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August 20, 2014 | NPR · If you venture away from the protest zone in Ferguson, Mo., there is an idyllic neighborhood, which doesn't have much patience for the out-of-towners who have joined the protests.
 
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August 20, 2014 | NPR · President Obama has carefully avoided taking sides following the shooting of Missouri teen Michael Brown, disappointing some African-American observers.
 
August 20, 2014 | NPR · Texas ranks 49th out of 50 states in how much funding it commits to mental health. But San Antonio has become a model for other mental health systems. It has saved $50 million over the past 5 years.
 

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August 20, 2014 | NPR · Demonstrators want an indictment of the police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown earlier this month. But investigations — one of them a federal civil rights case — can take weeks, if not months.
 
August 20, 2014 | NPR · More than a week now from the police shooting in Ferguson, Mo., it's worth asking: Ideally, what should happen with a police officer stops someone in the street?
 
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August 20, 2014 | NPR · Enlisting has been a rite of passage for men in the Pierce family since the Civil War. And as America has changed, Mark Pierce and his son Jeremy explain, what it means to serve has, too.
 

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August 16, 2014 | NPR · Both Ukraine and Russia say they're trying to send supplies to residents in eastern Ukraine. But with tensions on both sides running high, that aid may take a while to arrive.
 

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August 17, 2014 | NPR · American fighter jets and drones carried out airstrikes against Islamist targets near the Mosul Dam in northern Iraq on Saturday. A breach of the dam could threaten entire cities.
 

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Jun 18, 2014 — A look behind the scenes of Wisconsin Life, a multimedia series that's bringing folks together in Wisconsin.
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Feb 14, 2014 — With no cell service for miles, folks in rural Alaska use public radio to stay connected to friends and family - and some find love along the way.
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Feb 5, 2014 — St. Louis Public Radio and the St. Louis Beacon come together to bring the community more in-depth coverage of local stories.
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Dec 6, 2013 — Many of the most powerful stories are told by people just like us, people living their seemingly ordinary lives. Wyoming Public Media is collaborating with local community organizations, oral history groups and college students to tell more of those stories from people living right in their state.
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Oct 22, 2013 — Somewhere over the years of pledge drives, station staffers got creative with a side order of quirky, to show you that we really mean what we say about your support. As pledge drives come to a close, relive the bliss with these special 'thank yous' for keeping public radio going.
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Aug 28, 2013 — For the last four decades the Rockefeller Drug Laws have been impacting many in upstate New York. North Country Public Radio undertook an ambitious reporting project to tell this national story throughout this year, which marks the 40th anniversary of the Rockefeller Laws.
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Apr 19, 2013 — Halfway through Public Radio Music Month 2013 there's already a wealth of tunes - the twangy to the tubular - and creative fun to enjoy. Chances are, some of your favorite stations and musicians are taking part. Here are a few highlights you don't want to miss.
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Apr 11, 2013 — During and after national tragedies, like the Newtown school shooting, newsrooms across the country search for new ways to cover national issues at a local level. NPR Member Station KERA in Dallas found an angle by partnering in cross-platform reporting
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Apr 4, 2013 — See how you can protect yourself from a zombie apocalypse just by donating to your local public radio station. Maybe pledge drive season isn't so bad after all...
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Jan 28, 2013 — For NPR and Member Stations, it is the callers that make the call-in programs, and there is somewhat of a formula to producing a great show. NPR's Sue Goodwin, WBUR's Alex Kingsbury, and NHPR's Keith Shields discuss the recipe for the secret sauce.
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