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What's Next For The Dakota Pipeline?

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OK, for more on the politics of the pipeline, we're going to talk now with NPR White House correspondent Scott Horsley. He's on the line. Hi, Scott.

SCOTT HORSLEY, BYLINE: Good to be with you, Rachel.

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In Vermont, You Can Cut Your Own Christmas Tree

Dec 5, 2016

You can re-enact that scene in the old movie Christmas Vacation.

A family goes into a forest and cuts down a ridiculously tall tree.

The U.S. Forest Service is selling Christmas tree removal permits for $5 in the Green Mountain National Forest of Vermont.

You go into the forest. You cut down the tree yourself. There's only one catch: the tree you choose cannot be more than 20 feet tall.

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Good morning. I'm David Greene. An Ohio couple had just gotten married and they were on their way to the reception in downtown Dayton. Short drive, except an accident snarled traffic for two hours. The couple could have cursed the world, but instead...

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More Civilians Flee ISIS-Held Iraqi City Of Mosul

Nov 28, 2016
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Let's get a look at the fight to retake the city of Mosul in Iraq from the Islamic State. Iraqi forces have been waging that fight for some weeks with U.S. help. And NPR's Peter Kenyon is in Erbil, a city in northern Iraq not far away. Hi, Peter.

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November 24, 2016

Nov 24, 2016

Today is Thursday November 24, 2016 The 329th day of 2016-- 37 left It is a leap year Sunrise this morning 7:00 a.m. set: 4:52 p.m. 9:52 hours of daylight Moonrise: 2:28 a.m. set: 2:38 p.m. SPECIAL CELEBRATIONS TODAY; Today is THANKSGIVING DAY (2016). The first national Thanksgiving Day, proclaimed by President George Washington, was celebrated on Nov. 26, 1789, the LAST Thursday of the month. In 1863, President Abraham Lincoln made Thanksgiving an Official Annual Holiday to be commemorated on the LAST Thursday in November. In 1939 President Franklin D.

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