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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 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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Mar 25, 2014 — The cold weather helped contain the oil. Clean up crews are on the scene and the drinking water has not been affected.
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Mar 24, 2014 — Environmentalists, meanwhile, are worried that the spill happened at the worst possible moment — the peak of birding season.
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Mar 31, 2013 — The pipeline ruptured in the town of Mayflower on Friday, causing the evacuation of 22 homes. Crews have recovered about 4,500 barrels of oil and water, Exxon said Saturday. Officials are also monitoring air quality.
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Jun 21, 2010 — Lee Hill, of NPR's Tell Me More, offers a slide show of images by Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Ted Jackson depicting very different disasters along the Gulf Coast.
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Jun 17, 2010 — In Pensacola, folks are fatally resigned to the fact there's an oil slick heading their way.
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Jun 15, 2010 — A recent Tell Me More guest sends images from Pascagoula, Miss.
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Jun 15, 2010 — Tell us if you have you been affected by the oil spill.
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Jun 14, 2010 — In our first hour, the future of oil, and reporting on the oil spill. In our second hour, "Click" and Tift Merritt.
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Jun 13, 2010 — Obama Wants A BP Oil Spill Fund
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Jun 11, 2010 — Public Trusts Media On Oil Spill Over Gov, BP
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