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States Aim To Restrict Medically-Induced Abortions

Wed, 03/11/2015 - 2:36am

One in four abortions is induced with medications rather than a surgical procedure. But the process faces a growing number of legal restrictions, including a law in Ohio.

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Deford: NCAA Fans Continue To Drink Deeply Of The (Sports) Spirits

Wed, 03/11/2015 - 2:35am

Recent scandals involving student athletes at Syracuse University and other prominent athletic departments, remind commentator Frank Deford of speakeasies during Prohibition.

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How Mexico Learned To Polka

Wed, 03/11/2015 - 1:03am

Renee Montagne speaks with Felix Contreras, co-host of NPR's Alt.Latino, about the link between Tex-Mex music and Eastern European waltzes and polkas.

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Feds Add Coal-Dust Coverup Allegation To Mine CEO's Indictment

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 10:14pm

Six weeks before trial, the government accused Don Blankenship of hiding the true levels of breathable coal dust in a West Virginia mine that later exploded . He already faced conspiracy charges.

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