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  1. 15 Years After Columbine, Are Schools Any Safer?

    The mass shooting at Columbine High School spurred schools to adopt "zero tolerance" policies. Do they work? NPR Education Correspondent Claudio Sanchez and former principal Bill Bond discuss.
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  2. Colorado Pushes For Concealed Guns In K-12 Schools

    Similar legislation has been proposed in North Dakota and Wyoming to allow concealed firearms on K-12 school grounds and college campuses, as a part of a larger effort to expand gun owners' rights.
    CPR News · NPR Story
  3. Tens Of Thousands Of Alpacas Die In Peruvian Cold Snap

    Peru's government has declared a state of emergency in the southern Andes, where brutally cold temperatures have killed the animals and threatened farmers living at high altitude.
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  4. 3 Years After Ill-Fated Switch, Flint Mayor Recommends Using Detroit Water

    The Michigan city tried to save money by drawing its supply from the Flint River, beginning in April 2014. That decision resulted in a crisis when lead contaminated the drinking water.
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  5. Mexico Catches One Of Several Fugitive Former Governors After A Half-Year Hunt

    Javier Duarte, former governor of Veracruz state, was finally apprehended in Guatemala this weekend. He's just one of nearly a dozen ex-governors either on the lam, under investigation or in prison.
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  6. 'Pandemic' Asks: Is A Disease That Will Kill Tens Of Millions Coming?

    Author Sonia Shah says that urbanization and air travel put the global population at an increased risk for disease. "Zika is a great example of how new pathogens are emerging today," she says.
    CPR News · NPR Story
  7. Westinghouse Files For Bankruptcy Protection, 10 Years After Acquisition By Toshiba

    Through Westinghouse, Toshiba had planned to build four nuclear power reactors — two each in Georgia and South Carolina.
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  8. With Murders On The Rise, 2017 On Track To Be One Of Mexico's Deadliest Years

    In January alone, 1,938 people were killed. Poor security, the proliferation of drug gangs, corruption and lack of opportunities are among the factors causing the violence.
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  9. South Korea Tries To Raise Sewol Ferry Nearly 3 Years After Deadly Sinking

    More than 300 people perished in the disaster, mostly high school students on a field trip. Investigators hope to better understand why the ship sank once the Sewol is raised and put in dry dock.
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  10. Nevada On Cusp Of Ratifying Equal Rights Amendment 35 Years After Deadline

    With a vote Monday, Nevada drew closer to approving the ERA, long after Congress' 1982 deadline for ratification. But the state has given the amendment's supporters new reason to hope.
    CPR News · NPR Story

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