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State Legislatures Quarreling Over Whether To Expand Medicaid

NPR News - Mon, 2015-05-11 23:43

Medicaid expansion was a big deal in a handful of state legislatures this year. Wyoming said no. Tennessee said no. But Montana said yes, and three more states are coming down to the wire.

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In 'Organic Life,' The Making Of America's First Organic Restaurant

NPR News - Mon, 2015-05-11 23:40

Nora Pouillon writes about her lifelong devotion to food in a new memoir, My Organic Life. Her restaurant has been a fixture in the Washington, D.C., food scene since 1979.

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Still Playing: The Theater That Saw The Birth Of Cinema

NPR News - Mon, 2015-05-11 23:36

Not far from the film festival in Cannes is a town with even deeper ties to cinema. La Ciotat is home to the oldest working movie house in the world and was used by the inventors of moving pictures.

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Photos: Sculpture Sells For $141M, Picasso Painting For $179M, Both Records

NPR News - Mon, 2015-05-11 19:35

The modern works were part of a $706 million sale by the auction house Christie's. Two other works, by Claude Monet and by Mark Rothko, brought in $40.5 million each.

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