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Every weekday for over three decades, NPR's Morning Edition has taken listeners around the country and the world with two hours of multi–faceted stories and commentaries that inform, challenge and occasionally amuse. Morning Edition is the most listened–to news radio program in the country.

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Senator Mike Rounds is with us next. He's a Republican senator, former governor of South Dakota. Senator, welcome back to the program.

MIKE ROUNDS: Thank you, appreciate the opportunity to visit.

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Beam Furr is the mayor of Broward County, Fla. He was at the scene of the shooting yesterday, and he told me what he saw.

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Senators Begin Open Debate On Immigration

Feb 14, 2018

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In Arkansas, there is a kind of David vs. Goliath battle underway over a weedkiller.

On one side, there is the giant Monsanto Company. On the other, a committee of 18 people, mostly farmers and small-business owners, that regulates the use of pesticides in the state. It has banned Monsanto's latest way of killing weeds during the growing season.

Terry Fuller is on that committee. He never intended to pick a fight with a billion-dollar company. "I didn't feel like I was leading the charge," he says. "I felt like I was just trying to do my duty."

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Today marks one week since former White House aide Rob Porter announced his resignation after allegations of domestic violence came out against him.

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Kansas Governors: Teenagers Yes, Dogs No

Feb 14, 2018

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Folk Musician Tom Rapp Dies At 70

Feb 14, 2018

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There Are 2 Very Different Adam Rippons

Feb 14, 2018

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President Donald Trump unveiled his long awaited $1.5 trillion plan to repair and rebuild the nation's roads and bridges yesterday.

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Arrests by federal immigration agents are way up.

Local law enforcement agencies are eager to help.

And judges rarely side with immigrants fighting deportation.

This is metro Atlanta. By almost any measure, it's one of the toughest places in America to be undocumented.

"I hope it's true," said Phil Kent, a member of the Georgia Immigration Enforcement Review Board. "I would hope that Atlanta is one of the tougher places."

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Today, the White House says President Trump will offer a plan to do this.

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PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP: We will build gleaming, new roads, bridges, highways, railways and waterways all across our land.

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