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Morning Edition for August 5, 2011

Aug 5, 2011 — A savage tornado ripped out a third of Joplin, Mo., in May, but now most of the rubble is piled high in nearby landfills. Still, many residents cling to what might look like battered junk to outsiders, in order to keep memories of the event from slipping away.
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Aug 5, 2011 — NASA's space shuttle may be down for the count, but robotic planetary missions are gearing up. First up: the Juno spacecraft, which blasted off Friday for Jupiter. Before the end of the year, probes will head off toward Mars and the moon as well.
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Aug 5, 2011 — When novelist Michael Harvey first moved to Chicago, he immediately felt at home. Now, Harvey takes his readers on a tour of Chicago — from touristy Navy Pier to the tunnels of the L train — in his Michael Kelly crime series.
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Aug 5, 2011 — Dark, finger-like features that appear and extend down some Martian slopes during the warmest months of the year on Mars may show activity of salty water there. They fade in winter, then recur the next spring. The observations are tantalizing but tentative signs that Mars could have conditions necessary to support life.
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Aug 5, 2011 — General Motors wants a new element in the United Auto Workers contract this year — pay that is pegged to performance.
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Aug 5, 2011 — San Diego city leaders who want to eliminate pensions for most new city employees are trying to get a measure on next year's municipal ballot. Such measures require thousands of voters to sign a petition saying they want to vote on the matter. But a labor-backed group is fighting the effort with a radio ad that links signing the petition to the possibility of identity theft.
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Aug 4, 2011 — It didn't take long for Jay McKnight to know that the teenage girl watching him sing with his buddies on a Brooklyn corner would one day become his wife. McKnight was almost 19. The girl, Andrea, was 14. More than 50 years later, they're still married. "No other woman will ever move me," Jay says.
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