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Thacher Brown stands at the edge of the dune behind his Bay Head, N.J., home in November. Brown, who rebuilt a dune in front of his house after Superstorm Sandy, says he opposes Gov. Chris Christie's plan to widen beaches and build dunes along the state's 127-mile coastline. Wayne Parry/AP hide caption

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Property Owners Throw Cold Water On N.J. Shore Protective Dunes Plan

State officials have met with stiff resistance from property owners worried about losing their ocean views or claim to their beachfront land.

Col. Kenneth Trzepkowski, chief of palliative care at Madigan Army Medical Center, unfolds one of the handmade quilts donated to the hospital for the palliative care patients. Patricia Murphy/KUOW hide caption

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A Special Focus On Caring For Vets At The End Of Their Lives

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The paper industry struggled in the past decade, but some sectors have fared better than others. Christopher Groskopf/NPR hide caption

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Don't Write Off Paper Just Yet

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With the Periscope app, owned by Twitter, it's easy for smartphone users to stream their own video live. Chris Jackson/Getty Images hide caption

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Live Video Apps Like Periscope Make Life Even Less Private

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Do Touch The Artwork At Prado's Exhibit For The Blind

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Rancher Ross Frank worries that funding to fight fires in Western communities like Chumstick, Wash., has crowded out important land management work. Rowan Moore Gerety/Northwest Public Radio hide caption

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Spending To Fight Wildfires At The Expense Of Preventing Them

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Thacher Brown stands at the edge of the dune behind his Bay Head, N.J., home in November. Brown, who rebuilt a dune in front of his house after Superstorm Sandy, says he opposes Gov. Chris Christie's plan to widen beaches and build dunes along the state's 127-mile coastline. Wayne Parry/AP hide caption

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Property Owners Throw Cold Water On N.J. Shore Protective Dunes Plan

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Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi finished serving a tax fraud conviction in March. Luca Bruno/AP hide caption

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Italy's Berlusconi Discovers Social Media As A Campaign Tool

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