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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 1, 2014 | NPR · Ebola has exposed weaknesses in Africa's health networks and a failure to work together to arrest the spread of the virus. The "not our problem" response is taking an economic toll on the continent.
 
September 1, 2014 | NPR · Nearly 260 health workers in West Africa have been infected, and 134 have died. Dr. Robert Garry of Tulane University, who worked with five who died, discusses the devastation in the community.
 
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September 1, 2014 | NPR · Ads with candidates shooting guns are proliferating this year. It can all be traced back to Sen. Joe Manchin's famed 2010 spot "Dead Aim."
 

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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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Morning Edition for June 20, 2014

Jun 20, 2014 — President Obama plans to slow the momentum of an extremist group that has seized much of northern Iraq. The group has funds that will permit it to sponsor attacks that could be aimed at the West.
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Jun 20, 2014 — It's not just unaccompanied, minor children flooding the frontier. Many women with small kids are making the journey in the belief that they are more likely to be allowed in.
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Jun 20, 2014 — The prime-time Emmy award nominees will be announced on July 10. Our TV critic points out some under appreciated performances that Emmy voters should recognize.
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Jun 20, 2014Jersey Boys is based on the music of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. The film deals with the group's turbulent relationships away from the studio as much as the music that flowed out of it.
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Jun 20, 2014The Washington Post reports that in 2005 a project with the code name Devil Eyes produced action dolls of Osama bin Laden. The project didn't happen, but one doll lives on — at the CIA.
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Jun 20, 2014 — After a botched redesign in 2010 caused the ball to behave erratically, independent scientists have carefully studied the new ball.
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Jun 20, 2014 — The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case involving perceived death threats on Facebook. The court and the company could have starkly different approaches to identifying credible threats.
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Jun 20, 2014 — The release of U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl prompted a firestorm of debate. We step away from that debate to look at what's been learned about the psychological effects of being captured in wartime
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Jun 20, 2014 — The state's minimum wage will rise to $9 an hour next year and reach $11 in three years.
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Jun 20, 2014 — The Harry Potter attraction at Universal Orlando Resort is expanding with a new, fantastical Diagon Alley. It's complete with a ride, shopping, butterbeer — and an estimated $400 million price tag.
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