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Voters stand at the voting booths inside the gymnasium at West Ashley Middle School in Charleston, S.C., in January 2008. This year, South Carolina passed a law requiring voters to show a government-issued photo ID at the polls. It still needs approval from the U.S. Justice Department, but it has voting rights advocates worried.

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Opponents Say S.C.'s Voting Law Unfair For The Poor

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At the dedication of the memorial to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in Washington on Sunday, President Obama said the slain civil rights leader made the Union "more perfect."

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Remembering Martin Luther King Jr.

King's Legacy Remembered At Memorial

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T.J. Turner stands in his yard in Yellow Springs, Ohio, on May 27 near a sign protesting the practice of fracking, a process used to extract oil or natural gas from hard rock formations. Turner was approached by a salesman for an energy exploration company to lease rights for drilling on his property.

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Land Rush In Eastern Ohio A Boon For The EconomyWCPN

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A truck stop near Hesperia, Calif. To address a shortage of truck drivers resulting from a mismatch of skills in the labor market, some trucking companies have started free driving schools with the promise of a job upon completion.

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Labor Mismatch Means Trucking Jobs Go Unfilled

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Caterpillar products produced in Illinois, like the ones shown above, will be able to be exported to South Korea, Colombia and Panama duty free if Congress passes trade agreements with those countries on Wednesday. Obama says the agreements will provide a major boost to U.S. exports and support tens of thousands of jobs.

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Will Free Trade Agreements Really Create Jobs?

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