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Idea Week starts at Notre Dame Friday

The University of Notre Dame’s Idea Week festival kicks off Friday with events on campus including a talk by Patti LuPone. The festival runs until Sunday April 29th with presentations, competitions and entertainment. Nick Swisher is with the Idea Center at Notre Dame, the group that’s putting on the festival. He said he hopes the event can grow to be like a South by Southwest for innovation. “We’re really trying to, I wouldn’t necessarily copy South by Southwest but honor what it’s done.”...

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The welfare reform package proposed by Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega that set off days of deadly protests has been canceled.

In a televised national address, Ortega said the board of Nicaragua's social security system had voted to revoke the measures that were approved last week.

The sweeping pension overhaul plan that increases contributions for workers and employer, but lowers overall benefits.

Updated at 10:05 p.m.

Nashville Police are warning residents to keep their doors locked and their eyes open for a partially nude man following a shooting early Sunday morning that left four people dead.

There is reason to believe, police say, that the suspect at large is carrying at least one weapon that was not found during a search of the gunman's home.

"One of his guns, a pistol, remains unaccounted for," Metro Nashville Police tweeted Sunday evening.

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Conversations with the 2nd District Democratic Candidates

Morning Edition host Michael Linville speaks with the active Democratic candidates for the second district seat in the US House.

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