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Around the Nation
7:34 am
Tue April 21, 2015

Roommates Fight Over: Who Is The Greatest NBA Player Ever?

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World
7:34 am
Tue April 21, 2015

Isis Booted From List Of Pacific Hurricane Names

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5:07 am
Tue April 21, 2015

Immigrants Flee South Africa After Xenophobic Attacks

Originally published on Tue April 21, 2015 3:30 pm

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5:07 am
Tue April 21, 2015

Universities Target MBA Programs Toward Professional Athletes

Originally published on Tue April 21, 2015 3:07 pm

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5:07 am
Tue April 21, 2015

Celebrated Afghan Writer Recalls Kabul Of Decades Ago

Originally published on Tue April 21, 2015 7:34 am

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NPR Story
5:07 am
Tue April 21, 2015

3-D Printers Are Changing The Way People Think About Manufacturing

Originally published on Wed April 22, 2015 9:52 am

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5:07 am
Tue April 21, 2015

Ariz. Sheriff Who's Tough On Illegal Immigration Faces Contempt Hearing

Originally published on Tue April 21, 2015 3:22 pm

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Around the Nation
7:13 am
Mon April 20, 2015

Firefighters Rescue Parrots After Hearing Their Cries For Help

Originally published on Mon April 20, 2015 7:49 am

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Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne. Firefighters in Middleton, Idaho, heard cries from a burning house, cries they thought were people trapped inside. They found, instead, two parrots. As one firefighter told KBOI...

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Sports
7:07 am
Mon April 20, 2015

Cubs Pitcher Thinks On The Fly To Get The Out At First

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5:01 am
Mon April 20, 2015

South African Authorities Try To Quell Xenophobic Violence

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NPR Story
5:01 am
Mon April 20, 2015

Italy Calls On EU To Act After Migrants Drown In Mediterranean

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5:01 am
Mon April 20, 2015

New York Teen Gets Accepted To All Ivy League Schools

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5:01 am
Mon April 20, 2015

Clinton Returns To New Hampshire, Site Of 2008 Comeback

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5:01 am
Mon April 20, 2015

Ringo Starr Makes Second Appearance Into Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

Originally published on Mon April 20, 2015 7:49 am

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It's a milestone in the music world that was long coming. This story is also an excuse to play some music by the Beatles.

(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "WITH A LITTLE HELP FROM MY FRIENDS")

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Around the Nation
7:11 am
Fri April 17, 2015

Minn. Town Outraged After Double Dots Over Its Letter 'O' Are Dropped

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Politics
7:11 am
Fri April 17, 2015

Senator's 'Let It Go' Ringtone Disrupts Committee Hearing

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5:15 am
Fri April 17, 2015

Golden State's Stephen Curry Perfects 3-Pointers

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5:15 am
Fri April 17, 2015

Awkward At Times But 'Child 44' Can Hold Audiences' Attention

Originally published on Fri April 17, 2015 7:35 am

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5:15 am
Fri April 17, 2015

Demand Increases For Vinyl Records

Originally published on Fri April 17, 2015 7:35 am

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I'm David Greene, wishing you a happy Record Store Day.

(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "OLD TIME ROCK AND ROLL")

BOB SEGER: (Singing) Just take those old records off the shelf.

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Around the Nation
7:47 am
Thu April 16, 2015

Company Offers $70,000 A Year Minimum Wage

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