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Changing Demographics Influenced Shift In Southern Political Landscape
NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Bruce Oppenheimer, a professor at Vanderbilt University, about the changing demographics and politics of the South after the Charleston, S.C., shooting.
OSHA Launches Program To Protect Nursing Employees
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration will begin enforcing safe patient handling practices to prevent hospital workers from suffering debilitating injuries.
'Patience And Fortitude' And The Fight To Save NYC's Storied Public Library
In his new book, Scott Sherman describes how bottom-line business logic nearly gutted New York's preeminent public library. Maureen Corrigan calls it a "slim, smart book" full of colorful characters.
'Project Fatherhood' Teaches Parenting Skills To Inner-City Dads
Mike Cummings and Jorja Leap are working with men in Los Angeles — many of whom are former gang members — to help them find something that was missing from their lives as they grew up: fatherhood.
French Students Not 'Coping' Well With English Test Question
Students taking an English test had a meltdown when they saw the word coping. They petitioned the examiners to drop the question, claiming it unfairly includes a word rarely encountered in English.
Teen, Female Shortstop Could Be Signed by MLB Team
David Greene talks to Lindsay Berra of MLB.com about a 16-year-old French baseball player, who became the first female prospect to make herself eligible to be signed by a Major League Baseball team.
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