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4:07 am
Wed July 1, 2015

Clarification On Supreme Court's Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

Originally published on Wed July 1, 2015 7:07 am

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Sports
4:07 am
Wed July 1, 2015

U.S. Reaches World Cup Final After Beating Germany 2-0

Originally published on Wed July 1, 2015 8:12 am

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Business
4:07 am
Wed July 1, 2015

Martha Stewart's Company Sold For A Fraction Of Its Previous Worth

Originally published on Wed July 1, 2015 5:51 am

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NPR Ed
4:07 am
Wed July 1, 2015

A Phys Ed Teacher Battles Tight Budgets And Childhood Obesity

Mindy Przeor founded an after-school and summer running club in Mesa, Ariz.
Jason Millstein for NPR

Originally published on Wed July 1, 2015 8:19 am

First rule of Brinton Elementary School run club: Keep those legs moving. Second rule of run club: Have fun.

For 13-year-old Kaprice Faraci and her sister, Kassidy, inspiration to keep moving struck one after school afternoon in the third grade. Video games and TV bored the twins. They were outside when they spotted a small pack of children chugging down their street.

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Shots - Health News
4:07 am
Wed July 1, 2015

Benefits Of Sports To A Child's Mind And Heart All Part Of The Game

Ten-year-old Jake Herrera and his Los Angeles team run around the diamond as a warmup for baseball practice.
Benjamin B. Morris for NPR

Originally published on Wed July 1, 2015 9:54 am

Amy Roegler and her husband, Octavio Herrera, live with their young kids, Jake and Alyssa, in Los Angeles. When it comes to pro baseball, they're all Dodgers fans. And Jake loved balls even as a baby, Octavio says.

"We have a picture of him as a 3-month-old with a little Dodger jersey and a glove," Octavio says. "So he was definitely going to be introduced to sports early, and he took to it right away." Today 10-year-old Jake is on his baseball league's All-Star team.

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