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Before the state's most destructive wildfire tore through Butte County, Calif., detailed plans for a tiny home village for the homeless in the northern California city of Chico were met with a mix of indifference, NIMBY-ism and outright rejection from a previous city council.

But November's Camp Fire, which killed 85 people and incinerated some 14,000 area homes, breathed new life into plans for a community of one-room wooden homes to help house some of Butte County's homeless.

Poor Pro Piacenza

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New Girl Scout Cookie Innovation: 'Momoas'

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President Trump has gone on record to say he takes Russian President Vladimir Putin at his word. I was there in Helsinki when Trump was pressed about Putin's claims not to have intervened in the 2016 election.

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PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP: President Putin was extremely strong and powerful in his denial today.

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Just a short time ago, President Trump stood in the Rose Garden and declared a national emergency to secure funding for his long-promised border wall.

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Feb. 15: Singles Awareness Day

Feb 15, 2019

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Congrats To Maine On Moose-Calling Record

Feb 15, 2019

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Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep with congratulations to the Maine Moose Festival. They set a world record as more than 1,000 people made moose calls. Let's listen.

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A History Of Presidential Tax Returns

Feb 15, 2019

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Nigerians vote for a new president tomorrow. And they're going to have a lot of choices. There are more than 70 candidates who want the top job in Africa's most populous nation. NPR's Ofeibea Quist-Arcton reports.

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SAWYER GARRITY: (As Wendla, singing) Mama who bore me, Mama who gave me no way to...

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President Trump has not said what he will do, but he does not sound like someone who is about to veto a compromise on border security.

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To get in the mood for Valentine's Day, we're going to hear a bit about romance novels with Vanessa Zoltan, who is launching a podcast this spring called Hot & Bothered.

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