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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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Nov 29, 2013 — All month, NPR and Member Stations have been looking back at major events that shaped America's cultural landscape. Those historic moments were also shaping NPR coverage. The Playback: November 1988 podcast takes a trip back 25 years in the NPR archives to what was happening on and off air at NPR.
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Jul 23, 2013 — Director, author and artist Miranda July came to NPR West for an interview with Linda Wertheimer for Weekend Edition Saturday about her new art project called We Think Alone. On her way out, she showed some love for NPR.
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Jun 24, 2013The Bling Ring director Sofia Coppola swung through NPR West for an interview with the Dinner Party Download guys. On her way out, she agreed to pose in front of the camera, even though "this is like a mug shot" she said, holding up her arrest number, I mean 'I Heart NPR' card.
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Jun 2, 2013 — The Australian group Clairy Browne & the Bangin' Rackettes has a new album out in the United States. Lead singer Clairy Browne came in to talk with Weekend Edition Saturday host Scott Simon about some of their influences and struck a pose (with flare) for her NPR love shot.
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May 22, 2013 — Christopher Guest joined Weekend Edition to talk about his new HBO show Family Tree. The filmmaker wanted to personalize his public display of NPR love, and it turned out to be meta, er, mega fun.
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May 8, 2013 — Get ready to be singing Burt Bacharach tunes for the rest of the day. We had the songwriter in for an interview with Weekend Edition Saturday Host Scott Simon about his new autobiography. Before leaving, he showed us a little of "What the World Needs Now" - NPR love.
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Apr 25, 2013 — Earlier this month, NPR's DC-based staffers shut down our computers on a Friday afternoon and walked out of our home of 19 years for the last time. We haven't looked back yet. Check out pictures of our new home.
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Apr 19, 2013 — As children, we are frequently told to never, ever write on the walls at home or at school. Recently, we "adults" here at NPR seized an opportunity for such art and ran with it. Check out the results.
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Apr 10, 2013 — Chadwick Boseman plays Jackie Robinson in 42. He spoke with NPR about the pressure of playing the baseball legend, nailing his batting technique and reacting to racial epithets. Boseman may not have a number retired in his honor, but he's certainly made our hall of fame for showing NPR love.
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Feb 8, 2013 — When a remark about the NRA by a sports commentator was edited out of later re-broadcasts and the Web edition, some listeners questioned NPR's editing policies. We asked the newsroom to explain this edit and the policy in general. What technology giveth, it taketh away.
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