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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 24, 2014 — Join us as we walk through New York's Spanish Harlem alongside DJ Turmix. He gives us a tour of El Barrio and one of the amazing musical genres born there: Boogaloo.
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Jul 12, 2014 — Join us as we head to the annual gathering of up-and-comers and true legends. This year we also spoke to key decision-makers in the business.
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Jul 4, 2014 — In the new book Immigrant Voices: 21st Century Stories, writers from around the world explore the immigrant experience. Hear their stories — and music from Cuban pianist Omar Sosa.
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Jun 26, 2014Alt.Latino celebrates its fourth birthday with musicians from Winnipeg to Buenos Aires. Together, the selections reflect a new Latino identity, with sounds both new and traditional.
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Jun 12, 2014 — Over the next month, TV announcers will guide World Cup viewers through the soccer world. But if you're more interested in the sounds of host country Brazil, Alt.Latino has you covered.
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Jun 7, 2014 — Join us for a listening session that includes a lovesick Puerto Rican rapper, wild Spanish punk rockers and some globe-trotting Uruguayans.
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May 31, 2014 — On this week's Alt.Latino, groove to sexy Mexican funk and sway to an '80s-tinged pop ballad with hosts Felix Contreras and Jasmine Garsd.
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May 24, 2014 — Puerto Rico is known for salsa and reggaeton, but it also has a strong rock and rap scene. Boricua rocker AJ Davila joins Alt.Latino for one of the show's most fun and raucous Guest DJ sets yet.
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May 17, 2014 — The annual music festival is one of the coolest Latin music events Austin has to offer. Alt.Latino co-hosts Jasmine Garsd and Felix Contreras head to Texas to check out some of their favorite bands.
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May 10, 2014 — We swung by Austin's Pachanga Music Festival, and guess who we ran into? One of our favorite Caribbean rock bands, La Vida Bohme. They join us at KUTX for an electrifying performance.
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