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August 27, 2014 | NPR · The report said it couldn't be proven that anyone had died because of wait times at the medical center in Phoenix. On Tuesday, President Obama pledged to do better by vets and announced initiatives.
 
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August 27, 2014 | SCPR · The Los Angeles Unified School District has shut down a half-a-billion-dollar deal with Apple and Pearson to provide classroom technology. Here's what happened.
 
August 27, 2014 | NPR · Schools in Napa Valley are to reopen Wednesday after the area's worst earthquake in decades. Hundreds of buildings and homes were damaged and a lot of rebuilding work remains to be done.
 

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August 26, 2014 | NPR · Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has arrived in West Africa to assess the Ebola outbreak. The situation in Liberia, he says, is "absolutely unprecedented."
 
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August 26, 2014 | NPR · An inquiry in the U.K. has found that more than 1,400 children have been sexually abused by an organized ring of men in the northern English town of Rotherham.
 
August 26, 2014 | NPR · Robert Siegel speaks with Stephen R. Kelly, a visiting professor at Duke University, about how North and South Carolina hope to resolve questions about the border between them. The original border, which was mandated by the British during the colonial era, was never surveyed properly. That's caused headaches ever since the 18th century.
 

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August 23, 2014 | NPR · Nearly 1,500 people have died in the Ebola outbreak, and more nations in the region are closing their borders. NPR's Scott Simon speaks to Africa correspondent Ofeibea Quist-Arcton about the epidemic.
 

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August 24, 2014 | NPR · In the wake of violent clashes between protesters and police in Ferguson, Mo., President Obama is ordering a review of the federal programs that help local police departments purchase military gear.
 

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Aug 18, 2011 — Kraft Foods announced the Double Stuff Oreo wasn't doing it's job. The company unveiled plans to start selling the Triple Double Oreo soon. Three wafers, two types of frosting, lots of smiles.
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Mar 31, 2011 — The Chicago Housing Authority began demolishing the lone-standing high rise at the Cabrini-Green housing project. Originally perceived as a sensible move in housing the urban poor, it was later derided as public housing's number one failure.
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Feb 3, 2011 — People get fired for all sorts of reasons. Chicagoan John Stone never thought wearing a tie with the logo of an opposing sports team would be one of them. Fortunately, his story has a happy ending.
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Nov 18, 2010 — Mary Schmich writes in the Chicago Tribune that your first e-mail address is like a first kiss — you never forget it.  Still, she's moved on from that well-worn AOL address.  Do you still have your first e-ail address?
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Apr 5, 2010Parents are questioning the impact mascots for food companies have on their kids— especially Ronald McDonald. But will banning the clown stop kids from chowing down?
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Mar 16, 2010 — We've heard a lot about the new airport body scanners, but — so far — few people have actually used them. The Chicago Tribune's transportation columnist gave it a trial run, and tells us what to expect.
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Aug 11, 2009 — Netflix handles a mind-numbing array of DVDs every day in a complex series of warehouses that are kept tucked away and top secret. Until now.
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May 19, 2009 — Christopher Borrelli has the cure for years of TiVo hoarding: Delete!
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Mar 26, 2009 — Another American newspaper cuts its foreign coverage...
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Sep 25, 2007 — Tasers have been on my mind lately; on the train the other day a woman was shrieking into her cell phone while the guy across the aisle blasted his iPod so loud I was subconsciously humming along to Journey. Oh, if only I had a Taser! And before y...
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