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August 27, 2014 | NPR · The end of August heralds the start to the final phase of the 2014 election season. As primaries wrap up and candidates ready themselves for November, NPR's Charlie Mahtesian lays out the political landscape.
 
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August 23, 2014 | NPR · Nearly 1,500 people have died in the Ebola outbreak, and more nations in the region are closing their borders. NPR's Scott Simon speaks to Africa correspondent Ofeibea Quist-Arcton about the epidemic.
 

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August 24, 2014 | NPR · In the wake of violent clashes between protesters and police in Ferguson, Mo., President Obama is ordering a review of the federal programs that help local police departments purchase military gear.
 

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Michigan

Jul 14, 2014 — Some rookie farmers in northern Michigan are growing saskatoon, a shrub that looks like blueberry. They're also experimenting with it in the kitchen — in jams and pies.
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May 23, 2014 — The court overturned a decision by Michigan's secretary of state declaring the congressman ineligible because of problems with his nominating petitions.
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May 12, 2014 — Democratic Rep. John Conyers failed to submit enough valid signatures to appear on the August primary ballot, a campaign misstep that has some wondering if he's still up to the job.
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Apr 22, 2014 — A handful of states are about to lose decades of clout and seniority in Congress. Which one will be hardest hit of all?
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Apr 22, 2014 — In a 6-2 decision, the justices said the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals was wrong to set aside as discriminatory the state's voter-approved ban on race-conscious college admissions.
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Mar 26, 2014 — Winter weather that doesn't seem to want to end has done its damage to roads across much of the nation. In Michigan, one road-repair crew saw its truck sink into one tough pothole.
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Mar 22, 2014 — A federal appeals court issued a temporary stay Saturday on an earlier ruling that had lifted the ban on same-sex marriages in the state.
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Mar 21, 2014 — The state follows Texas and several others who have seen their same-sex marriage prohibitions overturned in court. Michigan's attorney general has said he will appeal the decision.
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Jan 26, 2014 — "They're job generators for Americans," Republican Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder says of skilled legal immigrants. "So this could be a huge economic boom to help accelerate ... the comeback of Detroit."
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Jan 20, 2014 — Michigan is one of only a handful of Republican-led states that is expanding Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act. It did it by forging a plan that worked for Republicans, Democrats and business interests, as well as doctors and hospitals.
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