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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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Oct 16, 2013 — The reporter famous for breaking the story on the NSA surveillance program is leaving the Guardian newspaper for a new journalism site that aims to compete on all fronts and "convert mainstream readers into engaged citizens."
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Feb 26, 2013 — Is the operating room staff Facebooking when they should be monitoring vital signs? The nurse anestheticists say that's a potential patient safety problem.
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Feb 26, 2013 — Digitally altering photos seems to be a practice that bridges deep religious and political divides. A Hasidic newspaper cut Hillary Clinton out of one iconic image. Now an Iranian news agency has seen fit to virtually add some material to the American first lady's Oscars night dress.
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Dec 5, 2011 — Teens aren't the rampant texters that we've been led to believe. In fact, they're pretty darned modest. That's the news from a survey of middle and high schoolers. Just 1 percent of teenagers said they had created or appeared in sexually explicit videos or photos that were shared.
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Sep 12, 2011 — Children who watched the fast-paced cartoon SpongeBob SquarePants did less well on tests of attention and memory, according to new research. Children who watched a slower PBS show, and children who colored, did better. Other studies have show long-term effects from fast-paced or violent shows.
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Oct 28, 2010 — It's a truism of the business world that as long as there are bosses who send memos, there will be staff members who snipe and snicker at them. That holds true, even if you're the CEO of a huge magazine company.
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Oct 22, 2010 — America's old-line broadcast networks — ABC, NBC and CBS — are blocking their shows from appearing on Google TV, the service that aims to integrate Web videos with TV shows and make all of the content available on both TVs and computers.
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Aug 26, 2009 — I wanted to respond to Eric Newton's post asking about the business decision to stop charging for transcripts. I thought I would share this blog posting. I have been on vacation, furlough, and am now out in San Diego visiting KPBS. Eric Newton w...
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