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July 30, 2014 | KQED · Adding a translation to the English label would require bigger bottles, pharmacists say. They worry patients would wind up carrying a few pills around loose — without any instructions at all.
 
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July 30, 2014 | WNYC · In the last 20 years, New Jersey went from having more than 20 percent of U.S. pharmaceutical manufacturing jobs to less than 10 percent. That means offices, labs and warehouses have gone dark.
 
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July 29, 2014 | KERA · After caring for Ebola patients for several months in West Africa, Dr. Kent Brantly noticed last week that he had symptoms. The 33-year-old immediately put himself into a Liberian isolation ward.
 
July 29, 2014 | NPR · Virologist Thomas Geisbert has spent decades studying Ebola and other hemorrhagic fevers. He speaks to Audie Cornish about the current Ebola outbreak, the worst in history, and how it might be contained this time around.
 
July 29, 2014 | NPR · The Eid festival, which celebrates the end of Ramadan, serves as a time for visiting relatives and exchanging gifts. But one family's holiday in Gaza traces the death and displacement wrought by the war between Hamas and Israel.
 

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July 26, 2014 | NPR · Hezbollah has been a longtime ally of Hamas, but during this most recent conflict between Israel and Gaza they've taken a sideline role. NPR's Scott Simon talks to the BBC's Kim Ghattas in Beirut.
 

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July 27, 2014 | NPR · Fighting in Ukraine near the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 has international investigators staying away. NPR's Arun Rath talks with OSCE's Michael Bociurkiw about the investigation.
 

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Idaho

Jun 13, 2014 — Rep. Raul Labrador, who was swept into Congress on the 2010 anti-establishment wave, is throwing his hat in the ring to replace Eric Cantor.
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May 20, 2014 — One of the biggest political questions of the year will be answered: Can Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell withstand a Tea Party challenge?
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May 17, 2014 — GOP Rep. Mike Simpson has a pretty solidly conservative voting record. But he's still facing a tough Tea Party primary challenge in a race marked by millions of dollars in outside spending.
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May 15, 2014 — In Little Rock, a judge struck down a prohibition on county clerks' issuing marriage licenses to gay couples. In Boise, a judge temporarily blocked a ruling allowing such marriages.
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May 15, 2014 — When two long shots joined the top Republican candidates for governor at a debate Wednesday, they produced a night to remember.
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Feb 28, 2014 — Idaho's governor signs a bill criminalizing the act of secretly filming animal abuse at agricultural facilities. The bill was introduced after an undercover video emerged of abuse at a dairy farm.
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Nov 15, 2013 — After incumbent Don Bowden ended up tied with challenger John Davis in the Nov. 5 mayoral election in Albion, Idaho, at 60 votes apiece, a coin toss was called to determine the winner.
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Jun 17, 2013 — A civil lawsuit that shifted into U.S. district court in Idaho last week alleges that the United Potato Growers of America has become a veritable OPEC of spuds. The group is accused of using high-tech, strong-arm tactics to inflate potato prices.
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Jul 10, 2012 — Firefighters have been able to make progress against blazes in other Western states. But the Kinyon Road Fire in Idaho has doubled in size since Sunday.
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Jun 7, 2012 — Originally banned because its name and label might offend women and Mormons, the vodka can now be sold there. The state reversed course after a lawsuit was threatened.
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