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From Critic To Helping Trump Shoulder Challenges For Hispanic Businesses

Fri, 03/03/2017 - 4:08am

David Greene talks to U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce President Javier Palomarez, who was critical of President Trump during the election. Palomarez is now an informal adviser to the administration.

New York's Met Museum Director Resigns Amid Financial Troubles

Fri, 03/03/2017 - 4:08am

The director of New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art resigned this week. His departure underscores financial difficulties the museum is facing.

Here's What's Become Of A Historic All-Black Town In The Mississippi Delta

Fri, 03/03/2017 - 4:08am

Founded by former slaves in 1887, Mound Bayou, Miss., was one of the country's first all-black towns. Here's a look into its historic past and uncertain future.

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POLL: More People Are Taking Opioids, Even As Their Concerns Rise

Fri, 03/03/2017 - 4:00am

The number of people who have used opioid painkillers is still rising, according to a new NPR-Truven Health Analytics poll. But they're also worried about addiction, overdose and side effects.

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As State Budget Revenues Fall Short, Higher Education Faces A Squeeze

Fri, 03/03/2017 - 3:47am

At least 24 states have reported that revenues this year have come in weaker than expected, leading to cuts to higher education spending across the country.

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Mike Pence Used AOL Email For State Business As Indiana Governor

Fri, 03/03/2017 - 3:10am

Public records obtained by The Indianapolis Star show that Pence communicated with advisers about security issues using the AOL account, which was hacked last year.

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As The Seasons Change, So Do Our Color Preferences

Fri, 03/03/2017 - 2:04am

Psychologist Tania Lombrozo takes a look at new research suggesting that types of objects and events that tend to come to mind when we view different colors change throughout the year.

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2 Inmates Are Killed In Nebraska Prison Disturbance

Fri, 03/03/2017 - 1:27am

Officials at Tecumseh State Correctional Institution have not provided details about how the two inmates died. A 2015 riot there also left two inmates dead and caused extensive damage.

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