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Dipping Into the Cold Cases

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Dipping Into the Cold Cases

Dipping Into the Cold Cases

Dipping Into the Cold Cases

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Advances in DNA technology offer leads in more than half a million old criminal cases. But, as Frank Morris of member station KCUR in Kansas City reports, local labs, facing tight budgets and a relentless crush of new work, have only scratched the surface of this huge backlog.