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November 30, 2015 | NPR · Officer Jason Van Dyke is charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald. Van Dyke was captured on dashcam video shooting the teen 16 times.
November 30, 2015 | NPR · New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie nabbed the backing of the New Hampshire Union Leader this weekend, citing his executive and national security experience. But that doesn't mean he's guaranteed a win.
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November 30, 2015 | NPR · Providence is widely considered the finest restaurant in Los Angeles. Its award-winning chef, Michael Cimarusti, is piloting Dock to Dish, a program that hooks chefs up directly with local fishermen.
November 30, 2015 | NPR · Authorities say Jabari Dean was motivated by the 2014 police killing of Laquan McDonald. He threatened to kill 16 white male students or staff to correspond with the number of times McDonald was shot.
November 30, 2015 | NPR · The EU promised to give financial aid and to renew consideration of Turkish membership in the union. Then Turkey arrested more than a thousand migrants who were planning to sail to Greece.

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November 30, 2015 | NPR · ABC will air "It's Your 50th Christmas Charlie Brown" Monday night. On the classic Christmas cartoon's golden anniversary, NPR explores what makes this ageless special endure.
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November 30, 2015 | NPR · Imported from Europe, the custom of leaving gratuities began spreading in the U.S. post-Civil War. It was loathed as a master-serf custom that degraded America's democratic, anti-aristocratic ethic.
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November 30, 2015 | FA · Five Turkish teens are censured by a culture threatened by their burgeoning sexuality in Deniz Gamze Ergüven's debut film. Critic John Powers says Mustang brims with "the zing and energy of life."
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November 30, 2015 | NPR · Historian Mary Beard says many of our popular notions about the empire are based on culture — like the play Julius Caesar or the film Gladiator — rather than fact. Her new book is called SPQR.
November 30, 2015 | NPR · The Christmas special celebrates 50 years with a retrospective on ABC, and it seems more than ever like something we wouldn't get today.

October 14, 2010

Swing Seats in the State Legislature

In a busy election cycle with contested statewide races, members of both parties hope voters don’t overlook important down ticket races. Democrats are feverishly working to keep control of both legislative chambers, while Republicans hope to pick up seats and regain power. Bente Birkeland talks about some of the swing seats, and describes why a legislative majority is important now more than ever.

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