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Leigh Ann Hester, now a police officer in the suburbs of Nashville, Tenn., is the first female soldier since World War II to receive the Silver Star medal for valor in combat. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Silver Star Recipient A Reluctant Hero

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Chicago Voters Head To Polls To Replace Mayor Daley

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In Bahrain, Protesters Look For Signs Of Change

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A Lease On Solar Panels? Some States Pitch In

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Bump In Auto Sales Boosts Consumer Morale, TV Ads

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Saturn Returns Yaron Herman Trio
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Battles May Cripple A Weakened Labor Movement

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On Feb. 16, Democratic Wisconsin Sen. Mark Miller waved to protesters marching at the Capitol against Gov. Scott Walker's plan to eliminate collective bargaining rights for many state workers. Miller and his fellow Senate Democrats left the state the next day to stall a vote on the plan. Mark Hirsch/Getty Images hide caption

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Alice Cooper: The Original Shock Rocker

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