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A protester rallied outside the Wisconsin State Capitol in Madison on Monday. Eric Thayer/Getty Images hide caption

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Wis. Protesters Want Gov. Walker To Compromise

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Left: Brig. Gen. Wilma Vaught during her time serving in Vietnam; when she joined the military, she received training on how to put on makeup — but not how to fire a weapon. Right: An illustrated poster of Sgt. Leigh Ann Hester, the first woman since World War II to receive the Silver Star for valor. Both women are profiled in this series. Courtesy of Brig. Gen. Wilma Vaught; David Gilkey, NPR hide caption

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Women In War: 'I've Lived Out There With The Guys'

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Sandy Palais, 73, of Arizona started lifting weights about 10 years ago after she was diagnosed with osteoporosis. Jason Millstein for NPR hide caption

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Seniors Can Still Bulk Up On Muscle By Pressing Iron

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An elderly couple holds hands while walking along a Berlin street. A recent study showed that walking grows the region of the brain that archives memories. Patrick Sinkel/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Aerobic Exercise May Improve Memory In Seniors

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Alfred Schiazza, an engineer with 33 years of work experience, is interviewed by Nicole Chmielewski, a recruiter at an Employment Connections office in Parma, Ohio. Bridget Caswell for NPR hide caption

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Jobs Office Retrains Itself To Focus On Hiring

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State Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald listens to a reporter's question during a news conference Saturday in the Senate parlor at the state Capitol in Madison. Michael P. King/AP hide caption

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Wis. Republican: Union Changes Key To Fixing Budget

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Director Lisa Cholodenko lauded Chinatown for its late plot twists, citing scenes that emphatically capture the Faye Dunaway character's shock and anguish at a famous revelation. Paramount Pictures/Photofest hide caption

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Dark Intimacies: Lisa Cholodenko's DVD Picks

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