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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 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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Aug 9, 2014 — An unusually wet monsoon season has painted the desert, normally dusty brown, a lush green. It has been a welcome respite from the years of devastating drought that have plagued the state.
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Apr 24, 2014 — The Feb. 14 release of radioactive material at the facility in New Mexico that contaminated 21 workers was due to poor management and lack of oversight, the Department of Energy says.
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Dec 19, 2013 — The state's Supreme Court unanimously ruled to validate a practice that had started on the county level in the absence of a specific state law.
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Oct 4, 2013 — New Mexico's 27 dishes as well as a 100-meter antenna in West Virginia are among the National Science Foundation-funded telescopes that are being pointed upright into the "stow" position, preventing astronomers from continuing their work.
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Jun 20, 2012 — These may look like simple landscape photos — but they are actually a study of the U.S.-Mexico border.
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Aug 4, 2011 — If there were such a thing a mayor school, Sunland Park, NM Mayor Martin Resendiz would make a good case study of how not to conduct city business. The mayor admitted in a court document that he was drunk when he signed nine contracts with a company that later sued for payment.
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Feb 18, 2011 — Sen. Jeff Bingaman of New Mexico will retire, putting another Democratic seat in play. Bingaman chairs the Senate Energy Committee.
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