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Ill. Gov. Removes Medicaid Coverage From Heroin Treatment Bill

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A view of Pearlington, Miss., 10 years after Hurricane Katrina. The East Pearl River and St. Tammany Parish in Louisiana are to the left. David Grunfeld/The Times-Picayune/Landov hide caption

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In Town Hard-Hit By Katrina, Buyouts Offer Opportunity — For Lucky Few

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Heroin Crisis Ups Demand For Treatment As Program Funding Is Cut

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Ten years ago, Hurricane Katrina made landfall near Pearlington, Miss., a tiny town on the border with Louisiana. A home currently under construction there adheres to new FEMA standards for elevation. David Schaper/NPR hide caption

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From The Eye Of The Hurricane To Near Oblivion: Katrina's Forgotten Town

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After Cold, Icy Winters, Lake Michigan Is Rising Rapidly

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Busy Travel Weekend Raises Concerns About Transportation Infrastructure

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Justice Department Investigates Airlines For Possible Price Collusion

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Funerals Begin At Emanuel AME Church For Bible Study Shooting Victims

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Bible Study Resumes At Emanuel AME Church 1 Week After Massacre

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S.C. Lawmakers Vote To Consider Removing Confederate Flag

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S.C. Governor Calls For Removal Of State Capitol's Confederate Flag

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Charleston, S.C., Mass Shooting Renews Debate Over Confederate Flag

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Oil trains sit idle on the BNSF Railway's tracks in Chicago's Pilsen neighborhood. David Schaper/NPR hide caption

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Battle Over New Oil Train Standards Pits Safety Against Cost

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Both Catholics, Non-Catholics Applaud Pope For Bold Remarks On Climate Change

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Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert this week pleaded not guilty to breaking banking laws and lying about the money to the FBI. The federal judge in the case will preside over it after the parties declined his offer to recuse himself. Christian K. Lee/AP hide caption

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