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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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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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