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Weekend Edition Sunday for December 16, 2012

Dec 16, 2012 — Sunday doesn't begin easily for people in Newtown, Conn. People are still grappling and trying to understand why someone would shoot and kill 20 children and five employees at an elementary school. Authorities are still piecing together what happened as community members begin to grieve.
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Dec 16, 2012Weekend Edition Sunday host Rachel Martin talks with Sen.-elect Chris Murphy of Connecticut about Friday's school shooting in Newtown, Conn. Murphy currently represents the state's 5th Congressional District, which includes Newtown.
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Dec 16, 2012 — Her name was Emilie Parker. Six years old. Long, flowing blond hair, piercing blue eyes and a sweet smile. Emilie was one of the 20 children killed on Friday at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
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Dec 16, 2012 — There is no deal yet in the slow-moving negotiations to avoid steep automatic spending cuts and tax increases on the first of the new year. Polls suggest the American people blame Republicans in Congress for the gridlock. Weekend Edition Sunday host Rachel Martin talks to Ross Baker about influence of public opinion on the budget talks.
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Dec 16, 2012 — As Congress once again heads for the brink in the "fiscal cliff" fight, a string of retiring senators noted the increased polarization sadly as they bid their colleagues farewell.
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Dec 16, 2012 — Japanese voters went to the polls this Sunday and according to early media exit polls, the opposition Liberal Democratic Party appears to have won a clear majority.
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Dec 16, 2012 — Commentator Bonny Wolf opines on a winter culinary classic: the American chestnut.
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Dec 15, 2012 — Every answer is a familiar two-word phrase or name in which the first word starts with "F" and the second word starts with "LA."
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Dec 16, 2012 — The newest album by the trumpeter and composer features his arrangements of hymns that his mother, who recently died of ovarian cancer, asked him to perform at her funeral service.
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Dec 16, 2012 — One family whose son was in Sandy Hook Elementary during the shooting spends the day visiting Santa and trying to regain some semblance of normalcy. WNPR's Jeff Cohen reports.
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