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With New Look And More Energy, Rick Perry Tries To Move Past 'Oops'

May 26
Jessica Taylor / NPR
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Do the glasses make the man? Four years ago, then-Texas Gov. Rick Perry's presidential run was derailed by one word — oops. He admits now he wasn't healthy then, and he's trying to make up for it.

Property Owners Throw Cold Water On N.J. Shore Protective Dunes Plan

May 26
Carolyn Beeler / NPR
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State officials have met with stiff resistance from property owners worried about losing their ocean views or claim to their beachfront land.

A Special Focus On Caring For Vets At The End Of Their Lives

May 26
Patricia Murphy / NPR
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Caring for the nation's veterans when they are dying can be a complex task, but the Army and the VA are working to help them.

Do Touch The Artwork At Prado's Exhibit For The Blind

May 26
Lauren Frayer / NPR
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The renowned Spanish museum has made 3-D copies of some of its most iconic works to allow blind people to feel them.

With Live Video Apps Like Periscope, Life Becomes Even Less Private

May 26
Laura Sydell / NPR
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Video cameras are everywhere — from those in smartphones to security cams. And just when you thought it couldn't get harder to hide, live-streaming video apps are raising new questions about privacy.

Don't Write Off Paper Just Yet

May 26
Eric Weiner / NPR
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In today's digital age it's easy to forget about paper, but as one paper pusher says, "a paperless society is about as plausible as a paperless bathroom."

SDSU Baseball Team Wins Mountain West Tournament, Heads To Regionals

May 25
By Matt Hoffman
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San Diego State men's baseball team captured its third consecutive Mountain West Tournament Championship Sunday and will face UC Santa Barbara Friday in its regional match.

UC San Diego May Lose Art Gallery

May 25
By Angela Carone
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The university's 50-year-old art gallery has not been funded for next year.

Chicago Bears Release Ray McDonald After Arrest For Domestic Violence

May 25
Krishnadev Calamur / NPR

It is the defensive end's second arrest in the past nine months. Police in Santa Clara, Calif., say McDonald assaulted a woman while she was holding a baby.

In California, Technology Makes "Droughtshaming" Easier Than Ever

May 25
Sam Sanders / NPR
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As California's drought continues, social media and smart phone apps let just about anyone call out water waste, often very publicly.

'Remember The Maine' — In Indiana!

May 25
Steve Walsh / NPR
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How did a monument to the USS Maine, which sank in Havana Harbor in 1898, come to rest in Indiana? The answer tells a lot about the power and influence of veterans, years after war.

Through Performance, Mississippi Students Honor Long-Forgotten Locals

May 25
Elissa Nadworny / NPR
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Every year, a history teacher in Columbus, Miss., takes high schoolers to the local cemetery. There, they tell the stories of those who are buried, and learn more about their own place in the world.

For Women's World Cup, U.S. Soccer Fans Kick It Up A Notch

May 25
Shereen Marisol Meraji / NPR
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They've been supporting the men for years. But for the first time, the American Outlaws — a growing and influential U.S. soccer fan group — will cheer for the women's national team at a World Cup.

Reports: Charter Communications To Buy Time Warner Cable For $55B

May 25
Krishnadev Calamur / NPR

The deal would make the combined company a major rival to Comcast Corp. Comcast last month abandoned its own bid for Time Warner following concerns raised by the Justice Department.

San Diegans Reflect On The End Of World War II

May 25
Midday Edition
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This year marks the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II. On this Memorial Day, we take a look back at the war that dramatically changed the country and San Diego.

San Diego County's Unemployment Rate Dips To Nearly 8-Year Low

May 25
Midday Edition
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San Diego County's unemployment rate dropped to 4.8 percent — the lowest rate the region has seen in almost a decade.

On Memorial Day, Obama Honors Sacrifices Of Service Members

May 25
Krishnadev Calamur / NPR
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The president called Arlington National Cemetery "more than a final resting place for fallen heroes." It is, he said, "a reflection of America itself."

A Wonderful Childhood Memory: Thearle's Piano Festival

May 25
Alissa Gabriel
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Thearle's Piano Festival took place at Balboa Park's Starlight Theatre. It involved children of different age groups playing on 100 pianos on live television.

Iraq, Iran Push Back Against Defense Secretary's Comments On Iraqi Forces

May 25
Krishnadev Calamur / NPR

In an interview Sunday with CNN, Ash Carter said Iraqi forces lacked the "will to fight" ISIS in Anbar Province and its capital, Ramadi.

Holiday Closures For Memorial Day

May 25
By City News Service
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Most federal, state, county and municipal offices will be closed on Monday in observance of Memorial Day.

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