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ISS Spacewalkers Perform Tricky Cable, Antenna, Installation  Sun, 01 Mar 2015 09:00:00 -0500
Two American astronauts at the Space Station are outside the craft for the last of three jobs aimed at paving the way to receive a new generation of crew modules beginning in 2017. 
Watermelon Wedge Issue Ripens In Oklahoma  Sun, 01 Mar 2015 08:07:40 -0500
The watermelon has been Oklahoma's state vegetable — not fruit — for nearly a decade. The poor melon has become a political football, as some lawmakers now want to repeal the its title. 
Israelis See Netanyahu's U.S. Speech As Last-Ditch Pitch For Votes  Sun, 01 Mar 2015 08:07:40 -0500
Benjamin Netanyahu will address Congress just before Israeli elections. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks to Chemi Shalev, the U.S. editor of Haartz, about how the controversial visit is playing back home. 
Who Fails To Pay Child Support? Moms, At A Higher Rate Than Dads  Sun, 01 Mar 2015 08:07:00 -0500
The number of dollars of unpaid child support each year in the U.S. is well into the billions. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with data expert Mona Chalabi of FiveThirtyEight.com about the numbers. 
After Delays, Jury Selection To Wrap Up In Boston Bombing Trial  Sun, 01 Mar 2015 08:07:00 -0500
Jury selection in the trial of the Boston marathon bomber is expected to finish on Tuesday. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks to Boston correspondent Tovia Smith about the start of Dzokhar Tsarnaev's trial. 
Play Depicts Scalia As Supreme Court's 'Originalist'  Sun, 01 Mar 2015 08:07:00 -0500
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia is portrayed on stage in John Strand's new play, The Originalist. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Strand and the actor who plays Scalia, Edward Gero. 
In Fourth Year Of Drought, Many Calif. Farms Won't Get Federal Water  Sun, 01 Mar 2015 08:07:00 -0500
The Bureau of Reclamation announced Friday that for the second straight year, many California farmers will not be getting federal water imports because of the ongoing drought. 
Fracking Opponents Feel Police Pressure In Some Drilling Hotspots  Sun, 01 Mar 2015 07:48:00 -0500
Anti-fracking activists say they're being targeted by law enforcement agencies that work with the oil and gas industries to monitor threats to infrastructure. 
Mr. Spock, Mixed-Race Pioneer  Sun, 01 Mar 2015 07:06:57 -0500
As Mr. Spock on Star Trek, the late Leonard Nimoy embodied the conflicts faced by many biracial and other people of color. Even on the diverse crew of the Enterprise, he stood out. 
Teaching The Holocaust: New Approaches For A New Generation  Sun, 01 Mar 2015 06:15:00 -0500
Amid the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi death camps, a focus more on 'how Jews lived than about how they perished.' 
To Curb Bear Population, Florida Reinstates Hunting Season  Sat, 28 Feb 2015 18:12:00 -0500
In the past decade, the number of bear-related calls Florida wildlife officials have received has increased by 400 percent. To stop the rise in bear population, officials have agreed to start hunting. 
Is The Battle Won And Done For Those Who Fought For Net Neutrality?  Sat, 28 Feb 2015 16:56:07 -0500
In a 3-2 vote on Feb. 26, the FCC approved new rules, regulating broadband internet as a public utility. NPR's Arun Rath speaks with Mat Honan, San Francisco bureau chief for BuzzFeed News, about the political implications of the vote. 
The Challenges Of Jury Selection In The Boston Marathon Bombing Trial  Sat, 28 Feb 2015 16:56:00 -0500
Is it possible to find an impartial jury to serve in a high-profile trial? NPR's Arun Rath talks with jury consultant Karen Fleming-Ginn about the issues that come up during jury selection. 
One Man's Race To Outrun Alzheimer's  Sat, 28 Feb 2015 16:56:00 -0500
Cape Cod journalist Greg O'Brien has always found solace in running, and a diagnosis of Alzheimer's hasn't stopped him. But making it work — for himself and his family — isn't always easy. 
How Conservatives Are Readying Their 'Grassroots Army' For 2016  Sat, 28 Feb 2015 15:25:00 -0500
The message from the Conservative Political Action Conference's first-ever Activism Boot Camp was clear: a win for Republicans in 2016 must be a team effort. 
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National News From NPR
ISS Spacewalkers Perform Tricky Cable, Antenna, Installation  Sun, 01 Mar 2015 09:00:00 -0500
Watermelon Wedge Issue Ripens In Oklahoma  Sun, 01 Mar 2015 08:07:40 -0500
Israelis See Netanyahu's U.S. Speech As Last-Ditch Pitch For Votes  Sun, 01 Mar 2015 08:07:40 -0500
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Mass rally for Nemtsov in Moscow  Sun, 01 Mar 2015 15:03:18 GMT
'Hundreds' of S Sudan boys seized  Sun, 01 Mar 2015 12:20:59 GMT
New avalanches strike Afghanistan  Sun, 01 Mar 2015 14:50:58 GMT
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