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

Blackhawks Vs. Flyers For The Stanley Cup? Really?

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Oil Cleanup Poses Risks In Fragile Louisiana Marshes

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EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson looks at an oil sample she scooped from the water as she tours marshes affected by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in Pass a Loutre, La. Gerald Herbert/AP hide caption

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EPA Pressures BP To Reduce Toxic Dispersant

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La. Gov. Jindal Blasts Washington's Response To Spill

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Oil covers a marshy area near Venice, La. Communities in southeastern Louisiana are bracing for the worst. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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Oil's Arrival Affirms Louisiana Community's Fears

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Rep. David Obey (D-WI) announces his retirement at a news conference in Washington, D.C., on May 5. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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As Rep. Obey Retires, Wisconsin Voters Revisit Values

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Chicago May Come Out On Top After United Merger

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How Will Passengers Fare In Latest Airline Merger?

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Chicago Wants To Soup Up School Menus

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United, Continental Revive Merger Talks

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Chicago's Polish Community Reels From Plane Crash

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Yoopers Reserved Over Stupak's 'Yes' Vote

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Rep. Stupak Feeling Heat After Health Vote

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