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March 6, 2015 | NPR · Injured workers dependent on workers’ compensation face eroding benefits. We go to Alabama and Georgia, where the value of an amputated arm can vary by $700,000, depending on which state you live in.
 

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March 6, 2015 | NPR · On March 11, 2005, Kevin Berthia wanted to jump off the Golden Gate Bridge. California Highway Patrol Officer Kevin Briggs talked him out of it. The two met recently to discuss what happened that day.
 

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March 6, 2015 | NPR · NASA’s Dawn mission has reached its destination and is orbiting the dwarf planet Ceres. It’s the end of an odyssey to explore an odd, in-between world.
 

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March 6, 2015 | NPR · New England businesses are taking stock after weeks of record-setting winter storms disrupted transportation, stopping many workers from doing their jobs. Telecommuting is helping Boston get by.
 

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March 6, 2015 | WBHM · Some of the most iconic images of marchers being attacked by Alabama state troopers at the Edmund Pettus Bridge in 1965, were captured by a white photojournalist who stumbled onto the historic events.
 

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March 6, 2015 | MTPR · There’s good news and bad news about electronic medical records. They’re now in most doctors’ offices — but most doctors still can’t easily share them.
 

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March 6, 2015 | NPR · In “Mammal March Madness,” you win or die. No basketball in this tournament — it’s a simulated survival-of-the-fittest game set up by evolutionary biologists. The battle cry? Mammals suck … milk!
 

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March 5, 2015 | NPR · Changes to workers’ compensation laws mean families and government bear more of the costs that result from injuries on the job.
 

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March 5, 2015 | NPR · Non-drug approaches for treating aggression and other symptoms of dementia work better than antipsychotic drugs, a study finds, and are less risky. That includes teaching caregivers how to respond.
 

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March 5, 2015 | NPR · The drama, about the aftermath of a racially charged home invasion, challenges its many characters’ viewpoints. Ridley says he wanted to explore “what happens when those truths start to fall away.”
 

 

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March 6, 2015 | NPR · The data show former detainees a bit more likely to join insurgents than they were six months earlier. But the most recently-released are less likely to do so.
 

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March 6, 2015 | NPR · Questions about Hillary Clinton’s reliance on a private email account when she was Secretary of State will dog the likely presidential hopeful — and the administration she worked for — for months.
 

March 6, 2015 | NPR · By the numbers, February was a good month for job creation. But while there is plenty of hiring, there are still many part-timers who want more work and struggle to balance the jobs they do have.
 

Arts & Life

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March 6, 2015 | NPR · Tempting-looking spoonfuls of chocolate are plentiful online. Beautiful Brussels sprouts? Not so much. A campaign aims to boost the number of these images and whet our appetites for healthy foods.
 

March 6, 2015 | NPR · The film is about an English private who is cut off from his unit in the middle of a riot in Belfast in 1971. It’s a conventional and smashingly good chase melodrama, but it’s also a tragedy.
 

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March 6, 2015 | NPR · On this week’s show, the state of rock and the art of the con — or at least the con-artist film.
 

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March 6, 2015 | NPR · The trumpeter and pianist performs his original tunes “Surena” and “Romantico,” as well as Johnny Green’s “Body and Soul.”
 

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March 6, 2015 | NPR · On this week’s show, the state of rock and the art of the con — or at least the con-artist film.
 

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March 6, 2015 | NPR · One of the most exciting new grime producers is from … H-Town? Yep. Listen to the latest sound on London’s streets, courtesy of Houston, Texas.
 

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