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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 past 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.
 
July 30, 2014 | NPR · Sheik Humarr Khan, one of the doctors fighting to control West Africa's largest Ebola outbreak, died Tuesday in Sierra Leone. He was 39.
 

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July 30, 2014 | NPR · An explosion rocked a crowded Gaza market during what was expected to be a lull in the fighting. Earlier in the day a United Nations school was hit by what U.N. officials say was Israeli artillery fire, killing at least 15 people. Meanwhile, rocket fire from Gaza continues to be fired into Israel.
 
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July 30, 2014 | NPR · Hamas militants are using tunnels in and out of Gaza to strike inside Israel. Israelis are questioning how the tunnels grew to be so complex and why the military hasn't been able to shut them down.
 
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July 30, 2014 | NPR · A food blogger says dozens of distilleries are buying rye whiskey from a factory in Indiana and using it in bottles labeled "artisan."
 

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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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Jul 30, 2014 — Today on the show: Why most countries in the developing world won't let refugees work. And why Uganda is trying something different.
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Jul 25, 2014 — Today we build our show from three short Planet Money stories. We look at when a dollar is not worth a dollar; publishing without a publisher; and, of course, Ikea.
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Jul 23, 2014 — Today on the show, two big theories to answer a little question: Why is the milk in the back of the store?
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Jul 18, 2014 — On today's show, how something as simple as a sandwich sales tax ends up a complicated list of definitions, exemptions and confusion. And what that tells us about the tax code in general.
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Jul 16, 2014 — Today on the show, how a New Hampshire hotel filled with boozing economists saved the global economy.
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Jul 11, 2014 — A ticket to an unpopular movie in an empty theater costs the same as a ticket to a sold-out blockbuster. Why?
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Jul 9, 2014 — Today on the show, we talk to two guys who say we should get rid of patents. If someone has an idea, anyone else is free to steal it.
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Jul 4, 2014 — On today's show, we answer one of the most important questions in finance: What actually happens at the end of Trading Places?
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Jul 2, 2014 — What would it be like if everyone at your office knew what everyone else earned? On today's show, we hear about a company where salaries aren't secret.
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