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Trophy hunting and the killing of Cecil the lion: Update-1 NPC podcast

The killing of Cecil the lion, Zimbabwe's best known lion who was a major attraction in the park where he lived, generated international media attention and triggered global outrage among animal conservationists, politicians and celebrities.

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Agriculture Secretary Vilsack to address Sept. 8 Newsmaker on child nutrition strategy

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will call on Congress to reauthorize a strong suite of child nutrition programs, including the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act, at a Newsmakers news conference on Tuesday, Sept. 8 at 11 a.m.

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Actor Kevin Costner to rap about new book at the Press Club, Oct. 23

Oscar–winning director and actor Kevin Costner, best known for his leading roles in movies including “Field of Dreams”, “The Untouchables” and “Dances With Wolves”, plans to speak about his new book The Explorers Guild: Volume One: A Passage to Sh

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5K: This Year We Run for Freedom

The first time I ran on Pennsylvania Avenue in the National Press Club's ``Beat The Deadline'' 5K, I was struck by the beauty of the Capitol dome ahead of me. The dome is one of the greatest symbols of freedom in the world.

At this year's 5K, on Sept. 5, we won't just look at freedom -- we'll run for it.

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