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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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Mar 31, 2014 — For this week's Sandwich Monday, we sample the long-awaited Taco Bell Breakfast Menu. Its centerpiece is a celebratory wedding of waffles and tacos.
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Jul 19, 2012 — The success story of sandwich king "Jimmy John" Liautaud is a regular part of GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney's stump speech. And it's a safe bet that Jimmy John's is being served on the political press bus at lunch.
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Apr 25, 2012 — The votes and the judge's ruling are in, and Tampa has trumped Miami as the home of the Cuban sandwich. Our poll and two audio essays from reporters in Tampa and Miami helped make the case.
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Apr 21, 2012 — Tampa and Miami are battling it out for the rights to the Cuban sandwich. NPR's own news directors from WLRN in Miami and WUSF in Tampa are making their cases, and you, the readers and listeners, can help decide.
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May 31, 2010 — For a special all-Sagal edition of Sandwich Monday, Peter takes his daughters out for dumplings.
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