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  1. Gun Law Proposed In Florida Would Earmark Money For Mental Health Services : Shots - Health News : NPR

    Florida has had three mass shootings in 20 months. Twice before, there have been calls for more mental health funding from the state — to no avail. Will this time be any different?


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  2. Investigation in Myanmar Reveals Disturbing Massacre, At Least 5 Mass Graves : NPR

    An investigation by The Associated Press details a massacre and at least five mass graves in Myanmar’s Rakhine State. Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya have fled from there to Bangladesh since last August.


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  3. California Gov. Jerry Brown Delivers Final State Address : NPR

    California Gov. Jerry Brown delivered his final state of the state address on Thursday to lawmakers in Sacramento. Brown is California’s longest-serving governor.


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  4. Kansas Lt. Gov. Will Take Over As Brownback Leaves For Ambassadorship : NPR

    The Senate has confirmed Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback for a State Department post. That means Lt. Gov. Jeff Colyer inherits Brownback’s tax cut experiment that saddled the state with budget shortfalls.


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  5. Voters, Not Legislature, Could Determine How Oregon Pays For Medicaid : Shots - Health News : NPR

    Last summer, the Oregon legislature passed a package of state taxes to cover Medicaid’s expanding rolls. But Oregon voters Tuesday could throw a wrench in that plan by refusing some of the taxes.


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  6. Sen. Rubio Holds Hearing With State Department Officials On Mysterious Attacks In Cuba : NPR

    Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., brought in three State Department officials to try to get to the bottom of the mysterious "attacks" on 24 Americans serving in Cuba. Some lost hearing and faced a range of other health problems.


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  7. Since Trump’s Election, Canada’s Refugee System Is Overloaded : NPR

    More and more people are walking illegally into Canada as President Trump cracks down on immigrants in the United States. The increased number is testing a nation that historically welcomes refugees.


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  8. University Lists Words That Deserve Wider Use : NPR

    Wayne State University in Michigan is promoting expressive words that could be used more. The school says they "are wonderful additions to anyone’s vocabulary."


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  9. How China’s Ivory Ban Could Affect Elephant Poaching In Africa : NPR

    As China’s ban on ivory goes into effect, NPR’s Ari Shapiro talks to professor George Wittemyer of Colorado State University about the impacts on the global ivory trade and what it might mean for elephant poaching in Africa.


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  10. Virginia Picks Winner Of Tied State House Election : NPR

    A rare tie-breaking drawing in Richmond on Thursday gave Republicans the seat they needed to narrowly maintain their majority in the Virginia House of Delegates. It marked the end to an unusually high-stakes and high-profile statehouse race.


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