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August 21, 2014 | NPR · The attorney general hugged community leaders, a highway patrol captain and the mother of Michael Brown during his visit, and got an update on the federal investigation into the teen's shooting.
August 21, 2014 | NPR · At McCluer High School, 30 varsity football players — all black, mostly from Ferguson — practice. David Greene talks to Sports Illustrated writer Robert Klemko about his story, "Football in Ferguson."
August 21, 2014 | NPR · Kelly McEvers talks to Syria expert Shashank Joshi, about President Bashar al-Assad's tenacious grip on power. Joshi is with the Royal Services Institute in London.

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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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San Francisco 49ers

Feb 4, 2013 — The game had drama — including a 108-yard kickoff return and a last-minute drive that almost changed the outcome. But the Ravens' 34-31 win over the 49ers will also be remembered as the night the lights went out in the Superdome. Did the outage make it a better Super Bowl?
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Feb 1, 2013 — Not up to speed about the big game between the 49ers and Ravens? We've got a few bits of "wisdom" that could help you get through the game.
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Jan 21, 2013 — Baltimore, coached by John Harbaugh, will play Jim Harbaugh's San Francisco team in Super Bowl XLVII on Feb. 3. Teams coached by brothers have never before met in the NFL's championship.
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Oct 17, 2011 — After 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh slapped Lions coach Jim Schwartz on the back following Sunday's game, things got kind of wild on the field. Watch the brouhaha.
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