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September 2, 2014 | NPR · At a Labor Day picnic in Milwaukee, the president accused the GOP of blocking economic initiatives. He urged the sympathetic union audience to turn their frustration into political action in November.
 
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September 2, 2014 | NPR · The city's plan to restructure its debt has been praised as a creative way to protect both pensioners and its art museum. But some creditors — and residents — feel like they're being railroaded.
 
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September 1, 2014 | NPR · Ebola has exposed weaknesses in Africa's health networks and a failure to work together to arrest the spread of the virus. The "not our problem" response is taking an economic toll on the continent.
 
September 1, 2014 | NPR · Nearly 260 health workers in West Africa have been infected, and 134 have died. Dr. Robert Garry of Tulane University, who worked with five who died, discusses the devastation in the community.
 
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September 1, 2014 | NPR · Ads with candidates shooting guns are proliferating this year. It can all be traced back to Sen. Joe Manchin's famed 2010 spot "Dead Aim."
 

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August 30, 2014 | NPR · Ukrainian forces are defending the port city of Novoazovsk from what they say is a Russian invasion. Scott Simon talks to correspondent Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson.
 

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August 31, 2014 | NPR · Immigration remains one of the most challenging issues for President Obama. Political correspondent Mara Liasson discusses the political cost of the choices before him with Linda Wertheimer.
 

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Indiana

Jul 12, 2014 — The state says it will appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court to halt a federal appeals court order that it provide spousal benefits.
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Jun 27, 2014 — The appeals court decision puts a halt to gay marriages in the state pending an appeal of the lower court ruling.
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Jun 25, 2014 — In Indiana, a judge said that same-sex couples are "in all respects like the family down the street. The Constitution demands that we treat them as such."
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Apr 3, 2014 — The collection of items has "immeasurable" cultural value, the FBI says. Some artifacts are Native American; others are Russian and Chinese. It's unclear how many were collected legally.
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Mar 24, 2014 — Forty-five states have adopted the set of standards governing grade-school education. The standards have unleashed political fights that blur party lines.
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Jan 24, 2014 — More than 20 others were injured in the massive accident along a snowy stretch of Interstate 94 about 60 miles east of Chicago.
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Nov 5, 2012 — A possible merger of local governments in Indiana faces trouble on Tuesday's ballot. Despite promises that a combined government would bring costs down, residents worry that their taxes could go up even as the quality of services declines.
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Oct 24, 2012 — Republican Richard Mourdock, who is running for Senate, ignited controversy with his explanation for why he opposes abortion in the case of rape.
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Oct 10, 2012 — U.S. Senate candidate Joe Donnelly holds a slim polling lead over Republican Richard Mourdock in a state no one expected to go Democratic this year. The question is whether GOP voters who have been reluctant to support Mourdock — who knocked out six-term Sen. Richard Lugar in the primary — will come home in the end
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Feb 6, 2012 — Indiana Secretary of State Charlie White was accused of lying about his home address on voter registration forms in order to continue receiving a stipend for serving on his town's council.
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