David Schaper David Schaper is a NPR National Desk reporter based in Chicago.

Salvia: Legal Herb Hallucinogen Draws Teens, Critics

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Census Reflects Shift in Metropolitan Life

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Officials Probe Spills at Illinois Nuclear Power Plant

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Bodyguards for Chicago Officials Ire Taxpayers

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Casino Towns Consider Lessons from Biloxi

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First Gulf Coast Casino Set to Reopen

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Railroad Company Rebuilds After Katrina

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Bridge Reconstruction Stirs Development Debate

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O'Hare Growth May Mean Moving a Cemetery

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Iowa Considers Further Rules on Sex Offender

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Mississippi Students Go to Tent School for Education

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Mississippi's New Urbanist Rebuilding Unveiled

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New Urbanism Advocated in Gulf Coast Rebuilding

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Spending on Federal Transport Projects Questioned

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