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August 21, 2014 | NPR · The attorney general hugged community leaders, a highway patrol captain and the mother of Michael Brown during his visit, and got an update on the federal investigation into the teen's shooting.
 
August 21, 2014 | NPR · At McCluer High School, 30 varsity football players — all black, mostly from Ferguson — practice. David Greene talks to Sports Illustrated writer Robert Klemko about his story, "Football in Ferguson."
 
August 21, 2014 | NPR · Kelly McEvers talks to Syria expert Shashank Joshi, about President Bashar al-Assad's tenacious grip on power. Joshi is with the Royal Services Institute in London.
 

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August 21, 2014 | KWMU · The violence at night in Ferguson, Mo., has calmed down for now. However, there have been more than 160 people arrested since the protests began. Police records offer a sense of who they are.
 
August 21, 2014 | NPR · The aftermath of the police shooting in Ferguson, Mo., has focused attention on police-involved killings more broadly in the U.S. But statistics on shootings by police are scarce. To learn why, Audie Cornish speaks with David Klinger, an associate professor at the University of Missouri in St. Louis.
 
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August 21, 2014 | NPR · The hunt is on to identify the man in the James Foley execution video who speaks with a British accent. An estimated 2,000 Europeans have left home to join the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq.
 

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August 16, 2014 | NPR · Both Ukraine and Russia say they're trying to send supplies to residents in eastern Ukraine. But with tensions on both sides running high, that aid may take a while to arrive.
 

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August 17, 2014 | NPR · American fighter jets and drones carried out airstrikes against Islamist targets near the Mosul Dam in northern Iraq on Saturday. A breach of the dam could threaten entire cities.
 

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Struggling over Water

Jun 11, 2007 — This week, Morning Edition explores some of the conflicts that arise as different groups of people seek to maintain their hold on — or to get a hold of — more water in the arid West and other regions of the country.
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Jun 12, 2007 — Officials in southern Nevada hope to build a 300-mile pipeline to carry water to Las Vegas. But ranchers who count on that water fear the project will mean an end to their rural way of life.
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Jun 13, 2007 — Southern Nevada "water czar" Patricia Mulroy has used finely tuned negotiation skills, political savvy and her own special brand of municipal tough love to keep Las Vegas from running out of water.
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Jun 14, 2007 — Several years of drought have dramatically lowered the water levels in Lake Powell, a massive reservoir in Utah and Arizona. It's part of a network that distributes water to millions of people in several arid states.
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Jun 15, 2007 — During one of the driest years in Tennessee history, a stunting drought has lowered the local produce quality for local farmers — and the $20 billion farming industry.
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Jun 15, 2007 — In Florida, Lake Okeechobee's water level dropped enough that dry grasses on the lake floor caught fire. But the weather isn't the only reason for the state's water woes, the author of a new book says.
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Jun 14, 2007 — Drought plaguing the Southwest has forced local communities to rethink how they use water — and how the scarce resource can be most effectively distributed among competing water users.
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