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Around the Nation
5:04 am
Fri September 19, 2014

Hearse Convoy Gets Set To Enter Hell

Originally published on Fri September 19, 2014 5:57 am

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Around the Nation
4:57 am
Fri September 19, 2014

Traveling Videogame Museum Gets Permanent Home

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Research News
3:57 am
Fri September 19, 2014

The Poor Don't Always Benefit From Democracy, Mortality Rates Show

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NPR Story
3:02 am
Fri September 19, 2014

How Much Pressure Is The U.S. Really Putting On Iran?

Originally published on Fri September 19, 2014 5:57 am

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Business
3:02 am
Fri September 19, 2014

'Portland, Maine' Is Tim McGraw's Break Up Song

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Well, if you got the last word, I guess that makes this the last, last word in business. And today, it is Portland, as in Portland, Maine. That's the port city about 100 miles north of Boston.

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Business
3:02 am
Fri September 19, 2014

General Mills To Close 2 Plants, Hundreds To Be Let Go

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Race
5:42 am
Thu September 18, 2014

Jacqueline Woodson On Being A 'Brown Girl' Who Dreams

Author Jacqueline Woodson reads from her newest novel, Sept. 15.
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Originally published on Fri September 19, 2014 12:37 pm

The first time author Jacqueline Woodson says she really understood poetry — and loved it — was after reading Langston Hughes in elementary school.

"Until then, I thought it was some code that older white people used to speak to each other. I didn't know what was going on with the line breaks and the words," Woodson recalls. "Once the floodgates opened, they opened."

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Animals
5:42 am
Thu September 18, 2014

Dog From Philadelphia Ends Up In Oregon Shelter

Originally published on Thu September 18, 2014 5:50 am

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Around the Nation
5:42 am
Thu September 18, 2014

High School Reconsiders Student's Yearbook Photo

Originally published on Thu September 18, 2014 5:50 am

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World
5:25 am
Wed September 17, 2014

Royal Canadian Air Force Tries To Keep Aging Fleet Flying

Originally published on Wed September 17, 2014 5:50 pm

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