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Morning Edition for March 29, 2013

Mar 29, 2013 — Aleppo was once the financial heart of Syria. But as the country's revolt grinds on, many of the city's most innovative businessmen have moved to the Turkish border town of Gaziantep. An estimated 150,000 Syrians are there — some of whom are putting down roots — raising questions about Aleppo's future.
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Mar 29, 2013 — New restrictions on big depositors are controversial, and there's no consensus on the efficacy of the country's strategy. Besides affecting Cyprus' economy, the new measures could become a template for other eurozone countries. Selective restrictions might create a tiered system within the bloc.
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Mar 29, 2013 — Nearly 7 million people visit the Chateau at Versailles a year. But one day a week, it's closed. That's a spa day of sorts, when conservation work and cleaning takes place at the Grande Dame of France royal residences. The hardwood floors alone require nearly 1,000 gallons of wax a year.
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Mar 29, 2013 — College students across the country are finishing up classes and getting ready to head out for spring break. The Sunshine State has been a popular place to get a jump-start on the beach season since the 1930s.
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Mar 29, 2013 — A government study of the medical records of 1,000 kids found no correlation between the number of vaccines a child received and his or her risk of autism spectrum disorder.
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Mar 29, 2013 — Instead, say it's from the "Outer Coastal Plain." (It's part of a plan to kick the state's reputation for making cheap wine.)
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Mar 29, 2013 — The social website Goodreads, where readers share reviews and book picks, got picked up by online retail giant Amazon on Thursday. The price hasn't been disclosed. Goodreads has about 16 million members.
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Mar 29, 2013 — The leaders of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa announced this week that they would set up a development bank to rival the World Bank. For more on that summit held in Durban, South Africa, David Greene talks to Arvind Subramanian, a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics.
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Mar 29, 2013 — The little blue robot cat named Doraemon has beat the movie record of the giant radioactive reptile, according to The Wall Street Journal.
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Mar 29, 2013 — North Korea is threatening to take military action against South Korea and U.S. forces on the peninsula. South Korea is promising it will respond militarily to any such provocation. Meanwhile, a new U.S.-South Korea military pact means U.S. forces may get involved if there is a North-South exchange of hostilities.
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