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Morning Edition for February 23, 2011

Feb 23, 2011 — Colorado is one of many states looking to raid state employee pension plans to help bridge huge budget gaps.
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Feb 23, 2011 — In Tennessee, Republicans control the legislatures and the governor's office. The GOP majority wants to strip all bargaining power from teachers unions.
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Feb 23, 2011 — The bad economy, the wide reach of the Internet and changing racial patterns in the U.S. add to the growing number of active extremist groups in the U.S., according to a new study from the Southern Law Poverty Center.
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Feb 23, 2011 — Wilma Vaught was one of the first women in the U.S. military to be addressed as "general." Women's officer training in the 1950s included lessons on how to put on makeup. Women didn't wear battle dress uniforms, or fire guns. Today, she says, "it's a different military."
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Feb 23, 2011 — Sponsoring a NASCAR vehicle might actually get young people interested in joining the Army, says Frank Deford. However, singing the national anthem and spending money to have military jets fly over a sports stadium probably won't. So there's no need to continually give proof at games that our flag is still there.
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Feb 23, 2011 — A soon-to-be-released video game — Call of Juarez: The Cartel — that glorifies murder and mayhem in the violence-wracked city of Juarez, Mexico, is sparking an outcry. Critics on the border say it's in bad taste given the thousands of people killed in the city's drug wars over the past few years.
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Feb 23, 2011 — Few options are available for the 42,000 Pennsylvanians losing coverage by the end of the month. Their state-subsidized health plan is out of money, and new Republican Gov. Tom Corbett is terminating the program.
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Feb 22, 2011 — "Once a regime is no longer able to frighten people — to terrorize them into passive submission — then that regime is in big trouble," says the scholar whose work helped guide the protesters. He's impressed by what Egypt's protesters accomplished.
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