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All Things Considered for June 19, 2011

Portsmouth Public Health Nurse Lisa Roberts helped found the Scioto County Prescription Drug Action Team. Behind her is a memorial to victims of prescription drug abuse. Noah Adams/NPR hide caption

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A County Takes Down Prescription 'Pill Mills'

A County Takes Down Prescription 'Pill Mills'

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Rais Bhuiyan after he was shot in the face on Sept. 21, 2001. Photo courtesy of Rais Bhuiyan hide caption

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9/11 Hate-Crime Victim Seeks To Save His Attacker

9/11 Hate-Crime Victim Seeks To Save His Attacker

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In a recent nationwide test, only 20% of 4th graders tested 'proficient' in history. (GETTY IMAGES) George Marks/Getty Images hide caption

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Fact Is, Students Have Never Known History

Fact Is, Students Have Never Known History

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Nineteenth-century prospectors pan for gold in the Klondike region of Canada's Yukon Territory. Hulton Archive/Getty hide caption

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How Gold Turned The Yukon Into The Wild West

How Gold Turned The Yukon Into The Wild West

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All Things Considered for June 18, 2011

With the cost of tuition skyrocketing and unemployment rates high, should Americans bother going to college? iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Making Headlines Since The '70s: Is College Worth It?

Making Headlines Since The '70s: Is College Worth It?

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Leo Plass, 99, graduated this month from Eastern Oregon University, the school he dropped out of during the Great Depression. KTVZ hide caption

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Never Too Old To Wear A Cap And Gown

Never Too Old To Wear A Cap And Gown

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The rising Missouri River swallows a home in Hamburg, Iowa, this week. Nati Harnik/AP hide caption

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Who Gets Flooded: A By-The-Book Decision

Who Gets Flooded: A By-The-Book Decision

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Hidden Treasure How-To: Maureen Stanton offers 10 tips for finding valuable antiques and hidden flea market gems. Click here to see her suggestions. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Hidden Gems And 'Killer Stuff': A Flea Market How-To

Hidden Gems And 'Killer Stuff': A Flea Market How-To

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Jill Scott's latest album is called The Light of the Sun. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Jill Scott: Act The Part

Jill Scott: Act The Part

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