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Wildlife Activists Try To Save Staten Island's Wild Turkeys 
  Thu, 27 Nov 2014 15:58:00 -0500 
    New York City doesn't sound like the ideal habitat for wild turkeys, yet dozens of them call Staten Island home. Officials want to relocate them, but their plan has had trouble getting off the ground.

Wacky Wrestlers Of Yesteryear 
  Thu, 27 Nov 2014 11:11:00 -0500 
    In America, there's a fine line between gimmicky wrestling and performance art.

A Nationwide Outpouring Of Support For Tiny Ferguson Library 
  Thu, 27 Nov 2014 10:02:00 -0500 
    The Ferguson Public Library has become a refuge for community during a difficult time. In response, donations to the library have reached "several orders of magnitude" higher than ever.

Holiday Travel Snarls Look To Be Easing 
  Thu, 27 Nov 2014 09:45:00 -0500 
    AAA says some 46 million Americans will travel more than 50 miles for Thanksgiving — the largest number since 2007.

Your Adult Siblings May Be The Secret To A Long, Happy Life 
  Thu, 27 Nov 2014 09:03:00 -0500 
    Sibling relationships are the longest-lasting family ties we have, and they're among the most likely to bring health and happiness as we age. Think on that when your brother grabs the wishbone.

Damaged Businesses Vow Ferguson Will Rebound From Violence 
  Thu, 27 Nov 2014 04:42:00 -0500 
    Protests have ranged from peaceful disruptions to chaotic, resulting in scores of arrests. Residents want to resume some type of normalcy, and they're trying to help businesses get back on their feet.

Stories Of Your First Thanksgiving In The U.S. 
  Thu, 27 Nov 2014 03:51:00 -0500 
    Not surprisingly, many of the stories we heard from you were about food. You had issues roasting the turkey. Your mom found, um, a creative solution to making your bird golden-brown.

Millennial Doctors May Be More Tech-Savvy, But Is That Better? 
  Thu, 27 Nov 2014 03:49:00 -0500 
    Text messages from your doctor are just the start. Millennials are the next generation of doctors and they're not afraid to say "chillax" in a consultation or check Twitter to find medical research.

Cleveland Boy's Family: Video Shows Police Reacted Too Fast 
  Thu, 27 Nov 2014 02:49:00 -0500 
    The family of a 12-year-old boy fatally wounded by a Cleveland police officer said video of the shooting shows that if the officer had not acted so quickly the youngster would still be alive.

In Ferguson And Across The Country, Protests Are More Subdued 
  Thu, 27 Nov 2014 00:53:00 -0500 
    Only about 30 demonstrators were out Wednesday night in Ferguson, NPR's Elise Hu reports, and there were only a handful of sizable protests across the country.

Judge Rules Fewer Political Groups Can Keep Their Donors Secret 
  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 23:57:00 -0500 
    The ruling targets the funders of campaign issue ads that encourage viewers to choose a specific candidate. The FEC now must decide whether it will appeal the ruling or require more disclosure.

Jacksonville Split Over Joining A Southern Port Dredging Frenzy 
  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 18:01:00 -0500 
    Jacksonville, Fla., is racing to find funds to deepen its port. If it can't accommodate newer, bigger cargo ships from Asia, the city says, it will lose out to Savannah, Ga., and Charleston, S.C.

Obama Pardons Turkeys Mac And Cheese 
  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:53:57 -0500 
    Per tradition, President Obama pardoned two turkeys at the White House on Wednesday.

In Miami, Haitian Immigrants Wonder What Immigration Action Means For Them 
  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:53:57 -0500 
    Thousands of Haitians (by one estimation) who fled to the U.S. after the 2010 earthquake will not enjoy any benefit because they arrived after the cutoff.

Obama's Immigration Action Brings Joy, Sadness For Undocumented Irish 
  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:53:57 -0500 
    There are an estimated 12,000 undocumented Irish in Boston — only a portion of whom will be affected by President Obama's immigration plan.
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