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Morning Edition Turns 40

40 Years Of 'Morning Edition': Political Stories That Lasted An Era And Beyond

In 1979, when Morning Edition debuted, the United States was entering an era in which big stories often seemed to last for months and even years — and some just never seemed to go away.

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Passersby open doors to watch videos at an installation titled Common Ground, which shares personal stories of immigrants who are young entrepreneurs, war heroes and farmers in Miami on Oct. 3. The installation, organized by groups that get funding from the Koch network, aims to reframe discussions about the immigration debate. Wilfredo Lee/AP hide caption

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Searching For 'Common Ground' On DACA

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'Slow Burn' Season 3 Turns Its Investigative Eye To The Murders Of Biggie And Tupac

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Bob Murray at the St. Clairsville, Ohio, headquarters of Murray Energy, which has declared bankruptcy. The coal executive pushed the Trump administration to roll back environmental regulations. Jeff Brady/NPR hide caption

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Despite Bankruptcy And Illness, Bob Murray Remains A Loud Voice For Coal

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40 Years Of 'Morning Edition': Political Stories That Lasted An Era And Beyond

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Intravenous Pete Robbins

The Military Lending Act caps annual interest on loans to military members at 36% and offers other safeguards. Now, lawmakers are proposing to extend that protection to veterans and others. Sid Hastings/AP hide caption

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A Ban On High-Cost Loans May Be Coming

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Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin, with his wife, Glenna, speaks to supporters gathered at the Republican Party celebration event in Louisville, Ky., on Tuesday. Bevin has requested a recanvassing of the gubernatorial election's results. Timothy D. Easley/AP hide caption

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Kentucky GOP Gov. Bevin Officially Requests Recanvass Of Election Results

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