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Sunday

As the death of Tyre Nichols brings up old wounds, Memphis residents call for change

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Saturday

Protests break out after the release of videos showing police beating Tyre Nichols

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Friday

5 ex-Memphis officers are charged with the murder of 29-year-old Tyre Nichols

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Thursday

A copy of The Birmingham News rests on a rack at the downtown public library in Birmingham, Ala. The company that runs the newspaper and two sister papers says it will permanently stop print publication after Feb. 26, 2023. Debbie Elliott/NPR hide caption

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For 3 big Alabama newspapers, the presses are grinding to a halt

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Sunday

Books We Love: Fiction recommendations from 2022

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Friday

5 officers are charged in the deadly 2019 arrest of a Black man in Louisiana

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Friday

Panel hears oral arguments over Alabama's law banning gender-affirming care

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Thursday

A river gauge marks near record low water levels on the Mississippi River at New Orleans. It's many feet lower than it typically would be and it's creating all sorts of problems. L. Kasimu Harris for NPR hide caption

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Saltwater is moving up the Mississippi River. Here's what's being done to stop it

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Friday

Cliff Coddington inspects a young orange tree that's been uprooted by Hurricane Ian on a ranch he runs in Sarasota County, Fla. Saul Martinez for NPR hide caption

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Florida agriculture has been slammed by Hurricane Ian

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Saturday

Ricaltini's Restaurant damaged by Hurricane Ian in Englewood, Fla. on October 6, 2022. Saul Martinez/for NPR hide caption

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More than a week after Hurricane Ian, the shock of what's ahead settles in for people

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Friday

How Little Gasparilla Island is recovering after Hurricane Ian

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Thursday

Alva Sulaty points to the damage in her home in North Port, Fla., on Wednesday, after Hurricane Ian flooded her neighborhood. Carlos Osorio for NPR hide caption

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North Port residents start sorting through the wreckage of Hurricane Ian

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Biden tours devastation from Hurricane Ian and promises Florida federal help

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Saturday

Jackson residents struggling for clean water decry decades of disinvestment

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