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April 16, 2014 | NPR · Schoolgirls were kidnapped in Nigeria Tuesday. The suspects are believed to be with a radical group blamed for a bombing Monday. Kelly McEvers talks to Michelle Faul of The Associated Press.
 
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April 16, 2014 | NPR · Fans and foes want to know whether the Affordable Care Act is meeting its goals. But, for good reasons, there are no clear answers yet.
 
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April 16, 2014 | NPR · A year after the Boston Marathon bombing, Heather Abbott has adapted to life with her prostheses, including a blade for running and one that allows her to wear her favorite shoes.
 

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April 15, 2014 | NPR · One year has passed since bombs rocked the finish line of the Boston Marathon. The city honored victims of the tragedy Tuesday with a tribute, including speeches from three of the victims themselves.
 
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April 15, 2014 | WBUR · At last year's Boston Marathon, Carol Downing was just half a mile from the finish line when bombs exploded and injured two of her daughters. This year, she's returning to complete the race.
 
April 15, 2014 | NPR · Each April, the shad come back to the Delaware River to spawn, and thousands of anglers in New Jersey and Pennsylvania eagerly await them. Celebrating their annual return is a local spring tradition.
 

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April 12, 2014 | NPR · As pro-Russia demonstrators continue their tense standoff in Eastern Ukraine, police are conspicuously absent from city streets.
 

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April 13, 2014 | NPR · As the anniversary of last year's marathon bombing approaches, NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with correspondent Carrie Johnson about the investigation and legal wrangling yet to come.
 

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Oct 2, 2013 — Residents of the St. Louis area don't all agree on which politicians to blame for the government shutdown, but they do agree that they're doing a lousy job and should have their pay suspended.
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Aug 28, 2013 — Missouri has had control of the city's police force since the civil war. Claiborne Jackson, Missouri's segregationist governor, didn't want the Unionist city controlling its own arsenal.
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Feb 15, 2013 — If you're not from St. Louis, you've probably never heard of Provel. It's a processed blend of cheeses extolled in the area for its buttery texture and smoky, tangy flavor. Now Provel has made its way into the unlikeliest of places: the hipster foodie mecca of Brooklyn.
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Apr 6, 2012 — Already home to the World Chess Hall of Fame and the national chess championships, the city has now attracted an entire collegiate championship team.
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Jan 27, 2012 — Organizers say it's the first major parade for the men and women who fought in Iraq. They're hoping thousands turn out, just as people there did for the World Series champions last fall.
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Apr 25, 2011 — When a tornado struck Lambert-St. Louis International Airport Friday night, a security camera caught some amazing footage as things went flying. No one was killed by the storm that also destroyed about 100 homes.
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Sep 10, 2010 — The Political Junkie visits St. Louis, and member station KWMU, next Tuesday and Wednesday for a stimulating (?) conversation about politics.
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Oct 7, 2008 — Talk of the Nation's been scattered to the four corners of the U.S. lately (OK, not exactly, but it feels like it with trips to Tempe, St. Louis, Columbus and Athens, and Blacksburg, VA), and right now most of our crew's in Ohio. Tonight Nea
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