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August 27, 2014 | NPR · The report said it couldn't be proven that anyone had died because of wait times at the medical center in Phoenix. On Tuesday, President Obama pledged to do better by vets and announced initiatives.
 
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August 27, 2014 | SCPR · The Los Angeles Unified School District has shut down a half-a-billion-dollar deal with Apple and Pearson to provide classroom technology. Here's what happened.
 
August 27, 2014 | NPR · Schools in Napa Valley are to reopen Wednesday after the area's worst earthquake in decades. Hundreds of buildings and homes were damaged and a lot of rebuilding work remains to be done.
 

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August 26, 2014 | NPR · Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has arrived in West Africa to assess the Ebola outbreak. The situation in Liberia, he says, is "absolutely unprecedented."
 
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August 26, 2014 | NPR · An inquiry in the U.K. has found that more than 1,400 children have been sexually abused by an organized ring of men in the northern English town of Rotherham.
 
August 26, 2014 | NPR · Robert Siegel speaks with Stephen R. Kelly, a visiting professor at Duke University, about how North and South Carolina hope to resolve questions about the border between them. The original border, which was mandated by the British during the colonial era, was never surveyed properly. That's caused headaches ever since the 18th century.
 

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August 23, 2014 | NPR · Nearly 1,500 people have died in the Ebola outbreak, and more nations in the region are closing their borders. NPR's Scott Simon speaks to Africa correspondent Ofeibea Quist-Arcton about the epidemic.
 

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August 24, 2014 | NPR · In the wake of violent clashes between protesters and police in Ferguson, Mo., President Obama is ordering a review of the federal programs that help local police departments purchase military gear.
 

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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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