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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. 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.
    CPR News · NPR Story
  3. Wells Fargo CEO To Forfeit Tens Of Millions In Stock Awards Amid Scandal

    Wells Fargo says John Stumpf and the former retail-banking head will forfeit stock awards worth about $60 million combined, after employees opened unauthorized customer accounts to meet company goals.
    CPR News · NPR Story
  4. More Than A Year After Spill, Colorado's Gold King Mine Named Superfund Site

    Thirteen months after an Environmental Protection Agency mistake sent millions of gallons of bright orange wastewater into a Colorado river, the agency has announced a cleanup for the Gold King Mine.
    CPR News · NPR Story
  5. 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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  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.
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  7. One Year After A Toxic River Spill, No Clear Plan To Clean Up Western Mines

    Last August, 3 million gallons of orange wastewater flooded into Colorado's Animas River, ending up in Lake Powell. But Congress has failed to come up with a way to stop this from happening again.
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  8. Louisiana Floods Leave At Least 6 Dead, Tens Of Thousands Forced From Homes

    More than 20,000 people have been rescued from the floodwaters. The state's governor describes the flooding as "unprecedented," and authorities are warning that waters could rise more in some areas.
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  9. Deal Is Reached On Arizona's Hardline Immigration Law, After 6-Year Fight

    Often called the "show me your papers" law, Arizona's SB1070 sparked protests, boycotts, and lawsuits after it was signed into law in 2010.
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  10. Nearly 27 Years After Abduction, Jacob Wetterling's Remains Have Been Found

    What began in 1989 with an abduction ended tragically Saturday, with the identification of Wetterling's remains. The case grabbed headlines and helped lead to a national sex offender registry.
    CPR News · NPR Story

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