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September 2, 2014 | NPR · At a Labor Day picnic in Milwaukee, the president accused the GOP of blocking economic initiatives. He urged the sympathetic union audience to turn their frustration into political action in November.
 
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September 2, 2014 | NPR · The city's plan to restructure its debt has been praised as a creative way to protect both pensioners and its art museum. But some creditors — and residents — feel like they're being railroaded.
 
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September 2, 2014 | NPR · A company called WTAS is reviving the defunct accounting firm's name and hoping clients have forgotten its associations with the Enron scandal.
 

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September 1, 2014 | NPR · Ebola has exposed weaknesses in Africa's health networks and a failure to work together to arrest the spread of the virus. The "not our problem" response is taking an economic toll on the continent.
 
September 1, 2014 | NPR · Nearly 260 health workers in West Africa have been infected, and 134 have died. Dr. Robert Garry of Tulane University, who worked with five who died, discusses the devastation in the community.
 
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September 1, 2014 | NPR · Ads with candidates shooting guns are proliferating this year. It can all be traced back to Sen. Joe Manchin's famed 2010 spot "Dead Aim."
 

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August 30, 2014 | NPR · Ukrainian forces are defending the port city of Novoazovsk from what they say is a Russian invasion. Scott Simon talks to correspondent Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson.
 

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August 31, 2014 | NPR · Immigration remains one of the most challenging issues for President Obama. Political correspondent Mara Liasson discusses the political cost of the choices before him with Linda Wertheimer.
 

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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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