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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 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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Music Industry

Feb 8, 2013 — Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, a rap group out of Seattle, say they rose to the top without a label. That's not entirely true.
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Oct 22, 2012 — A Planet Money listener took it upon himself to set our recent K-Pop to video. Nice work!
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Oct 16, 2012 — America still makes the world's most popular music. But other countries are fighting for their share of the global market. In other worlds: Gangnam Style is not a fluke.
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Oct 12, 2012 — The viral hit isn't a fluke. South Korea has been cultivating a global music business for decades.
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Aug 1, 2012 — And he live-tweeted it. "Bought this back, just to give it away!"
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Apr 17, 2012 — When IRS agents raided the house of rapper Young Buck, they seized all his things: his white leather dining chairs, his watches, his craps table, his tattoo kit. Now, they're being put up for auction.
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Jan 20, 2012 — How much did Katy Perry's label spend on her album? And how much did they make?
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Jul 8, 2011 — On today's show, we tell the story of a secret battle that's been going on for more than a year: The fight to create the song of the summer, the music industry's holy grail.
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Jun 3, 2011 — A couple college friends decided Omaha needed a music venue. The community they created led developers to remake a whole neighborhood.
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May 20, 2011 — Jonathan Coulton makes a lot of money selling his music on the Internet. Is he a new model for musicians, or a lucky fluke?
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