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  1. A Rise In The Civilian Death Toll As Ukraine Fighting Increases

    At least eight civilians have been killed in the past 24 hours and 22 wounded in fighting between pro-Russian rebels and Ukrainian troops in the separatist stronghold of Donetsk.
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  2. Fight Parkinson's: Exercise May Be The Best Therapy

    Several times a week, Mike Quaglia dons bright red boxing gloves and pummels a hundred-pound punching bag. He has Parkinson's disease, and the boxing helps alleviate his symptoms.
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  3. Weekend Arts Roundup: Colo. musicians rock for teachers, artist friends come together and more

    This weekend's arts happenings around Colorado include a concert benefiting Teach for America, an exhibition featuring the artists of TANK Studios in South Denver and more.
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  4. For Somalis In Minneapolis, Jihadi Recruiting Is A Recurring Nightmare

    U.S. officials say young Somali-Americans are leaving the Twin Cities for Syria to join the group ISIS, encouraged by an earlier wave of jihadists who had joined al-Shabab in Somalia.
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  5. As Oil Prices Tank, Firms Large And Small Feel The Pain

    Oil companies are laying off thousands of workers, and firms that provide services to support the industry — from drilling to seismic surveys — have been told they must slash costs to keep working.
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  6. Watch The Super Bowl Or We'll Kick This Dog: The Saddest Ads Ever

    After years of nearly naked women and crazy animals, the Super Bowl ads had a new theme this year: your heart, and how to break it.
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  7. Now This Is An Example Of Truly Educational Radio

    In Sierra Leone, schools have been closed since July to keep Ebola from spreading. So the government began a new way of teaching — on the radio.
    News · NPR Story
  8. One Night Only: The Streets Meet The Opera House

    The Dallas Street Choir recently performed to a sold-out house. The group, comprised of homeless people, sang with renowned mezzo-soprano Frederica von Stade.
    Classical · NPR Story
  9. OpenAir Best of 2014: Staff picks

    To wrap up the year, the OpenAir staff members have selected their favorite albums and live shows of 2014.
    OpenAir · Story
  10. Southern California's Water Supply Threatened By Next Major Quake

    As if the drought weren't bad enough, four of the area's aqueducts sit on the San Andreas Fault. Engineers are working to protect the water system against the next major earthquake.
    News · NPR Story