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April 21, 2014 | NPR · More than 200 people remain missing after the ferry capsized last week. One family was told their daughter was dead instead of missing. It turns out authorities had confused her for another girl.
 
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April 21, 2014 | NPR · The U.S. mainland's only Asian-majority congressional district sits in California's Silicon Valley, where two Indian-American candidates are trying to oust Japanese-American Congressman Mike Honda.
 
April 21, 2014 | NPR · Hamid Mir, one of Pakistan's most famous journalists, was shot and wounded by gunmen as he was driving down a busy street in Karachi. It's the second such attack this month on a journalist.
 

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April 20, 2014 | NPR · California farmers produce an enormous proportion of American produce, but the state is now experiencing a record-breaking drought that is being felt throughout the state and the U.S.
 
April 20, 2014 | NPR · It's been a grim Easter Sunday in South Korea as the death toll continues to rise from the ferry disaster that left nearly 300 passengers, many of them high school students, dead or missing.
 
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April 20, 2014 | WBUR · Newlyweds Jessica Kensky and Patrick Downes each lost a leg in the Boston Marathon bombing. Rescue the assistance dog helps fetch keys and push buttons, bringing warmth and joy as the couple recovers.
 

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April 19, 2014 | NPR · The search continues for hundreds of people, mostly students, who were on board a South Korean ferry when it sank this week. Correspondent Anthony Kuhn shares the latest with NPR's Wade Goodwyn.
 

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April 20, 2014 | NPR · Monday is the 2014 Boston Marathon. Security will be tight, and this year's race will be an emotional event that will be about more than who wins.
 

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Political Junkie contest

Oct 1, 2012 — After everything that's happened — the primaries, caucuses, V.P. picks and conventions — it's now time for the debates. They have the capacity to change the dynamic. But, more times than not, they don't.
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Sep 2, 2010 — Lots of people who entered my August Political Junkie primary election contest predicted Joe Miller over Lisa Murkowski in Alaska. But no one got them all correct, and thus no one — once again — wins the contest.
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Aug 5, 2010 — Two people came close to predicting how the Senate would vote on Elena Kagan's nomination to the Supreme Court. But no one got the exact tally ... and thus no one wins the official Political Junkie contest.
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Jul 22, 2010 — Lots of primaries to think about in August. And so it's time to enter the official Political Junkie contest in which you are asked to come up with the winners in 10 primaries for the month.
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Jun 21, 2010 — With the confirmation hearings on Elena Kagan's nomination for the Supreme Court commending on Monday, the deadline to send your prediction on the final Senate vote is Friday, June 25.
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May 27, 2010 — May is gone, now it's June's turn. It's time to enter our official June 2010 Political Junkie Election Contest — where the winner can get genuine Nixon or McGovern campaign buttons from 1972.
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May 17, 2010 — Tuesday is primary day in several states, and closely watched are Senate contests in Kentucky, Arkansas and Pennsylvania ... plus a special House race in Pennsylvania to succeed the late John Murtha. Who's going to win? Take our poll, please.
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May 13, 2010 — Eric Lail of Vienna, Va., is our randomly-selected winner for correcting predicting Elena Kagan as President Obama's choice to succeed retiring Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens.
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May 3, 2010 — The deadline has now passed to enter my Official May 2010 Primary Election Contest.  The winner(s) will be announced after May 22, the date of the special congressional election in Hawaii. 
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Apr 22, 2010 — It's time to enter the Official May 2010 Political Junkie Election Contest, where you can win a genuine 1972 Nixon or McGovern button.
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