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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 2, 2014 | NPR · The city's plan to restructure its debt has been praised as a creative way to protect both pensioners and its art museum. But some creditors — and residents — feel like they're being railroaded.
 
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September 2, 2014 | NPR · A company called WTAS is reviving the defunct accounting firm's name and hoping clients have forgotten its associations with the Enron scandal.
 

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September 2, 2014 | NPR · The Islamist extremist group Islamic State has released a new video that purports to show the beheading of an American journalist named Steven Sotloff. Two weeks ago, the group threatened to kill Sotloff in a video depicting the beheading of James Foley, another American journalist.
 
September 2, 2014 | NPR · In response to unrest in eastern Ukraine, NATO is considering forming a rapid reaction force — a topic that will be discussed at a summit this week in Wales. But how will Russia react, and is this the right move for the alliance? To learn more, Audie Cornish speaks with Steven Pifer, the director of Arms Control and Non-Proliferation Initiative at the Brookings Institution.
 
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September 2, 2014 | NPR · The Pentagon has been transferring mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicles to local police. Built to protect U.S. forces from roadside bomb blasts at war, these huge vehicles aren't always welcome.
 

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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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Feb 20, 2013 — It was close, folks, but we're happy to announce the winners of NPR's National Pet Radio Contest. Please offer a big congratulations and round of applause (or should we say appaws) to our grand-prize winner Stevie the Wonder Dog who listens to KCPW in Salt Lake City.
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Feb 11, 2013 — We received dozens of great entries in our National Pet Radio contest, and now it's time to vote on the winners. Check out the finalists and vote on your favorite by Sunday, Feb. 17, at 11:59 PM (ET).
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Jan 31, 2013 — We want you to snap a picture of your pet listening to your favorite public radio station, send it to us for a chance to win a pretty cool prize pack of items to use while strutting your stuff (and your pets' stuff) in public.
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Dec 21, 2012 — A few weeks ago, we asked you to "Haiku us NPR pride" as part of our Cyber Monday giveaway. While not everyone could walk away with free gear this go-round, some of you may see your crafty syllable work in this collection of NPR-themed holiday haikus.
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Nov 26, 2012 — Enter to win NPR swag - including a custom-designed Peter Max radio - in our "Cyber Monday" giveaway. The catch: Tell us why all you want for the holidays is more NPR. In a Haiku. So, put on your Haiku holiday thinking cap, and remember, syllables have to be in the pattern 5-7-5.
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Oct 26, 2012 — If you missed our last T-shirt giveaway, fear not. We are giving away five Informed Voter tees from the NPR Shop to a handful of 'Political Junkies' who can correctly answer an original Ken Rudin ScuttleButton puzzle.
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Oct 11, 2012 — We've got five NPR election tees to give away. See if you can win one.
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Sep 17, 2012 — This Thursday, September 20, Wyclef Jean will be at the 6th & I Historic Synagogue in Washington, D.C., and we've got two tickets for the event and a copy of his book to give away.
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Sep 14, 2012 — We asked for your help in choosing designs for a new series of election-themed buttons, and this week, the winning designs arrived. Get your own 2012 NPR Election Button at a local NPR Member Station.
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Jul 30, 2012 — NPR is getting into the voting spirit with a new series of election-themed buttons. Tell us which ones you like best, and we will print the favorites!
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