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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.
 
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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 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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Comic-Con

Jul 30, 2014 — Is Comic-Con as overwhelming as you've heard? Well ... yes and no. Mostly yes. But on the other hand, it's also completely fascinating, even to nervous first-timers.
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Jul 27, 2013 — Glen Weldon talks to Comedy Bang Bang's Scott Aukerman, contemplates the rise of geek culture, and gets a Batmobile.
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Jul 24, 2013 — Glen Weldon gets the stink eye from a legend of the comics industry, enjoys hijinks onstage, and has to pee in the middle of the ceremony.
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Jul 22, 2013 — Glen Weldon encounters Batman and Superman, greets the public, and is late for dinner.
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Jul 19, 2013 — Glen Weldon talks about costumes, panels, and finding a book in the middle of nowhere.
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Jul 18, 2013 — Correspondent Glen Weldon orients himself in the convention center and fights every instinct he has by striking up conversations with strangers.
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Jul 17, 2013 — Our correspondent Glen Weldon tracks his path to Comic-Con, from nervous departure to the first glimpses of his people aboard a flight to San Diego.
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May 28, 2013 — Dissatisfied with the scope and costs of the biggest fan convention in the country, one fan started a new gathering of her own, and she quickly brought some big names in to help out.
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Oct 15, 2012 — Sometimes, a guy just has to make a phone call.
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Jul 27, 2011 — Actor Andrew Garfield (who stars in next year's Amazing Spider-Man) surprised fans at Comic-Con last weekend, which got our comics blogger thinking about Hollywood, Comic-Con and the things that make us geek out.
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