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Eugene-Springfield NAACP Holds Drive-by Rally Honoring MLK Day

To show their ongoing commitment for racial justice, the Eugene-Springfield NAACP celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a drive by rally on Monday. The event saw more than 200 vehicles pass through.

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Oregon Capitol quiet so far, despite arrival of armed demonstrators

Despite the presence of armed demonstrators Sunday, the day was playing out much like Saturday did: with relative quiet at the Oregon State Capitol. In Salem, much like in state capitals across the United States , law enforcement and the National Guard were prepared to step in should violent demonstrations break out. The FBI had urged statehouses to be on high alert, following the deadly insurrection Jan. 6 at the U.S. Capitol and several violent or unruly outbursts at state capitols,...

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Erosion Risks High In Areas Scorched By Oregon Wildfires

The damage left by Oregon’s 2020 wildfires will pose risks and challenges for years, according to the Oregon Office of Emergency Management.

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We continue to remember some of the nearly 400,000 people we've lost to coronavirus in the U.S. We want to tell you about Florinda Flores from Roswell, N.M.

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Let's talk about the security concerns that Claudia just mentioned. Javed Ali is our next guest, a former senior director for counterterrorism at the National Security Council. He also teaches at the University of Michigan and joins us from Ann Arbor. Good morning.

JAVED ALI: Good morning, Steve. Thanks for having me.

INSKEEP: How confident are you in the security preparations for Wednesday?

President Trump, having reached the historic — and infamous — landmark of being impeached twice, now faces trial in the Senate. But unlike the first time, he will no longer be in office. So, does the Senate have the power to try an ex-president on impeachment charges?

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TH1RT3EN: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

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The Tiny Desk is working from home for the foreseeable future. Introducing NPR Music's Tiny Desk (home) concerts, bringing you performances from across the country and the world. It's the same spirit — stripped-down sets, an intimate setting — just a different space.

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The inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th president of the United States is going to look vastly different than those of his predecessors, given the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and heightened security concerns after a mob of pro-Trump extremists violently breached the U.S. Capitol two weeks ago.

A bag of Doritos, that's all Princess wanted.

Her mom calls her Princess, but her real name is Lindsey. She's 17 and lives with her mom, Sandra, a nurse, outside of Atlanta. On May 17, 2020, a Sunday, Lindsey decided she didn't want breakfast; she wanted Doritos. So she left home and walked to Family Dollar, taking her pants off on the way, while her mom followed on the phone with police.

In President Trump's Jan. 6 speech ahead of the riot on Capitol Hill, there was a telling moment that was easy to miss amid his calls to "fight like hell." It was when Trump went on a tangent about the Republican governor of Georgia, one of the states Trump is angry he did not win on Election Day.​

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