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All Things Considered for May 11, 2010

May 11, 2010 — Companies involved in building or operating the Deepwater Horizon rig face potential lawsuits from families of victims, fishermen, restaurants and charter boat companies. Legal experts say there's likely to be more litigation than what surfaced after the Exxon Valdez oil spill.
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May 11, 2010 — When five-term Sen. Arlen Specter switched parties last year and left the GOP, President Obama and national Democrats heralded the move. Among those unimpressed was Rep. Joe Sestak, who is hoping to defeat Specter in the Pennsylvania Democratic primary next Tuesday. Both men are running sharp ads against each other — and now Sestak is in the lead.
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May 11, 2010 — The Unthank sisters consider themselves to be storytellers in the English folk tradition. They start out conventionally enough, sharing tales of drink, despair and death. But there's usually a subversive side lurking behind the eerie and strangely beautiful backdrops.
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May 11, 2010 — There has been widespread outrage to Arizona's immigration law, but polls show the law is popular around the country and especially in the state. According to bill co-sponsor John Kavanagh, much of the backlash is from people who haven't read it.
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May 11, 2010 — When his son was born, author Brad Meltzer began writing a book about being a father. Eight years later, he has produced Heroes for My Son, a celebration of historical figures whose examples he hopes his son will follow.
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