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August 20, 2014 | NPR · If you venture away from the protest zone in Ferguson, Mo., there is an idyllic neighborhood, which doesn't have much patience for the out-of-towners who have joined the protests.
 
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August 20, 2014 | NPR · President Obama has carefully avoided taking sides following the shooting of Missouri teen Michael Brown, disappointing some African-American observers.
 
August 20, 2014 | NPR · Texas ranks 49th out of 50 states in how much funding it commits to mental health. But San Antonio has become a model for other mental health systems. It has saved $50 million over the past 5 years.
 

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August 19, 2014 | NPR · Dr. Joanne Liu of Doctors Without Borders says fear and a lack of sense of urgency has kept the international community in their home countries rather than stepping up to the plate in West Africa.
 
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August 19, 2014 | NPR · The type of Ebola erupting in West Africa is closely related to one found 2,500 miles away — the distance between Boston and San Francisco. How did the virus spread so far without anyone noticing?
 
August 19, 2014 | NPR · Iranian poet and women's rights advocate Simin Behbahani has died. Her work probed the social and political challenges that faced Iran after its Islamic Revolution. She was 87.
 

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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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Carl Paladino

Oct 13, 2010 — The NY GOP governor nominee's apology for ant-gay comments cost him a conservative rabbi's endorsement. The rabbi was the same one who wrote the comments in the first place for Carl Paladino who triggered a firestorm with his remarks.
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Oct 11, 2010 — The Republican nominee for New York governor created another controversy with his anti-gay comments. He derided his Democratic opponent, Andrew Cuomo, for not only attending the gay pride march but for taking his daughters as well.
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Oct 7, 2010 — New Yorkers are angry but not as much as GOP governor nominee Carl Paladino who's falling in polls. Andrew Cuomo's opened up a larger lead on Paladino whose public confrontation with a reporter appears to have hurt him.
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Oct 5, 2010 — The Republican candidate for governor of New York lived up to his reputation as a tough-talking, mad-as-hell kind of guy in a conversation with All Things Considered.'s Robert Siegel.
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Oct 1, 2010 — Carl Paladino's desire to ban a reporter from his campaign for New York governor would seem to clash with the First Amendment which requires freedom of the press. The Tea Party which supports him exalts the Constitution, including the !st Amendment.
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Sep 30, 2010 — NY Republican governor candidate Carl Paladino charged that his Democrat rival Andrew Cuomo had marital affairs during a now-defunct marriage and that the media is not probing Cuomo's past the way they are his.
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Apr 14, 2010 — N.Y. gov. candidate hopeful Carl Paladino is in hot water for forwarding racist and sexist e-mails.
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