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Montana Offers A Boost To Native Language Immersion Programs

Montana, home to nine Native American languages, becomes the second state to fund indigenous language immersion programs in public schools. The same languages were once forbidden in many schools.

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After Police Are Charged In Gray's Death, Baltimore Awaits Next Steps

A day after Baltimore chief prosecutor Marilyn Mosby announced charges against six police officers in the death of Freddie Gray, residents of the neighborhood where he grew up hope change will come to the area.

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