Alexandria are engaged in a hotly contested primary, one that's created a pitched battle for campaign cash.
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President Gets His Own Twitter Account: 'It's Barack. Really'

Obama's bio on @POTUS says he is "Dad, husband and 44th President of the United States."
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Sen. Lindsey Graham Is 'Having A Blast' As He Preps Presidential Run

Graham told NPR he knows he'll have to work to introduce himself to voters, despite his long tenure in politics.
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Maryland Awaits Governor's Decisions On Purple Line, Hotel Taxes

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has until the end of the month to decide whether to sign or veto several bills with major implications for the state and its economy.

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