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April 21, 2014 | NPR · More than 200 people remain missing after the ferry capsized last week. One family was told their daughter was dead instead of missing. It turns out authorities had confused her for another girl.
 
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April 21, 2014 | NPR · The U.S. mainland's only Asian-majority congressional district sits in California's Silicon Valley, where two Indian-American candidates are trying to oust Japanese-American Congressman Mike Honda.
 
April 21, 2014 | NPR · Hamid Mir, one of Pakistan's most famous journalists, was shot and wounded by gunmen as he was driving down a busy street in Karachi. It's the second such attack this month on a journalist.
 

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April 20, 2014 | NPR · California farmers produce an enormous proportion of American produce, but the state is now experiencing a record-breaking drought that is being felt throughout the state and the U.S.
 
April 20, 2014 | NPR · It's been a grim Easter Sunday in South Korea as the death toll continues to rise from the ferry disaster that left nearly 300 passengers, many of them high school students, dead or missing.
 
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April 20, 2014 | WBUR · Newlyweds Jessica Kensky and Patrick Downes each lost a leg in the Boston Marathon bombing. Rescue the assistance dog helps fetch keys and push buttons, bringing warmth and joy as the couple recovers.
 

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April 19, 2014 | NPR · The search continues for hundreds of people, mostly students, who were on board a South Korean ferry when it sank this week. Correspondent Anthony Kuhn shares the latest with NPR's Wade Goodwyn.
 

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April 20, 2014 | NPR · Monday is the 2014 Boston Marathon. Security will be tight, and this year's race will be an emotional event that will be about more than who wins.
 

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Plumbing

Aug 26, 2011 — An inside look at production support at NPR.org.
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Mar 17, 2011 — Recently, the development team at NPR revamped the inner workings of the API.
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Jan 24, 2011 — Just a warning, this is going to delve pretty deeply into the technical issues of rendering HTML on a complex, data-driven website. I think we do it in a way that Web developers might find interesting.
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Nov 11, 2010 — NPR.org is expanding the use of semantic URLs to the majority of our website starting today.
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Nov 19, 2009 — Under the best circumstances, in a web site as complex and busy as NPR's, problems will occur. Some of them are are avoidable, such as bugs in our code. And some of them are environmental issues, such as a network problem or database failure. Ofte...
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Oct 9, 2009 — NPR is assembling an extraordinary group of technologists, entrepreneurs and innovators in San Francisco to spend the day thinking — in public — about what's ahead.
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Aug 4, 2009 — Along with the other changes we made during the NPR.org, we've also updated our media player, including making it faster and embeddable.
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Jun 17, 2009 — NPR.org has a new search engine powered by Google's Search Appliance that allows for better tuning by non-technical staff. This is a key philosphy of the team which is to build tools that other's can use to provide 'self service' .
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Feb 4, 2009 — One of the most important things for content producers is to remain relevant to their users. With content becoming more readily available to these users through distribution channels, it is up to these content producers to make sure the content i...
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Jan 12, 2009 — NPR's Station Finder Map re-launched about two weeks ago. This post explains more about how the map works and about the data that supports.
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