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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. Botched Choice For Afghan Army Uniforms Wasted Tens Of Millions Of U.S. Dollars

    AU.S. government watchdog says the Defense Department procured uniforms in a camouflage pattern that is far more expensive than other options and likely inappropriate for the landscape in Afghanistan.
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  3. 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.
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  4. Steep Rise In Interracial Marriages Among Newlyweds 50 Years After They Became Legal

    Today, one in six newlyweds marry someone outside their race, which appears to allude to a more accepting society.
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  5. After 61 Years, Detroit Gets A Streetcar Once More

    The QLine opened to the public on Friday morning, after 10 years of planning and political wrangling. Its backers say the project should be seen primarily as economic development, not transit.
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  6. 4 Years After Rana Plaza Tragedy, What's Changed For Bangladeshi Garment Workers?

    Four years after the deadliest garment factory disaster, a new report by Human Rights Watch finds that many global apparel companies have not signed a transparency pledge regarding its supply chains.
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  7. 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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  8. Arkansas Inmate Captured After 32 Years On The Lam

    Minimum-security inmate Steven Dishman was reported missing from his Little Rock job site in 1985. State police say someone he met five years after his escape tipped them off to his whereabouts.
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  9. After Decline Of Steel And Coal, Ohio Fears Health Care Jobs Are Next

    Health care jobs now outnumber manufacturing jobs in Jefferson County, Ohio. Hospital administrators worry that Republican plans to cut Medicaid will lead to layoffs.
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  10. After 42 Years, Yellowstone Grizzly Will Be Taken Off Endangered Species List

    Citing a population rebound, the Interior Department has announced plans to strip the bear of federal protection. But some groups are skeptical, and they've signaled they're prepared to resist.
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