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Children's Health
11:26 am
Mon March 24, 2014

Florida Responds To Reports Of Child Abuse And Neglect

Originally published on Mon March 24, 2014 2:20 pm

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MICHEL MARTIN, HOST:

Now we'd like to update you on a story that aired on this program last Friday. We heard from the Miami Herald about its investigative series called "Innocence Lost." Reporters there documented nearly 500 children who had some contact with Florida's Department of Children and Families and later died of abuse or neglect. My colleague Jennifer Ludden spoke with writer Audra Burch about how so many children fell through the cracks at the agency.

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Barbershop
10:58 am
Fri March 21, 2014

Can Phil Jackson Turn NY Knicks Into Winners?

Originally published on Fri March 21, 2014 11:34 am

The Barbershop guys weigh in on their billion dollar bracket picks, Phil Jackson's return to the New York Knicks, and whether singer M.I.A. should pay a hefty NFL fine.

Remembrances
10:58 am
Fri March 21, 2014

Westboro Baptist's Fred Phelps: More Than A Hater?

Originally published on Fri March 21, 2014 11:34 am

Westboro Baptist Church founder Fred Phelps died on Wednesday. He's best remembered for his anti-gay views, and for leading protests at funerals. But he once was viewed as a fighter for civil rights.

Your Health
10:58 am
Fri March 21, 2014

Saturated Fat Is Back!

Originally published on Fri March 21, 2014 11:34 am

Americans have long been told to stay away from foods high in saturated fats. But new research suggests they might not be as bad for you as once thought.

Food
10:57 am
Thu March 20, 2014

Soaring Lime Prices Put Squeeze On Restaurants, Food Lovers

Originally published on Thu March 20, 2014 2:51 pm

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#NPRWIT: Women In Tech
10:57 am
Thu March 20, 2014

Lyndsey Scott: Runway Model And Tech Programmer

Originally published on Thu March 20, 2014 2:21 pm

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Around the Nation
10:57 am
Thu March 20, 2014

For Navajo Veterans, Another Broken Promise

Originally published on Thu March 20, 2014 2:21 pm

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Beauty Shop
11:26 am
Wed March 19, 2014

Plan Bossy Instead Of Ban Bossy?

Originally published on Wed March 19, 2014 11:44 am

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Around the Nation
11:08 am
Wed March 19, 2014

New Yorker Writer: 'Don't Ban Bossy'

Originally published on Wed March 19, 2014 11:44 am

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Race
11:08 am
Wed March 19, 2014

Consequences When African-American Boys Are Seen As Older

Originally published on Wed March 19, 2014 11:44 am

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MICHEL MARTIN, HOST:

I'm Michel Martin, and this is TELL ME MORE from NPR News. We're going to spend the next part of the program talking about some new conversations people are having about the way we look and talk about kids, both boys and girls. In a few minutes, we'll dip into the debate over whether we should stop calling some girls bossy as Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg suggests we should. She says it dampens girls' desire for leadership. We're going to have a variety of opinions about that.

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