Melissa Block As special correspondent, Melissa Block produces richly reported profiles of figures at the forefront of thought and culture, as well as stories and series on the critical issues of our day. In addition, she is a guest host on NPR news programs.

Polly Hill, the Tree Lady with a Magnificent Garden

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U.N. Aid Chief Tours Darfur's Refugee Camps

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Community Still Reels from Va. Tech Shootings

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Gates Prolongs Army Tours by Three Months

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Waiting for Spring, Waiting for the Birds

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Barton Bulldogs Bask in Glory of Extraordinary Win

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Principal Gathers Prom Dresses for Texas School

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Welcome to Milford: Town's View of 2008 Race

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Investigating the CIA Leak, Libby and Armitage

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VA and Walter Reed Are Two Separate Systems

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Activist Bob Hattoy Dies of Complications from AIDS

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Key Players React to Libby Verdict

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Mississippi Mayor Hails Return of Wal-Mart

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Colleague Recalls Historian Arthur Schlesinger

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